The Mermaid Blog – Week 5

Hi everyone out there, my name is Tina and I have been lucky enough to be chosen to not only tread the board’s once again with this bunch but the chance to rule the on land kingdom as the Queen with my King Andy as well as swim the sparkly depths of the sea with […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Week 4

Hello! Luke here, aka Corky a splendidly dense minion shark! Another fun week of rehearsals here in SMP’s production of The Little Mermaid. Monday saw us recapping the dance numbers already learned and then setting the dance to our finale song. Without giving it away, it’s an absolute banger of a track and the routine […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Week 3

Good to SEA ya, fellow mer-beings Thank you so much for checking out our fin–tastic blog. My name is Jo (or sometimes peach, or cherub, or just whatever you fancy) and I have the absolute pleasure of playing the role of “Aqua”, one of Mariels six sassy sisters. She’s a bit of stickler for rules, […]

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The Pirate Blog – Opening Night!

Woof! I’m the pooch protecting my dear Patti (played by Carla Segel) and her presbyterian sisters from these pirate ruffians in SMP’s ‘Pirates of Penzance’. The pirate scoundrels have hounded us all week and last night, our opening night was no exception! There were a lot more pirates than usual yesterday, they were sitting in […]

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Pirate Blog – Tech and Dress run.

Well shiver me timbers, it’s that time again! Welcome back to another instalment of SMP’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Blog! I’m Michael and I play the peculiarly looking ‘Rowan the Misplaced’ now I say ‘peculiar’ because you’ll spot him in his wonderfully fabulous ‘Green crushed velvet cape, obscenely floppy hat and looking rather like an […]

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Pirate Blog – Get in day

Today my hair is standing on end with excitement as we enter the theatre ready to start performing ‘The Pirates of Penzance’! I’m playing Isabel, the young and giggly daughter of the Modern Major General. Our dear father is not only modern, he is also comical and satirical, so be prepared to join me with […]

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The Pirate Blog – Final week of rehearsals.

Ahoy there, me hearties, and welcome to this week’s piratey blog! My name’s Ellie and I play one of General Stanley’s beautiful, Presbyterian daughters named Kate the – ahem – ‘Eager’. She knows that pirates are no match for upstanding young ladies but can’t strictly be said to discourage their advances. It’s hard to believe […]

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Pirate Blog – Week 14

Ahoy mateys, Jack here to take you through this weeks on goings aboard the SMP pirate ship. We had three rehearsals this week. Monday saw us using the intimate theatre to run through act 1 in all its glory. It allowed us the time and space necessary to really tweak and fix certain bits, both […]

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Pirate Blog – Week 13

Percy the Wuss here, aka Andrew Jordan giving you the next installment of the Pirates of Penzance blog. As the show week is fast approaching we’ve now entered our busy rehearsal schedule with Monday, Wednesday AND now Sunday rehearsals. It’s all about the tidy up now; we have gone through everything and now it’s time […]

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Pirate Blog – Week 12

Dearest and loveliest followers of the SMP Pirates of Penzance Show blog, welcome to our humble yet impeccable account of the labour of piecing together this most wonderful of Gilbert & Sullivan Shows, our show, The Pirates of Penzance! I must say I am surprised by the choice of name for this marvellous show. I […]

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