Urinetown Blog – Week 6

This week’s blog is brought to you by me ‘Bagsy Barbara’, better known as Kathryn to anyone who knows me! Rehearsing for Urinetown has definitely been a welcome break a few evenings a week from marking and planning! Although now I have this stress of writing a blog when all I can think about is […]

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Urinetown Blog – Week 5

Hello and welcome to this weeks blog! My name is Phil and I am playing the part of Mr McQueen (Mr Cladwell’s assistant, a sneaky man who will do anything to save his own skin). This week we seemed to fit in a lot. On Monday Jo (our fantastic choreographer) set the dance for ‘Run […]

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Career Day at the WFFOT2016

This year SMP return to the Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre. We are back with “Career Day”, another brilliant script by last years “Original Writing” award winner Mr Paul Levy. Congratulations to Paul who has won further awards since and even had his script published! #awesome Direction & Production this year are by our very own […]

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Urinetown Blog – Week 4

Hello everyone and welcome to this week’s blog for our upcoming show Urinetown. I’m Debbie and I play the character of Daisy Doodle, one half of a menacing duo… Want to know what I’m talking about? Get yourselves down to The Millfield Theatre! This week we sang our little hearts out and strutted our stuff […]

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Urinetown Blog – Week 3

This weeks blog comes from one of our new members, François. Who, as the name suggests has joined us all the way from France. Take it away François; Urineville, c’est parti! This is not a surprise but I am so utterly excited to have been given the opportunity to play two parts in the show. First […]

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Urinetown Blog – Week 2

Well hello there, and welcome to Urinetown! Not the musical (just yet) but the blog… Well this week brought us the first two rehearsals for this magnificent show. I’m so so excited to have been given the part of Officer Lockstock. He is a character unlike any other I can think of in musical theatre […]

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WFFoT 2016 Line Up Announced

The Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre line up for 2016 has been announced. This year our entry ‘Career Day’ written by Paul Levy opens the Thursday evening of plays. Career Day tells the story of  four North London boys sharing their future ambitions with each other as they await guidance from the school’s careers counselor. […]

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Hail Malthus!

Thomas Robert Malthus From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born, 13 February 1766, Westcott, Surrey, Great Britain Died, 29 December 1834 (aged 68), Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom The Rev. Thomas Robert Malthus was an English cleric and scholar, influential in the fields of political economy and demography. Malthus himself used only his middle name Robert. His An Essay on the Principle of Population observed that sooner or later population will […]

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Critical Responses for the Original Production

“A declaration of the power of theatre…a sensational piece of performance art, one that acknowledges theater tradition and pushes it forward as well…. Simply the most gripping and galvanizing theater experience in town. And did I mention that Urinetown is hilarious?” Bruce Weber, New York Times “Elevated silliness of the highest order that makes a gratifying case for […]

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Sleeping Beauty Blog – The Get Out

IT’S A WRAP!… As our brilliant last audience cheerfully exited the theatre, singing our finale song as they went, and the curtains came down on another super show week in SMP land, so began our “Get out” While cast were busy folding cloths, our FOH team were dismantling displays and taking down “Urinetown” posters. Back […]

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