Hamlet is VML’s first full length production of a Shakespeare play. It was originally scheduled for January 25th – 28th 2017 but after our lead actor Ryan McDonald was injured during the second show it was rescheduled and took place on March 10th and 11th 2017 at the Brindley Theatre Studio. CAST Hamlet – Ryan McDonald … Continue reading Hamlet
The Vagina Monologues ran for two shows in Brindley Theatre Studio on the 3rd and 4th of November 2016. The play consists of interlinking monologues on the subject of the female body, rape, sexuality, and feminism. Cast Claire Choat Jenna Highfield Gaynor O’Grady Kathy O’Grady Directed by Rob Littler
An Evening with Boublil and Schonberg consisted of concert versions of the duo’s two biggest hit musicals; Miss Saigon and Les Miserables. The concert was held at St Michael’s Church, Runcorn, and was to benefit one of our younger members who was travelling to the USA for proton therapy. The concert took place on Friday … Continue reading An Evening with Boublil and Schonberg
Bouncers by John Godber was produced by the VML Youth Drama group and was performed for two shows in the Brindley Theatre Studio on the 13th and 14th of April 2016. Director : Rob Littler Cast : Reuben Austin Michael Clarke Ryan McDonald George Rees
On September 13th and 14th 2017 at the Brindley Studio, Runcorn, VML staged their first ever comedy sketch show, performing favourite TV and radio comedy sketches and songs. Directed by Rob Littler and Adam Choat Production Tech and Management : Rob Littler, Alexandra Littler, Adam Choat Filmed by : Keith Walker PremierFoto One Liners – … Continue reading The Sketch Show
Of Mice and Men was initally planned for 3 evening performances, but demand was so high for tickets, the 3 evening shows were sold out and a matinee performace was added. The reviews for this classic 1930’s tale were superb, and VML gained many more followers.
A shy northern girl becomes an unwilling local celebrity after it is discovered that she can perfectly impersonate singing stars like Judy Garland and Shirley Bassey. Her mother and agent have their own agendas, and the girl they nickname ‘Little Voice’ is used as a way out of the gutter and to the bright lights … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
The Crucible was performed in the Brindley Studio on the 17th, 18th and 19th of May 2018. Arthur Miller’s chilling tale of conformity and religious panic chronicles the Salem Witch Trials, in which 19 people were hanged after being found guilty of witchcraft based on scant and hysterical evidence from a group of young women. … Continue reading The Crucible
A Night at the Musicals took place at St Michael’s church on Friday December 29th 2018 Producer/ Director – Rob Littler ACT ONE I Wanna Be A Producer (The Producers) – Rob Littler and Ensemble Unexpected Song (Song and Dance) – Claire Choat Tell Me On A Sunday – Nicola Hough Take That Look Off … Continue reading A Night At The Musicals
Curtain Up! was the latest in VML’s successful run of musical theatre showcases. For the first time, we collaborated with another group on a full length Brindley main stage show. Community choir Frodsham Sings and their leader Ian Oulton worked with us over the course of a year to develop the show. It took place … Continue reading Curtain Up! Light the Lights!
Golden Songs was a musical theatre showcase on the Brindley Main Stage. It took place on Act One Never Been To Me (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) – Dean Newberry I Like The Nightlife (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) – Terri Taylor, Eileen Felton, Nikita Olson, Adam Choat, Mike Bignall, Dean Newberry, Darren Gibbons I … Continue reading Golden Songs from the Silver Screen