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This year’s murder mystery was held on 25th July at Guilsfield Community Centre and served both as a fundraiser and a fun filled week for those dedicated members who took part and gave up so much of their time and experience to make it a success. The play was entitled ‘He’s Behind You’ and told of a group of amateur dramatic enthusiasts who were rehearsing for their annual pantomime. As always the turnout was phenomenal and the feedback excellent, and once … Continue reading
This year’s major production was a devised piece entitled “After Happily Ever After”, and was held in the Assembly Rooms at Welshpool Town Hall on Saturday 11th April. We decided to try out a form of theatre known as ‘immersive theatre’ where the audience becomes a part of the action. The play dealt with well known characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes, showing us what happens behind the scenes of these stories, and included a fearsome Queen of Hearts … Continue reading
What a fantastic week we had at The Workhouse in Llanfyllin rehearsing for our mummer’s play. All the hard work paid off and we had a very full house, a fabulous hog roast supplied by Rikki Lloyd and alot of fun!
The Junior and Intermediate groups of MYT are invited to take part in this year’s Play in a Weekend event on the weekend of 15th and 16th February. The event is also open to non-members who would like a taste of what we do. Over the two days the group will devise a thirty minute play on a topic of their own choosing, and this will be performed to an invited audience of friends and family on the Sunday. It … Continue reading
A very Happy New Year to all members and their families. We look forward to an exciting year with lots of plans in the pipeline. The Junior and Intermediate groups will be taking part in a sponsored improvisation fundraising event, and sponsorship forms will be doing the rounds in the next week or so. If you would like to come along and see what we get up to do come along on the day. The three hour event will take … Continue reading
MYT are holding a Quiz and Curry night on Saturday 9th November at The Raven Inn, Welshpool. There should be four members in each team, and entry price is £7 pp which includes curry, chips and rice. There will be ten rounds of ten questions each, and the opportunity to play a Joker for bonus points. The winning team will get a refund of their entry fee. The last quiz and curry night was held in August and was a … Continue reading
MYT is currently in its thirtieth year of operation, and we are still going strong, despite some severe financial cutbacks. We currently run three groups on a Wednesday evening. Juniors are school years 5 and 6, and they are taught by Lucy French-Rogers who is a drama teacher at Welshpool High School. They meet from 5pm until 6.30pm and sometimes have the opportunity to go in to the Intermediates sessions to see what is going on and get to know … Continue reading
Next year’s major production will be Sheridan’s ‘The School for Scandal’. We have already begun rehearsals and will be performing on Easter weekend 2014 (that’s Friday 18th and Saturday 19th April to those of you who don’t have a 2014 diary yet). The performances will take place at Theatr Clera, Welshpool, and we’ll keep you up to date with times/tickets/admission prices etc nearer the time.
This year’s AGM will be held at The Westwood Hotel, Welshpool on Monday, 4th November at 7pm. All are welcome. The meeting takes less than an hour and is an important part of the running of MYT. If you are a member or interested in becoming a member, please come along next Monday to see what goes on!