TK Maxx and Homsense

We are delighted to announce that TK Maxx and Homesense have awarded Carmarthen Youth Opera the sum of £500 from their Community Fund Foundation. Huge thanks to TK Maxx and Homesense for their generosity and also to Charissa John for nominating us for the award. This will be invaluable to our young cast members in our production of…
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Tickets for Grease – February 2022

Tickets for our next production of ‘Grease’ have just gone on sale. The show runs from Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th February 2022 with evening performances each night at 7.30pm and a Matinee on the Saturday at 2pm at the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen. You can buy tickets either through the Theatrau Sir Gar website…
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ICAN Productions

We have recently received a very kind donation from our Friends at ICAN Productions. We know that we and several other local groups and charities have been fortunate to receive such bequests. The donation will be used to finance our production of ‘Grease’ during February Half Term 2022 at the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen. The…
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Due to circumstances outside of our control, our Auditions for ‘Grease’ will not be held on the 10th and 12th September 2021 as originally advertised. We look forward to seeing everyone at our new Audition dates over the following weekend: Friday 17th September 2021 Years 12 & 13 and 16 Years and over Registration 5.30…
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Venue : Trinity College Students Union (Taphouse) SA31 3EP Friday 10th September 2021 Years 12 & 13 and 16 Years and over Registration 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm Audition 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm Sunday 12th September 2021 Years 5 & 6 Registration – 9.00 am to 10.00 am Auditions 10.00 am to 11.30 am…
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Are you ‘the one that we want?’ Fancy being a T-Bird or a Pink Lady? We are delighted to announce that we have secured the licence to stage the world’s best loved musical ‘Grease’ during February Half Term 2022. We are looking forward to pulling out all the stops and ‘electrifying’ our audiences. Auditions will…
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Special Announcement

We have made the decision to postpone our planned production of Shrek from February Half Term 2022 to February Half Term 2023. However, we are planning to bring a little bit of West End magic to the Lyric Theatre in February Half Term 2022. We are finalising our plans and hope that we will be…
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Nancy Butters Celebrates her 105th Birthday

Nancy Butters celebrated her 105th birthday on 20 March 2021.  She is a great supporter of the Youth Opera and former committee member. We all wish Nancy a very Happy Birthday.  What an amazing achievement!

Half Term Update

We hope that everyone is staying safe during these difficult times. Traditionally, February Half Term week is always show week for Carmarthen Youth Opera and Tuesday is very often our opening night. Who would have thought as we opened ‘My Fair Lady’ a year ago, how much the world would change! Sadly, due to the…
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Margaret Morris

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Margaret Morris, one of CDYO’s longest serving and popular volunteers. Margaret was one of CDYO’s founder members, and served as Trustee, Treasurer, and prompt for much of that time. Her commitment and devotion to CDYO was unstinting, and as one of the pillars…
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