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SAVE THE DATES!!

SHREK AUDITIONS We are pleased to announce that auditions for our 2023 Show ‘ Shrek the Musical’ will take place over the weekend of 9th to 11th September 2022 at Myrddin School, Carmarthen. On Friday evening 9th September 2022, auditions will be for Years 12, 13 and ages 16 and over up to the age…
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A very special birthday for a very special lady!

Yesterday Mrs Nancy Butters celebrated her 106th birthday with a birthday card from The Queen and a lovely cake and flowers. Nancy has always been a fantastic supporter of Carmarthen Youth Opera since the early days and was a former committee member. We were delighted Nancy was able to join us back in July 2019 when…
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THAT’S A WRAP!!

After many hours of planning, rehearsals and preparations (and masks and LFTs) , the curtain has come down on our final performance of ‘Grease’ . We would like to say a huge thank you to all who have supported us this year – our loyal audiences, Sponsors and Friends, Advertisers, Grant Giving Bodies, Carmarthenshire Theatres,…
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THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!!

It is now only one month from our opening night of ‘Grease’ at the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen. The excitement is building and yesterday we tried on our costumes for the first time. There are four performances this year : Thursday 24th February 2022 – evening performance at 7.30 pm Friday 25th February 2022 –…
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SAVE THE CINEMA FILM

Today is a very proud day in the history of Carmarthen and District Youth Opera. Today sees the release in cinemas and on Sky TV of ‘Save the Cinema’  – a film based on our inspirational founder the late Liz Evans’ courageous battle to save the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen. We know that the film…
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COVID PASSES

We are excited to be back in rehearsals and are looking forward to putting on ‘Grease’ in February 2022 in the Lyric Theatre in Carmarthen. As you can see from the photo, we are all doing what we can to keep everyone safe. Due to COVID, things will be a little different this year and…
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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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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – GREASE AUDITIONS

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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