Posted on 25 May 2022

The Noda review for Company is here - and it is fabulous! So proud ❤Company is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The original 1970 production was nominated for a record-setting 14 Tony Awards winning six. Company lacks a linear plot, depicting instead a story occurring in the mind of the central character Robert, a concept mu...

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Auditions for COMPANY

Posted on 22 Nov 2021

Sondheim's game-changing musical is a sophisticated and honest look at modern, adult relationships. From musical theatre's most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book. Overview On the night of his 35...

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BOS return to the stage this November 2021

Posted on 20 Oct 2021

BOS Musical Theatre Group Announces an Upcoming Production of Music Theatre International'sAll Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local TheatrePerformances to take place November 12th-14th 2021A fantastic selection of songs are featured in this brand new musical revue from shows including Les Misérables, , Matilda, Hairspray, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Fiddl...

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Theatre in the Field Performance

Posted on 27 Apr 2021

As life begins to (hopefully!) return to normal, we couldn't be more excited to get back to performing! As you may have heard, Blackfriars Theatre are planning an outdoor weekend in June - Theatre in the Field - with some professional shows in the evenings and then daytime events showcasing local groups. BOS have been offered the opportunity to put together a per...

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Sunset Boulevard

Posted on 07 Nov 2019

The Most Challenging of Musicals. The famous Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical Sunset Boulevard, will be staged by BOS Musical Theatre Group, at Blackfriars Arts Centre in Boston, from November 17th to 23rd (matinee on Sunday November 17th) . This is one of the most challenging of musicals available for amateur groups and is rarely done outside of the West End. It features ...

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Annual AGM

Posted on 29 Jun 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM in the Revue Bar at Blackfriars Arts Centre. The new committee have been elected and a full list can be found on the contacts page.

Social evening

Posted on 02 May 2019

Members are invited to join us for a drink and chat in the Blackfriars Bar on Monday the 13th of May at 8pm to discuss recent events and moving forward for the society.

Fundraising concert Spring 2019

Posted on 29 Mar 2019

BOS will be performing a charity concert to raise funds for the society in conjunction with Blackfriars Theatre Academy, more information to follow soon.

Sunset Boulevard Audtions

Posted on 20 Feb 2019

Auditions for Sunset Boulevard will be held at Blackfriars Theatre Boston, on March 11th (evening) and March 24th (afternoon), for our autumn musical, Sunset Boulevard (Lloyd Weber). This is a brilliant, dramatic and haunting musical, set in Hollywood, telling of Joe Gillis a young screenwriter, and his affair with the manipulative fading screen star, Norma Desmond. There are t...

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Sound of Music NODA Review

Posted on 27 Nov 2018

This stage musical opened on Broadway in 1959 and was first seen in London in 1961. The music was by Richard Rodgers and the lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse was suggested by “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.It concerns a young postulant Maria Rainer, who appears to be experiencing difficulty in settl...

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Return to the Forbidden Planet

Posted on 12 Oct 2018

Congratulations to everyone who auditioned for our April production, cast to be announced very soon.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Auditions

Posted on 12 Sep 2018

Auditions for our April production of Return to the Forbidden Planet are taking place at Blackfriars Arts Centre on Thursday the 27th of September and Sunday the 7th of October. Click 'more details' in the middle box for more details.

Return to the forbidden planet

Posted on 12 Sep 2018

A clean sweep for our 2017 productions at NODA

Posted on 14 Jun 2018

We are delighted to report BOS's success at the 2017 East Midlands NODA Awards last weekend. Annie won best musical in our district and Into The Woods won best musical for the whole region. A huge congratulations to everyone involved and also to our friends over at Boston Playgoers, who were the winners of best drama in our district for their production of Habeas Corpus.A t...

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Both 2017 productions nominated for NODA awards

Posted on 02 May 2018

A huge congratulations to both of our 2017 productions receiving nominations for the 2018 NODA Awards:Annie - nominated for the Regional award for best Musical. Into the woods - nominated for The Hicks-Cole Tropy (Best Musical in the East Midlands)Well done to everyone involved. Results will be announced in June.

Standing ovations and great reviews for Annie Company

Posted on 02 Dec 2017

A huge congratulations to everyone involved in our most recent production of Annie. Turnout was fantastic and brilliant reviews, well done everyone. You can find the NODA review by Peter Breach below and production photos will be uploaded very soon.NODA review of Annie:We have to learn to cope with many disappointments in this life and hope is something that can help us surviv...

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Annie Tickets on sale now

Posted on 09 Oct 2017

Tickets for Annie are now on sale and selling fast. Click HERE to book yours now

Full Monty Cast

Posted on 01 Aug 2017

Casting has now been announced and can be found on our production page.

AGM - 27th June 2017

Posted on 08 Jun 2017

Dear all,It is AGM time again.This year's AGM will be held on Tuesday 27th June at 7.30pm in the Revue Bar of Blackfriars Arts Centre.All members, ex members and interested individuals are welcome to attend. Only current paid members are eligible to vote, however there will be an opportunity to subscribe on the evening for anyone who would like to do so. We would really like...

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Posted on 12 May 2017

AUDITION DETAILS. BOS Musical Theatre Group is producing “Annie” from November 18th to 25th 2017 at Blackfriars Theatre in Boston. Most of the children’s roles will be double cast, and they will perform in alternate shows. Parents of children who audition need to be aware that we need chaperones for the performances, and are asked to seriously consider getting a ...

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Would you go Into the Woods???

Posted on 22 Mar 2017

The cast of BOS Musical Theatre Groups next production - Into the Woods have been out and about in Bourne Woods recently.....and the results are stunning....... Keep an eye on our facebook page for new images released daily...... Are you venturing Into the Woods to see this fantastic production..... tickets on sale via Blackfriars Theatre website or Box Office on 01205 363108.

The Boston Ghost Walk

Posted on 24 Oct 2016

Brace yourself for an evenings jaunt around the historic town of Boston where our host will regale the grizzly stories of some of its ancient residents including The Grey Lady, Sarah Preston and The Blackfriars Monk. For two weeks only around Halloween you have the opportunity to hear the ghoulish tales from around our Lincolnshire town that have been gathered for your pleasure...

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noda review for chess

Posted on 08 Dec 2015

"The music for this show was written by Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson with lyrics by Tim Rice and although issued as a concept album in 1984 to help finance the forthcoming production, it was not premiered until 1986 when it received a mixed reception. The story is set in the time of the Cold War and is based on the rivalry between the USA and Russia over the game ...

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Noda Review for Rapunzel

Posted on 08 May 2015

Here is the Noda Review for Rapunzel - Congratulations to all involved.Author: Peter BreachLocal writer, Kei Bailey, provided a new script based on the story of ‘Rapunzel’ for this production, which contained all the essential features to enable director Lesley Smith and her colleagues to deliver a truly magnificent fun-packed family pantomime. The large cast contained a tr...

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Noda Review for Miracle on 34th Street

Posted on 08 Dec 2014

Here is the NODA review for Miracle on 34th Street. Absolutely brilliant: well done all! This musical begins with people in New York preparing to be present at the Thanksgiving Day Parade being staged by Macy’s, the well-known Department store. Now, if you wish to convince an audience that an event such as this is happening, you need to start by “thinking big” and...

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Rapunzel Auditions

Posted on 18 Nov 2014

Open auditions will be held for ‘Rapunzel’ A family pantomime Auditions will be held for : Singing actors Dancers Audition dates are Tuesday Dec. 2nd and Thursday Dec. 4th at Blackfriars. Dancers please arrive at 7pm. Audition pieces for singing actors are available from Blackfriars foyer. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 6th onwards. Dancers will re...

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Something Wonderful 50th Anniversary Concert

Posted on 23 Aug 2014

2014 sees the 50th Anniversary of the BOS Musical Theatre Group -formerly known as Boston Operatic Society.To celebrate we are putting on a concert to relive a selection of shows the society has performed over the last 50 years including classic Gilbert and Sullivan shows to the likes of Sweet Charity, My Fair Lady and West Side Story.Please come along and join us to celebrate ...

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Anything Goes wins award!

Posted on 23 Jun 2014

Congratulations!Well done to all those involved in the BOS Musical Theatre group 2013 production of Anything Goes. This has recently been awarded the NODA award for Best Musical.Another fantastic award under our belt.

Miracle on 34th Street Auditions

Posted on 23 Jun 2014

Miracle on 34th Street - the Musical Auditions will take place on the following dates at Blackfriars Theatre, Boston. Tuesday 24th June at 7.30pm, Thursday 26th June and 7.30pm, Saturday 28th June at 2pm. No material to be collected beforehand. Material will be provided on the day! Please spread the word. We need a large cast for this show, with lots of parts for everyone. ...

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Something Wonderful auditions

Posted on 30 Apr 2014

**AUDITION DATES** Auditions for Something Wonderful our 50th Anniversary Concert are to be held at Blackfriars Theatre on Wednesday 7th May at 7.30pm and Sunday the 11th May at 11am. We are looking for strong male and female vocalists for all voice parts to be in the Concert Choir - the auditions will be done as a group so please be there promptly for the start time...

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Posted on 13 Apr 2014

Another successful production ended on the 12th April. BOS Musical Theatre Group produced the Andrew Loydd Webber Classic - Jesus Christ Super star. Anthony Michaels attended the dress rehearsal and this is his review:-BOS Musical Theatre Group’s production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Jesus Christ Superstar, which runs nightly at Blackfriars Arts Cent...

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Race Night 2014

Posted on 04 Mar 2014

Race NightAt Boston Conservative Clubon Friday 7th MarchDoors open at 7pm - first race at 7.30pmBOS Musical Theatre Group In association with Boston Rotary Club are having another Race Night at Boston Conservative club.Never been to a Race Night?? Well now's your chance - its great fun and you don't have to do anything but sit, eat, drink and enjoy the company - if you ...

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BOSMTG New Years Party 2014

Posted on 03 Feb 2014

11th January 2014 was the BOS Musical Theatre groups New Year party and another fabulous night was had by all. Our hosts again this year were the fabulous Lesley and Barry Smith - but this time we were invited into their beautiful new home in Wyberton. Again the food was outstanding and fun was had by all - there were no shattering moments this year at least not inside the ho...

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King and I NODA report

Posted on 03 Feb 2014

REVIEW OF “The King and I” by Peter Breach (NODA representative- Nov 2013.How apposite and timely this production by the BOS Musical Theatre Group was, especially as immigration has become such a major concern in the town. This musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II highlights the difficulties and misunderstandings that can occur when people from disparate part...

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King and I review

Posted on 03 Feb 2014

BOS Musical Theatre Group presented their latest offering, The King and I, at Blackfriars Theatre, Boston Nov 25th to 30th 2013. The show tells the true story of Anna Leonowens, the English governess who travels to Siam to teach the King’s children and contains many famous songs such as Whistle a Happy Tune, Shall We Dance, Hello Young Lovers and many more. I caught this show...

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Audition material for Jesus Christ Superstar

Posted on 04 Nov 2013

We are pleased to release the audition material for next year's Spring show JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. These will be available in Blackfriars foyer from Monday Nov 4th., or for download from the following link. • Jesus: "Everything's Alright" "Gethsemane" • Judas: "Heaven on Their Minds" "Everything's Alright" ...

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Something Wonderful

Posted on 19 Sep 2013

A concert organised by local singers has raised £1,500.00 for BOS Musical Theatre Group. The donation came from the proceeds of a very successful fund raising concert on 7th September . Entitled “Something Wonderful?, the concert played to over 120 people and the eight performers, with the support of musical director Lynne Loose, entertained the audience with a variety ...

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King and I Auditions

Posted on 07 Jul 2013

KING AND I -- AUDITIONS Sunday 14th July 11.00am - 12.30pm Adult workshop and audition. Chorus 1.30pm - 4.30pm Children's workshop. Chorus, Louis and Prince Chulalonkorn 5.30 pm Principles auditions Louis and Prince Chululongkorn 6.00pm Adult audition for those unable to make next weeks two appointment only. Thursday 18th July from 7.30pm Auditions for those not ...

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Annual General Meeting

Posted on 10 Jun 2013

AGMDate: 19th June 2013Time: 7.30pmLocation: Blackfriars Theatre, Spain Lane, BostonThe BOS Musical Theatre Group AGM will be held at 7.30pm on the 19th June at Blackfriars Arts Centre in Boston. All welcome - please join us to find out more about up coming productions and welcome in our new Chairman. Any questions or if you are interested in joining our committee please contac...

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Local Musical Group Nominated For Top Award

Posted on 29 May 2013

BOS Musical Theatre Group's members were thrilled to hear their locally acclaimed production of 'Calamity Jane' has been nominated for a top national award. The prestigious National Operatic & Dramatic Association East Midlands Awards have been announced after hundreds of amateur productions were seen by NODA adjudicators throughout the region during the course of the year. ...

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BOSMTG Race Night

Posted on 21 Feb 2013

Race Night At Boston Conservative Club on Friday 8th March Doors open at 7pm - first race at 7.30pm BOS Musical Theatre Group In association with Boston Rotary Club are having another Race Night at Boston Conservative club. Never been to a Race Night?? Well now's your chance - its great fun and you don't have to do anything but sit, eat, drink and enjoy the company - if you t...

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BOSMTG New Years Party

Posted on 27 Jan 2013

January the 12th saw the annual BOS Musical Theatre New Years party which was held at Lesley's house in Sibsey. A fun night was had by all, with copious amounts of fantastic food, wonderful company, impromptu performances and some shocking shattering moments - eh Stuart??!! :) We would like to thank Lesley and Barry for inviting us into their home for this wonderful get togethe...

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BOSMTG Presents Anything Goes

Posted on 15 Jan 2013

The well-known award-winning BOS Musical Theatre Group set sail on board the SS American, from New York to Southampton, with a passenger list of zany characters and a song-list that includes with a passenger list of zany characters and a song-list that includes “I Get a Kick out of You?, “Yo...

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Summer Holiday Show review

Posted on 15 Nov 2012

Our November production - Summer Holiday went down a storm with audiences and received a fantastic review from NODA. It was a great opportunity to showcase some up and coming young local talent. Read the NODA review below... Review by Peter Breach from Noda:- This musical gave older members of the audience a chance to enjoy recalling happy memories of their youth and ...

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Calamity Jane

Posted on 15 Nov 2012

NODA's review of Calamity Jane has been released. Another positive report from Peter Breach - I first saw the film on which this stage musical is based fairly soon after it was released. Initially I felt somewhat let down having parted with my meagre pocket money believing I was going to see a real ‘cowboy’ film which would include several gun-fights. However, I did think t...

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Posted on 15 Nov 2012

NODA's review of Scrooge has been submitted! A positive report from Peter Breach - "There was fine character acting by all the players with a particularly sterling performance by Matt Barnes as Scrooge."


Posted on 15 Nov 2012

Pickwick won the NODA award for best show in the area - well done to everyone involved!

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