Les Miserables Leads Announced


New Plymouth Operatic Society has been filtering character role announcements on social media over the past few weeks. Here is the up-to-date cast list for the 2018 production of Les Miserables. Only one more to come…

Les Miserables Cast Announcement


New Plymouth Operatic Society has today announced the onstage ensemble and backing vocalists for our 2018 production of Les Miserables, after an extensive audition process.

Nearly 300 people auditioned for the production. According to the Society’s records, more people auditioned for 2018’s Les Miserables, than have auditioned for any other production

Les Miserables Director announced


New Plymouth Operatic have today announced that premiere Director Warren Bates has signed on to direct the societies 2018 production of Les Miserables.

From the moment we heard a whisper that the Les Miserables rights might be becoming available, we hoped we would be able to secure Warren’s services” said New Plymouth Operatic President Kevin Landrigan. 

New Life Membership


It is with great honour that New Plymouth Operatic bestow a life membership to Jenny Bennett.


Jenny Bennett

Jenny has been involved with New Plymouth Operatic since 1975 (she must have been very young!) appearing onstage in Lil’ Abner.  More than 40 years later

2018 Show Announcement


The Time. Is Now. The Day. Is Here.

New Plymouth Operatic have announced that New Zealand’s favourite musical, Les Miserables, will be staged at New Plymouth’s TSB Showplace in July 2018, representing the premiere of the NZ Musical Theatre Consortium’s 25th Anniversary tour.

“Just about without exception, Les Miserables is a firm favourite with everyone at New Plymouth

Annual General Meeting Notice


Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the 65th AGM of the New Plymouth Operatic Society to be held:

7.30 pm, TUESDAY 28 MARCH 2017

Operatic Complex
76 King Street
New Plymouth

We encourage all members and intending members to attend the meeting.

Swing the Mood Comes to an End


With that, our Swing The Mood Show has taken it’s final bow!

We hope everyone who came along had a fantastic night out and enjoyed the show as much as our cast and band loved performing for you.

A massive thank you to everyone who had a hand in bringing this show to life, both on stage

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