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Life Member Announcement

2018-04-12T09:55:43+00:00

New Plymouth Operatic recently bestowed a Life Membership on John Ainsworth. John recently celebrated 40 years of involvement with New Plymouth Operatic.

John’s first involvement with New Plymouth Operatic was 40 years ago, as a cast member in Joseph and the Amazing technicolour Dreamcoat. This was the first of 24 onstage appearances

Announcing the role of Jean Valjean

2018-02-12T09:41:26+00:00
New Plymouth Operatic announces Taranaki local Fernando Tarango will play the role on Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.

A native of the USA, Fernando is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music and the American Boychoir School, Fernando has been a professional musician since the age of 10.  He has

Annual General Meeting Notice 2018

2018-04-10T11:37:40+00:00

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the 66th AGM of the New Plymouth Operatic Society to be held:

7.30 pm, TUESDAY 27 MARCH 2018

Operatic Complex
76 King Street
New Plymouth

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

Les Miserables Leads Announced

2017-11-20T08:30:31+00:00

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

2017-10-27T14:11:24+00:00

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

2019 Show Announcement

2017-10-27T14:13:25+00:00

Get ready for the ride of your life Taranaki, because, Finally, New Plymouth Operatic has announced that the international smash hit musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert will drive on into the TSB Showplace in June 2019. A Divalicious Musical Comedy, Priscilla Queen of the Desert is

Les Miserables Director announced

2017-10-27T14:13:44+00:00

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

2017-03-29T00:29:59+00:00

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

2017-03-29T00:30:30+00:00

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

2017-03-29T00:30:47+00:00

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.

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