Highly Strung Cast Announcement

Highly Strung Cast Announcement

Auditions were recently held for our 2019 Christmas cabaret ‘Highly Strung’ and we were thrilled with the depth of local talent on display.

We were fortunate to be able to cast a mix of talented performers with a variety of ages, and singing and dancing abilities, who we are sure will give our audiences a varied and fresh experience

Highly Strung Cast Announcement2019-09-10T12:36:51+13:00

So Much Happened Before Dorothy Dropped In

Wicked Announced for 2020

Hot off the heals of New Plymouth Operatic highly attended 2019 production of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert – The Musical, which closed last weekend at the TSB Showplace, the Society moves straight into preparations for its next major production, Wicked, which will play at New Plymouth’s TSB Showplace in June

So Much Happened Before Dorothy Dropped In2019-11-08T16:49:56+13:00


New Plymouth Operatic has today announced that an additional performance has been added to the upcoming season of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert, taking the number of performances in the season to 17.

The new performance will be staged on Tuesday 25th June at 7.30pm.

“We have been


Annual General Meeting Notice 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the 67th AGM of the New Plymouth Operatic Society to be held:

7.30 pm, TUESDAY 26 MARCH 2019

Operatic Complex
76 King Street
New Plymouth

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

Annual General Meeting Notice 20192019-02-14T11:13:15+13:00

Announcing Phillip Malcolm / Musical Director


Announcing Phillip Malcolm  Musical Director

New Plymouth have announced that Phillip Malcolm will be the Musical Director for Priscilla, responsible for the vocal and band coaching and conducting each performance.

Phillip has been involved as a Musical Director, Assistant to Musical Director, Pit and Rehearsal Pianist in previous

Announcing Phillip Malcolm / Musical Director2018-12-12T12:09:20+13:00

Announcing Stephen Robertson Director / Choreographer

Announcing Stephen Robertson Director / Choreographer

New Plymouth Operatic are delighted to announce that Stephen Robertson will direct and choreograph our 2019 season of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert The Musical.

Stephen is New Zealand’s leading professional director of musical theatre, having been a professional freelance Director

Announcing Stephen Robertson Director / Choreographer2018-09-28T14:17:47+13:00

Expressions of Interest


New Plymouth Operatic are now calling for expressions of interest for the following creative and head of department roles:

Musical Director

Vocal Director

Production Manager

Stage Manager

Wardrobe Manager

Expressions of interest are on a voluntary basis and can be made in writing to the NPOS office by 25th September 2018.

Expressions of Interest2018-09-07T11:51:06+13:00

Third Time Round – So what’s the Big Attraction?

Joining the Crusade for a third time

New Plymouth Operatic Society’s production of Les Miserables has almost come to an end, and for many it is ending for the third time.  The cast get the bright lights, the applause and the accolades, but what keeps the unsung heroes

Third Time Round – So what’s the Big Attraction?2018-08-23T11:22:56+13:00

#LesMisFan Competition Winner

Congratulations to Hannah Jones who was the lucky winner of our #LesMisFan competition, drawn on Monday 13 August 2018.

Hannah spent the afternoon at the TSB Showplace on Wednesday 15 August, as part of our Schools Programme.

Students enjoy a moment

#LesMisFan Competition Winner2018-08-23T11:23:16+13:00
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