Wicked 2020

Production Announcement – Wicked June 2020

Dear NPOS friends and family

Considering the difficult challenges posed by COVID-19, the Board of Management of New Plymouth Operatic Society take the health, safety and wellbeing of our Society members, Show cast members, Sponsors, Volunteers and staff very seriously, ensuring everyone’s safety is our greatest priority.

In the light of this

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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

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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

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+12:00

#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

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Young fans meet their Les Mis heroes

Jackson and Ollie Winter were excited to meet Fernando Tarango (Jean Valjean) and Tem Hodson (Javert) after the show on Sunday 5 August 2018.

Two young fans enjoyed a very special trip to see Les Miserables when they got to go on stage after the show and

Young fans meet their Les Mis heroes2018-08-08T07:16:22+12:00

Les Miserables Opening Night Review

Expectations exceeded with quality production

Review by Gordon Brown. Photos by Chris Hill.

Announcing an extended season before a show even starts ensures expectations are high.

On opening night those expectations were justified, even exceeded, when the curtain went up on the New Plymouth Operatic Society’s production of Les Miserables.


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‘Raw Emotion’ of Les Miserables

Sam Mitchell (left), who is playing Enjolras, and Ben Paterson (right), who is playing Marius, are looking forward to Thursday’s opening night.

Taking people on the Les Miserables journey

The emotion of Les Miserables keeps it strong years after it was written, say two of the

‘Raw Emotion’ of Les Miserables2018-07-24T01:09:28+12:00

The Revolution is Beginning

Fernando Tarango, who plays lead Jean Valjean, and Maria Mosquera, who plays heroine Fantine, are looking forward to Thursday’s opening night of Les Miserables.

NP Operatic’s Les Miserables cast and crew in full scale military operation to get ready for opening night

It’s not often a

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The Timeless Trio of Operatic

Kevin, Anthony & Ann have been involved in all three NPOS productions of Les Miserables.

It was nearly quarter of a century ago, in 1994, when the New Plymouth Operatic Society first put on Les Miserables. Well known New Plymouth singers Kevin Landrigan, Ann Stewart and

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