Tag Archive: Musical Theatre Society

Feb 05

Review: triumph for Musical Theatre Society in ‘Urinetown’

Hats off to the Musical Theatre Society for a terrific production of Urinetown at the Marlowe Theatre Studio in Canterbury this weekend; a hard-working ensemble were led by a strong cast, delivering an energy-filled and very physical performance, with some wonderful comic touches and some genuinely touching moments. Soprano Francesca Charlton had great charm and …

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Jan 23

Flushed with success: MTS presents Urinetown

Stand by for the energetic trailer from the Musical Theatre Society for Urinetown, as the Society returns to the Marlowe Studio in style next week. Originally opening in 2001, the original show parodies such august musicals as Les Miserables and We Will Rock You, and was inspired by a pay-per-use toilet, going on to win three …

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Jan 13

New What’s On season now launched

With an heraldic fanfare, we’re delighted to say that our new What’s On season is now available to view online, with a mouth-watering programme of events to see you through to July. As usual, we’ve performances in the majestic surroundings of Canterbury Cathedral with the Chorus and Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky and Puccini for the annual …

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Nov 21

Scene and not herd: Musical Theatre Society showcase next week

The University’s Musical Theatre Society returns to Colyer-Fergusson next week, with an epic showcase full of songs which explore the struggle between our need to be part of the pack and yet also to follow our dreams. Follow The Leader is a collection of powerful and revealing songs that prove that the quest for power may not …

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Aug 25

New What’s On brochure now out!

Our Autumn What’s On is now out, and is bursting with events throughout October to December here in Colyer-Fergusson. Our termly Lunchtime Concert series launches with percussion ensemble Kopanya in October; the acclaimed musicians of the Kentish Piano Trio bring Beethoven’s ‘Ghost’ Trio in November; and eminent sitar-player Ustad Dharambir Singh is joined by Pt Sanju …

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Jun 13

Image Gallery: Summer Music Week – the final two days

The final two days of Summer Music Week witnessed a tremendous flurry of musical activity both in Colyer-Fergusson and beyond, as the week-long music festival celebrating the end of the University year brought staff, students, guests, alumni and members of the local community together. An intense forty-eight hours of rehearsing and performing began on Friday …

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Dec 03

It Takes Two: Musical Theatre Society this weekend!

The University of Kent’s Musical Theatre Society is back in action this weekend,  celebrating theatre’s most iconic duets with songs from shows such as Wicked, Les Miserables and Mamma Mia in ‘Do A Little Duet With Me’ in Colyer-Fergusson Hall. A strong cast features some talented performers in well-known musical twosomes. Showtimes are Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 December …

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Sep 10

Autumn events calendar now online

Drum-roll, please: our new events calendar for the Autumn term is now available online. The termly Lunchtime Concert Series opens next month with a recital of Baroque recorder music by Naomi Okuda Wooderson, and a musical aperitif from our ensemble-in-residence, CantiaQuorum, of music by Saint-Saens, Stravinsky and Torelli prior to their evening concert; we launch our December …

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Dec 04

Busy week ahead 2.0

Next week is the penultimate week of term, and the events are starting to come thick and fast; Weds 10 Dec, 1.10pm; the Musical Theatre Society presents a lunchtime of carol-singing on the foyer-stage – admission is free Thurs 11 Dec, Studio 3 Gallery, Jarman Building, 1pm; the Cecilian Choir presents a festive lunchtime of …

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Nov 26

We heard the people sing…Musical Theatre Society at lunchtime

A rousing rendition of Do You Hear The People Sing ? brought the Musical Theatre Society’s lunchtime foyer gig to an energetic completion earlier today. Led with spirit by this year’s Music Director, second-year Joe Prescott, the Society entertained listeners with a small selection of songs which will feature in their showcase, Time After Time, …

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