The Society was founded in 1907 so for 100 years it has been entertaining the residents of Thanet. From its origins in Edwardian England, performing the new shows by Gilbert and Sullivan, the Society has followed the changes in musical taste through the music of Lionel Monckton and Rudolf Friml in the inter war years to the shows of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Loewe that have proved so popular since the war.
70’s & 80’s the Society was involved in producing
the summer season shows at the
Our recent musicals include Barry Manilow's 'Copacabana' and the newly updated versions of 'Anything Goes' and 'Me and My Girl' as well as the recent Broadway version of the G & S 'Pirates of Penzance'
We have also ventured into the realms of Pantomime and have gained a solid reputation for highly entertaining and original versions of those old favourites, Dick Whittington, Aladdin and our most recent offering – Snow White. All performed from original scripts penned in house.
The following are reprints from the 2007 'Cinderella' Programme which was compiled by Paul Cronin
The following are reprints from the 2007 'Crazy for You' Programme which was also compiled by Paul Cronin
The following lists do not include our showtime compilation shows or more recent ventures into the world of Pantomime