Epsom Light Opera Company

award winning theatre at the Epsom Playhouse


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Autumn 2018: West Side Story

Dates: Tuesday 16th - Saturday 20th October 2018

Director: Lisa Scott
Musical Director: Amy Bryce
Choreographer: Katie Leitch

Epsom Light Opera Company is proud to be participating in the world-wide event; Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebrating the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, the composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian. #BernsteinAt100.

Set in New York between rival gangs, West Side Story retells the world's most famous love story. With a scintillating score, including well-known songs such as ‘Tonight’, ‘Maria’ and ‘America’ plus dazzling choreography, this iconic musical is as culturally significant today as when it first hit Broadway.

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Spring 2019: Hot Mikado

Dates: Tuesday 9th - Saturday 13th April 2019

Director: John Harris-Rees
Musical Director: Chris Evans
Choreographer: Dawn

Show Launch Date: Monday 29th October 2018

Audition Dates: Monday 12th and Wednesday 14th November 2018

Let Epsom Light Opera Company transport you to the 1950s for an up-tempo version of this timeless classic. With modern jazz arrangements of Arthur Sullivan's glorious music whilst retaining all of W. S. Gilbert's bitingly acerbic wit, this show has everything; beautiful ballads, stunning choreography and laugh out loud humour. Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your toes with the ‘Gentlemen Of Japan’, ‘Three Little Maids’ and our favourite wand'ring minstrel, Nanki Poo. If you like your jazz hot and your comedy cool, you will love this sizzling musical.

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Autumn 2019: Crazy For You

Dates: Tuesday 15th - Saturday 19th October 2019

Director: TBC*
Musical Director: TBC*
Choreographer: TBC*

*We are inviting anyone who is interested in being on the production team for this show to put their name forward to the ELOC Committee. If you'd like to be considered for the role of Director, Musical Director or Choreographer, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Show Launch Date: TBC - Approx May 2019

Brimming full of Gershwin's glorious tunes and featuring top choreography, this ultimate feel-good musical is a treat not to miss. Mistaken identity, a town with no women and a troupe of follies dance girls mould together to produce a musical that really does have it all. Featuring a seemingly endless list of gorgeous standards; 'Slap That Bass', 'Someone To Watch Over Me', 'I Got Rhythm', 'Nice Work If You Can Get It’ and 'Shall We Dance' to name a few, this is a high-energy, high-kicking and gloriously glamorous show. Join Epsom Light Opera Company as they travel from New York to Deadrock and back again. You'd be crazy not to!

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