PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

1950 - 1959

The King and I

Monday 25th - Saturday 30th May, 1959

THE PALACE THEATRE

The King and I

PRODUCER

Ernest Fletcher

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Stanley J Dewhirst

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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Ernest Fletcher

  • Joint production with Halifax Light Opera Society this was The last ever production at The Palace Theatre Halifax - the building was demolished soon after.

Brigadoon

Monday 9th - Saturday 14th March, 1959

THE PALACE THEATRE

Brigadoon

PRODUCTION TEAM

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Ernest Fletcher

Hit The Deck

Monday 11th - Saturday 16th March, 1958

THE PALACE THEATRE

Hit The Deck

PRODUCER

Ernest Fletcher

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Granville Whitehead

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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CHAIRMAN

Ernest Fletcher

Oklahoma!

Monday 11th - Saturday 16th March, 1957

THE PALACE THEATRE

Oklahoma!

PRODUCER

Ernest Fletcher

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Granville Whitehead

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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Ernest Fletcher

Kings Rhapsody

Monday 12th - Saturday 17th March, 1956

THE PALACE THEATRE

Kings Rhapsody

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Ernest Fletcher

Perchance to Dream

Monday 7th - Saturday 12th March, 1955

THE PALACE THEATRE

Perchance to Dream

PRODUCTION TEAM

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Ernest Fletcher

The Dancing Years

Monday 8th - Saturday 13th March, 1954

THE PALACE THEATRE

The Dancing Years

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Ernest Fletcher

Bless The Bride

Monday 9th - Saturday 14th March, 1953

THE PALACE THEATRE

Bless The Bride

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Ernest Fletcher

The Arcadians

Monday 10th - Saturday 15th March, 1952

THE PALACE THEATRE

The Arcadians

PRODUCER

John Denis

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Granville Whitehead

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Arthur Ainley

CHAIRMAN

Ernest Fletcher

'51 Jubilee Show

Monday 30th September - Saturday 5th October, 1951

THE PALACE THEATRE

 '51 Jubilee Show

PRODUCTION TEAM

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SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Arthur Ainley

CHAIRMAN

Ernest Fletcher

  • Golden Jubilee concert (50 years) of the Halifax Amateurs

The Girl Friend

Monday 13th - Saturday 18th March, 1951

THE PALACE THEATRE

The Girl Friend

PRODUCER

Enid Morrelle

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Granville Whitehead

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Arthur Ainley

CHAIRMAN

Ernest Fletcher

  • First production of the society's Jubilee year. By the society's 50th year it had donated over £8000 to local charities.

The Lilac Domino

Monday 13th - Saturday 18th March, 1950

THE PALACE THEATRE

The Lilac Domino

PRODUCER

Enid Morrelle

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Granville Whitehead

CHOREOGRAPHER

Amie Ibbetson

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SOCIETY PRESIDENT

Arthur Ainley

CHAIRMAN

Ernest Fletcher

  • The 'Amateurs Green Room' started. This was an offshoot from musicals and operettas performing plays in the society rehearsal rooms during the 'closed' season.

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