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Google Classroom

March 22, 2022
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Hi everyone – google classroom is now up-and-running and we have some of the songs lyrics plus backing tracks in there and will get more very soon. Link is https://classroom.google.com/c/ODQ5MTY1NzMxNjRa?cjc=qjpwxr3 If you are planning on singing a solo/duet please can you message me separately ASAP (rather than clog up this[…]

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Raymond Shaw – A Tribute from Spotlight Musical Theatre Group

March 8, 2022
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Raymond Shaw – A Tribute
From 1976 Raymond was on the Committee of Oban Operatic Society and in 1977 the post of Publicity Officer was created to utilise Raymond’s skills. He quickly formalised an impressive and ever-expanding list of honorary and paying patrons with the Duke of Argyll as the chief honorary patron. He personally wrote to all patrons to keep them informed of the company’s activities. He wrote to all local organisations to market the shows and successfully went as far afield as Glasgow in his marketing campaigns to attract High School parties to see the Operatic Society’s shows.

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Raymond Shaw

March 2, 2022
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It is with deep sadness that we have to tell you of the passing of Raymond Shaw yesterday . Raymond’s nephew said that Raymond passed away yesterday (1st) He was full of life to the end – just as you would expect. His funeral will be Sat 12/3 at 11am[…]

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Paid acting job – Oban area on 29th & 30th October

October 15, 2021
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Hi everyone Fee at the Rockfield Centre got in touch with me about a paid acting job coming up soon – all the details are below and you would need[…]

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Panto – cast announcement

July 30, 2021
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After a fantastic round of auditions we are excited to announce our principal cast for this year’s panto – Treasure Island. (in order of appearance) Mrs Hawkins – Andrew Baxter[…]

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Extras! Extras!

April 8, 2021
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Hi everyone, just spoke to Alison and found out that they are looking for extras for 5 dates in mid June at the moment and there is still time to[…]

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Spotlight @ 60 – It’s not too late!

April 7, 2021
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It’s not too late to get in touch and be part of the celebration.  We are looking for your memories, anecdotes and photos from your time with the group. It[…]

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Happy Birthday to us!

March 14, 2021
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On Tuesday 14th March 1961 The Oban Operatic Society was founded at an open public meeting in Raasay Lodge, Esplanade, Oban. The group put on a wide variety of operettas[…]

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Margaret Smith

January 23, 2021
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It is with great sadness we mourn the loss of our Spotlight Family member and dear friend Margaret. Margaret was a long standing member on and off stage and the[…]

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Sad News

November 24, 2020
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Spotlight MTG is sad to hear of the passing of Duncan Campbell. Duncan performed with us in the past and was on stage for many of our shows including My Fair Lady, Sweet Charity and Barnum as well as pantomimes.

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How you can feel festive in 2020!

November 18, 2020
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What’s more Christmassy than going to the panto!
Although going to the theatre can’t happen this year, we are excited to announce we are bringing a filmed version of our 2015 panto Puss in Boots by Ben Crocker to the Oban Phoenix Cinema on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December.

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Future show schedule

May 21, 2020
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Dear Spotlighters, we hope you are all doing well in these strange times. We wanted to check in and let you know that following a committee meeting this week, it[…]

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