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Google Classroom

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 If you are planning on singing a solo/duet please can you message me separately ASAP (rather than clog up this[…]

Raymond Shaw – A Tribute from Spotlight Musical Theatre Group

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.

Raymond Shaw

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[…]

Extras! Extras!

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 apply (you do need to be 16+ and would need to be available for all 5 days for continuity). To[…]

Happy Birthday to us!

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 with “The Gondoliers” being the first to take to the stage. Over the years it morphed to become OOpS and[…]

Margaret Smith

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 committee. After retiring from performing Margaret was part of our front of House Team always with a huge welcoming smile[…]

Sad News

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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