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NODA Award Nominations

We were delighted to hear the news that we have received two nominations at this year’s NODA (National Operatic and Dramatic Association) Awards. Oliver! received a nomination for the Best Musical, and we also received a nomination for the Best Technical Award for “Imaginative Lighting” in Oliver! The ceremony takes place on 12th May. Here are the nominations in full;

THE 2018 NODA AWARDS for DISTRICT 2

BEST DRAMA
Ampthill and Flitwick Drama Society for The Importance of Being Ernest
Biggleswade Amateur Theatre Society (BATS) for Steel Magnolias
Leighton Buzzard Drama Group for Natural Causes

BEST MUSICAL:
Barton Players for Oliver
Bedford Marianettes for The Addams Family
Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Trust for Spamalot

BEST PANTOMIME
Biggleswade Amateur Theatre Society (BATS) for Cinderella
Leighton Buzzard Drama Group for Aladdin
Maulden Players for Robin Hood

BEST YOUTH PRODUCTION (There were only two this year in our district, both from one school)
4Sixteen Theatre Company for A Midsummer Night’s Dream
4Sixteen Theatre Company for Singin’ in The Rain

BEST YOUNG PERFORMER
Bewlay Stanton of Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Trust for Patsy in Spamalot.

BEST TECHNICAL AWARD
Barton Players for ‘The imaginative lighting effects in Oliver’
Bedford Marianettes for ‘The costumes and make-up for the Addams Family especially the ancestors’
Stewartby Operatic Society for ‘The scenery for Rudigore particularly the portraits of the ancestors’