Allegro seek Sunshine trio

Nov 24 2015 | By More

Musicals company call out for creatives

Allegro, the amateur Musical Theatre company, has announced that it is to stage Sunshine on Leith at the Church Hill Theatre in Autumn 2016.

The company has also put a call out for applications for the key back room creatives of director, musical director and choreographer for the production.

Loserville Ensemble. Photo: Nicky Graham

The Ensemble of this year’s production: Loserville. Photo: Nicky Graham

The production will run 16-22 October 2016 with rehearsals starting in late May/early June. They will take place twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, at the Bruntsfield Evangelical Church, Bruntsfield.

In recent years the company has staged Loserville (2015), Our House (2014), Sweet Charity (2013) and The Wedding Singer (2012).

Allegro was formed in 1977 from the then Barclay Bruntsfield Drama Group. The intention of the company was to bring lesser known or rarely performed musicals to the attention of audiences for amateur theatre in Edinburgh.

Closing date for applications is January 15, 2016 and applicants should be available to interview either in the following week or the week commencing January 25.

At the interview for Musical Director, the applicants will be expected to provide a budget forecast for a 10 instrument band band.

Anyone interested in applying for the posts should email their CV to This also the address to request more information.

Allegro website:

Allegro shows reviewed on All Edinburgh Theatre:
(click on the name of the show to go to the review).

2010: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
2011: Copacabana
2012:The Wedding Singer
2013: Sweet Charity
2014: Our House
2015: Loserville


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