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Mad Cow ReviewerReviews

Here are some reviews of our previous productions.

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"Can’t stop thinking about that musical!

Since I attended the performance of the Pirates of Penzance by the SAOS last Saturday afternoon, I cannot stop thinking about how good it was.

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"Another superb show at Music Hall.

Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society’s production of The Pirates of Penzance at the Music Hall was superb.


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"I am writing to congratulate the cast and crew of The Pirates Of Penzance on their fantastic performance at the Shrewsbury Music Hall on Monday.

With beautiful costumes and sets, glorious singing from the cast and even a real-life dancing parrot-this show was a fantastic advert for all the talent that our local amateur operatic society has to offer.

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"Society delivers faultless musical.

An evening of sheer delight – comedy, romance, colour and wonderful music. That about sums up the latest production from Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society.

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Noises Off Logo

Last week chaos reigned supreme at Shrewsbury School courtesy of Mad Cow Productions and Michael Frayn's hilariously cynical take on the world of Provincial Rep.

It apparently occurred to Mr. Frayn, some fifteen years before he wrote the play in question, that no matter how absurd and unlikely the farce was on the front of the stage, the real humour was to be found in the glorious conceits and tragic ineptitudes of the real-life dramas back-stage. The result was one of the greatest celebrations of chaos theory ever penned- 'Noises Off' which Alex Hinton so successfully produced and directed in aid of Children's Leukaemia Research and The Ashton Theatre.

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