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    Newquay Dramatic Society Celebrates Its 80th Birthday

    Written by: Press Release

    Submitted: 10 May 2011

    Not even a Royal Wedding stops plans for Newquay Dramatic Society's first Summer play. Carolyn Oakley called in to take photographs at the rehearsal on the evening of the 29th of May. There was lots of chat about the day and how lovely the Bride looked and how much everyone had enjoyed watching the events of the day unfold. Then it was down to the business in hand. The photographs needed to be taken and a rehearsal to start. All the usual things that go into making sure that Lane Theatre is ready for their big day, the opening of the 'Summer Season'.

    Lane Theatre, Newquay

    Leane Theatre's cast

    As the Theatre continues to celebrate its 80th Birthday year, the comedy by Ivan Menchall kicks off the Summer Season in style. Set in America "The Cemetery Club" follows the ups and downs of three Jewish widows. Eileen Pollard is the director and she is pictured with her cast at the rehearsal. The play starts on the 24th of May and it is on every Tuesday and Wednesday until the 27th July. However, you can book tickets in advance.

    When the box office opens on Wednesday the 25th of May at the Theatre, it will be the beginning of a new era as this will be the first time for many years Lane Theatre has not had a booking office in Newquay Library, in the heart of Newquay Town Centre. The booking office number is the same 01637 876945 (in operation after 25th May), to book now call 01637 872862. The times of opening just as before - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am till 1pm.

    Help Lane Theatre celebrate its 80th year and give you face muscles a work out as the hilarious story unfolds of Ida, Lucile and Doris, the three Jewish Widows.

    "The Cemetery Club" Synopsis

    Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves: Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life. Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun and Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when Sam the butcher enters the scene. What follows is very touching and humorous. An evening of pure pleasure that will make you glad you went to the theatre.

    Advanced booking are always welcome, call 01637 872862 or ring the Box Office (in operation after 25th May): 01637876945.

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