Members' Diary 2016
Events for existing members and prospective new members
Please note: prospective new members are welcome to these events but are asked to see Join Adel Players and contact our membership secretary, Bernard Riley, in advance.
Where stated, some of our events are open freely to non-members.
Friday 10 June 2016
Adel Player's Annual Dinner. 7.30 for 8.00 pm Sardi's Italian Bistro, Otley Road.
Tuesday 14 and Thursday 16 June 2016
Casting evenings for Murder Weapon, our first play of the new season.
7.45 pm, AWMA.
Saturday 9 July 2016
Wharfedale Festival of Theatre Awards Evening. 6.00 for 6.30 pm St Mary's School, Bradford Road, Menston LS29 6AE.
Friday 19 August 2016
Rehearsals start for October play, Murder Weapon.
Monday 12 September 2016
Green Room Event: Accents workshop, led by Beth Duce. Majoring on American accents, with special reference to the plays of Tennessee Williams, this will be a chance to prepare for our forthcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.
Tuesday 13 and Thursday 22 September
Casting evenings for January play, How the Other Half Loves. 7.45 pm, AWMA.
Monday 10 October 2016
No Green Room Event due to proximity of October play.
Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 October 2016
Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens. First play of new season. Directed by Dianne Newby. (See 14 & 16 June above for casting). 7.30 pm, AWMA.
Monday 14 November 2016
Green Room Event: Unrehearsed reading of My Boy Jack by David Haig, to be led by Pat Riley. This play tells the story of Rudyard Kipling's severely short-sighted son's tragically brief WW1 service as an Irish Guards officer. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.
Monday 19 December 2016
Adel Player's Christmas Party. Good company, food, drinks and entertainment! More details to follow.
Monday 13 February 2017
Green Room Event: Workshop on physical theatre led by Dianne Newby. “A fun evening of physical and improvised theatre based on George Orwell's ‘Animal Farm’, adapted for the stage by Ian Woolridge. Pigs, horses, dogs, pigeons, geese - how can these be portrayed just using the actor alone? Come and explore the animal within!”
Monday 13 March 2017
To be confirmed.
Monday 8 May 2017
Green Room Event: Following his popular session on Ancient Greek Comedy, David Pritchard will lead an evening on Greek Tragedy. Learn a bit (or a bit more) about a special part of theatre history, and try out some extracts.
14 and 16 June 2017
Adel Players AGM (14 June) and Adel Players annual dinner (16 June).