Blenheim Musical Theatre logo

Past & Present Shows

Click on the decade to see the shows

The Merry Widow

13 Oct 1952 to 18 Oct 1952

His Majesty’s Theatre

Creative Team

Artistic Director – Cecily Tabor-Gregory
Musical Director – W.G. Horrocks
Choreographer – Barbara Dix


Natalie – Jean Williams
General Novikovich – Barry Mason
Olga – Reka Leaske
M. Khadja – Max Joines
Nisch – Ray Houlston
Baron Popoff – Peter Wye
Sonia – Shirley Rush
Prince Danilo – Merv Wisheart
Sylvaine – Betty Darling
Head Waiter At Maxims – Laurie McMurtry
Willie – Grant Howey
Praskovia – Noami Kilpatrick
Chorus – Anne Swain, Betty Giles, Beverley Kingdon, Bill Bateman, Bill Hislop, Don Ethridge, Don Sheridan, Dulcie Lane, Elizabeth Robertson, Graeme Dowling, Jean May, Joan Perryman, Judeen Fowler, Judith March, Kathleen Ewart, Leon Adam, Les Giles, Lois Pike, Lottie Mills, Philip Finch, Ron Brittenden, Ted McMurtry, Tom Woodward
Company – Ailsa McFarlane, Annette Wensley, Barbara Dix, Betty McNeil, Beverley Gibbons, Brian Paul, Dawn Gleeson, Dulcie Mackel, G L McClymont, Godfrey Hislop, Josephine Monahan, Joy Murphy, Kathleen Hughes, M Trail, Margaret Blick, Nancy Bothwell, Peggy Thomas, Shirley Poidevin, Val Burtenshaw, Val Rodgerson


A.C. Pattie, B Hammond, C Forbes, D Farrell, Dave Beaumont, J Allport, L Bansgrove, L Ogle, M Robinson, R Wildey, T.B. Hay, T.J.N. Shaw, W Davie

Production Team

Stage Manager – Don Kilpatrick
Publicity – G L McClymont, Ray Houlston
Set Construction – Don Kilpatrick, H Sidaway
Stage Crew – B Moloughney, Bruce Harper, Keith Bigham, Kevin Aberhart, Les Aberhart, Lloyd Jowers, Ray Houlston, T Aberhart, Tom Jellyman, W McNabb
Wardrobe Manager – J Hampton
Wardrobe Assistant – Betty Darling
Properties Director – Ray March
Makeup Director – A Wedde, J.g. Bacon
Makeup Assistant – H.H.C Neal, J Morey, J.R. MacQueen, Jocelyn Knight, M Brunetti, R Bacon, R.H. Jellyman
House Manager – J Griffiths
Call – B Briden, K Hyndam
Prompt – Clarrie Jamieson
Programme – G L McClymont, Ray Houlston
Electrician – R.G. Musson

Contact details...

Postal Address:



Blenheim Musical Theatre Inc.
PO Box 383
Blenheim 7240
Premises: 03 578-4110
After Hours: 03 579-4122
Secretary: 021 142-5736

Our upcoming production...

Featured photo

Some blasts from the past...

From the production of Call Me Madam. From the production of A Funny Thing. From the production of Mamma Mia. From the production of Shenanigans Wake.

Check out more photos from our Previous Shows...

© 2018 Blenheim Musical Theatre Inc. W3C XHTML 1.0  W3C CSS  Website by Solletec Web Solutions