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Past & Present Shows

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The New Moon

Opening Night – 07 Oct 1957

His Majesty’s Theatre

Creative Team

Artistic Director – Betty Hoar
Musical Director – Bette Paterson, Elizabeth Paterson, Len Coker
Choreographer – Betty Campbell


Marie – Naomi Kilpatrick
Julie – V Forrest
Monsieur Beaunoir – Tom Woodward
Robert Misson – Terence Burtenshaw
Alexander – Bob Spencer
Besac – Gerald Parker
Marianne – Adrienne De Boo
Jeanette – Anne Paul
Clothilde – Lynnor Mawson
Brunet – Ian Wemyss
Chorus – A Rae, Adrienne Woodward, Beverley Agnew, Irene Kane, Janet Pugh, Joan Bate, Joan Perryman, Marita Fowler, Maureen Hardwick, Melva Fairhurst, Mike Sowman, Neville Harvey, Patrica Kane, Patrica Pennington, Paula Smart, Pauline Young, Peter Wye, Roberta Wagner, Roger Good, Ron Coker, Sandy Baldick, Sonya Saunders, Terence Cook
Company – A.H.W (Bert) Ham, Ailsa McFarlane, Ashley Dry, Dorothy Fyfe, Graham Wagner, Jocelyn Fuller, Judith Pugh, Noami Kilpatrick, Pat Smith, Ray Joyce, Stan McIsaac


Arthur Powell, Dave Beaumont, David Matthews, G Sutherland, G Whimp, Gordon McIntoch, Graham Scott, H.A. Brett, Ivy Mills, May Hannan, Ron Hoar, Tony Anthony

Production Team

Stage Director – H Tootell
Stage Manager – Ray Houlston
Publicity – Hugh Duncan
Repetiteur – G Sutherland
Set Construction – R McDonald
Stage Crew – Allan Aberhart, Bruce Wagner, D Townley, G Woodward, Kevin Aberhart, Les Aberhart, Lloyd Jowers, Ray Todd, T Aberhart
Lighting Crew – Alan Wilson, Ian Stewart, J Gibson, Jack Soar
Wardrobe Manager – P Reece
Properties Assistant – Brenda Woodward, Norma Gill, Tom Woodward
Makeup Director – Eunice Neal
Makeup Assistant – Alice Woodward, Beverley Kingdon, Elsa Cresswell, Tessa Parker
House Manager – Frank Terry
Calls – Dale Murray, Jeanitta Heffer
Prompt – Hugh Duncan
Pianist - Gwynneth Sutherland
Programme – Beverley Kingdon
Electrician – R.G. Musson

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

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From the production of Full Monty 2. From the production of The Student Prince. From the production of Brigadoon. From the production of JC Superstar.

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