Box Players is an amateur dramatic group formed in the early 1990s since which time they have put on regular performances in Box Village Hall, beginning with musical shows and progressing to annual pantomimes from 2001 onwards. The main core of the Players comes from Box village but over the years has also included performers from the surrounding area – Stroud, Minchinhampton, Nailsworth and Rodborough. Rehearsals take place between January and March leading to public performances around mid-March.
Audiences are mainly from the local area but often include visitors from as far afield as Devonshire and Kent. Performances are recorded on video and more recently DVD.
Preparations are in hand for the next pantomime to take place from 21st to 23rd March 2019
This will be the traditional tale of “Rumpelstiltskin” (with a few variations) written by Brian Woosey and directed by Carolyn Dolan from Cotswold Players. A casting read through of the script will take place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25 September in Box Village Hall. Anyone interested in taking part in acting, backstage, costumes, music and other associated activities or simply getting to know the group will be welcome. Anyone interested in taking part who is not free on that date can contact the group chairman Brian Woosey (01453 832508) or Carolyn Dolan (01453 833489)