Well did you evah! What a swell party this is .....
Cole Porter's High Society
20 - 23rd April 2016
Cole Porter’s classic feel-good musical, High Society comes to Wantage in a glittering new production from AmEgos - and what a swell party it was!
High Society is based on The Philadelphia Story and the 1956 film musical. Featuring hit songs including ‘True Love’, ‘You’re Sensational’ , ‘Well did you Evah?’ and the unforgettable ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’
Long Island socialite Tracy Lord is planning her lavish summer wedding when her ex-husband appears to try and win her back. His unwelcome arrival threatens to disrupt proceedings. When tabloid reporter Mike Connor arrives to cover the nuptials, he too takes a shine to the bride-to-be. But which of these three suitors will she choose? Kindly supported by Cokethorpe School
The High Society 2016 Team -
Tracy Lord Grace Anderson The Lord Household: Dinah Lord Georgina Volkers Ann Winskill Margaret Lord Jennifer Cowling Christiana Mitrollari Frederick Edmund Bennett Deborah Bennett Uncle Willie Bill Jestico Elizabeth Dobson CK Dexter Haven Dave Oakes Hannah Harrison Mike Connor Rob Thorpe Helen Harding Liz Imbrie Helen Harrison Sam Winskill George Kittredge Elliott Winskill Tracy Winskill Lily Helen Barter Trudi Twitchen Seth Lord Andy Pritchard
Directed by Lesley Phillips Set Designed and Built by Rob Thorpe & Sarah Carter Theatre Manager (for KAs) - John Gale Stage Manager - Sarah Carter Wardrobe Manager - Lynda Hart
What the audiences said ... Well done all of you! You looked and sounded fantastic. Sang and danced your hearts out! Hope it goes brilliantly once more! (LH, Wantage) Great show all. Enjoy the rest of the run. You were fabulous.(DL, Faringdon) My friend and I really enjoyed the evening thanks, very talented actors. (SC, Challow) Congratulations! Wonderful. Great casting. So many entrances and exits but as far as we were concerned these were seemless. Lovely choreo. Well done musicians. Special well done to Georgina, Jennifer & Bill (TH by email) It was brilliant! Huge congratulations! (BP, Chedworth) Another great with Amegos! (TW, Wantage) A great production and a very enjoyable evening. Such energy and talent! (RS, Faringdon) I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the show.. Such infectious fun and songs to remember. Good acting and solos and the Chorus were great, such an important part of the whole performance. (JC, Wantage) Well did you ever, what a swell party that was... Well done AmEgos on a cracking show! Really enjoyed it.(JT, Wantage) Great show tonight! Had a swell evening out. Good to see some old and new faces out there Awesome Amazing AmEgos!!!! (AT, Wallingford) Amazing performance...thank you so much! (BH, Faringdon) Well done, all of you! Cast, band and team.I thoroughly enjoyed the show last night and felt really proud of my fellow AmEgos! (SP, Grove) Well done AmEgos for a really cracking show tonight. What a swell party that was!! (DH, Faringdon) First time seeing an AmEgos Theatre Production tonight at KAs Theatre. We really enjoyed the show. Well done all! (LP, Wantage)