The Ashbeian Musical Theatre Group is an amateur musical theatre group based in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, in the UK. The Society was formed in 1962 and has continued to perform musicals annually since that date. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in musical theatre, whether on or off stage, and our age range extends from 14 years to over 70.
We are an extremely happy and active group, with social events throughout the year, to keep us together as a team, and to supplement our costs. These events include trips to shows, bowling evenings, annual balls and trips to the pub of course!
The management of the Society is the responsibility of an Executive Committee elected annually by the Membership at our AGM in June. The Committee consists of Chair, Business Manager, Secretary, Treasurer and at least three other Ordinary Members who work together to ensure AMTG’s success both in terms of finances and our productions. The Committee also ensures regulatory and statutory requirements are adhered to, as set by the Charity Commission.
Our Honorary Patron is Sally-Ann Triplett who is always in demand for leading musical rôles in the West End and on Broadway. Sally-Ann has taken a very close interest in our Society since becoming our Patron in 2005, and has attended two of our productions, Oklahoma! and Hello, Dolly!. Sally-Ann always makes us very welcome when we go to see her in productions, and when she can’t be with us at ours, she sends video messages and has also been known to Skype us from the stage of Mamma Mia! on our opening night for our 50th Anniversary Concert!