The annual Two Wells Melodrama performance has once again been a hit, with sold out shows and great reviews.
Held throughout the month of May, this year’s story “Baked Beings Reheated” had been postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic but was well received by the audience, many of whom had waited eagerly for “the show to go on”.
This year’s production was a revival of the Group’s 1989 show “Baked Beings” with, impressively, three of the shows’ original 1989 cast members on stage featuring in the 2021 production.
Slightly rewritten for a different audience, “Baked Beings Reheated” retained the same crazy elements for which the annual Two Wells Melodrama is famous.
The music and songs throughout the performance were well received, with solos and duets a strong feature and audience participation encouraged, while the set and costumes enhanced the island theme of the production.
New seating arrangements of round tables of eight meant ticket sales were down this year but the atmosphere and appreciation of the show was not diminished in the slightest.
Since its establishment in 1982 the Two Wells Melodrama Group has raised nearly $700,000 for local community groups.