MAMA Company - 1956

Our History

In the beginning....

In the autumn of 1950, a few members of staff at the Musselburgh and Fisherrow Cooperative Society, along with some friends, got together to discuss the possibility of forming a company to perform a musical stage show, a popular and expanding form of entertainment at the time. 


Their successful meeting led to the decision to recruit interested local residents and start rehearsals for 'A Country Girl', which they planned to perform in the spring of 1951. And so the Cooperative Musical Association came into being. The name was later changed to Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association. A Country Girl duly opened at the Stoneyhill Community Centre in April 1951. The show was an immediate success and plans were soon made to establish a musical production as an annual event.  


MAMA today...  Now past our sixtieth year MAMA continues to go from strength to strength. The company have performed every spring since 1951, and now also entertain Musselburgh audiences every winter with their annual Revue in the Brunton Theatre. Members who have been with the company for many years rehearse and perform alongside talented youngsters, and all those who have come along in between! 

Our Past Shows

1951 - 1970

  • 1951 A Country Girl
  • 1952 Floradora
  • 1953 The Arcadians
  • 1954 Katinka
  • 1955 The Quaker Girl
  • 1956 The Mikado
  • 1957 Castles in Spain
  • 1958 The Gypsy Baron
  • 1959 Oklahoma!
  • 1960 The White Horse Inn 
  • 1961 Showboat
  • 1962 Carousel
  • 1963 Rose Marie
  • 1964 The Desert Song
  • 1965 Wild Grows the Heather
  • 1966 The Quaker Girl
  • 1967 Concert
  • 1968 The Count of Luxembourg
  • 1969 HMS Pinafore
  • 1970 Oklahoma!

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OUR PAST SHOWS

1971 - 1990

 

  • 1971 The Gypsy Baron
  • 1972 Annie Get Your Gun
  • 1973 Free As Air
  • 1974 The Merry Widow
  • 1975 The Desert Song
  • 1976 The White Horse Inn
  • 1977 Naughty Marietta
  • 1978 Salad Days
  • 1979 My Fair Lady
  • 1980 Carousel
  • 1981 Brigadoon
  • 1982 South Pacific
  • 1983 Pink Champagne
  • 1984 Viva Mexico
  • 1985 Annie Get Your Gun
  • 1986 The Vagabond King
  • 1987 Finian’s Rainbow
  • 1988 Showboat
  • 1989 No No Nanette
  • 1990 Fiddler on the Roof

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OUR PAST SHOWS

1991 - 2010

 

  • 1991 Waltzes From Vienna
  • 1992 The Sound of Music
  • 1993 My Fair Lady
  • 1994 Anything Goes
  • 1995 The Mikado
  • 1996 The Pajama Game
  • 1997 Oliver!
  • 1998 Brigadoon
  • 1999 Blitz!
  • 2000 Kiss Me Kate
  • 2001 The Sound of Music
  • 2002 Oklahoma!
  • 2003 Me and My Girl
  • 2004 Anything Goes
  • 2005 Irene
  • 2006 Calamity Jane
  • 2007 Fiddler on the Roof
  • 2008 Oliver!
  • 2009 Hello Dolly
  • 2010 Carousel

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OUR PAST SHOWS

2011 - Present

 

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