Colchester Operatic Society, COS, and its younger members (who form Colchester Operatic Second Edition, more popularly known as CO2) perform a selection of shows and concerts each year, at various locations throughout Colchester.
CO2 will be presenting Fame at the Mercury Theatre – date tbc (postponed due to Covid-19).
COS will be presenting Shrek at the Mercury Theatre – date tbc (postponed due to Covid-19).
If you want to join us for our upcoming seasons, see our Join us page under the “About” menu.
February 2020 COS presented the concert Dare to be Different at the Headgate Theatre.
September 2019 COS, CO2 & The Mercury Theatre presented Oliver!
January/February 2019 COS presented Annie at the Mercury Theatre
September 2018 CO2 presented The Wizard of Oz at the Mercury Theatre
June 2018 COS presented our summer concert “7 deadly sins” at the Headgate Theatre
Jan 2018 COS presented Hairspray at the Mercury Theatre
October 2017 CO2 presented Little Shop of Horrors at the Mercury Theatre
June 2017 COS presented “Seasons with swing” at the Headgate Theatre and a charity gala performance at the Mercury Theatre in support of their Mercury Rising campaign
January 2017 COS presented Jekyll and Hyde at the Mercury Theatre
September 2016 CO2 presented Carousel at the Mercury Theatre
January 2016 COS presented Sister Act at the Mercury Theatre
Autumn 2015 CO2 presented Legally Blonde at the Mercury Theatre
Summer 2015 COS Presented Come Fly With Me at the Headgate Theatre
January 2015 COS presented 42nd Street at the Mercury Theatre
Autumn 2014 CO2 presented Grease at the Mercury Theatre
June 2014 COS Summer Concert ‘From Stage to Screen and Back Again’ at the Headgate Theatre
22 Jan-1 Feb 2014 COS present The Sound Of Music at the Mercury Theatre
September 2013 CO2 presented West Side Story at the Mercury Theatre
2 June 2013 COS presented a charity concert ‘Fantasy & Fairytale‘ at the Mercury Theatre, to support the Colchester based charity MS-UK.
23 Jan-2 Feb 2013 COS presented ‘Sweet Charity’ at the Mercury Theatre
September 2012 CO2 presented Guys and Dolls at the Mercury Theatre
June 2012 COS summer concert
Click here to see the programmes of all the COS shows performed since our inception in 1925.
Click here for the programmes of shows CO2 have performed since they started in 1984.
You can also catch us performing at a few ‘by special arrangement’ engagements, including carol singing, musical revues and special fundraising events. Check this site regularly for updates on these events.