CYGNET

Tom McConville

Event Date: 
08/11/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Award-winning fiddle player and singer Tom McConville is internationally renowned for his fiery, heart-stopping performances.

Blending traditional music from his home town of Newcastle with Irish, American and Scottish influences, he creates a sound that has jazz, folk, bluegrass and classical influence. His live performances are a roller coaster of musical delights; fast rhythmic dance tunes through beautiful slow airs and of course great singing – all presented with his inimitable sense of humour and style.

Tom will be joined on stage by virtuoso guitarist Andy Watt from...

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Event Date: 
31/10/2013 - 7:30pm to 02/11/2013 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Creative Cow in association with Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

William Shakespeare’s epic and delightful comedy is a rollicking tale of marriage, fidelity, trickery and love.

The puffed up and degenerate Sir John

Falstaff, a Knight of the Garter, is seized with the outrageous idea that to seduce two of

Windsor’s wealthy merry wives will prove his virility and give him access to their money, but with female cunning and a devilish plot involving their husbands, Falstaff is repeatedly tricked by the women.

Creative Cow is a talented company.. well...

Patterns

Event Date: 
21/06/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

Two detectives are hunting the man with the winning smile who gives lonely, middle-aged women the happiest six months of their lives.

In this haunting new musical, composer Daniel Loveday explores alienation and loneliness in modern society where, with little social cohesion, people can easily fall under the radar.

Directed by Sandra Loveday

Performed by Emma Daw and Joe McNulty

Ticket Prices: Adult £10, seniors & students £8, child £6.

Box ofice : 01392 277189

www.cygnettheatre.co.uk

Exeter's Cygnet Theatre gets a brand new look

Authored by kragedesign
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:15pm

The Cygnet Theatre in Exeter has been re-branded by Krage Design and has a new look Summer Brochure.

Rosalind Williams Principal commented: "Michael Krage of Krage Design has designed our new Cygnet Logo and brochure and Lee Hodges has illustrated some exciting posters for our summer plays, which promise to make a fabulous season, and we are confident that you will be tempted to sample some of the delights we have on offer.

"We train young professional actors, and as we near the end of another academic year, our third year group are ‘cooked and ready’ and will be presenting...

Creative Cow present Charley’s Aunt

Event Date: 
03/04/2013 - 7:30pm to 06/04/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

It is 1892 and dashing Oxford undergraduates, Jack and Charley are preparing to propose to Amy and Kitty, but a chaperone is needed or the girls will refuse their lunch invitation.

As luck would have it, Charley’s Aunt is arriving from Brazil (where the nuts come from) and will happily serve the purpose. However, a telegram declares that her trip is delayed so their plans are in disarray until they hit upon the idea that Lord Fancourt Babberley, their good friend, should put on a frock and assume her identity.

But, madness ensues when Charley’s real aunt from Brazil (...

Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers

Event Date: 
12/11/2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

‘Maddy’ is a story within a story told by four actors. Maddy lacks confidence and has had a bad day at school. Her Grandfather has just moved in, the last thing she wants to do is help him unpack his boxes. But, when Maddy opens a very special box, Grandfather lets her into a secret.

‘Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers’ uses storytelling, puppetry and songs to celebrate diversity, difference and friendship.

The participatory performance is aimed at children aged 6-10. Invisible Flash works extensively with schools for blind children and all of our stories are enhanced...

Undermined

Event Date: 
24/09/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Undermined - Danny Mellor Inspired by the accounts of miners who lived through the strike, Undermined depicts a year where friendships were strengthened and communities came together. Experience events like the infamous Orgreave through the eyes of young miner Dale, as he takes you through his personal story inviting you into the action. This one-man show explores the humour and struggles of the miners’ strike through energetic and gripping storytelling. With a classic soundtrack, one chair and a pint of beer, Danny Mellor presents a youthful and contemporary approach to one of Britain’s...

Front Room Theatre: Lie Back and Think of America

Event Date: 
18/04/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

1940’s London. Sarah wishes dad could meet GI Joseph. Evacuee-with-attitude, little sister Lucy, descends on Wales. Can Sarah find the courage to tell them the truth?

This engaging multi-role World War Two comedy-drama is written and performed by Natalie Wilcox and comes to the New Theatre following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Natalie’s previous work includes Mark Locke’s beautiful ‘Black Swan Song’, Shared Experience, BBC, Channel 4, Nottingham Playhouse, Watford Palace, Guildford Shakespeare Company and Fort Mark Films.

Tickets £8.

Box...

Moonstone Theatre present Carter Davies: Secret Agent

Event Date: 
08/03/2013 - 7:30pm to 09/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

The Artist was a stunning throwback to the era of silent films, before special effects were even a twinkle in a director’s eye. Now, Moonstone Theatre Company off ers you the chance to relive the golden age of radio!

When radio was king of the living room, special agents like Dick Barton and Paul Temple ruled the airwaves. Moonstone’s very own secret agent, Carter Davies, will transport you back to a time of tantalising adventure serials, when cliffh anger endings left audiences gasping. Marvel at the exploits of the derring-do hero as he grapples with an evil villain and saves a...

MERGE 6 Touch - contemporary dance at the New Theatre

Event Date: 
18/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 19/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

New contemporary dance by South West Artists: Exim, Kayleigh Anne Crook, Saffy Setohy, Spindrift Dance Company, Susie Reeves Sharp.

Merge returns to Exeter with new, refreshing, inspiring and powerful contemporary dance.

A talented group of artists from the South West have been choreographing a mixed bill exploring ‘Touch’ and its many manifestations.

Join us for a breath taking evening of high quality Dance as Merge tours through the South West

SpinDrift Dance Company: Local Artists, Local Creativity.

http://www.spindriftdance.org.uk/

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