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"A Tomb With A View"

Event Date: 
26/02/2018 - 7:30pm to 03/03/2018 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players present “A Tomb With A View”, a comedy-thriller by Norman Robbins at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth, from 26th Feb to 3rd Mar 2018 at 7.30pm, plus a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm. This play is set in a sinister, old library. There, a lawyer reads a will to an equally sinister family. One family member has werewolf tendencies, another wanders around in a toga of Julius Caesar, and a third, a gentle old lady, who plants more than seeds! By Act 3, there are more corpses than live cast members left. The whole plot heads towards a surprising conclusion! This is the first of the...

Open Auditions for "The Odd Couple"

Event Date: 
11/02/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR "THE ODD COUPLE" A Comedy by Neil Simon Director: Les Hunt Sunday, 11 February 2018 at 2.30 pm at The Blackmore Theatre Production Dates: Monday 18 – Saturday 23 June 2018 (including a matinee performance on the Saturday) These auditions are open to both members and non-members of The Exmouth Players (CIO). Previous acting experience is not essential. Age is also immaterial. Just pop along and live and enjoy the experience. There are two male parts and six female parts. Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary...

Half-Term West End Workshop

Event Date: 
23/10/2017 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Isca Academy, Earl Richards Road South, Exeter, EX2 6AP

A half-term workshop featuring West End performer Victoria Farley (Les Miserables, Wicked).

This workshop features three West End shows (Les Miserable, Hairspray and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and gives young performers aged 6-18 years the opportunity to develop their acting, dancing, singing and performing skills.

Cost is just £30 per person (sibling discount is available).

Please contact Paul on 01392 914066 or email exeter@theatretrain.co.uk for more information or to book a place.

Twelfth Night

Event Date: 
15/11/2017 - 7:30pm to 16/11/2017 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Sun & Moon Theatre Twelfth Night (or What You Will)

Sun & Moon Theatre are back by popular demand with their vibrant, intimate production, enriched with passion, wit and live music.

Christmas 1917. As war wages on, those at home in Illyria try to forget and seek distraction, resulting in mistaken identity, folly and love. But when refugee twins, Viola and Sebastian, are shipwrecked and separated, they shake up this grief-stricken community … Their original production of Twelfth Night (or What You Will) from February 2017 was hailed as ‘inspired’ and ‘excellent’ and...

Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

Event Date: 
27/10/2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Lip Service Theatre Jane Austen is dreaming up Darcy, a proud, lip-curling handsome creation in very tight pants. But then a door squeaks, a visitor approaches and Jane hastily hides her work. Mr Darcy is left dangling. Left to his own devices he embroiders his own storyline while his creator stitches her quilt. When she returns she finds Darcy is diving into a lake in a clinging white shirt, dancing the Berzerka (a more extreme version of the Masurka) and wrestling carp.

The set features quilt work specially created by community groups for this production. To get quilting visit...

Bard Heads

Event Date: 
21/10/2017 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Finding the Will in association with The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham Bard Heads Inspired by Shakespeare’s most famous plays and with a nod to Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, Bard Heads imagines what might have happened next in Macbeth and Hamlet. The Third Witch From The Left – What’s done cannot be undone – or can it? Meg the witch is haunted by a night she can never forget. Call Me Oz - Sweet Prince? Confirmed bachelor Osric lampoons Hamlet.

https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

Into The Breach

Event Date: 
21/10/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life so he decides to join the Village Drama Club. What happens then turns his world upside down. Set during the Second World War this nostalgic, funny and moving story will appeal to all, from ten years and up. It is a vivid portrait of village life with all seventeen colourful characters played by one man.

Dick Shurey writing in the Stratford Herald said : “Set during the last years of world war two, what a tour de force Into the Breach turned out to be. The whole play was a delight … a lovely and very humorous play that fully merited...

Theatretrain Exeter - Grand Opening

Event Date: 
07/10/2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
St. Peter's Church of England School, Exeter

Saturday 7th October sees Theatretrain Exeter open it's doors to budding young performers aged 6-18 years old.

For three hours of dancing, acting and singing, come along and give Theatretrain Exeter a go.

Build confidence, make new friends and have fun!

For more information, contact Paul on 01392 914066 or exeter@theatretrain.co.uk

All aboard the Theatretrain!

Authored by exetertt
Posted: Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:35am

The stage is set for a performing arts company to open a new training centre at St. Peter’s Church of England School in Exeter.

Theatretrain, the ever popular Saturday morning performing arts school is opening its doors to budding young dancers, actors and singers on Saturday 7th October at 10am and will be managed by local actor and director Paul Clark.

Paul is highly experienced in the performing arts and has worked with both young people and adults to create high-calibre theatrical events. He has made numerous appearances in the West End and has directed many youth...

'Monmouth: A West Country Rebellion'

Event Date: 
14/09/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Phoenix Theatre

At the Phoenix Theatre in Exeter, Thursday 14th September, 7.30pm. Tickets £10

June 11th 1685. The Duke of Monmouth lands at Lyme Regis with 83 men to raise a Protestant army against James II, and begin what was to be England’s last rebellion against the Crown. Five weeks later and with a 3000-strong army swelled by dissenting men and women from Dorset, Devon and Somerset, Monmouth prepared to fight the last ever pitched battle on English soil, and the first step towards modern democracy. This epic history of Dorset, Devon and Somerset, told through the eyes of Alice who joins the...

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