THEATRE

John Keats’ Year of Wonders

1819 – John Keats’ Year of Wonders

Event Date: 
07/11/2019 - 7:30pm to 09/11/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Keats is one of the greatest English language poets; his rich imagery and language are thrilling to hear and draw the listener into luscious worlds of sensuality and drama. Join the Cygnet Company in celebrating Keats’ genius in this sensual and delicate staging of his great Odes and narrative poems from 1819. Music, movement and romantic passion infuse this unique performance.

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Directing weekends in Exeter

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Posted: Sun, 09/22/2019 - 4:33pm

Directing Weekends

If you would like to explore the practical skills of a theatre director or simply want to know more about the art of directing, Cygnet Theatre can offer you the opportunity in a series of weekend workshops during October, November & January.

Over three weekends the possibilities, the difficulties and the joys of theatre direction will be illuminated, dissected and put into practice.

WITCH - a historical drama

Event Date: 
02/10/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Alicia's Cultural Delights, 1 Station Road, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX1 3SA

WITCH - an original historical drama presented by Circle of Spears Productions.          

Thomas Latimer has accused his destitute neighbour Margery Scrope of witchcraft after tragedy hits his family. Is Margery really guilty - or does Latimer have a darker agenda? And what will magistrate Sir William Tyrell make of the case?             

SLAM! Spoken word workshop

Event Date: 
16/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 04/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our 8 part spoken word workshop will guide you through your first steps in the spoken word world to your first performance and beyond.

This workshop will facilitate the development of spoken word artists and poets within a performance setting. It explores a variety of performance styles and examines a range of skills and techniques to ensure that performers connect, engage and entertain. Although each session has its own theme, the evolving of sets, personas and performance styles will be ongoing throughout the workshop.

Sam Morgan Improvisation Studio

Event Date: 
01/09/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Have you always wanted to Act? Or have you enjoyed acting and would like to tread the boards once more?
Are you looking to be more spontaneous?
Have more fun in your life? Meet new people? Act without a script? Say Yes and ...to life?

Then this is for you!
We are holding an Acting/Improvisation sessions at St Thomas Library, so come along to this fun packed, challenging drop-in session.

No experience needed but the willingness to have fun.

The Tell Tales

Event Date: 
08/11/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Gather round, there's a story to be told.

The Tell Tales is a brand new storytelling show for adults, exploring folk tales from across the globe. This piece of innovative new theatre immerses the audience in the magical worlds of tall tales and fantastical adventures. The storytellers cleverly weave a tapestry of myths and legends from the threads of yarns old and new. Come and be wrapped up by this group of first class raconteurs.

Daphne du Maurier's 'Rebecca'

Event Date: 
18/10/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our Star Theatre Company is thrilled to present its new production of Daphne du Maurier’s masterpiece, Rebecca, which conjures Cornish romance and theatrical magic.

Following the mysterious death of his first wife, Maxim de Winter returns to Manderley with his young bride. Surrounded by memories of the glamorous Rebecca, the new Mrs de Winter is consumed by jealousy. She sets out to uncover the secrets of the house and a past fiercely guarded by the sinister housekeeper Mrs Danvers.

Communicate

Event Date: 
11/10/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

“I should have mentioned it before, my Mum, she, last year, she passed”.

James is suffocated by his past. Heather is focusing on the nursery. Based on true events, this is one couple’s journey through bereavement, love, grief, pregnancy, superheroes and enforced pen maintenance. It deals with the importance of talking about how you feel and not letting your past determine your future. From award nominated Sheepish Productions, this is an intimate and gripping story about life and death, developed in association with Cruse Bereavement Care.

William Shakespeares Macbeth

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Performing an award winning version of William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, bring this drama to life in an all-new production. This classic tale of ambition, destiny and murder takes place in the near future, dramatized across a post-WW3 landscape, performed by a strong team of local professional actors.

This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019, to five star reviews and has won an award at New Yorks Long Island Theatre Awards.

William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Exeter

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808

“Macbeth” tells the tale of a Scottish war hero, who, tempted by ambition, power, and supernatural whisperings, begins a series of murders, to take and hold the throne. Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood...

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