THEATRE

Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:10am

Presented by Zippos, Cirque Berserk! Britain’s biggest and boldest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter in March at the start of a new national tour.

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a theatre, the show is guaranteed to thrill audiences from 5 to 95!

Gonzo Moose - Once Upon A Time

Once Upon a Time in Exeter is a slapstick comedy adventure

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:33pm

A fairy tale like no other is coming to Exeter and is sure to leave audiences living happily ever after.

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company are back with their comedy adventure Once Upon A Time. The 90 minute show is packed full of hilarious slapstick, verbal wit, live music and even has a sensational death-defying finale, and will be at Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday 28th January.

Richard Alston Dance Company

Event Date: 
28/01/2020 - 7:30pm to 29/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

This outstanding company make their last visit to Exeter, celebrating 25 years with a terrific programme, packed with new work.

Brand new is Alston’s Shine On, to the song cycle by Britten and Auden On This Island (singer Katherine McIndoe, pianist Jason Ridgway); the recent Voices and Light Footsteps is inspired by the glorious Madrigals and Sinfonias of Monteverdi; A Far Cry by Martin Lawrance to an impassioned piece by Edward Elgar and the hugely popular Brahms Hungarian is back again.

Ghost the Musical

Event Date: 
22/01/2020 - 7:30pm to 25/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

Based on the iconic 1990s film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, Ghost tells the amazing story of enduring love and betrayal using humour, tragedy and an incredible musical score.

The Great Gatsby

Event Date: 
15/01/2020 - 7:45pm to 18/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Norhcott

The 20s are back and the honour would be entirely ours if you would attend our little party.

The champagne is flowing, the music is playing and everyone who knows anyone is here… but has anyone actually met the host yet?

Taking you back to the roaring twenties, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby throws you into the glamour and scandal of American high-society – subverting the “American Dream” with disastrous consequences.

A cocktail of romance, deceit, money and morality, this is a party you don’t want to miss.

Bang Bang!

Event Date: 
06/02/2020 - 7:30pm to 15/02/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

John Cleese makes his stage writing debut with a hilarious new adaptation of this classic comedy – a delicious blend of French farce and Fawlty Towers based on Monsieur Chasse! by Georges Feydeau.

(Mr John Cleese does not appear in this production – he wanted to, but we wouldn’t let him.)

Get Your Jazz Hands Ready Chicago is Coming to Town! QE’s Theatre Academy is Counting Down to Showtime!

Authored by QueenElizabeth
Posted: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:35am

QE’s Theatre Academy is getting ready to dazzle and delight local audiences with its latest theatrical spectacular; a very special high school version of the world famous musical, Chicago.

Set in 1920’s Jazz-age Chicago the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same time, by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins, about actual criminals she reported on.

Exeter Mum to become Pickled Person for a day

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 01/10/2020 - 6:42am

You don't have to be a bottle blond to join the outrageous Circus of Horrors but you may be asked to fit in a bottle.

The Circus of Horrors were looking for a new Pickled Person to join their show for their performances in Exeter Corn Exchange on the 22nd June.

All applicants thinking of auditioning will have to fit into a bottle measuring only 2' tall & 18'' in diameter, they must not suffer from claustrophobia and be able to squeeze into tight spaces.

Hansel & Gretel

Event Date: 
21/12/2019 - 11:00am to 27/12/2019 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

The interactive Christmas treat for families – and anyone who would enjoy a relaxed, inclusive theatre experience – is back!

Join Hansel and Gretel as they venture into the woods, trailing breadcrumbs and sharing their story as they go. The mischievous siblings are searching for the magical Christmas Market at the heart of the forest – but if they’re not careful, they’ll find more than just sweets waiting for them in the wintry woods…

Beauty and the Beast

Event Date: 
30/11/2019 - 7:00pm to 05/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

When Belle, the most beautiful girl in Paris, bumps into Prince Valentin in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, love is definitely in the air. Well, until an Evil Enchantress turns up, that is, and everything suddenly gets a bit hairy. Really hairy!

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