THEATRE

A Very Important Date!

Event Date: 
23/06/2013 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

We all know the story of the girl who fell down the rabbit hole...

Razzamataz Exeter presents its own twisted take on this enchanting tale through street dance, song, puppetry, physical theatre, mime and more!

The youngest of our performers are just 4 years old, and the oldest are 18 - all of whom work together each week learning drama, dance andsinging to unravel the crazy, funky world which Alice discovers through the rabbit hole...

Tickets £8.50, £6.50 conc.

Box office: 01392 270891

www.barnfieldtheatre.com

Funding not Drowning: The crisis in regional arts funding

Event Date: 
12/06/2013 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Funding not Drowning: The crisis in regional arts funding with Professor Frayling Arts funding is being squeezed hard in this harsh economic climate, nowhere more than outside London in regional theatres, libraries and arts and culture organisations.

To address this, Professor Frayling, Chairman of Arts Council England from 2005 until January 2009 and formerly Rector of The Royal College of Art, will discuss the future of funding of the arts, with a particular focus on the problems of allocation of funding between regional and national organisations.

This will be...

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Event Date: 
04/06/2013 - 7:30pm to 08/06/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Bristol's nationally renowned company makes its second visit to the Exteter Northcott Theatre, after its much celebrated production of The Comedy of Errors in 2011, with this darkly comic early romance in which friendship and love, and loyalty and betrayal are the real players.

Two lifelong friends – the two young gentlemen of the title – are parted first by circumstance, and then by rivalry in love. Can their loyalty to each other survive the test, or will new loyalties drive out the old? How deep into perfidy can one be driven by sexual obsession? And what do even the most...

Wren Band: When The Moon Is Full...

Event Date: 
02/06/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

The new show from the Wren Band is full of rich harmonies and top class musicianship. Songs and music delve into a mesmerising world of myth and legend from near and far, much of it drawn from the research and writings of Victorian hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist, folk song collector and eclectic scholar Sabine Baring-Gould (notably his The Book of Were-Wolves), along with newly-written pieces inspired by his other folklore writing.

The show features internationally-acclaimed duo Marilyn Tucker & Paul Wilson, award-winning Border piper David Faulkner and leading figures...

Ballet Theatre UK: Alice in Wonderland

Event Date: 
25/05/2013 - 7:30pm to 26/05/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Come with Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland!

Guided by the White Rabbit, Alice meets some astonishing characters, including the Mad Hatter,The Queen of Hearts, a studious caterpillar and those mischievous twins Tweedledum and Tweedledee.

Saturday evening at 7.30pm and Sunday at 2.30pm and then at 7.30pm.

www.manorpavilion.com

The Matchmaker

Event Date: 
14/05/2013 - 7:30pm to 18/05/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society Ltd presents The Matchmaker Horace Vandergelder decides to take a wife. He employs a matchmaker, Dolly Levi, who subsequently becomes involved with his clerks and young and lovely ladies.

Evening performances at 7.30pm Saturday Matinee at 2,30pm.

Ticket Prices £10, £5 under 16s. Tuesday eveing only buy two tickets get a third free.

www.manorpavilion.com

Exeter Ignite Theatre Festival

Event Date: 
03/06/2013 - 5:00pm to 09/06/2013 - 10:15pm
Venue: 
Various venues, Exeter

Over 150 shows in eight venues for the 2013 festival: Exeter Phoenix / The Bike Shed Theatre / The Hour Glass / Cygnet New Theatre / The City Gate / The Globe Inn / The Rusty Bike / Poltimore House

Ignite is a 6 day celebration of new live performance work from the South West and beyond. It hosts events in a number of venues across the city to create an exciting festival experience, with a diverse and inspiring summer festival programme.

The festival takes place between 3rd and 9th June with performances happening throughout each day and sometimes twice nightly. A...

The Ringmaster

Event Date: 
18/05/2013 - 7:30pm to 19/05/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Come to the carnival, come be entertained, come see things you wont believe, but beware...... at this circus not everything is smoke and mirrors.

A community performance by Telephone Box Performance Co.

Tickets: £5, £3 conc.

Box office: 01392 270891

www.barnfieldtheatre.com

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Event Date: 
29/05/2013 - 3:00pm to 31/05/2013 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Sitting in his kitchen workshop, Sam Lacey makes terrible shoes and tries to sell them online. They are so bad that no-one really wants them, not even his neighbour (who thinks he should give up and get a real job!). Then one night, two tiny visitors climb in through the window and start cutting and stitching and gluing...and Sam's life is never quite the same again! Following their sell-out shows, The Enormous Turnip, Little Red Hen and 3 Little Pigs, the inescapably eccentric Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company return with an up-to-date, size 13½ retelling of everyone's favourite story...

Michaela Strachan's Really Wild Adventures

Event Date: 
01/04/2013 - 1:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Adapted from her own book of children's poetry, popular TV presenter Michaela Strachan will take families on a delightful journey through an alphabet jungle of animal rhymes.

From Antelopes to Zebras, from orphaned orangutans to polar bear dentistry, this is a whistle-stop interactive show full of poetry, dancing, music and lots of fascinating wildlife facts.

The show is directed by award-winning Malachi Bogdanov and Michaela will be signing copies of her book after the show.

Suitable for children ageed 3-6.

Tickets: £12, family ticket: £33 for 3 plus...

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