THEATRE

Grimm Times for Silverton: Dark tales performed at starlit summer shows

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 06/26/2018 - 8:37am

SILVERTON’s summer bliss is set to be shattered as dark fairy tales take centre stage in the Mid Devon village.

Strange creatures, characters and much-loved names from the brothers Grimm will star in a series of stories performed outside by The Silverton Luvvies old and young – as a host of new stars will join the much loved troupe.

Using the backdrop of the village’s medieval church and performed in a magical garden, the 200-year-old German fairy tales will come alive for two nights this July as the players tackle a number of the well, and less well, known stories....

Grimm Tales in The Garden

Event Date: 
06/07/2018 - 8:00pm to 07/07/2018 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Bycott gardens, School Road, Silverton, EX5 4JH

SILVERTON’s summer bliss is set to be shattered as dark fairy tales take centre stage in the Mid Devon village.

Strange creatures, characters and much-loved names from the brothers Grimm will star in a series of stories performed outside by The Silverton Luvvies old and young – as a host of new stars will join the much loved troupe.

Using the backdrop of the village’s medieval church and performed in a magical garden, the 200-year-old German fairy tales will come alive for two nights this July as the players tackle a number of the well, and less well, known stories....

Musicals & Music Halls

Event Date: 
14/07/2018 - 3:00pm to 15/07/2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players and Blackmore Youth Theatre presents Musicals and Music Halls at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth, on 14th and 15th July 2018 - both performances commence at 3pm.

Music hall is a typically British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era until the 1960s and involved a mixture of popular songs, comedy, specialty acts, and variety entertainment, which included male and female impersonators, mime artists and impressionists, trampoline acts, and comic pianists. The music hall gave rise to major stars such as Marie Lloyd, George Formby,...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:46am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 June):

THEATRE

Ugly Duckling Saturday, Exeter Northcott Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in. She tries to make friends with fellow ducklings as well as with frogs, cats and even a fox, but realising she is not like any of these animals, she is left sad and alone. Follow the duckling on her journey as she overcomes her troubles and realises that she was beautiful all along.Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly...

A Tisse A Tissue - Exeter Central Library

Event Date: 
09/07/2018 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Central Libaray

All in a circle, laugh and sing, Let’s see how much fun we can bring. Making up stories, from your head to your toes, “A-Tissue, A-Tissue”, that’s how it goes!

Above Bounds Theatre Collective invite you into the mesmerising world of A Tissue, A Tissue, where the only limit is how far your imagination can take you. Dive deep into Oceans, fly through soaring skies and party like there’s no one watching!

Inspired by the world of Fables and Nursery Rhymes, A Tissue, A Tissue explores play, story and music through an energetic, immersive and interactive experience, perfect for 2...

All A-bard! ELTC brings Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors to life

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 06/07/2018 - 2:13pm

Set sail for Greece with Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) this July as it brings to life William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

The Barnfield Theatre will transform into the Greek city of Ephesus, a summer destination where crowds can enjoy a perfect evening of entertainment and laughs.

Meet Egeon (played by Andrew Mimmack), a merchant of the rival city Syrcause after being caught upon Ephesus’ shores and is facing execution unless he pays a huge ransom by sunset. He is brought before Duke Solinus (Richard Flack) and decides to share with him (and the audience) a...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:19pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (2-4 June):

THEATRE

Flashdance – The Musical Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer. When a romance with Nick Hurley complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

An Audience with Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse Friday, Exmouth Pavilion Rhythm of the Night...

The Conductor

Event Date: 
06/06/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

From the devastation of the Leningrad Blockade , 1941, came one of the most life-affirming pieces of music ever to be composed. Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony lifted an entire city in its darkest hour, instilling renewed faith in our capabilities as individuals, as well as the unifying spirit of a people as one. The Conductor is a concert-play: a story told, and woven within the music of the symphony itself. They watched the skies, waiting for anything to lift their hearts, and their prayers were answered in a moment that revealed the true dignity and power that art may serve....

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:51am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this Bank Holiday weekend (25-28 May):

THEATRE

English Touring Opera: Il Tabarro & Gianni Schicchi Friday, Exeter Northcott Puccini’s one-act operas Il tabarro and Gianni Schicchi could hardly be more different: one is a moody romance ending in a grotesque murder on a barge in Paris, and the other is a sparkling comedy about a family inheritance in Florence. First performed in 2011 to great critical acclaim, this double bill shows Puccini at his finest as a master of the theatre that speaks to the heart. Sung in...

The Magnificent Mysto

Event Date: 
26/07/2018 - 4:00pm to 11/08/2018 - 8:15pm
Venue: 
St Nicholas Priory

Step into a world of smoke and mirrors this summer for 'The Magnificent Mysto' - an immersive, multi-sensory experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building - St Nicholas Priory. Expect live music, mind-bending illusions and plenty of surprises.

What ever happened to The Magnificent Mysto? It has been twelve years since he vanished, but the disappearance of the world's greatest magician remains a mystery. Some say he simply withdrew from public life, but others believe his pursuit of the perfect illusion drove him too far…

Places are limited so book early to...

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