THEATRE

Amélie the Musical

Event Date: 
03/06/2019 - 7:30pm to 08/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

Hartshorn–Hook Productions, Selladoor Worldwide and Broadway Asia Company in association with The Watermill Theatre present Amélie.

Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realises that to find her own contentment she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart.

Amélie, played by the delightful Audrey Brisson (The Elephantom, Pinocchio and...

Morgan & West’s Parlour Tricks

Event Date: 
31/05/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

After a hugely successful debut run at Wilton’s Music Hall in 2015, Morgan & West return with their marvellous magic show – Parlour Tricks!

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present an evening chock full of jaw dropping, brain bursting, gasp eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to wear a hat – Morgan & West might just blow your mind.

https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/calendar/morgan-wests-magic-show-for-kids/

West End to Broadway

Event Date: 
26/05/2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Evolve Theatre Productions brings you a night at the musicals, with the best songs to have graced the stage of the West End and Broadway. From classics including Annie, Cats, Les Mis and Wicked to the modern hits of Heathers, Dear Evan Hansen and Six, there is something for everyone. Evolve is putting on two shows in one day at The Barnfield Theatre, so do not miss your chance to hear the hits and see future talent in the making. The company is Exeter based and set up to invest in the future by helping local performers improve through mentoring programmes by professionals in the theatre...

Falstaff Frolics

Event Date: 
24/04/2019 - 9:30am to 12/05/2019 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players present Falstaff Frolics, the escapades of Sir John Falstaff according to William Shakespeare, at The Blackmore Theatre on the following dates and times: • 11th May 2019 at 7.30pm; and • 12th May at 3.00pm. This is a workshop production and will consist of an anthology of scenes featuring William Shakespeare’s lovable rogue. For nearly 400 years Sir John Falstaff has been a favourite of audiences in the UK and all around the world. As the culmination of a series of workshops the Exmouth Players present scenes featuring the fat knight and his jolly friends. Scenes from...

"Sister Act"

Event Date: 
05/06/2019 - 7:30pm to 08/06/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth

EMCo are presenting "Sister Act" at The Exmouth Pavilion from the 5th to 8th June.

Evening performances at 7.30pm plus a Saturday Matinee performance at 2.30pm. Tickets price from £7.50 up to £17.50.

Tickets are currently available via the box office at Exmouth Pavilion or by calling 01395 222 477 or online by clicking on the link below: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/sister-act

Sister Act, which has been adapted from the Whoopie Goldberg movie of the same name, tells the story of the night club singer Delores van Cartier and the Sisters of...

Sister Act

Event Date: 
05/06/2019 - 7:30pm to 08/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth

Tickets are now on sale for the Exmouth Musical Theatre Company's (EMCo) June production of "Sister Act". EMCo are presenting "Sister Act" at The Exmouth Pavilion from the 5th to 8th June.

Evening performances at 7.30pm plus a Saturday Matinee performance at 2.30pm.

Tickets price from £7.50 up to £17.50. Tickets are currently available via the box office at Exmouth Pavilion or by calling 01395 222 477 or online by clicking on this link: https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/sister-act

Sister Act, which has been adapted from the Whoopie Goldberg...

Pricks: A play by Jade Byrn

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:23am

Darlington actress, Jade Byrne, heads off on a special UK tour this year as Pricks, a medical play (with a difference) about Type 1 Diabetes, takes in a dozen dates from Hexham to Exeter Phoenix (on 16 May) and a few in-between.

At 33-years-old Jade has been an actress for nine years (appearing in the likes of Inspector George Gently, Casualty and Mount Pleasant), and a Type 1 diabetic for the past 30 (just ask her stage companion, Dennis the Menace, he’s been there from the beginning).

An urgent, yet funny, new, one-woman show sees Jade tell a warm, engaging and uplifting...

Fissure

Event Date: 
04/05/2019 - 7:30pm to 06/05/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Can you love someone who represents everything you hate in the world?

The world is in chaos. Hazel, a doctor, and Archer a space shuttle engineer fall in love. Archer’s work creating shuttle engines, when unsuccessful, has terrible repercussions on people’s health, leaving Hazel to deal with the results. What is the cost when the one thing powerful enough to let them leave the planet could also completely destroy it?

Fissure, written by local playright Hattie Collins is at Exeter Phoenix on 4 & 6 May.

Previous reviews:

Fissure was nominated a one of the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 03/30/2019 - 9:15pm

Your guide to What’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (29-31 March):

THEATRE

Chicago

Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

The Richard Dale Theatre School are performing Chicago. Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma’s serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together. Driven chorus girl Roxie’s been tossed in the joint for bumping off the lover she’s been cheating on her husband with....

Ballet Theatre UK: Swan Lake

Event Date: 
12/04/2019 - 7:30pm to 13/04/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Swan Lake remains as one of the most enduring, moving and irreplaceable classical ballets due to its fantastical plot filled with romance, sorcery, and betrayal. Join Ballet Theatre UK with their spectacular production. Featuring new choreography by Artistic Director Christopher Moore and over 120 new costumes, stunning sets this production promises to provide you with a new look at the classic tale and leave you with a new love for Swan Lake.

Ticket Prices £16/£10 under 16s

http://www.manorpavilion.com

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