Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theatre
Friars Gate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AZ
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Cygnet New Theatre

The Cygnet Theatre is drama school which was founded in 1980

It developed from a collaboration between the Northcott Theatre, Monica Shallis and Mary Evans.

It is now a full-time training company with a studio theatre and also undertakes occasional touring.

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Blooming Out - Nos Three

BLOOMING OUT is a clown show, interpreted by two Brazilian actresses, that explores in a light and comic way the most intriguing moments of the feminine universe. The fascination of beauty, girly plays, the first time putting on make-up, the body's development including its feminine parts, arrival of the period, the…

Fri 19 May

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

Sat 20 May

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

A Day In The Night Of Emily Hayes

Pilot's Thumb Theatre Company Written and Directed by Danny Strike Emily is having a bad night, awash with memories, thoughts, feelings. Time creeps; she wanders, envies a prowling urban fox, waits for the skinny pale boy! And faces the dawn - puts on her Face to face the day. A glimpsed ghost holds the key To the…

Fri 5 May

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

The Green Rock River Band

The Green Rock River Band are a hybrid of old time sounds that universally connects with audiences all over, a sound that has echoed throughout decades of music history, in music hall, Americana, folk tradition and jazz. All this blended with a contemporary sound. Modern songwriting and original arrangements for 21st…

Sat 6 May

Jim Payne & Wren Music

Jim Payne & Wren Music This event is part of 'Shore to Shore Revisited' a lecture, recital and concert tour given by Newfoudland's Jim Payne and Devon's Paul Wilson and Marilyn Tucker of Wren Music. JIM PAYNE is a renowned Newfoundland folk singer who is best known for performing Newfoundland's traditional sea…

Thu 6 Apr

King Lear ( The Actor's Wheel)

how sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child! The Actor's Wheel return with their unique take on Shakespeare's moving tale of a fragmented, ragged descent into madness. With achingly relevant themes that resonate powerfully with our world today, this piece is worth the travel through 'cataracts…

Wed 24 May

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

Measure For Measure - Cygnet Theatre

CYGNET is passionate about Shakespeare and strives to create accessible and relevant productions which value the text and draw out the drama and themes from the plays. TEENAGE PREGNANCY, PROSTITUTION, CRIMINALITY In Vienna strict codes of behaviour have not been enforced by those in power for a generation and moral…

Sat 1 Apr

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

Mixed Grill - Beyond Face

After going out for some Caribbean food, Alix thinks that Lewis should learn how to make a proper Caribbean curry, after all, he is a quarter mixed race, and really should connect more with his roots. Lewis doesn't see what the big deal is. Their upbringing has been very different; their thought process is very…

Sat 22 Apr

Nature Knows Best

TicTac Theatre In a delightfully funny series of two person plays; 'Nature Knows Best', by Devonshire playwright Nick Discombe, takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo, a couple of Seahorses and a pair of Sheep. Each play humorously portrays man's effect on the natural world and the creatures in…

Wed 17 May

£5.50 / 01392 277189

Thu 18 May

£5.50 / 01392 277189

Nzingabeth! or When Ana Met Virginia

Musical show challenging notions of nationality, race and gender. Presented by the Bluebirds.

Fri 12 May

£15.40 some concessions / 01392 277189

Sat 13 May

£15.40 some concessions / 01392 277189

Small Town Jones

There have been many comparisons for Devon based Singer Songwriter Small Town Jones (Jim Jones) in the music press of late. To be written into sentences likening him to such greats as John Martyn, Ron Sexsmith as well as Wilco can only be helpful, however, what is also becoming clear is that Small Town Jones is fast…

Fri 28 Apr

£11 some concessions / 01392 277189

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