The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 16:34 on 12th September Twitter

A stunning sunset photo from @ManOnaPlanet. Definitely one of our favourite Minack photos ever!

The Minack Theatre 14:14 on 10th September Twitter

It's a full house (well, nearly) for the first performance of #StonesinHisPockets, and a very beautiful afternoon! Tickets are available for the rest of the run, but are selling fast.…

The Minack Theatre 09:28 on 10th September Twitter

#StonesInHisPockets dress rehearsal last night. This is such a great play - do come and see it if you can!…

The Minack Theatre 13:43 on 9th September Twitter

Technical rehearsals are underway for #StonesInHisPockets. Tickets are selling fast: get them at…

The Minack Theatre 09:29 on 7th September Twitter

The get in for our own productions of #StonesInHisPockets and #Orfeo is underway this morning! Lots of steeldeck already carried to the stage by the amazing team from Impact Sound & Light.

The Minack Theatre 11:00 on 6th September Twitter

Behind the scenes at the #StonesInHisPockets rehearsals! We look forward to treating audiences to this hilarious and thought-provoking show from next week. | 10-19 September | Book tickets here:…

The Minack Theatre 15:01 on 5th September Twitter

Our company of young people is busy rehearsing for #Orfeo, under the brilliant direction of choreographer Grace Murdoch. | 11-20 Sept | Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 4th September Twitter

Introducing Ben Kernow and Stephen Cavanagh, who bring to life a multitude of extraordinary characters in award-winning West End smash hit, #StonesInHisPockets. | 10-19 September | Book tickets here:… | 📸Mike Newman & David Woods

The Minack Theatre 11:02 on 4th September Twitter

Does anyone have a pair of 1990s walkie talkies that we could borrow this month for our production of 'Stones in His Pockets'?

The Minack Theatre 12:09 on 3rd September Twitter

NEWS: Due to public demand an extra showing of JAWS announced at Minack on Sunday October 6!

The Minack Theatre 10:04 on 3rd September Twitter

"The legend of ‘Orfeo’ has attracted composers since the very birth of opera." Introducing Musical Director, Patrick Bailey, who is working with professional singers and a company of local young people to bring Monteverdi's #Orfeo to life. | 11-20 Sept |

The Minack Theatre 11:21 on 2nd September Twitter

We love the August crowds, but we're delighted September is here!

The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 30th August Twitter

From 10-19 Sept, we're staging our own production of West End smash hit and Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning play, #StonesInHisPockets written by Marie Jones. Often hysterically funny, thought-provoking and witty. Book tickets here:…

The Minack Theatre 15:55 on 28th August Twitter

Our #Orfeo company are rehearsing on the stage in the sunshine this afternoon. | 11-20 Sept | Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 09:09 on 28th August Twitter

This morning’s storytelling show ‘Stones & Bones’ is cancelled. The ticket cost will be refunded to the purchasing card. This evening’s production of ‘The Government Inspector’ is not affected. A fine evening is expected.

The Minack Theatre 16:10 on 27th August Twitter

Tune in to @debbiedotmac's show on @BBCCornwall now to hear some of our #Orfeo cast talking about their upcoming Minack performance (11-20 Sept)! | Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 16:02 on 27th August Twitter

With an uncanny resemblance to the likes of #Poldark and #DocMartin film crews arriving in Cornwall, #StonesInHisPockets reveals a small village impacted by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. | 10-19 Sept | Book tickets here:…

The Minack Theatre 12:02 on 26th August Twitter

"The challenge with #Orfeo has been to create a juxtaposition between our world & the underworld, establishing an ‘otherworldly’ quality to the costumes, whilst keeping the look modern & relevant." - Marion Harrison, Costume Designer | Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 14:21 on 23rd August Twitter

A fabulous audience this morning for 'The Lonely Lighthouse Keeper' with @johnbrolly.

The Minack Theatre 12:27 on 22nd August Twitter

A huge audience for our informal live interpretation performance of 'Moving Heaven & Earth' this morning from Mark Harandon! Come and hear the story of how Billy Rawlings assisted Rowena Cade to build the Minack.

The Minack Theatre 15:01 on 21st August Twitter

Devastated by the news of the death of his bride, Orpheus journeys into the underworld to find her. Our production of Monteverdi’s #Orfeo gives local young people the chance to perform opera alongside professionals. | 11-20 Sept | Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 19th August Twitter

Two actors and a village of characters. #StonesInHisPockets is a funny and thought-provoking comedy, exploring the impact of Hollywood arriving in the Irish countryside. | 10-19 Sept | Book tickets here:…

The Minack Theatre 20:55 on 16th August Twitter

On this day in 1932 our first performance took place (it was The Tempest which would have been very apt to describe today's weather!).

The Minack Theatre 14:45 on 15th August Twitter

Our Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch MYT cast were rehearsing on stage this morning. Fingers crossed the weather is this nice in October when we perform!

The Minack Theatre 13:47 on 14th August Twitter

We're loving rehearsing the children who are in 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch' here in October half term - they are sounding awesome already! Booking and ticket info will be available from 1 September.

The Minack Theatre 11:14 on 14th August Twitter

An 'almost full house' for storytelling on this damp, murky morning with @squashboxcraig

The Minack Theatre 21:44 on 13th August Twitter

We were delighted to welcome them to our windy cliff!…

The Minack Theatre 08:52 on 13th August Twitter

A great photo from last week's storytelling with @johnbrolly: Tempest in a Teacup!


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Past shows

See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.