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The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall

The Minack Theatre is an open-air theatre on the Cornish coast at Porthcurno. near Land's End.

Official website: http://www.minack.com/

Get involved with shows at The Minack Theatre:
HMS Pinafore at the Minack, Production Team!

We are very excited to be looking for a full production team to join us for 2 weeks in September in Cornwall, working at the outdoor Minack theatre. Its an incredible experience as we provide full technical support in such a unique venue, with full set, lighting and sound, plus fireworks! Full details about the what the show and the 2 weeks in Cornwall entails can be found in our application pack: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XDkwMCCS5R3TeGNAEKRY1fZav-kLZpBoNPzKWcwwJQw/edit?usp=sharing We are having an informal online drop in Q&A on Friday 14th 5-6pm as a chance to learn some more about the experience and ask any questions you might have! The link will be https://meet.google.com/cof-juwb-yjf We are looking for: Stage Manager  Deputy Stage Manager  Sound Designer  Assistant Sound Designer  Lighting Designer  Chief Electrician  (CLX ) Technical Director  Set Designer  Head Carpenter  Pyrotechnician Costume Designer  Hair and/or Makeup Designer Publicity Designer 

    Contact pm.cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 23rd May 2021 22:00 for more details.

    HMS Pinafore at the Minack, Production Team!

    We are very excited to be looking for a full production team to join us for 2 weeks in September in Cornwall, working at the outdoor Minack theatre. Its an incredible experience as we provide full technical support in such a unique venue, with full set, lighting and sound, plus fireworks! Full details about the what the show and the 2 weeks in Cornwall entails can be found in our application pack: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XDkwMCCS5R3TeGNAEKRY1fZav-kLZpBoNPzKWcwwJQw/edit?usp=sharing We are having an informal online drop in Q&A on Friday 14th 5-6pm as a chance to learn some more about the experience and ask any questions you might have! The link will be https://meet.google.com/cof-juwb-yjf We are looking for: Stage Manager  Deputy Stage Manager  Sound Designer  Assistant Sound Designer  Lighting Designer  Chief Electrician  (CLX ) Technical Director  Set Designer  Head Carpenter  Pyrotechnician Costume Designer  Hair and/or Makeup Designer Publicity Designer 

      Contact pm.cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 23rd May 2021 22:00 for more details.

      The Minack Theatre 15:19 on 13th May Twitter

      Steve Jacobs and Craig Johnson are in rehearsal this week for And Then Come the Nightjars. Don't miss this moving and topical play at the Minack from 25 May - 3 June. Find out more and book tickets here. ow.ly/wEVx50ELSUq
      Images © Steve Tanner


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 12th May Twitter

      Now on sale! We're really looking forward to the return of Seventh Avenue Arts with this superb tribute event on July 23rd. A “masterpiece” (BBC Radio) in musicianship, recreating the unmistakable sound of S&G.
      ow.ly/9b6n50EKDZk
      @simonandgarfunkelthroughtheyears


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 11th May Twitter

      There are a few additional tickets available for Scott Matthews at the Minack on 21 & 22 May. We are talking about a handful of seats, so don't wait or you'll miss them. What better way to celebrate the first weekend of live events!
      ow.ly/o6xp50EIZJE
      @scottmatthewsuk


      The Minack Theatre 11:05 on 10th May Twitter

      It was no-contact slaps & punches at our Stage Combat workshop yesterday, as Master at Arms Keith Wallis put students through their paces at a safe social distance. Thanks Keith for a great day! (All participants took lateral flow test beforehand.)
      @keithwallisfights


      The Minack Theatre 07:25 on 9th May Twitter

      This is such a great piece of theatre! Go see it @PenleeTheatre in June! twitter.com/penleetheatre/…


      The Minack Theatre 12:30 on 8th May Twitter

      What a difference a day makes! Lynn Batten snapped this idyllic image of the theatre yesterday on a glorious spring afternoon. This morning it's wet and windy with grey, rolling seas.


      The Minack Theatre 11:16 on 8th May Twitter

      Students from our Acting Academy are enjoying some individual singing tuition this morning. This helps them to improve breathing, voice control & confidence. (These two students are brothers, & all tutors & students receive lateral flow tests prior to their sessions.)


      The Minack Theatre 11:22 on 7th May Twitter

      Tickets are selling well for all our shows - & we're still adding new ones. If government advice changes we may be able to release additional tickets later in the season, but meanwhile, we urge people to book early, particularly for shows in May & June.
      ow.ly/C5p250EH5f5


      The Minack Theatre 12:41 on 6th May Twitter

      There's great excitement at the glorious #orca sightings off the Minack this week. And we've got our very own orcas onstage in July, in the heart-wrenching eco musical Ocean World. Our beautiful lifesized puppets have just arrived.
      #MinackOceanWorld
      minack.com/whats-on/ocean…


      The Minack Theatre 11:37 on 4th May Twitter

      Less than 2 weeks before we welcome our first audiences back to the Minack. Most of our season is now on sale, though there are still some goodies up our sleeves. Several of our early shows are sold out, but there are still tickets for many events. ow.ly/nRfT50EE9AC


      The Minack Theatre 10:51 on 3rd May Twitter

      To celebrate May, enjoy this dramatic photo of our theatre by night, taken a few weeks ago when the Milky Way was at its clearest, by inspiring photographer of the natural world Robert Harvey. Truly, the Theatre under the Stars.

      @naturalworldpix


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 30th April Twitter

      An evening of blues with a twist on 16 July. Mark Harrison's music is highly individual. With catchy tunes, lyrics than intrigue & engage, & striking rhythms he is a totally original songwriter, a stunning guitarist & a master storyteller. Book now.
      ow.ly/mM0S50EATMu


      The Minack Theatre 09:30 on 30th April Twitter

      Visitor tickets to the Minack are now on sale up to 2 July. Advance booking is essential for all visits, tours and performances. minack.com/whats-on/visit…


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 28th April Twitter

      Now on sale: Land of the Giants always pull the crowds with their foot-stomping beats, contagious enthusiasm and sensuous, soaring vocals. They'll be live at the Minack on Friday 2 July. Book now. ow.ly/Cndn50EzvQU


      The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 27th April Twitter

      Another lovely glimpse at the living treasures to be found in the Minack Gardens.
      youtu.be/JTP1HnojjSY


      The Minack Theatre 12:21 on 23rd April Twitter

      Special Workshop, 9 May at the Minack. An introduction to unarmed stage combat . Fight director Keith Wallis will teach you the rudiments of stage combat & what makes a good fight scene. This Workshop is FREE but places are limited. Age 14 - 18 only.
      ow.ly/VN8H50EvWwc


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 23rd April Twitter

      They're back! In July we welcome the return of Living Spit, the 2 man musical comedy team from Bristol with their wry, witty take on Beauty & the Beast - but which is which! A fairytale for adults & mature youngsters, packed with characteristic humour.
      ow.ly/uIdw50EuW9T


      The Minack Theatre 10:58 on 22nd April Twitter

      Femmes de la Mer are 14 fine Cornish singers, celebrating love, loss & feisty cornish women. Their unique blend of a cappella harmonies set them apart. If you love Cornwall & shanty songs, you'll love this group. Book now for 18 June.
      ow.ly/80Jm50EuU8F
      # Femmesdelamer


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 21st April Twitter

      The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy, combines the excitement of a thriller with the mythic beauty of fairytale. @ovotheatre bring this story of a jealous husband, a lost child and a mystical statue to the Minack in July. Book now. ow.ly/PeV950ErKZm


      The Minack Theatre 10:56 on 20th April Twitter

      Sweeping with a smile! Keeping the Minack's gardens tidy doesn't happen by magic. Sometimes, there's nothing for it but to get down on your knees and clean up the old fashioned way. Jimmy's doing a grand job making sure our winding paths are always spick and span.


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 20th April Twitter

      What better way to start a summer weekend than an evening of cool jazz with the Simon Latarche Quartet, featuring Sarah McDonagh on flute and sax? Join us on Friday 11 June to enjoy these talented Cornish musicians live on stage at the Minack. Book now. minack.com/whats-on/simon…


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 19th April Twitter

      We can't wait to see @MiracleTheatre back here this summer with their new show #Starcrazy. This cosmic comedy about obsession and the rekindling of love, hope and possibility is guaranteed to lift your spirits and make you look to the stars. Book now. ow.ly/wdIe50ErK9r


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 18th April Twitter

      Time to gabble with geese and chat to the chimps! @IllyriaTheatre returns to the Minack this summer with the Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle - more astonishing animal adventures with the multilingual medico. Book now for this delightful show. ow.ly/RlA650EpyEp


      The Minack Theatre 09:41 on 18th April Twitter

      Yesterday, we held our first 'Play in a Day' workshop this year. Three groups of five young people, working in accordance with Covid guidelines, created their own drama inspired by the stories of Sherlock Holmes. To find out about our education programme contact kim@minack.com


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 17th April Twitter

      The Cameraman - he's got you framed! A jaded detective looks back on his early career as a crime-fighter in @bashstreet 's playful homage to film noir. If you've never seen this wonderful 'silent' comedy company, you're in for a treat! ow.ly/AKps50Eohq7


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 16th April Twitter

      Amazing what you can do with haybales. Transforming the Minack into an old barn doesn't take much - we've got the rough stone & leaky roof already! Designer Marion Harrison has created a deceptively simple look for 'And Then Come the Nightjars'. ow.ly/KY5S50EogUU


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 15th April Twitter

      Now on sale! International harpist Ruth Wall returns to the Minack on 4 June, for another entrancing evening, playing a mix of traditional, folk & new music on her three unique harps. A perfect way to spend a summer evening! ow.ly/aLG850EoghE


      The Minack Theatre 12:06 on 14th April Twitter

      Our final Minack Tour is now on sale. Join 'Edith Trewern' and be transported back to 1983 to help celebrate Rowena Cade's 90th birthday (which she never quite reached). An interactive tour telling the life story of a remarkable woman. ow.ly/wSus50Eog3S


      The Minack Theatre 16:09 on 12th April Twitter

      Our first day back &, apart from the odd shower, the sun has smiled on us. It is lovely to have visitors in the theatre again, exploring, enjoying the views & the odd hot pasty. And we gave our first guided tours today as well. If you're planning a visit, do check them out.


      The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 12th April Twitter

      We're thrilled to announce Told by an Idiot's sublime production, Charlie & Stan, produced by David Pugh, will be at the Minack 1 - 12 August. It's the story of Charlie Chaplin & Stan Laurel - the greatest comedy duo that nearly was! Book Now. ow.ly/Th8J50Elpes


      Shows

      • Sun 19 Sep
      • Mon 20 Sep
      • Tue 21 Sep
      • Wed 22 Sep
      • Thu 23 Sep
      • Fri 24 Sep
      • Sat 25 Sep

      Past shows

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