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The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall

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

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

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THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ MINACK 2024 AMD Role Now Open

Attention opera and theatre lovers, the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for an Assistant Musical Director to help us take on our large-scale production of the infamous Pirates of Penzance at the Minack theatre in Cornwall in September 2024.

    Contact cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 4th Mar 2024 23:59 for more details.

    THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ MINACK 2024 Auditions Now Open

    Attention opera and theatre lovers, the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for a sparkling and enthusiastic cast to take on our large-scale production of the infamous Pirates of Penzance at the Minack theatre in Cornwall in September 2024.

      Contact cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 8th Mar 2024 19:00 for more details.

      THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ MINACK 2024 Publicity Roles Now Open

      Attention opera and theatre lovers, the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for a Publicist  and Design team to take on our large-scale production of the infamous Pirates of Penzance at the Minack theatre in Cornwall in September 2024.

        Contact cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 4th Mar 2024 23:59 for more details.

        THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ MINACK 2024 AD/Choreo Roles Now Open

        Attention opera and theatre lovers, the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for an Assistant Director  and/or Choreographer  combo to take on our large-scale production of the infamous Pirates of Penzance at the Minack theatre in Cornwall in September 2024.

          Contact cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 4th Mar 2024 23:59 for more details.

          THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ MINACK 2024 Tech Roles Now Open

          Attention opera and theatre lovers, the Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for a technical team (Stage Manager , Deputy Stage Manager , 2x Sound Designer , Lighting Designer , CLX , Technical Director , Set Designer , Pyrotechnician, Costume Designer ) to take on our large-scale production of the infamous Pirates of Penzance at the Minack theatre in Cornwall in September 2024.

            Contact cambridgeminack@gmail.com before 4th Mar 2024 22:00 for more details.

            The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 12th July Twitter

            Coming soon at the Minack
            Ethereal folk duo 'The Breath'
            Friday 11 August 7.30pm
            'raw, soulful, often mesmeric, richly textured and lushly constructed' Mojo
            Check them out on YouTube
            youtube.com/watch?v=IrGhxv…
            Book now. minack.com/whats-on/breath


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 12th July Twitter

            This Saturday at the Minack
            The students of the Minack Musical Theatre Academy take us on an epic journey from Mary Poppins to Mamma Mia! and beyond in a glorious celebration of Musical Theatre, directed by West End actor/singer #DaisyBoyles
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/stars…


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 11th July Twitter

            Opening Tomorrow
            Students of the Minack Acting Academy present their take on one of the world's great dramas.
            A political battle of wills between young & old, heart & head, love & power, full of questions that echo down the ages.
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/antig…


            The Minack Theatre 10:01 on 11th July Twitter

            Work on the Minack Cafe refurb. is coming along. The huge, new windows make the panoramic view even more breathtaking than before. There's still lots of work to do inside the building, but our Terrace Coffee Shop & Kiosk are open for takeaway refreshments throughout the summer.


            The Minack Theatre 12:11 on 10th July Twitter

            Coming soon to the Minack
            Tricksters, deities, complicated marriages & cosmic crises collide in the hands of the exuberant @pandvani108!
            World-class storytellers Ben Haggarty, Emily Hennessey & Steph Brittain create enchanting tales for grown-ups
            Book now.
            minack.com/whats-on/winne…


            The Minack Theatre 10:45 on 10th July Twitter

            Coming soon to the Minack
            Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece, set in the jazz-soaked streets of New Orleans.
            'What a production; hotter than a tamale, cooler than a smoky basement jazz club.'
            Book now for this powerful portrayal of love, lust & loneliness.
            minack.com/whats-on/stree…


            The Minack Theatre 10:31 on 6th July Twitter

            f you've got little ones age 4 - 7 this new CBeebies show follows two Cornish artists hunting 'treasure' round the county.
            Episode 2 'The Magic Stick' (Tues 11 July) features our very own Lynn Batten when the duo's quest leads them to the Minack.
            Enjoy!
            ow.ly/eWgo50P4S2V


            The Minack Theatre 12:37 on 5th July Twitter

            Next week at the Minack
            Celebrate our next generation of performers with 3 fabulous shows
            Lullaby of the Tides (multi-school musical project)
            Antigone (The Minack Acting Academy)
            Songs on the Cliffside (The Minack Musical Theatre Academy)
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/by-ge…


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 5th July Twitter

            Last chance to catch this week's thought-provoking production.
            A play that resonates disturbingly today.
            'Some rise by sin, and some by justice, fall'
            Final performances today and tomorrow (Thursday).
            Don't miss it.
            minack.com/whats-on/measu…


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 4th July Twitter

            This summer at the Minack
            An epic tale of love across the divides of war. Louis de Bernière's sweeping best-seller is perfect for the dramatic setting of the Minack, but book soon because tickets are selling fast.
            minack.com/whats-on/louis…


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 4th July Twitter

            This month at the Minack
            Mistaken identities, entangled love triangles and cunning trickery - Shakespeare's most loveable comedy is perfect fun for a summer night.
            Ideal for everyone aged 8+
            Book now!
            ow.ly/CVZ350P37v5
            @IllyriaTheatre


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 3rd July Twitter

            Opening tonight at the Minack
            Measure for Measure
            3 - 6 July
            Don't miss this exciting interpretation of Shakespeare's topical drama of power & corruption set among the courts & brothels of Vienna. It could have been written for today.
            Book now!
            minack.com/whats-on/measu…


            The Minack Theatre 15:24 on 1st July Twitter

            Final rehearsals are underway for today’s Play in a Day, over 60 children are acting, singing, dancing and making a new production of Odysseus supported by a brilliant professional creative team!


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 30th June Twitter

            Save the Date!
            Leskyn Kernow - 28 July
            Cornwall’s Big Band return to the Minack after their sell-out performance last year. Join us for a night of classic swing favourites, plus a few surprises. Featuring Sylvia McEwen & Jimmy Cannon.
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/lesky…


            The Minack Theatre 10:01 on 30th June Twitter

            Next Month at the Minack
            Life & the afterlife get complicated when Charles & Ruth find themselves with an unwelcome houseguest - the ghost of Charles's first wife! Supernatural humour from the eternal style icon, Noël Coward.
            Book Now
            minack.com/whats-on/blith…
            @IlkleyPlayhouse


            The Minack Theatre 11:58 on 29th June Twitter

            Coming Soon at the Minack
            Join us for an epic journey through musical theatre history as the Minack Musical Theatre Academy performs classic songs from Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Boublil & Schonberg & many more!
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/stars…


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 29th June Twitter

            Coming Soon at the Minack
            Join us for an epic journey through musical theatre history as the Minack Musical Theatre Academy performs classic songs from Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Boublil & Schonberg & many more!
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/stars…


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 28th June Twitter

            Coming Soon at the Minack
            A single act of defiance shakes the state to its foundations & everyone has a choice to make. Even those who don’t take sides can’t avoid the fallout.
            This production is performed by Minack Theatre Acting Academy.
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/antig…


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 28th June Twitter

            This Friday at the Minack
            Celebrate the weekend with some sparkling brass.
            West of England Champions #CamborneTownBand presents an evening of fabulous music.
            30 June
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/brass…


            The Minack Theatre 15:12 on 27th June Twitter

            The Minack is looking to recruit new trustees! If you are interested, or know someone who is then check out the information pack at minack.com/taking-part/ne…. Deadline 21 July 2023.


            The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 27th June Twitter

            Next week at the Minack
            Measure for Measure
            @_movingstories returns to the Minack with this timeless tragicomedy in partnership with Women's Aid, giving a voice to Shakespeare's silenced women & the struggle for freedom, empowerment & morality.
            3-6 July
            minack.com/whats-on/measu…


            The Minack Theatre 10:15 on 27th June Twitter

            Some more pix from this week's exciting performance of #Glassworks.
            A feast of thrilling contemporary dance & music from @kevoscornwall and Cheap Date, plus students from Falmouth University's Propeller dance.
            On Tues & Wed
            Don't miss it.
            minack.com/whats-on/glass…


            The Minack Theatre 10:22 on 26th June Twitter

            Opening tonight at the Minack
            Glassworks - exciting contemporary dance set to music by Philip Glass & Bryce Dessner performed by Kevos & dance company Cheap Date + Falmouth University's Propeller group.
            Tickets selling fast.
            26-28 June
            minack.com/whats-on/glass…


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 23rd June Twitter

            This Summer at the Minack
            Tickets are selling fast for our summer season. There's so much to enjoy. To make sure you don't miss anything, download our digital season brochure
            ow.ly/XLyb50OVtT4
            or visit our website
            ow.ly/3eAq50OVtT6


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 23rd June Twitter

            Next week at the Minack
            Glassworks
            Don't miss this rare opportunity to see two masterpieces of contemporary music performed on the Minack stage by @kevoscornwall with imaginative dance interpretation from, Cheap Date.
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/glass…


            The Minack Theatre 10:22 on 22nd June Twitter

            Last Chance to see
            Calvino Nights
            'Nothing is impossible for Calvino Nights.' The Cornishman
            Last tickets available today: 4pm
            'This compassionate show wears its heart on its sleeve' The Guardian
            A final celebration of fire, feast & fantastical fable
            minack.com/whats-on/calvi…


            The Minack Theatre 09:55 on 22nd June Twitter

            Last Chance to see
            Calvino Nights
            'Nothing is impossible for Calvino Nights.' The Cornishman
            Last performances today: 4 & 8pm
            'This compassionate show wears its heart on its sleeve' The Guardian
            Join us for one last night of fire, feast & fantastical fable
            minack.com/whats-on/calvi…


            The Minack Theatre 12:10 on 21st June Twitter

            Coming soon at the Minack
            Join @IllyriaTheatre for an evening of yearning romance, music and sheer joy with one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies.
            Ideal for everyone aged 8+
            Book now!
            minack.com/whats-on/twelf…


            The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 21st June Twitter

            Next week at the Minack
            Celebrate summer with some sparkling brass.
            West of England Champions #CamborneTownBand presents an evening of fabulous music.
            30 June
            Book now
            minack.com/whats-on/brass…


            The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 20th June Twitter

            Teachers and children from @StLevanSchool joined staff from the Minack, @PKPorthcurno and @CornwallAONB yesterday for a beach clean on Porthcurno beach. Thanks to all our willing helpers and to @sascampaigns, who provided the equipment.
            #PlasticFreePorthcurno


            Shows

            • Sun 15 Sep
            • Mon 16 Sep
            • Tue 17 Sep
            • Wed 18 Sep
            • Thu 19 Sep
            • Fri 20 Sep
            • Sat 21 Sep

            Past shows

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