The Minack in July
The Cherry Orchard: Jul 2th-6th
This summer, Cornwall's Miracle Theatre unpacks Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family, whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy. Obstinate and self-absorbed, they are deaf to the rumblings of change which surrounds them, and unable to accept help when they need it.
On The Razzle: Jul 9th-13th
In this fast-paced comic caper full of mistaken identities and mispronunciations a love hungry grocer travels to 19C Vienna. In his absence his two assistants sneak off in search of a past – on a horse called Lightning. A play full of tongue twisters, double entendres . . . and tartan!
Candide: Jul 16th-20th
2018 marks the Centenary of the birth of the multi-talented American musician Leonard Bernstein. To celebrate this landmark Surrey Opera presents his madcap operetta. This romantic comedy, with its crazy twists and turns, plus Bernstein’s incomparable music, is pure entertainment for all.
A Servant To Two Masters: Jul 23th-27th
When the trickster, Truffaldino, signs on to serve two masters at once in the hope of double wages and double dinners, chaos and hilarity ensue. Full of mistaken identities, broken engagements, re-united lovers and dodgy servants, this is classic comedy at its best.
Alice: July 30th-Aug 3th
Alice is in trouble – Joe’s no longer around and no one understands, well, anything! A Rabbit in white leathers arrives, taking her on a journey to a topsy-turvy land, where everyone appears strangely familiar, but nothing seems quite right.
Based on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Laura Wade’s Alice breathes exciting new life in to a much-loved story. Be prepared to join Alice as she travels down the rabbit hole to a Wonderland like you’ve never seen before.