The Minack in May
Pals: May 1st-2nd
Set during the first years of the conflict, this poignant dark comedy follows the story of two innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteer their services to Britain after Kitchener’s call for a New Army. Their experience of life on the Western Front is a stark contrast to what was promised by the officers signing them up.
13 The Musical: May 5th-7th
The British Theatre Academy brings their West End Smash Hit production of 13: The Musical to Minack, featuring talented young performers from the West End’s, Matilda, Mary Poppins, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot and The Sound Of Music.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: May 9th-10th
Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the world since 2005 with its effortless wit and humour. Featuring a wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this Bee is one unforgettable experience which will leave you with a real buzzzzzzzzzzz!
Before I Wake: May 21st-25th
In August 1914 a group of gardeners wrote their names on the wall of the Thunderbox, an outdoor toilet in the Heligan Estate. It was a last act of hope and camaraderie before marching off to fight in the first World War. Of the 13 men known to have enlisted, just four survived…
The story of those men… their families, their friends and their community… is being brought vividly to life in a remarkable and heart-warming new play that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.
Jesus Christ Superstar: May 28th-Jun 1st
Featuring well known songs such as ‘Gethsemane’, ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’ and ‘Superstar’, this iconic rock-opera needs no introduction as it takes you on an emotional journey of Jesus’ final days.