theatre

23 Apr

Frapetsus: Bred In Heaven - The Road To Twickers

Following on from the 2011 smash hit ‘Bred in Heaven’, Frapetsus productions present a new and exciting comedy based on the Rugby world cup. Last time we followed the fortunes of Maldwyn – the star of rugby comedy Grand Slam, and friends as they ventured to New Zealand. This time however the challenges lie closer to home at Twickenham, or Twickers as the locals like to call it. 

10 Mar

Theatre Pena: The Royal Bed

A THEATR PENA co-production with THE RIVERFRONT  
In association with THE TORCH THEATRE

by SIÔN EIRIAN

an English language adaptation of SIWAN by SAUNDERS LEWIS

The future lies in her hands….

Easter 1230 and anuneasy truceexists between a divided Wales and England. At the court of the charismatic Prince of North Wales, a catastrophe is about to unfold and dreams of a united Wales will crumble…

6 Mar

Frapetus: Bouncers

Bouncers written by award winning playwright John Godber is a high impact stylised view of today’s urban nightlife. A sharp, edgy look at what goes on late at night in every town, when the pubs are shut and the beers been downed.

It is a comedy with a bleak streak that raises a mirror to the realities and fantasies of nightclub lifestyles. Chosen by the National Theatre as one of the finest plays of the 20th century the play raises questions about violence, relationships, despair, sexuality, sexual dynamics and roles, alcohol, power and friendships.

1 Mar

Les Petits Theatre: Captain Flinn and The Pirate Dinosaur

Join Flinn as he discovers a Pirate hiding in a cupboard, hold on tight as the cupboard falls away and together we tumble into a real life adventure!  All aboard for a non-stop action packed theatrical experience with live music, puppetry, physical performance and dastardly dinosaurs!  Ignite your child's imagination through the magic of theatre and story-telling. Internationally acclaimed theatre company Les Enfants Terribles present their exciting new children's theatre company, Les Petits.  Based on the award winning book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto.  

 

19 Feb

The Devil's Violin: The Forbidden Door

What would you sacrifice for the one you love?
 

 Welcome to a cinema of the mind- with their visceral combination of live music and dynamic storytelling, The Devil’s Violin weave an enchantment of melody and mystery.

 

Don't open that door!
 

As soon as the rule is laid down, we know it will be broken. Once the door is opened, then what? - adventures! All of us love a good tale, and this is a wonderful one.

Expect love, loss, drama, danger, horror, humour, twists and trials. 

 

9 Apr

Mitch Benn

RBM COMEDY 

I'm a sceptic. But don't take my word for it. Or indeed anybody's. For anything...." and this is the basic premise of Mitch's new critically acclaimed show.  It's a show that will make you laugh a lot and think a bit as well as Mitch debunks myths, exposes nonsense and grapples with the very nature of knowledge itself extolling the virtues of an evidence-based approach to life .... with amusing consequences and of course a few songs along the way.

24 Mar

Rich Hall - 3:10 To Humour

Rich Hall is the star of the critically acclaimed BBC 4 documentaries ‘Rich Hall’s Continental Drifters’, ‘Rich Hall’s The Dirty South’’ and ‘How The West Was Lost’.

3 Mar

The Harri-Parris: The Big Day

A brand new comedy drama with songs from the same creative cow shed that brought you ‘The Leaving Do.’

The Harri-Parris have been preparing for Anni’s wedding for months and want to celebrate the big day with you. Well, not the actual big day, they’re not made of money. How about the night before? The night they’re going to meet Anni’s new fiancé for the first time. And you are invited to come and have a look at him.

21 Mar - 23 Mar

Dynamix Performing Arts School: Annie

Following their recent success with the hit show ‘Footloose’, Dynamix Performing Arts School returns with one of the most popular shows ever, 'Annie'. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written including "Tomorrow" like “It’s the Hard Knock Life”. This family friendly spectacular will feature all the students from both Llechryd and Llanddewi Velfrey Performing Art Schools, from ages 3-21! 

13 Nov

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2014

Theatr Mwldan is delighted to mark Shakespeare's 450th birthday by throwing him the biggest party he has ever seen with the largest Shakespeare Schools Festival to date. 35,000 young people will take to professional stages across the UK. 

This year, for the very first time, we’re pioneering the Pembrokeshire Shakespeare Schools Festival. Pembrokeshire schools will be performing here, on our stage, on November 11th, 12th and 13th.

26 Mar

REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY In THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (abridged)

Written and Directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor.

They’ve skewered history, the Bible and the world’s most celebrated playwright, now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Moliere (Is Moliere funny? Why not?) to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show and Nick Clegg (Is Nick Clegg funny? Why not?)

22 Jan - 18 Feb

NT Live: Treasure Island

LIVE BROADCAST EVENT IN HD SCREENED VIA SATELLITE FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE LONDON

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.
It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins.

 Suitable for 10 years +

9 Dec

NT Live: John

LIVE BROADCAST EVENTS IN HD SCREENED VIA SATELLITE FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE LONDON

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.

The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

6 Jul

Alan Carr: Work In Progress

PLUS SUPPORT
THIS SHOW HAS NOW SOLD OUT!

Star of Channel 4’s ‘Alan Carr Chatty Man’ will be trying out new material at these intimate gigs in preparation for a forthcoming tour.

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13 Sep

The Good, The Bad and The Welsh: Frapetsus

Following on from the huge success of the hilarious ‘I’ll be there now, in a minute!’  August 2014 sees the return of the loveable Williams family to the Theatre stage.
Dating disaster Rhodri has achieved the impossible. He’s finally found the woman of his dreams, but can he escape from his Mam’s meddling ways?  Can Dad, Dai, prove to be the saint holding the family together in the city of sin?
Writer Jack Llewellyn takes us from the rolling hills of Carmarthenshire to the bright lights of Las Vegas with another action packed comedy, featuring Trimsaran’s favourite family.

30 Sep

Garw: Theatr Bara Caws

by Sion Eirian

Cast:  Rhys Parry Jones, Eiry Thomas, Gwawr Loader, Sion Ifan

Director:  Betsan Llwyd

The Aman Valley at the end of the 80s.  Llew’s world, an ex-miner and ex-boxer, is changing.  Supporting the families now are not the rough hands of the men but the industrious fingers of the women.  And as Llew’s horizons narrow, the horizons of Sara his wife, and Lowri his daughter widen in unforeseen directions.  And in the wake of these changes, the foundations of the home begin to crumble.

27 Oct

Jack And The Beanstalk: Lyngo Theatre

 

By Marcello Chiarenza

Adapted and performed by Patrick Lynch

Music by Carlo 'Cialdo' Capelli

Design Assistant Elena Marini

 

Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come!

14 Oct

Oh! What A Lovely War: Cilgerran Players

SHOW CANCELLED
WE REGRET  TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL.
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT PLEASE CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE FOR A REFUND, OR TO EXCHANGE YOUR TICKETS FOR ANOTHER EVENT.
WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVIENIENCE CAUSED.

Promoted by
THE CILGERRAN PLAYERS

20 Sep - 20 Sep

Hugless Douglas: Blunderbus Theatre Company

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one, but none of them seem quite right. After all, there are so many different hugs to choose from.

But Douglas soon discovers that there’s only one hug that will do - a big bear hug from his mum!

Blunderbus is proud to present this delightful new show which comes to life with an irresistible blend of music, puppetry and high energy storytelling.

17 Oct

Bedroom Farce: Black Rat

BLACK RAT PRODUCTIONS  BLACKWOOD MINERS’ INSTITUTE CO-PRODUCTION
By Alan Aykbourn
Directed by Richard Tunley

6 Jun

St Dogmaels 1940s style Dinner Dance

Please note - tickets for this events can now only be purchased on the door (cash or cheque only).

You are cordially invited to a 1940's style dinner dance at St Dogmaels Memorial Hall with 1940's music from the local Puffin brass band and a record collection from that era.
There will also be a 1940's style bar on the evening.
Dress code - 1940's optional but not compulsory.

22 Sep

NT Live: Medea (12A)

LIVE BROADCAST EVENTS IN HD SCREENED VIA SATELLITE FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE LONDON

4 September: LIVE BROADCAST
22 September: ENCORE (REPEAT) SCREENING OF A PERFORMANCE CAPTURED LIVE ON 4 SEPTEMBER

23 Oct

Simon Evans: Leashed

20 Sep

Marcus Brigstocke: Je M'accuse – I Am Marcus

OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS

Podium dancer, oil rig worker, food addict, musical theatre enthusiast, posh, eco-hypocrite, ex-Goth, muppet fan, award winning comedian and chief beverages operator at the Little Chef – screw politics! Let’s talk about me.

“If you haven't seen him live, then you haven't seen him at his very best” *****The Mirror

"Rare is the stand-up show that makes you laugh, think and then fight back the tears. This is it" **** The Daily Telegraph

PLEASE NOTE - THIS SHOW CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE

 Suitable for ages 15+

17 May

SpyGame: Cardigan Theatre

PROMOTED BY CARDIGAN THEATRE

By Bettine Manktelow

For their spring production Cardigan Theatre have chosen a cracking good play!

A number of contestants gather at a remote country house to see who will go forward to take part in a new television show, all about spies. Who would make the best spy? Who isn’t all they seem to be? Is there really a T V show or is something more sinister going on?

This is a show that will keep you guessing until the final curtain, interspaced with moments of hilarity……Don’t miss it!

£7

16 Jul

Footloose: Dynamix Performing Arts School

PROMOTED BY DYNAMIX PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 
This summer Dynamix performing arts school returns with one of the most explosive American musicals of all time - Footloose! 

29 Oct

Morgan and West - A Grand Adventure

Gadzooks! Time travelling Victorian magicians Morgan & West have lost the secrets to all of their tricks and by hell or high water intend to get them back. Join the dashing duo in a thrilling adventure show filled to the brim with magic as they cross continents, meddle with miscreants and sneak into secret societies.
Can Morgan & West catch the crooks, recover their quarry and confound the crowds with their clever conjuring? Find out in… Morgan & West: A Grand Adventure!

9 Apr

Dros Y Top: Theatr Bara Caws

Composer and Musical Director:  Osian Gwynedd

Director:  Betsan Llwyd

 

Ma’ ‘na fai ar bawb yn rwla’n y gyflafan erchyll hon

Dim jest Leopald yn mynd ffor rong.

Ffor’ rong!

Am bo’ Leopald ‘di mynd.....FFOOOOOOOR ROOOOOONG!!!

 

Embracing the happy and the sad, the sweet and the bitter, this show explores the where, the why, the how and the who inspired the worst massacre that Wales and Europe has ever seen.

9 Aug

The Merchant of Venice: The Abbey Shakespeare Players

PROMOTED BY: The Abbey Shakespeare Players

The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare

The Abbey Shakespeare Players, St Dogmaels Abbey

‘I have sworn an oath that I will have my bond.’

Shakespeare's Merchant tells a story of deals made and trust betrayed. Only a clever woman can avert the grim conclusion of a deadly bargain. This production will recreate the colour and spectacle of Venetian society in Shakespeare's entertaining and morally complex play.

This is an outdoor production so please dress warmly.
Seating is provided.

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