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This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September.
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Porthcurno, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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+44 1736 810181
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Reviewed today via mobile

The young people from Cambridge G&S were brilliant at last night’s sell out performance of The Pirates of Penzance. Despite the drizzle, the show was a great experience and the performers, particularly the Major General, the Police Sergeant and the leading lady singer were superb....More

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed yesterday

Before we left Oz, we were able to secure tickets for the opening night of The Pirates of Penzance, but thought the tail-end of Hurricane Helene was going to cause a cancellation. Despite the winds, waves and occasional shower, the cast from the Cambridge University...More

Thank Rowley51
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to see The pirates of Penzance during the leftovers of hurricane Helene. It was fabulous. The actors were superb being rained on and nearly blown over the cliffs. We were really lucky as we were seated next to a lighting hut and were therefore...More

Thank sjascanlon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely stunning place. Short walk from car park to main entrance. Steps in theatre quite steep. Can wander around at leisure. Be aware of opening times as Web site not always up to date. Will close early if there is a performance happening in the...More

Thank jakki j
Reviewed yesterday

This place is amazing, the story behind how it came to be is truly inspiring. The theatre is built into a cliff side and the views are absolutely stunning. The backdrop of the ocean and the sky - on a warm sunny day. The theatre...More

Thank QueenT76
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I come every year when on holiday to see a performance. This year we saw Pirates of Penzance. The performance was amazing but the setting steals the show. My favourite theatre in the world. We got very windswept on Monday but was...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful place to visit. We watched a show on the afternoon called Journeys End which was good, luckily the weather was very sunny which made the beautiful scenery even better. If you intend to watch a show then take something padded to sit...More

Thank helsx2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Stunning setting. Warm but v v windy. Actors did a grand job considering but play not for me. You have to a. Visit this incredible theatre during the day and b. Do a theatre trip at least one. Will be back next...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just a spectacular view and an amazing place. The setting is beautiful and the gardens delightful. We really loved visiting the theatre and walked around the levels, the cafe was so pleasant also. We enjoyed coffees looking out across the sea - quite incredible. So...More

Thank Glynis2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant place to go. Before you enter the theatre there is a little museum which is a must. The history behind the place is amazing and the fact the this woman built and created this place is mind blowing. There are a few steps down...More

Thank Chloejones2012
Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Chloe for writing us such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back one day.

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HootieUK
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
The evening show will finish at 9.45pm. Running time 2 hr 15mins.
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PrisnaP1
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
yes, we will be open from 10am until about 3.30pm.
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SamD441970
August 27, 2018|
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Yes, you just can't take dogs in when we have performances on.
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