MIRACLE Theatre proves that Waiting for Godot, Beckett's timeless masterpiece, is actually one of the most profound, moving and funny plays ever written.
The show is being staged at Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday, September 10, at 8pm. Tickets cost £10. Call 01392 667080 or visit www.exeterphoenix.org.uk
SHAKESPEARE'S Merry Wives of Windsor is being given the Creative Cow treatment.
The local theatre company is staging its version of the play at Tiverton Community Theatre on Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14.
The tour continues at other venues in the West Country and nationwide until the beginning of November. To book tickets call 01392 493493 or visit www.exeternorthcott.co.uk
BEATLES roadie Mal Evans was one of the band's closest friend and toured the world with them, and took part in their recording sessions and films.
Nik Wood-Jones brings the "sixth Beatle?" Mal back to life in a touching and funny one-hander called Beatle MAL, encompassing theatre and living history.
It stops off at Exeter's Barnfield Theatre on Friday, September 13, at 8pm. Tickets cost £10. Call 01392 270891 or visit www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk
A CASTING and directing workshop is being held by Tale Valley Community Theatre for its new production The Music of Time.
It is being performed in November at Payhembury Hall, and anyone interested in acting is invited to attend a workshop at the venue on Sunday, September 15, from 10am to 1.30pm. Those interested in directing are asked to come from 2pm to 4pm. Also required is digital artists to create projected backdrops, lighting and sound technicians and a host of other posts to make the original project work.
For more details visit www.tvctheatre.org or call 01884 277390.
COMING to The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter is The 100m Sprint, a collaboratively devised autobiographical performance, taking inspiration from childhood sporting memories.
The Tumbling Hat production is based on three sporting elites as they prepare for the most important race of the year. It is being staged on Monday, September 9. For tickets call 01392 434169 or visit www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk