A Midsummer Night's Fringe

A Midsummer Night's Fringe

Join us for our summer showcase fundraising gala at Brighton Open Air Theatre on July 3rd for an extravagant evening of everything Fringe! See all your Fringe favourites from our 2018 festival in the dreamy outdoor setting of Brighton Open Air Theatre, and help raise much needed funds for the charity behind England’s largest open access arts festival... 

Adventures of Robin Hood

Adventures of Robin Hood

Prepare your family for a thrilling adventure as Robin and his merry band whisk you to Sherwood forest and rise up against the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham! Expect boo-able villains, thigh-slapping songs, narrow escapes and daring escapades! Bring a picnic and enjoy a unique outdoor adventure! Previous productions: 'The Wind in The Willows' and 'The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio'... 

The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang

A David Walliams best seller. Drum roll, please... Heartbreak invites you to join them for the grand opening of The Lord Funt Hospital Playground, a spectacular new play area for the convalescent child... 

Spurious

Spurious

Written by Allan Williams and directed by Harry Benefield, Spurious explores themes of family and identity through three generations of women falling pregnant at 18, while examining each period’s outlook on young and single motherhood... 

Coldstream: Critical Threat

Coldstream: Critical Threat

It's 2017, Operation Temperer has put UK troops on UK streets. Concert attacks, terrorists in white vans running over civilians. This is a very new frontline. Members of parliament needing results... 

TotRockinBeats Old-School Block Party

TotRockinBeats Old-School Block Party

An amazing, three-hour, outdoor, family-friendly, old-school, Hip-Hop, Funk and Soul block party. Featuring: Top DJs From 1BTN FM, MCs, live graffiti by Dan Lish, B-Boys & Girls, outdoor crafts, kids' games, licenced bar and more... 

The Lives They Left Behind

The Lives They Left Behind

Inspired by the fascinating discovery of neglected suitcases, this talented young ensemble join together to present stories of the real patients of Willard Psychiatric Centre.Miskin Theatre doesn’t waste any time introducing the audience to the harsh divide between the staff and the psychiatric patients at Willard; the staff cold and restrained and the patients displaying a range of thoughts and varying degrees of hope, each clearly understanding their character and their journey... 

La bohème

La bohème

Can you live on love alone? Heritage Opera, Northwest England’s professional touring opera company, comes to Brighton with Puccini's best-loved opera, which charts the love affair of Rodolfo, a writer, and Mimi, his neighbour, as they eke out a living on the breadline... 

From One Heart to Another

From One Heart to Another

The human heart. We can put it in the strangest places, hoping it’s looked after by whoever finds it. Kia is about to find out just how big hers is. A lot to hand over. She needs help... 

Medea

Medea

Seeing work at Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) is a treat because you have that unusual experience of sharing the same sky with the players. If it’s raining in Brighton, it's also raining in Corinth, or Venice or wherever the play is set... 

Wake Up Alice!

Wake Up Alice!

Award-winning and inclusive Youth Theatre Company Brightonshed in collaboration with Theatreshed bring their interpretation of 'Alice in Wonderland' to Brighton Fringe. Expect an interactive leap down the rabbit hole, where we can explore "who we are" and question how we shake off our labels to make our dreams a reality... 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble

Led by Lebanese violinist Layale Chaker, The Sarafand Ensemble brings you a concert of new original musical compositions where Western classical and contemporary music, Jazz, and Arabic Maqam music interact and transcend musical boundaries, leading us into newfound colours and musical landscapes. 

Don Quixote

Don Quixote

"But... your grace?" said Sancho, "What you see over there aren't giants, but windmills." "Obviously," replied Don Quixote, "you don't know much about adventures.” The self-styled knight errant may be mad, but the maddest thing of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be... 

The Tempest

The Tempest

Three groups of shipwreck survivors venture into unknown territory and find themselves being closely monitored, manipulated and enchanted by a wizard and his sidekick. Puppetry, dance and live music support this pacey, entertaining and engaging adaptation performed by a talented young ensemble cast... 

Once and Future

Once and Future

The land is sick. Our stories will serve us. A round table of poets, rappers, storytellers and musicians invoke the spirit of Arthur. This event is for lovers of song and spoken word, a place for adventurous minds to explore timeless myths of this land through the voices of its people. 

Flying The Nest

Flying The Nest

Welcome to Hatchling College, an eggciting place to learn all about native birds and how to be a good birder. Sit in a giant nest and get involved in this interactive eggsperience led by our three eggstraordinary professors... 

A Little Prince

A Little Prince

An aeroplane crashes in the Sahara Desert. As the pilot is worrying over his predicament, he is approached by a little boy who will change his view of the world and life forever. A contemporary new musical version of Saint-Exupéry's classic that will dazzle your mind and capture your heart. 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

A vibrant re-imagining of Burnett’s classic story with an inclusive cast of young actors, bringing the garden to life through music, dance and umbrellas. Weaving a tale of isolation and the healing power of nature and family, a truly unique show in Brighton's newest theatre (N...