The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays comes to Oxford after its critically-acclaimed London and international festival runs. Don’t miss one of the most inventive recent Shakespeare productions.
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk comes to Oxford after selling out at London’s Globe Theatre and the Traverse in Edinburgh. Emma Rice’s production is drawn in a theatrical language as fluid as Chagall’s celebrated paintings.
Following the success of Fantastic Mr. Fox, George's Marvellous Medicine promises to be yet another hugely imaginative and entertaining stage adaptation, bursting with growing grannies, feathery farm animals and bags of frothbuggling family fun.
The award-winning Musical Youth Company of Oxford presents an exciting new production of the groundbreaking rock opera Godspell. Based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, with music by three-time Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz.
Be careful who you wish for…
Electric with suspense and with a shocking twist, this edge-of-your-seat, rarely seen thriller by the UK’s greatest crime writer is rediscovered in a brand new production by Lucy Bailey (Gaslight, Dial M for Murder).
Their award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish gets 1.2 million downloads a week, has been transformed into the spin-off topical BBC2 TV series No Such Thing As The News and was named one of iTunes’ top ten most downloaded podcasts of 2016.
For 15 years Reginald D Hunter has been casting a wry eye over the ways of his adopted homeland.
Fresh from appearances on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Have I Got News for You, he comes to OP as part of his extended UK tour.
In this bold contemporary version of Henrik Ibsen’s original, Critics’ Circle Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood brings the enigmatic Hedda into a modern world full of crisis, Oxford academics and destabilising gender roles.
Emma Rice’s "exquisite" (Telegraph) production comes to Oxford Playhouse following its critically acclaimed premiere at Shakespeare’s Globe.
As our destitute heroine struggles to survive, she strikes her matches to keep warm.
Halfwit Theatre presents Sweet Charity, a Broadway classic which follows the misadventures of the gullible and guileless Charity Hope Valentine, a dance hostess at the Fandango ballroom who always gives her heart to the wrong man.
Olivier Award-winning smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong returns to Oxford for another calamitous week! Don’t miss this brilliantly funny show that’s guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!
The award-winning Oxford Operatic Society returns to the Playhouse to do what they do best: bring a beloved musical to life. Fiddler on the Roof is an enduringly popular show that’s been celebrated across the globe.
Ride the wind with Air Play, a modern circus spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts.
Following their hugely popular and critically-acclaimed performances of La Bohème and Carmen, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose returns to the Oxford Playhouse with their bold new take on Mozart’s classic.
“Scottish Play” is among Shakespeare’s
shortest, but for critically acclaimed theatre company Filter to edit it down
to barely more than 90 minutes, without missing any significant narrative
points, is certainly impressive...
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