Tuesday 28th July to Saturday 12th September: This summer Creation will return to the beautiful gardens and lawns of Lady Margaret Hall for Shakespeare’s pastoral romantic comedy. A wrestling match, love notes on trees and a healthy amount of boys falling in love with girls dressed as boys, this show promises to be as quirky and fun as you’ve come to expect from Creation; the perfect treat for those long summer evenings.
Tickets: £22. Venue: Lady Margaret Hall.
Tuesday 18th August to Sunday 13th September: The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer as we present Alice in the gardens of St Hugh’s College. To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Creation will set loose the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts in a new adaptation for Alice fans young and old.
Tickets: £20. Venue: St Hugh’s College.
Thursday 16th - Friday 17th July: Running away with your forbidden love always seems like a great idea, but when the man who’s been promised to you and your best friend set out to follow you through the woods, things can quickly go wrong! Especially when the wood in question is currently playing host to two warring fairies, their mischievous followers and, of course, an infamous band of wannabe actors and an ass-headed man. Shakespeare is always made understandable and enjoyable with MadCap’s way of staging fun, fast-paced and entertaining productions with a lot of ‘Madcap’ flair.
Time: 7.30pm (Doors 7.15pm) Tickets: £12, £10 concessions).
The Hundred Years’ War
Saturday 18th July: Three performers, live music and striking imagery are combined to create a heart-wrenching drama whose every word is charged with poetry. ‘The Hundred Years’ War’ offers stories of war from around the world, all written over the last hundred years (1914 to 2013) by poets writing as aggressor and victim, soldier and civilian, the wounded and those watching on in horror.
Tickets: £12, (£9).
Lunas Dance Project: Summer Intensive
Monday 20th - Friday 24th July: A five-day course to develop the professional within the student. Technique study, a mock audition, and a final show with the company on 25 July.
Lunas Dance Project Summer Intensive focuses on developing well-rounded dancers by exposing the participants to a variety of disciplines with an emphasis on contemporary. The mission of this intensive is to provide the tools to become strong and reliable professionals .
Tickets: £300. E-mail email@example.com to reserve your place. Time: 9.30am - 7.00pm..
Friday 17th July: Following their previous pieces - Light, which tackled mass surveillance and Ballad of the Burning Star, which explored the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Theatre Ad Infinitum continues to address current political issues with their work. This time they’ll be looking at social mobility, new colonialism, and one’s freedom versus one’s fate through a story about a Mexican orphan girl in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the world. Tickets: £6, £5 conc. Time: 7pm.
We Want You To Watch
Friday 18th - Saturday 19th September: This is about pornography. This is an interview. This is an intervention. This is an interrogation. We’re recording now. We want to pull its plug out. We want to stop its heartbeat. We want to blow its brains out and begin again. We know exactly what we’re doing. We’re not stupid. Tickets: £15, £13 conc, £5 student. Time: 8pm.
Pegasus Theatre is a welcoming, vibrant venue that hosts
a range of professional dance, music and drama productions
from local and international companies.
Outside The Box
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 July: A youth arts festival produced by Pegasus Members’ Committee for young people aged 11-18. There’s so much exciting stuff to do at the first ever Outside The Box mini arts festival.
Each afternoon you can choose from a selection of arts workshops from stage fighting to street dance, performance poetry to cartoon illustration. You’ve heard of silent disco – now try silent theatre! Put on headphones to experience an interactive theatrical journey.
Enjoy street food and social time with live music in the cafe, pop-up theatre written by young people and performed by professional actors and graffiti art. Drop in for 1 day or stay for 2, it’s going to be a brilliant weekend . Ticket: Single Day Pass £20, Two Day Pass £35. Times: 2pm.
Into The Woods
Wednesday 26th - Saturday 29th August: RicNic Oxford returns to Pegasus with a musical that intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales and follows and follows them beyond the ‘Happily ever after…’ to explore the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. Recently made into a all-star film, the shows lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim with book by James Lapine. Tickets: £9, £6 conc. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
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We Can Be Hero's
Monday 6th July: Teenagers Patrick and Mark spend their days dodging school bullies, reading comic books and dreaming of escape from their small town home. Then they meet Mr Smith – a real-life super hero, with his own costume and canine sidekick. Inspired by real events and featuring original live music, We Can Be Heroes is a charming and surprisingly moving new story about facing your fears and becoming a super hero. Tickets: £10 (£8) Time: 19:30.
Mrs Warren’s Profession
Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th July: Young Cambridge graduate Vivie Warren is horrified to learn that her education and luxurious lifestyle have been financed by her mother’s career in the world’s oldest profession. Written in 1894, this groundbreaking play wasn’t allowed a public performance for the next thirty years! Bernard Shaw’s period drama is full of insight and humane understanding, ranking as one of his masterpieces alongside Pygmalion and Saint Joan. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £11 - £26.50.
Much Ado About Nothing
Tuesday 21st July - Sunday 2nd August: Claudio loves Hero and Hero loves Claudio and nothing seems capable of keeping them apart. Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice loves Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince can force Benedick to question his loyalty and prove where his love lies. Times: 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Venue: Old Schools Quadrangle Bodleian Library. Tickets: £22.50 / £20.50.
Sunday 26th July: Join us for a charming family show outdoors this summer. Dr Longitude is on a quest to discover how many legs a ‘Decapus’ has? Is the fabled ‘Massive Paw’ a myth? Has anyone even seen a ‘Bumblewasp’? Packed with puppets, music and magic comes the world’s weirdest wonder emporium! And a cow that looks like Brian May!. Times: 1pm and 4pm.
7th Annual Beer & Music Festival
Friday 31st July to Sunday 2nd August: Former Perrier Jazz Vocalist of the Year Julia Biel is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Blazing a trail on the British music scene, Julia blends vocals reminiscent of the greats of jazz’s golden age with a poetic yet conversational lyrical style and a uniquely sharp perspective on contemporary life and love. Music from 6pm.
The Summer English Arts Event for Oxford and Windsor
Tuesday 14th July - Saturday 1st August: Coward, Shakespeare, Beethoven, English Repertory Theatre return to Oxford following the amazing and “very wet” 2014 Oxford Castle Twelfth Night season, with twist!
This is the first year for “A very English Affayre – the Summer Arts event for Oxford 2105. Celebrating British authorship and the Arts. With fish and chips, English lager, beers and hospitality this will be a future “must” for international tourists, students and local aficionados of theatre.
Contentious and incredibly short – only 80 minutes – the West End action packed extravaganza production of Hamlet comes to the Oxford University Parks. And in addition to that, the year has been amazingly generous, English Rep are only company to win the rights to Blithe Spirit, the enormously successful and eponymous comedy from Noel Coward which comes here first before hitting London. A really nutty classic experience from one of the most recognised companies in Britain.
Located in the very beautiful Oxford University Parks, a very English Affayre sees it’s first year in with a bang.
Big Top Theatre Tent. Outdoor theatre but you wont get wet! Great British Fish and Chips, Licensed bar, Picnics in the Park, Blanket Hire. Performances 2.30pm matinee and 7.30pm evening performance. Advance tickets ALL £10. Tickets on the door £19.50 and £15.00 concession. Tickets available at www.englishrep.com, Tickets Oxford, Amazon.
Monday 29th June - Saturday 4th July: The smash hit Broadway musical comedy starring Jason Manford as Leo Bloom, Ross Noble as Franz Liebkind. Based on Mel Brooks' much loved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards. Impoverished by a string of flops, New York producer Max Bialystock recruits timid accountant Leo Bloom to help him pull off Broadway's greatest scam. Together they aim to produce the worst show ever and run away to Rio with millions, but they soon learn that showbusiness can always find a way to kick you in the teeth. Times: 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.90 - £46.40.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th July: Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly- acclaimed National Theatre production, embarks on its first ever nationwide tour from December 2014. Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears’ dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world… Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling new stage play from the National Theatre. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £11.90 - £39.40.
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