Until Friday 5th September: Celebrating 450 years since the birth of the Bard, Oxford Castle will host Twelfth Night in an unprecedented co-production with the English Repertory Theatre running from July until September this year.
Set on the Cornish coast at Orsino’s stately home, this outrageous comedy grabs identical twins form the sea to turn them loose on society with designs on marrying well, disguises sea captains as fools, finds love, drunkenness, debauchery and the return of the conga to the ballroom. Whilst never losing sight of the glorious verse be warned, if you sit in the front row you will get wet!
Tickets: £22.50, Conc £17.50. Group discounts available.
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Until Saturday 13th September: Ghostly apparitions and disfigured soldiers will stalk the grounds of Oxford University’s Lady Margaret Hall this summer, as The Scottish Play is re-crafted in Creation’s fast-paced and accessible style.
Tickets: £27, £22, £16.50. Most performances 7:30pm Tuesday-Saturday. Venue: Lady Margaret Hall.
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Thursday 31st July & Friday 1st August: A traveller, lying on the bathroom floor of a cheap hotel somewhere far away from home. Outside, civil war rages. Inside, a candle burns low, a fever takes hold, and for the first time, the traveller must confront the big questions she’s spent her life trying to ignore. What is the impact her life has had on the world?
Tickets: £12/£9 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm.
Bicycles on Broadstreet with Mark Denton
Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September: Dancers, directors and writers! Have a project you’re working on a want some feedback? Audiences of Oxford! Want to see new work from Oxfordshire and the regions dancers and give your opinion? Then come to this month’s dance Scratch Night.
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Tickets: £5 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm
Friday 8th - Saturday 9th August: Each year, The North Wall Summer Residency unites emerging actors, designers, writers and technicians with a professional theatre company to form a brand new ensemble with the aim of exploring ideas and developing new work. This summer, the project is led by Iron Shoes and Dom Coyote Productions, who present Fragment, a blend of songs & stories meditating on love, loss and heartache. Time: 7pm. Tuckets: £6, Conc £5.
The Tiger Lillies
Friday 12th September: Conjuring up the macabre magic of pre-war Berlin cabaret, echoing the voices of Bertolt Brecht and Jacques Brel, the band performs a savage fusion of anarchic opera and gypsy music. The Tiger Lillies continue to shock, amuse and entertain with their postmodern vaudeville way performances. Time: 8pm.
Thursday 18th - Friday 19th September: Blind Hamlet transforms Shakespeare’s tragedy into an interactive theatrical battle and reimagines the bloody struggle for Hamlet’s Elsinore. Volunteers take to the stage to outwit each other as a different power-struggle unfolds at each performance, with Hamlet turned on its head and every spectator now a Player. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £13, Conc £11.
Pegasus Theatre is a welcoming, vibrant venue that hosts
a range of professional dance, music and drama productions
from local and international companies.
Wednesday 27th - Saturday 30th August: RicNic Oxford returns to Pegasus with the Tony Award-winning classic, South Pacific, perhaps the defining musical from Rodgers and Hammerstein (The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, and Carousel).
Set on a gorgeous tropical island during the Second World War, South Pacific tells the tale of two parallel love stories threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war, and features such classic numbers as Some Enchanted Evening and I’m in Love with a Wonderful Gu. Times: 7.30pm and 2.30pm. Tickets: £10, Conc £8.
11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford
OX1 2LW. Tel: 01865 305305 www.oxfordplayhouse.com Tickets: Phone,
go online or visit the box office, situated
on Beaumont Street, Oxford.
King Lear (Playhouse Plays Out)
Tuesday 22nd July - Sunday 3rd August: Old King Lear, weary of royal duties, proposes to break up his kingdom and divide it among his three daughters. But this rash generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear discovers too late the false values by which he has lived.
Tempestuous poetry shot through with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, Shakespeare’s King Lear is one of the deepest artistic explorations of the human condition. Times: 7.45pm Daily, 2.30pm Sunday. Tickets: £22 / £20.
Venue: Old Schools Quadrangle Bodleian Library.
Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play
Thursday 21st - Saturday 23rd August: Join a magical journey through the seasons, as Charlie and Lola discover that everything is different and not the same. Playful, funny and full of surprises, this extremely new play about friendship and adventures is a treat for everyone. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £10, conc £8.
Black Coffee By Agatha Christie
Tuesday 26th - Saturday 30th August: All is calm on a quintessentially English country estate, until murder shatters the peace and throws the house guests into chaos: eccentric physicist Sir Claud Amory is found dead and his new scientific formula has been stolen. Arriving at the estate just moments after the discovery, one man immediately senses treachery and deception and sets about deducing which one of Amory’s guests betrayed him. Hercule Poirot is on the case. Time: 7.30pm, 2.30pm and 8pm. Tickets: £14 - £30..
Friday 12th September: Bridge Over Troubled Lager. After their hit dad-rock album Dark Side of the Moob, Rory and Philip return to touring with an evening of sophisticated comedy and song. Expect wit, elegance and clever musical pastiche (but don't worry, there's also silliness and filth). This is the show where music and comedy meet, have a few drinks, fight, then stagger home singing hits from the 60s. Something to offend everybody. Time: 8pm Tickets: £13, £11.50(concs).
Sean Hughes: Penguins
Friday 19th September: Following a critically acclaimed and audience-packed run of his last show ‘Penguins’ at The Edinburgh Fringe (which won the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show), Sean returns to Didcot with another very funny and touching narrative show. Much like his Perrier award winning A One Night Stand, this will make you laugh a lot, but also leave a lasting impression. Sean takes us back to his Dublin upbringing, his school days, the awkwardness of his teenage years, family and friendship, weaving it all into his present life. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £15, Conc £13.50.
Monday 11th - Saturday 16th August: Created by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez (co-creator of Book of Mormon and writer of the songs for Disney’s Frozen) Avenue Q is an irresistibly charming musical which tells the story of the loveable characters on a downtown New York street trying to make sense of life’s burning issues. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.90 - £42.40.
Jon Richardson: Nidiot
Sunday 21st September: Jon Richardson is checking his tyre pressures, hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car, ready to hit the road again with a brand new tour Nidiot. The perennial singleton and misanthrope is determined to become a more easygoing person for the sake of his friends and his future health. Come and find out whether or not a leopard can change its spots, or if they are doomed to be angry forever not to have been given a more uniform and symmetrical fur pattern. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £23.40.
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