Saturday 18th October: A taut thriller, influenced by 1950s film noir, and the dystopian worlds of George Orwell. The Man Who Woke Up Dead is a dark, claustrophobic nightmare, akin to the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, exploring the divide between fact and fiction.
Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm.
Wednesday 22nd – Saturday 25th October: Norman Quixote has lost himself in books. In his twilight years and increasingly ignored in a rushing world, he retreats into tales of knight errantry and damsels in distress. Following the success of their debut show The Government Inspector, Flintlock Theatre bring their signature high-energy physical storytelling to their re-imagining of this classic tale.
Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door. Time: 7.30pm.
Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th October: Pulsing with energy and dark humour, Fast Track exposes the beating heart of the city and the challenges faced by those that live in it. The North Wall is proud to present the premiere of this bold new play from one of Britain’s brightest up-and-coming playwrights. Tickets: £12.00 Concession: £10.00 Times: 8pm.
The Jungle Book
Sunday 19th October: Mowgli's wild adventures in the dangerous world he inhabits are brought to life with inventive shadow theatre, powerful original music and colourful digital projections. Indigo Moon Theatre brings you a story inspired by the poetry & spirit of Rudyard Kipling's original books. Tickets: £7.00 Time: 2pm.
Pegasus Theatre is a welcoming, vibrant venue that hosts
a range of professional dance, music and drama productions
from local and international companies.
The Muddy Choir
Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th October: Sunderland is a long way from Ypres. Will, Robbie and Jumbo, who would much rather be at home, gain comfort from singing but draw unwelcome attention from the officers. Is music their ticket away from the Front, as Robbie dreams, or will the passion it brings about prove more dangerous than bullets or gas?. Times: 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18s.
Macbeth – Blood will have blood
Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th October: Shakespeare’s Macbeth re-invented for young audiences in an innovative, one-man, digital production of Nick Walker’s hugely successful adaptation. A macabre porter is trapped inside a two-dimensional portal. Released from his world by the arrival of an audience, he leads us straight into the dark heart of Shakespeare’s play. Razor sharp storytelling, a dramatic on-screen world and a heart-stopping soundtrack will take audiences on a break-neck journey through the blood-soaked world of Macbeth. Supported by Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton and funded by the Arts Council England. Times: 1pm. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18s.
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.
Monday 6th - Tuesday 7th October: Rebekah is back at her parents’ house, holed up with her old university essays and family records.
Determined to move on with her life, she begins writing the story of her great-grandfather, a World War One conscientious objector. But each page brings the events she is trying to outrun even closer. Rebekah‘s own story needs to be told.
This gripping new play asks us to consider what we’d do if pushed to the edge. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £10, £8 conc.
Wednesday 15th - Saturday 18th October: Orestes has murdered his own mother, Clytemnestra. In revenge, she has sent the Furies: terrifying infernal spirits who spread poison and madness across the earth. Their vengeance is simple: kill and be killed. But things are changing. In Athens, a criminal court has been established to end this cycle of murder and Orestes is its first defendant.
Performed in Ancient Greek with English subtitles. Times: 7.30pm and 2.30pm. Tickets: £11 - £17.50..
Friday 10th October: Katherine Ryan is a stand up comedian fast becoming a recognisable face on British TV with appearances on BBC 1’s Live at the Apollo, Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, QI and more. She’s strong talking, pulls no punches, and has a razor sharp line in pop culture and human foible observation'. We’re still talking about her Beyonce-inspired routine from the last time she came to Cornerstone. Prices: £14.50, £13 (concs) Strong language and sexual references 16+.
West End Magic
Saturday 25th October: Direct from the Leicester Square Theatre, London’s premier magic show hits Cornerstone with a family friendly evening of the most exciting names in magic in the UK. Featuring illusion, mind magic, clever switches, comedy magic and some very Tommy Cooper-esque compering by the wonderful Oliver Tabor. Prices: £14.50, £13 (concs), £10 (under 16's) Ages 8+.
Sunday 5th October: Following the sell out success of his long-awaited return to stand up, Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show, Little Victories.
Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent crime solver Jonathan Creek, Davies virtuosic story-telling and whip-smart funny bones combine to make this a show not to be missed. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £38.90 - £43.40.
Rock of Ages
Tuesday 21st - Saturday 25th October: The award-winning smash hit Broadway musical direct from the West End.
Rock of Ages is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true!. Ticket: £12.90 - £41.40. Times: 7.30pm, Sat mat 2.30pm.
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