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OPERA DELLA LUNA present CANDIDE

Fast-paced, funny, and philosophical, this Tony award-winning Broadway smash is now considered an operatic masterpiece. Based on the famous novella by Voltaire, the naïve Candide sets off to explore the world, beset by an endless series of comedic disasters.

 

3 DAY DRAMA
Mon 30 Jul - Wed 1 Aug See full date & time info

This interactive workshop aims to build confidence, creativity and imagination. Improvisation, mime and storytelling will be explored in this fun and exciting experience.

DRAMA WEEKS
Mon 30 Jul - Fri 3 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a theatre professional, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage.

MUSICAL THEATRE WEEKS
Mon 30 Jul - Fri 3 Aug See full date & time info

Working with professional theatre practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show and perform it on The Theatre's stage!

TAKE PART SHOWCASE : 3RD AUGUST

A chance to see what our Drama Weeks and Musical Theatre Weeks participants have been up to! 

 

3 DAY MUSICAL THEATRE
Mon 6 Aug - Wed 8 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this high energy workshop provides a chance to sing songs and learn some dance routines.

SHOWCASE: 10TH AUGUST

A chance to see what our Drama Weeks and Musical Theatre Weeks participants have been up to! 

 

SHOWCASE : 17TH AUGUST

A chance to see what our Drama Weeks and Musical Theatre Weeks participants have been up to! 

 

 

MUSICAL IN SIX DAYS: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A NEW MUSICAL
Mon 20 Aug - Sat 25 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a director, a choreographer and a musical director, you will rehearse this original musical comedy about everyone's favourite kooky family in a week. 

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A NEW MUSICAL

Everyone's favourite kooky family comes to devilishly delightful life in this original musical comedy about love, family, honesty and growing up.

Rehearsed in only a week, come and see what the participants of Musical in Six Days have been up to. 

 

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIE (15)

This new version of August Strinberg’s Miss Julie remains shocking and fiercely relevent.

 

THE MIKADO

Expect high jinks, lots of energy and clever wordplay. Oxfordshire opera favourites, Opera Anywhere, return with this great night out.

 

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book.

 

KING FOR A DAY: THE NAT KING COLE STORY

King for a Day, is a unique evening celebrating one of music’s all-time greats from acclaimed jazz vocalist, Atila. 

 

A SUPER HAPPY STORY (ABOUT FEELING SUPER SAD)

A playful, provocative and critically acclaimed piece of music theatre.

 

SHACKLETON'S CARPENTER

Malcolm Rennie (Fraser in Mr Selfridge) stars as Harry McNish, the only man who challenged The Boss on the ice floes of Antarctica.

 

PAPER MOON

 Join Oxfordshire company Tiny Light as they explore a crinkly, scrunchy paper world and take you on a journey over a paper sea.

Suitable for ages 0-3

 

THE ROAD BEHIND, THE ROAD AHEAD
Mon 24 Sep - Tue 16 Oct See full date & time info

A unique project created by The Theatre Chipping Norton to explore the history of the Suffrage movement, and what it means to us today. 

 

YOU'VE CHANGED

Telling our own stories…it’s fifteen years since Kate transitioned. She’s changed. That’s clear…Have you?

 

THE TEMPEST
Wed 26 Sep - Thu 27 Sep See full date & time info

The all-female Sea Change Theatre reimagine Shakespeare’s final comedy in a humorous, thought-provoking and gender-bending adaptation for our times, underscored with sea-shanties, calypso and contemporary music.

 

 

A PURE WOMAN

Thomas Hardy, 84, has fallen in love with a woman in her 20s, the star of a local production of his Tess of the D’Urbervilles. Hardy’s second wife, Florence, is driven into a jealous rage. 

 

THE JONI MITCHELL STORY

This ground-breaking "show-umentary” format gives a fascinating insight into the artist and her music. 

 

OSCAR WILDE SEASON LIVE: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s wonderfully witty, deliciously decadent, much-loved masterpiece. 

 

HOW TO HIDE A LION

When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide.

 

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Critically acclaimed Flintlock Theatre (The Government Inspector) return with a reimagined classic.

 

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: KING LEAR

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. 

  

GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

‘I love you right up to the moon – and back’

Join Little & Big Nutbrown Hare, from the bestselling book collection, as they leap off the page and onto the stage in this magical journey through the seasons.

 

THE THEATRE CHIPPING NORTON PANTOMIME | ALADDIN
Wed 14 Nov - Sun 13 Jan See full date & time info

“One of the most enjoyable and atmospheric pantos” The Telegraph, 2017 |
Proudly sponsored by Kingham Hill School

 

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

Alan Bennett’s multi-award-winning drama stars Olivier Award-winner Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall).

  

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