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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - THE MUSICAL

With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris, direct from London’s West End 

  

JUAN MARTIN'S FLAMENCO TRIO

Juan Martín, a truly awe-inspiring guitarist and composer, returns with a new flamenco programme of music, song and dance direct from Spain

 

 

TWO

From the award-winning writer of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice comes Two, a gritty yet heart-warming look at northern life filled with pathos and humour.

 

WYCHWOOD FESTIVAL 2018
Fri 1 Jun - Sun 3 Jun See full date & time info

Wychwood Festival returns to Cheltenham racecourse for its 14th annual year from the 1st to the 3rd of June, 2018.

 

THE RELUCTANT DRAGON

An enchanting adaptation of this touching, funny tale of bravery, friendship and derring-do, from the author of Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame.

Suitable for ages 3+

 
OSCAR WILDE SEASON LIVE: AN IDEAL HUSBAND

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.

 

CHILDREN ARE STINKY

This duo’s attempts to prove that kids are stinky are met with messy, ridiculous, hysterical twists. They only succeed in proving that children are awesome…and they know it! 

Suitable for ages 3+

 

WOKE

Having sold out on her last visit, the extraordinary American actress and singer Apphia Campbell returns with a new story about the African-American experience, the fight for civil rights and women’s role in grassroots politics.

 

THE MILL ON THE FLOSS

This engaging production turns George Eliot's story of first love, sibling rivalry and regret into a wonderfully theatrical examination of one of literature’s most charismatic heroines.

 

ODYSSEY

One actor. One hour. One man’s epic quest to reunite with his family and seek his bloody revenge.

 

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MITFORDS
Fri 15 Jun - Sat 16 Jun See full date & time info

Scary Little Girls and Chippy Theatre bring the experiences, opinions and relationships of the celebrated sisters to life in the stunning setting of their childhood home.

 

ME AND MY BEE

Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. 

Suitable for ages 7+

 

DORMER HOUSE SCHOOL: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Dormer House School bring their yearly Shakespeare production to Chippy Theatre. 

 

WHO, ME?

Doctor Who is about to face his greatest challenge: his number one fan. Comedian Rob Lloyd is putting the Doctor on trial.

 

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie the award-winning hit musical for today.

 

MIDDLE BARTON SCHOOL: THE BUTTON BOX

A journey around the world in song!  

KS2 pupils at Middle Barton School are delighted to present their fifth performance at Chipping Norton Theatre, 

 

ST. MARY'S PRIMARY SCHOOL: ROBIN AND THE SHERWOOD HOODIES
Thu 12 Jul - Fri 13 Jul See full date & time info

The students of St. Mary's Primary present their school play. 

A hilarious musical written especially for children

TICKETS £5, SOLD THROUGH THE SCHOOL 

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

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

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

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. 

 

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.

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. 

 

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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