New Theatre, Oxford
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0844 847 1585.
Customer with disabilities: please call the theatre on 01865 320760. Available Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm.
George Street, Oxford. A map is here. A seating plan is here.
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Oxford, OX1 2AG
Telephone 01865 320760
Grease, 27th to 31st May
Set in 1959, Grease tells not only the famous story of Danny and Sandy, but also how America was changed in the 1950s by Rock ‘n’ Roll, heralding a new age of sexual freedom and the advent of the ‘teenager’. It’s the original High-School musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie, including You’re the One that I Want, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Greased Lightnin’, and many more. This is Grease as audiences know and love it. An Oxford Operatic Society production.
Buddy, 28th July to 2nd August
Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be the Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!
The Full Monty, 3rd to 8th November
In 1997, a British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers took the world by storm. Now, they’re back. Live on stage. And this time they really are going to go The Full Monty. Simon Beaufoy, the Oscar winning writer of the film, has gone back to Sheffield where it all started to rediscover the six men, the women, the heartache and the hilarity of a city on the dole. With songs from the film by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones,
Review of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
8th December 2009 to 2nd January 2010.
Oxford Daily Info has a review here: "a great night out for all of the family, providing humour for the grown-up audience members as well as for the slightly younger, more excitable ones... before whisking the kids off to the traditional panto, be sure to consider this timeless classic instead".