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What’s on at the theatre in Oxford

Whether you enjoy feel-good musicals, hilarious comedy, Shakespearean classics or dark drama – there’s something for all theatre lovers here in Oxford. Our boutique Oxford hotel has provided their top picks coming to the theatre in Oxford in the next few months.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

One of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies comes to Oxford this May after Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation received critically-acclaimed international festival and London runs. The performance features original live music and the classic tale is given a unique twist in this inventive Shakespeare production. Showing at Oxford Playhouse 15-19th May 2018.


The feel-good musical Hairspray visits Oxford in June and is the story of Tracy Turnblad – a big girl with a big heart, big dreams and even bigger hair. Set in 1960s Baltimore the smash-hit musical fights inequality as Tracy follows her mission to become a TV dancer and bag the man of her dreams. This production is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away! Opening at Oxford New Theatre on 18th June.

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain

The new Sherlock Holmes thriller was commissioned by the award-winning dramatist Simon Reade and this world premiere production stars the dream team of Robert Powell and Liza Goddard. You can expect chilling, gripping and unforeseen twists and revelations in this exciting stage performance. Showing at Oxford Playhouse 11-16th June.

Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top Oxford museums, Oxford theatres and Oxford bars. To check availability, email us or call us on 01865 244 622.


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