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Jersey Boys come to Oxford’s New Theatre in December

Jersey Boys come to Oxford’s New Theatre in December

Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 175 million records worldwide. Featuring hit […]

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Prokofiev’s WAR AND PEACE by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

Prokofiev’s WAR AND PEACE by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

A review by Julia Gasper It was a daunting undertaking to make an opera out of Tolstoy’s epic novel, both because of its gigantic scale and its immense reputation and prestige. Prokofiev started it in […]

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Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

A review by Julia Gasper There is no opera in the entire repertoire that is more fun than Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella) yet it is rarely performed because it requires so much virtuosity from the […]

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Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford

Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford

A review by Julia Gasper La Traviata is an old favourite but this revival of a classic production by WNO brings it up as fresh as if you had never heard it before. It really […]

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by × October 11, 2018 × 0 comments

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Sutra dancers

Sutra New Theatre Oxford

A theatre review by Nicholas Newman Last night’s performance (23 March) of Sutra at Oxford’s New Theatre could be described as dancing with dominoes or coffins depending on your point of view. Certainly, the mix of […]

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Tango Moderno

Tango Moderno

  Tango Moderno at Oxford’s New Theatre, is simply great! It’s a great piece of family entertainment for all ages. It reminds me of the music and dance shows based on the particular theme, so […]

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FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD by Janacek;
Welsh National Opera;
Wales millennium Centre;
Cardiff;
5 October 2017;
Goryanchikov - Ben McAteer;
Alyeya - Paula Greenwood;
Luka Kuzmich/Filka Morozov - Mark Le Brocq;
Big Convict - Paul Charles Clarke; 
Small Convict - Quentin Hayes;
Commandant - Robert Hayward;
Old Convict - Peter Wilman;
Skuratov - Alan Oke;
Drunken Convict Michael Clifton-Thompson
Chekunov/The Priest - Alastair Moore;
The Cook - Laurence Cole;
The Smith - Martin Lloyd;
Young Convict - Adam Music;
A Whore - Sarah Pope;
Kedril Simon - Crosby Buttle;
Shapkin - Adrian Thompson;
Shishkov - Simon Bailey;
Cherevin/Off Stage Voice - Gareth Dafydd Morris;
Don Juan - Julian Close;
A Guard - Joe Roche;
Four Actors Matthew Batte, Nick Hywell, James Rockey, Dafydd Weeks
Female Child Iona Roderick
Conductor - Tomáš Hanus; 
Director - David Pountney;
Designer - Maria Björnson;
Lighting Designer - Chris Ellis;
Photo credit: © CLIVE BARDA/ArenaPAL;

FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD by Janáček.

Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford. A review by Julia Gasper     The Czech composer Leos Janáček based this opera on Dostoevsky’s dark novel written after his own personal experience of life – […]

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Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Julia Gasper reviews How fortunate we are in Oxford to be visited by the Welsh National Opera with its exciting series of new productions to cheer us up in the dreary days of November. None […]

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MAMMA MIA comes to Oxford

MAMMA MIA comes to Oxford

  FULL casting has been announced for the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! which comes to the New Theatre Oxford from November 14 – 25 as part of its UK tour.   Helen Hobson (Donna […]

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by × September 21, 2017 × 0 comments

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Alice in Wonderland gets the musical treatment

A review by Justyna Olszowa   (20 February 2017) Wonderland the Musical came to Oxford’s New Theatre. Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. […]

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