Tag: New Theatre

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Jersey Boys

The musical features many of the group’s pop hits from the Sixties such as Big Girls Don’t Cry, Oh What a Night and Can’t Take My Eyes off of You.

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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.

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.

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

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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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 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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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.

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

  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 […]