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What’s On at New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from concerts and comedy to musicals, ballet and opera. Here’s your invaluable guide to what’s on at New Theatre Oxford.

Sleeping Beauty by Varna International Ballet

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Every child’s favourite fairy tale, this is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score.

From £13.00

The Nutcracker by Varna International Ballet

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

This most famous fantasy ballet for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve. And when midnight strikes, we are swept away to a fairy-tale world where nothing is quite as it seems.

From £13.00

Swan Lake by Varna International Ballet

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.

From £13.00

Adam Kay – Undoctored

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

The nation’s twelfth-favourite doctor brings his brand new show to Oxford, fresh from a record-breaking run at the Edinburgh Fringe and a sell-out season in the West End.

From £27.50

Queen Extravaganza

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, comes to New Theatre Oxford in February 2024, following sell-out shows across the UK.

From £33.28

Rob Brydon – A Night of Songs and Laughter

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Featuring a sensational live band, A Night of Songs & Laughter tells Rob’s personal musical journey from South Wales to Hollywood and back.

From £45.75

Scott’s Showcase

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Do not miss this exciting evening of musical theatre and dance performed by talent from around the UK.

From £15.00

Michael Ball

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Join Michael Ball, Britain’s leading musical theatre star, double Olivier Award-winning, and Grammy nominated artist, at New Theatre Oxford.

From £51.80

OMD

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

For their forthcoming new studio album Bauhaus Staircase, synth pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) will be taking to the road.

From £46.26

An Evening with The Fast Show

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Fans of the iconic TV programme The Fast Show are in for a real treat as the original cast bring their comedic genius to New Theatre Oxford.

10cc

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Don’t miss your chance to see 10cc at New Theatre Oxford and celebrate the hits that made them art pop and soft rock legends.

From £44.60

Fleetwood Mac by Candlelight

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Featuring a cast of West End singers and a live band, Fleetwood Mac by Candlelight is jam packed with Fleetwood Mac hits as you have never heard them before!

From £31.75

Whitney – Queen of the Night

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time featuring a sensational line-up of musicians and artists.

From £13.00

Death In Venice by Welsh National Opera

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Inspired by the original Thomas Mann novella, Britten’s magnificently atmospheric opera comes to life in this new production from the WNO.

From £13.00

Così fan Tutte by Welsh National Opera

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Welsh National Opera takes you back to school with a brand new production of Mozart’s comic opera Così fan tutte, also known as The School for Lovers, directed by Max Hoehn (The Consul).

From £13.00

Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

This celebration of the music of The Dubliners is a celebration of Irish music itself and a guaranteed evening of music, humour and ‘craic’.

From £13.00

Al Murray – Guv Island

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

The Pub Landlord, is back to make sense of the questions you probably already had the answers to.

From £35.18

Johannes Radebe – House of JoJo

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

The doors to the House of JoJo are open, and you are invited to join Johannes Radebe and a host of eclectic characters in this theatrical celebration.

From £39.25

Sing-a-Long-a Matilda

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Find the “magic” inside of you and join our gang at the latest film to get the singalong treatment, the Tony and Olivier Award-winning Matilda the Musical based on Roald Dahl’s novel.

From £18.25

Bluey’s Big Play

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Join the Heelers in their first live theatre show made just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets.

From £17.33

Fisherman’s Friends

New Theatre Oxford 24-26 George Street, Oxford

Emerging from lockdown and hitting the road as The Fisherman’s Friends, the original Cornish ‘buoy band’ are embarking on the Fisherman’s Friends UK tour in 2024.

From £32.18

  • Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

    Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

    From the producers of Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-long-a GREASE, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing.

  • Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly

    Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly

    One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results.

  • Ellen Kent’s Carmen

    Ellen Kent’s Carmen

    Senbla presents Ellen Kent’s Carmen, the Opera International’s award-winning production featuring an evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death and unforgettable arias.

  • Kevin McCloud’s Home Truths

    Kevin McCloud’s Home Truths

    Get ready for a historic moment as New Theatre Oxford brings you Kevin McCloud’s Home Truths – his very first live show in the UK.

  • Shen Yun

    Shen Yun

    Shen Yun presents an all-new dance and music production that takes you on an epic journey through 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation before communism.

  • Alfie Boe

    Alfie Boe

    Following his “An Evening with Alfie Boe” performance at the Royal Albert Hall in October 2020, Alfie Boe, has announced a nationwide UK tour for autumn 2023, including a date at New Theatre Oxford.

  • Ross Noble – Jibber Jabber Jamboree

    Ross Noble – Jibber Jabber Jamboree

    This is a chance to see the supreme master of stream-of-conscious freewheeling stand-up on stage, in his natural habitat.

  • Grayson Perry: A Show All About You

    Grayson Perry: A Show All About You

    Grayson Perry takes a mischievous look at the nature of identity in his new show that will make you laugh, shudder, and reassess who you really are.

  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

    Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

    Funny, fabulous and feel-good, this is the musical sensation for all the family and is not to be missed!

  • Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer

    Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer

    Sarah’s brand-new stand-up show. Come along, laugh at her, with her, beside her.

  • James Martin Live

    James Martin Live

    Following a sell-out 2022 tour, James Martin Live will visit 20 towns and cities, entertaining audiences with live demonstrations and cooking tasks, including New Theatre Oxford in October.

  • Diversity Supernova

    Diversity Supernova

    Britain’s most-successful dance group, Diversity, have announced their brand-new UK and Ireland tour, Supernova, with the 66-date tour taking place across 40 towns and cities throughout 2023 and 2024.