The Players Theatre in Thame is a small theatre that hosts a wide range of events, including in-house Thame Players productions and shows by visiting companies and performers. These range from stand-up and sketch comedy, music acts and theatrical productions to one-person shows and celebrity appearances.
In addition, The Players Theatre is the ideal venue for business events, including conferences, presentations, meetings, seminars, and workshops. The theatre also welcomes hire by community groups.
The theatre seats 129 people – 75 in the stalls and 54 in the circle – with disabled access to the foyer, auditorium and backstage. Behind the scenes, you’ll find a large dressing room, toilets and a kitchen.
The theatre provides front-of-house services, including a bar in the foyer serving beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks and coffee/tea.
The stage is equipped with a range of curtains, backdrops and a trapdoor if required. The stage area is approximately 6 square metres with access to both sides.
The theatre has off-stage audio communication and video monitoring facilities to assist stage management. Staging, sound and lighting can be provided with mixing and control desks. The theatre can also provide audio and visual Internet streaming services with high-quality cameras, microphones and sound and vision mixing facilities.
Thame is easily accessible by road, regular bus services and by rail/bus at Haddenham & Thame Parkway.