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As You Like It on film

Posted on Jul 11, 2020

This weekend should have been marked by the final performances of our production of As You Like It. Whilst we have not been able to stage the play as expected, the cast and crew have still been hard at work – and this weekend now marks the start of the filming of our new Regency interpretation of Shakespeare’s woodland comedy. All appropriate safety, hygiene and distancing protocols have been in place through the rehearsal process and will be applied throughout the filming which is taking place in parks around the city. So if you see a group of actors and a film crew, please keep your distance – and watch this space for the finished result. If you have any questions, please email...

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Interested in Directing for OTG? Applications now open

Posted on Dec 16, 2019

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Interested in Directing for OTG? Applications now open for Summer 2020

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

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Playwriting Competition

Posted on Jun 25, 2019

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Summer show announced: Merchant of Venice at University Parks

Posted on Apr 30, 2019

We are pleased to announce that OTG will be performing Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice for two weeks between 9th-20th July at a new venue, the picturesque University Parks. Performances nightly at 7pm (not Sunday) and matinee on Saturday 13th. Full details about the production and how to buy tickets will be available on our website shortly; group booking enquiries may be made via group.bookings@oxfordtheatreguild.com.

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Chariots of Fire launch event

Posted on Sep 9, 2018

We are well underway with planning for Chariots of Fire – our Spring 2019 Playhouse production and would like to invite anyone who is interested in getting involved on and off stage to join us for the launch event.   It will be a chance to hear about the show, the staging ideas, how casting will work, the athletics and musical elements – and to ask lots of questions.   The launch event will be 6.30pm to 8pm on Sunday 14th October. We will be in the Oxford Playhouse rehearsal room which is located at HMG in the centre of Oxford: 126 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4DG (these directions might help).   If you are interested in joining the production team there are a wide range of roles to consider – design, wardrobe, props, hair and make up, music, choreography, lighting, sound, stage management and much more.  It is an ambitious project and the more support we have, the better it will be!   If you are interested in auditioning, there will be a chance to look at the list of over 130 characters we will be looking to cast – we are looking for actors, athletes, singers, dancers.  We are ultimately looking for a cast of between 25 and 30 to bring this iconic story to life on stage.   With so many opportunities, it would be great to see as many people as possible there.  If you can’t make it and have questions, please email simon.tavener@oxfordtheatreguild.com   For your diary, the audition dates are as follows (we are still confirming locations): First Round auditions Wednesday 24 October 8pm – 10pm Saturday 27 October 11am to 1pm Monday 29 October 7.30pm – 9.30pm Recall audition (by invitation only) Sunday 4 November 6pm to 10pm   Full details will be announced very...

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