By Lauren Gunderson
Scholar, philosopher and Voltaire’s lover, Émilie lit up eighteenth century France with her passion for science and life.
Charles Darwin is struggling... 19021 visits
Trumpery by Peter Parnell, June 10-14, 2014
His masterpiece, ''On The Origin of Species'', is still unfinished after twenty years, when Darwin hears that the explorer Alfred Wallace has reached the same conclusions and is about to publish. Darwin is thrown into panic and guilt: can he claim priority?
Vita and Virginia by Eileen Atkins 25127 visits
By Eileen Atkins, based on the correspondence of Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf
"an excellent example of small-scale performance done well, and promises an evening that is moving, educational, and entertaining" Four stars from Whatsonstage.com
Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale 5020 visits
Love or knowledge: which would you choose?
Victorian Cambridge: at the first women's college, a group of brilliant young women are fighting for the right to an equal education, and for the chance to determine their own futures.
Cast and crew of Tom and Viv 16765 visits
Cast Lisa Barnett (Rose) Lisa moved to Oxford a year ago, and is thrilled to be a part of this production. Her first experience in the area was playing the Nurse in Antigone with OTG at the Oxford Playhouse last March. Lisa trained at LAMDA and the Actor's Studio Drama School in NYC, and has been a professional actor in London, San Francisco and New York, performing in everything from Shakespeare to musicals and voice-overs.
To the Oxford Company of La Bête 4989 visits
From the playwright, David Hirson
Greetings from New York City! Having been a student at Oxford in the 1980s, I have a special affection for the place, and it pleases me to imagine that a play of mine is being performed there! I wish I could be there to see it, and to meet you personally! In lieu of that, Helen Taylor has asked me to write a few words.
On directing PG Wodehouse's The Play’s The Thing 3929 visits
November 1st-5th - Moser Theatre, Wadham, Oxford
''' “I can detach myself from the world. If there is a better world to detach oneself from than the one functioning at the moment I have yet to hear of it.” P. G. Wodehouse'''