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AUTUMN 2013

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ANNIVERSARY PARTY PRODUCTION

AUTUMN 2013

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WELCOME

Welcome to our new season brochure, in which we are delighted to present a whole host of entertainment throughout the Autumn and into 2014. I believe that we have put together an exciting mix of productions and once again we are bringing some of the biggest names in theatre, opera, ballet, music and comedy to Oxford. Musicals feature strongly in the Autumn, starting with the 40th Anniversary tour of cult favourite The Rocky Horror Show. The role of Frank N Furter will be played by Oliver Thornton who has already become a firm favourite with Rocky fans. Blood Brothers closed in the West End recently after a phenomenal 23 years, so the only place to see it now is on tour. The international sell-out hit West Side Story arrives at the New Theatre in October for a flying one-week visit. Ground-breaking choreography, unforgettable songs and lyrics, and an exciting young cast make this a show not to be missed. Christmas 2013 sees the return of Cats to Oxford for the first time since 2006 - the purrfect family treat for the festive season! We are pleased that the classic thriller The Mousetrap will be

coming to Oxford - did you know that the play had a short run at this very venue as part of its’ pre-London try-out back in 1952? Welsh National Opera make their regular, and hugely popular, annual visit in October. This first season from their new, Oxford-born, Artistic Director David Pountney comprises of the fascinating Tudors trilogy as well as Tosca. English National Ballet also return following the hugely successful Sleeping Beauty and My First Cinderella, with the rarely performed Le Corsaire. Following a series of sell-out music and comedy events already this year, we have managed to secure even more top acts for you this Autumn. Following her Number One second album, Caro Emerald brings her Shocking Miss Emerald tour into town in September, followed in November by Bryan Ferry who first performed at the New Theatre back in 1972 with Roxy Music! The ever-popular Jools Holland returns in November, with special guest Melanie C. Following on from the massively successful TV show The Big Reunion, Five are back on tour and heading to Oxford in December - a great night of 90s nostalgia. With Deacon Blue, Texas and The Waterboys also playing, there really is something for everyone. As the nights start to draw in, we can lighten the mood with top comedians Jason Manford, Ed Byrne and Fascinating Aida also returning by popular demand.

Over the past months, you may have received one of our survey emails following your visit. I would encourage you to fill these in, as the replies help us understand what is important to you. We continue to strive to make improvements to our operation, and we welcome your feedback. To make sure you never miss a show, just supply us with your email address when you book tickets and you’ll receive our monthly e-newsletter with details of new shows, offers and casting announcements. Don’t forget to check out our fabulous offers for ATG Theatre Card members - with half price tickets on many shows, discounts at the bar and offers with our local partner businesses, a Theatre Card can really make a difference when planning a night out. Please visit the website or ask at the box office for more information. I hope you have an enjoyable experience at the New Theatre. If you do have any feedback on any aspect of your visit, please let us know by either speaking to the Duty Manager when at the theatre or by emailing elizabethadlingtonNTO@ theambassadors.com

Elizabeth Adlington Area Theatre Manager

DON’T MISS! NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY

First ever Gr andp in my Pocket a stage show!

THU 22 - SUN 25 AUG Thu 7pm, Fri 11am, Sat 11am & 5pm, Sun 11am & 3pm TICKETS £9.50 - £16 FAMILY TICKETS Weekdays 2 adults and 2 children, £50 Weekend 2 adults and 2 children £55 F Sunnysands Pirate Horatio Heave Ho takes Jason and Jemima on a pirate adventure in search of treasure. But when things go wrong, it’s time for Grandpa to put on his shrinking cap and save the day. It’s Teamwork! A brand new story told by a young ensemble cast who bring all your favourite Sunnysands characters and places to life before your eyes. Imaginative and highly theatrical, children will fall in love with Grandpa in my Pocket all over again. By Mellie Buse and Jan Page. Based upon the television series Grandpa in my Pocket produced by Adastra Creative Limited. Photography by Robert Workman.

GRANDPA IN MY POCKET

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

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CLUB LOUNGE

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BLOOD BROTHERS

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THE MOUSETRAP

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WELSH NATIONAL OPERA

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WEST SIDE STORY

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LE CORSAIRE

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CABARET

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THRILLER LIVE

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CATS

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SWAN LAKE & SLEEPING BEAUTY

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SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

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GHOST

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TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT

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BALLET & COMEDY

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CONCERTS, COMEDY & PSYCHIC

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CONCERTS & COMEDY

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CONCERTS & COMEDY

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MIRACLE ON 34

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TH

STREET

DANCE ‘TIL DAWN

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BACKSTAGE TOURS

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PRICE PROMISE Many shows at New Theatre Oxford are available from just £10, with great value seats now available throughout the auditorium. Speak to a sales advisor to find the right seat at the right price.


THIS SUMMER’S ROCK N ROLL PARTY!

‘STILL THE SEXIEST & FUNNIEST SHOW IN TOWN’ EVENING STANDARD

DIRECTED BY

FRIDAY EARLY PERF TICKETS £10 & £20

CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE STARRING

BEN FORSTER CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE AND

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AS FRANK N FURTER

‘IT ROCKS!

The all new 40th Anniversary production of Richard O’Brien’s classic original arrives in Oxford for fun, frolics and frivolity! Ready to thrill you with its frothy fun and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all, so sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life!

DAILY STAR SUNDAY, JAN 2013

Be warned, this show has rude parts!

SIDE-SPLITTING, SAUCY AND HUGELY ENTERTAINING. A TRULY ENDURING AND ENDEARING MASTERPIECE’ 4

OLIVER THORNTON

TUE 27 - SAT 31 AUG Tue - Thu eves 8pm Fri - Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm TICKETS £10 - £29.50 (Premium seats available)

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A SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

THE MUSICAL FOR ALL TIME BILL KENWRIGHT PRESENTS

CLUUNGBE LO

The Club Lounge is the perfect area to make your theatre experience even more special. Add Club Lounge to your booking and relax in our exclusive private bar before the show, during the interval and post-show where you will receive a complimentary glass of chilled Prosecco for each person on arrival and post-show 6

TARY COMPLIMENROSECCO GLASS OF P AND ON ARRIVAL OFFEE C POST- SHOW YOUR CELEBRATE CASION SPECIAL OC WITH US coffee if required. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, or just want to make your visit memorable, the Club Lounge can enhance your theatre trip. Situated adjacent to the stalls bar, the Club Lounge is also available for private hire, corporate entertainment or group bookings.

‘A TRIUMPHANT EVENING. UNMISSABLE AND UNBEATABLE’

ST ALL FOR JURSON £15 PER PE RSON £10 PER PE EATRE FOR ATG TH ERS CARD MEMB

THE SPECTATOR

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. The superb score includes Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True.

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Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multiaward winning Blood Brothers. Bill Kenwright’s production recently surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. It has been affectionately christened the Standing Ovation Musical, as inevitably it; ‘BRINGS THE AUDIENCE CHEERING TO ITS FEET AND ROARING ITS APPROVAL’ JACK TINKER, DAILY MAIL.

MON 9 - SAT 14 SEP Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm TICKETS £10 - £29.50 (Premium seats available)

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WELSH NATIONAL OPERA’S THE TUDORS

THE LEGENDARY, SMASH HIT THRILLER CELEBRATES ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY ‘THE CLEVEREST MURDER MYSTERY OF BRITISH THEATRE’ THE TELEGRAPH

‘A TRULY ENTERTAINING CLASSIC THRILLER’ THE SUNDAY TIMES

‘DESERVEDLY A CLASSIC AMONG MURDER THRILLERS’ THE OBSERVER

SENIOR SPECIAL A classic. A landmark. A legend. The Mousetrap is famous around the world as being the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre - with over 25,000 performances it’s a play to be proud of. And to celebrate 60 incredible years on stage, it’s going on tour for the first time, with a star cast to give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to see this masterpiece here at the New Theatre. The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motives are finally revealed. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner. 8

www.MousetrapOnTour.com

BEST AVAILABLE £15 AT WED MAT (PRICES A - B)

Heads will roll ANNA BOLENA Her story ends here.

TUE 8 - SAT 12 OCT Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm TICKETS £10 - £29.50 (Premium seats available)

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MARIA STUARDA Elizabeth I head to head with Mary, Queen of Scots.

ROBERTO DEVEREUX Elizabeth and Essex. She rules the world, he rules her heart. WNO also performs

TOSCA PUCCINI

TUE 15 - SAT 19 OCT Anna Bolena Wed 7pm Maria Stuarda Thu 7.15pm Roberto Devereux Fri 7.15pm Tosca Tue & Sat 7.15pm TICKETS £15 - £54 ATG THEATRE CARD £10 off (If booked before Fri 26 Jul), £5 off (If booked from Sat 27 Jul) EXPLORE WITH US & SAVE Book more than one opera and save up to 35%

An operatic thriller that goes straight for the heart

AUDIO DESCRIBED PERF Thu 7.15pm

wno.org.uk

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www.atgtickets.com/oxford The Tudors is supported by a lead gift from Swansong Project Maria Stuarda is also supported by the WNO Friends and the WNO Idloes Owen Society

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THE NO.1 ‘GREATEST MUSICAL OF ALL TIME’ THE TIMES TOP 50 MUSICALS 2013

★★★★

‘IF YOU BUY ONE THEATRE TICKET, MAKE IT THIS ONE’ OBSERVER

★★★★

‘THIS IS A SHOW THAT TRULY HAS IT ALL. BLAZINGLY UNDIMINISHED’ SUNDAY EXPRESS

Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins Book by Arthur Laurents Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Entire original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins Originally produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince by arrangement with Roger L. Stevens

With ground-breaking choreography by the legendary Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, an unforgettable score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story changed the face of musical theatre for ever.

TUE 22 - SAT 26 OCT Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat mats 2.30pm

Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and packed with unforgettable songs including Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America and I Feel Pretty, this production of West Side Story has been described as ‘ONE OF THE TOWERING ACHIEVEMENTS OF MUSICAL THEATRE OF THE LAST CENTURY’ Guardian.

(Premium seats available)

Now Joey McKneely’s vibrant stage production of the classic musical, with Jerome Robbins’ original choreography, returns to the UK after international sell out success.

★★★★

‘QUITE SIMPLY A MASTERPIECE’ EVENING STANDARD 10 x

TICKETS £15 - £45 ATG THEATRE CARD £10 off Tue eve AUDIO DESCRIBED PERF Sat 26 Oct 2.30pm AMBASSADOR EXPERIENCE PACKAGES AVAILABLE G E F Details page 35

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THE HIT MUSICAL DIRECT FROM THE WEST END

ONE OF THE MOST BREATHTAKING SPECTACLES IN BALLET

★★★★★

‘WILL YOUNG’S TRIUMPH. TOMORROW DOES INDEED BELONG TO HIM’

TIM WALKER, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

★★★★★

‘CABARET DAZZLES ANEW’ MARK SHENTON, SUNDAY EXPRESS BILL KENWRIGHT PRESENTS

WILL YOUNG WINNER, LONDON NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR 2013 WHATSONSTAGE AWARDS

Direct from his Olivier award nominated performance as Emcee, celebrated singer/ songwriter Will Young reprises his role in Rufus Norris’ acclaimed production of Cabaret.

LE CORSAIRE Le Corsaire (The Pirate) is a thrilling ballet about Conrad, a dashing pirate, and his love for Medora, the beautiful harem girl. It is a swashbuckling drama of captive maidens, rich sultans, kidnap and rescue, disguise and betrayal, culminating in a shipwreck which is one of the most breathtaking spectacles in ballet. English National Ballet is the first UK company to perform the complete work which showcases some of the best bravura male dancing in the ballet repertoire. Hollywood film designer Bob Ringwood (Batman, Alien 3, Star Trek Nemesis, A.I and Troy) has created new sets and costumes for this ripping period piece, an adventure story which promises unmissable entertainment and great dancing.

‘ROMANCE, BETRAYAL, MURDER - EVEN A SHIPWRECK. THIS SWASHBUCKLING BALLET HAS IT ALL’ NEW YORK SUN 12 x

Photography by Guy Farrow

DATES Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed &30 WED SatOCT mats - SAT 2.30pm 2 NOV Wed - Sat eves 7.30pm TICKETS £?? - £?? Thu mat 2pm (Premium seats available) Sat mat 2.30pm ATG THEATRE CARD TICKETS Discounts £10 - £35 (Premium seats available) Discounts VENUE ATG THEATRE DISCOUNT CARD Discounts Half price on Wed eve. Discounts £7 off Thu & Fri eve & Sat mat G E F C S Details F Details page page XX 35

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Ever since winning the inaugural series of Pop Idol in 2002, Will Young has been one of the UK’s most popular and successful music artists and holds the record for the fastest selling debut single in British chart history. Will has also enjoyed a successful acting career which saw him appear alongside Dame Judi Dench in the film Mrs Henderson Presents, and it is the combination of these talents which has led him to star in Cabaret. Since its Broadway premiere in 1966 and the famous movie version with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey, Cabaret has won a staggering number of stage and screen awards including 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13 Tonys. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including Money Makes The World Go Round, Two Ladies, Maybe This Time and of course, Cabaret. Book by JOE MASTEROFF Music by JOHN KANDER Lyrics by FRED EBB Based on the play by JOHN VAN DRUTEN & stories by CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD Directed by RUFUS NORRIS Designed by KATRINA LINDSAY Choreographed by JAVIER DE FRUTOS Lighting designed by MARK HOWETT Sound designed by BEN HARRISON Musical direction by TOM DE KEYSER Musical Supervision by DAVID STEADMAN

‘HISTORIC SIMPLY WONDERFUL AND EVERYONE SHOULD WITNESS IT’ JOHN PETER , NBC NEWS

TUE 5 - SAT 9 NOV Tue - Thu & Sat eves 7.30pm Fri 5pm & 8.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm TICKETS £15 - £45 (Premium seats available)

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DIRECT FROM LONDON’S WEST END CELEBRATING THE UNDISPUTED KING OF POP

PAUL WALDEN & DEREK NICOL FOR FLYING MUSIC IN ASSOCIATION WITH ADRIAN GRANT FOR KEY CONCERTS PRESENT

★★★★

‘YOU CAN’T BEAT IT!’ EVENING STANDARD

‘THIS THEATRICAL EXTRAVAGANZA IS A BREATHTAKING CELEBRATION QUITE LITERALLY, THRILLING’

FEATURING THE SONGS OF AND THE

MICHAEL JACKSON 5

THE STAGE

‘THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘DAZZLINGLY WELL-DRILLED AND BRILLIANTLY DONE’ MAIL ON SUNDAY

‘IMMENSELY ENJOYABLE’ Direct from London’s West End, where it’s in its record breaking 5th year, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer.

THE INDEPENDENT

Already seen by over two million people in over 26 countries, Thriller Live continues to moonwalk around the world, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael’s 30 year musical history.

Photo of previous cast member

Experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock, soul to disco in a show that pays homage to Jackson’s legendary live performances and innovative dance moves executed with flair, precision and passion in a show that you will never forget.

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Expect your favourite songs delivered by an exceptionally talented cast and band, including, I Want You Back, ABC, Can You Feel It, Off The Wall, The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Dirty Diana, Bad, Rock With You, They Don’t care About Us, Dangerous, Heal The World, and Thriller plus many more!

★★★★ ‘A TOTAL BLAST. THE STAGING AND CONSTANT BRILLIANCE OF THE MUSICIANS KEEP US RIVETED. A WONDERFUL SHOW’ WHATSONSTAGE.COM

TUE 26 - THU 28 NOV Tue & Wed eves 7.30pm Thu 5pm & 8pm TICKETS £17.50 - £26.50 (Premium seats available)

ATG THEATRE CARD £3.50 off G C Details page 35

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‘CATS IS PURE ENTERTAINMENT AND LEAVES THEATRE FANS PURRING!’ ABERDEEN EVENING EXPRESS

THE MEMORY RETURNS FOR CHRISTMAS!

Don’t miss Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical as it returns to the New Theatre for three weeks this Christmas! Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse.

‘PURRFECT

NOT TO BE MISSED’ METRO 16 x

TM @ 1981 RUG LTD

With an amazing musical score that includes the timeless Memory, spectacular set designs, stunning costumes and breathtaking choreography, Cats is a magical musical like no other. One of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history, Cats has enchanted audiences in over 300 cities around the world - now you too have the chance to experience this legendary musical phenomenon.

TUE 17 DEC 2013 SUN 5 JAN 2014 Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Mats 2.30pm (Thu 19 Dec, Sat 21 Dec, Fri 27 Dec, Sat 28 Dec, Wed 1 Jan, Thu 2 Jan, Sat 4 Jan) Mats 3pm (Sun 22 Dec, Sun 29 Dec, Tue 31 Dec, Sun 5 Jan) No performances Tue 24 Dec, Wed 25 Dec, Mon 30 Dec, Tue 31 Dec 7.30pm

TICKETS £10 - £37.50 (Premium seats available)

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THE ALL-TIME FAVOURITE MUSICAL COMES TO OXFORD

THE RUSSIAN STATE BALLET & ORCHESTRA OF SIBERIA

PAUL NICHOLAS PETER FROSDICK GEORGE CRITCHLEY PRESENT

‘PATTI COLOMBO HAS FUELLED THE ACTION WITH DIZZYING LEAPS AND SPINS THAT FREQUENTLY BROUGHT CHEERS FROM THE OPENING-NIGHT AUDIENCE’ VARIETY

SAM ATTWATER

HELENA BLACKMAN

as Adam

as Milly

THE ALL-TIME FAVOURITE MUSICAL WITH SIXTEEN SMASH HIT SHOW STOPPERS INCLUDING:

Bless Your Beautiful Hide Sobbin’ Women Wonderful, Wonderful Day Goin’ Courtin’ Glad That You Were Born

‘THIS PRODUCTION IS A TRIUMPH’

Swan Lake The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.

Sleeping Beauty The classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score. Stunning choreography, sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets form the fantasy world in which the Lilac Fairy struggles against the evil Carabosse.

PLYMOUTH EVENING HERALD

MON 10 - WED 12 FEB 2014 Swan Lake Mon - Tue 7.30pm Sleeping Beauty Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm TICKETS £15 - £36.50 (Premium seats available)

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MON 10 - SAT 15 MAR 2014 Mon 7.45pm Tue - Sat 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm

A BRAND NEW RESTAGED VERSION OF THE CLASSIC AMERICAN FRONTIER DANCE MUSICAL Set in Oregon in 1850 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is the story of Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading about the Roman capture of the Sabine women, Adam develops an inspired solution to his brothers’ loneliness - kidnap the women they want! THIS BREATH-TAKING PRODUCTION IS GUARANTEED TO PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP AND A TUNE ON YOUR LIPS. IT'S TOE-TAPPING GOOD! Directed and Choreographed by US award winning Patti Colombo.

TICKETS £10 - £29.50 (Premium seats available)

ATG THEATRE CARD Half price on Mon eve. £5 off Tue & Wed SENIOR SPECIAL Best seats £20 Wed mat (price A) EARLY BOOKING OFFER £5 off top 3 prices (1 - 9 tickets), £10 off (10+ tickets) if booked before 31 Jul (excl. Fri - Sat) G C E Details page 35

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THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON DIRECT FROM THE WEST END

★★★★★

‘JAW-DROPPINGLY AMAZING’ MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Fresh from the West End, the smash-hit musical Ghost comes to Oxford for two weeks in Spring. Based on the phenomenal Oscar-winning movie that captured the hearts and imaginations of a generation back in the 90s, Ghost is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next, trying to communicate with girlfriend Molly through a phoney psychic in the hope of saving her from his murderer.

TUE 25 FEB SAT 8 MAR 2014 Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm

Adapted for the stage by Bruce Joel Rubin from his own Oscarwinning screenplay for the film, the amazing special effects and dazzling staging are by the multi award-winning Paul Kieve (Inner Magic Circle member) and Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus. With a score by rock legends and Grammy award winners, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (Michael Jackson and Alanis Morrisette), and featuring the unforgettable Unchained Melody, Ghost is a rollercoaster ride of romance and comedy with dazzling state-of-the-art staging.

ATG THEATRE CARD Half price Tue 25 & Wed 26 Feb eve. £6 off Mon - Fri

TICKETS £10 - £39.50 (Premium seats available)

EARLY BOOKING OFFER £5 off if booked before Sat 31 Aug (excl. Sat performance) C G E Details page 35

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Main photograph by Matt Crockett. Original London cast photography by Sean Ebsworth Barnes.

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FEATURING 20 OF ROD STEWART’S GREATEST HITS

BALLET & COMEDY

PHIL MCINTYRE ENTERTAINMENTS, ARNOLD STIEFEL AND AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP PRESENT

ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET PRESENTS WRITTEN BY BEN ELTON Rod Stewart is quite simply one of the best selling recording artists of all time with a career spanning five decades. Tonight’s The Night, the smash hit West End musical comedy inspired by the songs of Rod is the all-singing, all-dancing feel good show which went on to play sold-out theatres across the UK. Tonight’s The Night is back and now is your chance to rediscover the magic of timeless classic songs, from Maggie May to Baby Jane and Hot Legs to Sailing plus many more! Set on the mean streets of Detroit and in the glamorous clubs of uptown LA, Tonight’s The Night tells the story of a shy young man, so tongue tied that he cannot find the courage to declare his love to the girl of his dreams. How different he is to his hero, that legendary rock n’ roll vagabond Rod Stewart - now there’s a guy who never had any trouble hitting on a girl! One night our hero strikes a deal with the Devil, trading his soul for Rod’s. It seems like a good idea at the time but this guy is about to find out the hard way that you can’t find true love using another man’s moves and that Devil or no Devil, there’s only one Rod Stewart! Written by multi award-winning writer and comedian Ben Elton (We Will Rock You) this sensational musical comedy features spectacular staging, a world class band and dazzling choreography. 22

Directed by Cjay Ranger, Choreographed by Denise Ranger. Photos of previous cast.

‘MISS IT AT YOUR PERIL’ MAIL ON SUNDAY

MON 7 - SAT 12 JUL 2014 Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm TICKETS £10 - £29.50 ATG THEATRE CARD £10 off Mon eve. £5 off Tue - Thu MIDWEEK MATINEE SENIORS AND STUDENTS £15 (prices A - B) G C Details page 35

SWAN LAKE FRI 20 - SAT 21 SEP Fri - Sat eves 7.30pm, Sat mat 2.30pm TICKETS £13 - £20 (Premium seats available) C G E ATG THEATRE CARD £5 off eves (limited availability). £15 tickets at Sat mat English Youth Ballet presents a brand new production of Swan Lake at the New Theatre. It promises to be a traditional production but with particular emphasis on the rivalry between the seductive evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful but vulnerable White Swan Odette, as they compete for the affections of the Prince. In their first visit to Oxford, English Youth Ballet’s professional principal dancers lead the pageantry of a large cast of up to 100 young talented dancers from Oxford and the surrounding area in this highly acclaimed company. A magical experience not to be missed!

JASON MANFORD FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS MON 23 - TUE 24 SEP 8pm TICKETS £23.50 Everybody’s favourite northern comedian, Jason Manford, brings his new tour to the New Theatre. The show promises to feature a wealth of comedy anecdotes, comic misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with Jason’s likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit. Jason has had a busy time since he was last on the road. After his opera singing turn saw him emerge the winner on Born To Shine, Jason put his new found talent into practice joining Alfie Boe on tour prior to a well-received run in the West-End hit musical Sweeney Todd. However, his comedy bones weren’t completely idle as he enjoyed appearances on QI, Big Fat Quiz of the Year, and Comedy World Cup. ‘EFFORTLESSLY ENTERTAINING’ EVENING STANDARD Recommended age 16+

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CONCERTS, COMEDY & PSYCHIC

ROY CHUBBY BROWN

THE ELO EXPERIENCE

HALFWAY TO PARADISE

SALLY MORGAN

THU 26 SEP 7.30pm TICKETS £21

MR BLUE SKY FRI 27 SEP 7.30pm TICKETS £21

THE BILLY FURY STORY THU 3 OCT 7.30pm TICKETS £20.50 ATG THEATRE CARD £1 off C

PSYCHIC SALLY ON THE ROAD FRI 4 OCT 7.30pm TICKETS £25

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his bluest show yet! He’s still rude, he’s still crude and this time he’s turning headlines into punchlines as his rip-roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. As politically incorrect as ever ‘The World’s Most Outrageous Comedian’ is far too rude for TV, so this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended please stay away!

40 years on, and the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra is still regularly played on radio stations throughout the world. Re-live this fantastic music & take a magical trip down memory lane for 2 hours with The ELO Experience. This show, currently wowing audiences up and down the country, is not to be missed. www.elotribute.com

MOTOWN’S GREATEST HITS

ED BYRNE

GOTTA SING GOTTA DANCE

SIXTIES GOLD

HOW SWEET IT IS SAT 28 SEP 7.30pm TICKETS £22.50 ATG THEATRE CARD £2 off C G

ROARING FORTIES TUE 1 OCT 8pm TICKETS £23.50

SUN 6 OCT 7.30pm TICKETS £18 - £23 (premium seats available) EARLY BOOKING OFFER £5 off if booked before Mon 15 Jul ATG THEATRE CARD £2 off C

SUN 13 OCT 7.30pm TICKETS £28.50 - £30.50

Recommended age 18+.

The ultimate celebration of the sweet sound of Motown is back by popular demand! Now in its 11th successive year, this stunning 100% live show combines first-class music together with the slickest choreography, and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have!

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Star of Sky LIVING’s Psychic Sally On The Road, Britain’s favourite TV psychic, Sally Morgan returns with her outstanding 2013 nationwide tour. Often referred to as ‘psychic to the stars’, Sally’s unique theatrical experience should leave you feeling uplifted and enlightened - as they say, seeing is believing!

Billy Fury was Britain’s own Elvis and girls loved him! 30 years after his untimely death, Billy’s own band his original Fury’s Tornados - remember him by replaying live his timeless 29 hit records - Wondrous Place, Last Night Was Made For Love, I Will, A Thousand Stars, Jealousy, Halfway to Paradise & many, many more.

A self-confessed miserable old git since the age of 23, Ed Byrne is now in his forties. While for others this might result in a crisis that prompts the purchase of a sports car, Ed embraces middle age with open arms. Come join him, as he truly comes of age and gives out his clarion cry, ‘I AM IN MY FORTIES. HEAR ME ROAR!’ Recommended age 12+

Two hours of spectacular song and dance from stage and screen, Gotta Sing Gotta Dance is an exhilarating journey through the wonderful world of musical theatre. Join the full supporting company of singers, dancers and superb band for what promises to be an unforgettable night at the musicals.

Sally Morgan is investigational and the show is for the purpose of entertainment.

For lovers of Sixties music, this is the ultimate, and probably never to be repeated, line-up. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of when it all began. Featuring Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Searchers, P.J. Proby, The Fortunes and finally, Brian Poole and Chip Hawkes all on the New Theatre stage in one unforgettable evening.

BOOK NOW www.atgtickets.com/oxford (bkg fee)

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CONCERTS & COMEDY

AN EVENING WITH BRYAN FERRY

THE SENSATIONAL 60s EXPERIENCE

SUN 3 NOV Doors 7pm TICKETS £36 - £66

MON 11 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £23.50 - £25.50 ATG THEATRE CARD £5 off C G

Bryan Ferry is to embark on his first major UK tour since the Dylanesque tour in 2007. The tour will feature both his usual band and also The Bryan Ferry Orchestra. Bryan will be performing an eclectic selection of songs chosen from across his whole career to celebrate his 40 years as a singer and songwriter. He returns to the New Theatre in Oxford where he first performed with Roxy Music in July 1972.

SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS SUN 17 NOV Doors 7pm TICKETS £38 - £49.50

WED 20 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £15 - £25

In their 25th anniversary year Texas release their brand new studio album The Conversation and will be bringing their tour to Oxford in November. The Conversation is their first album in eight years and is the latest in a career that has seen the band sell over 30 million albums worldwide with a succession of multi-platinum albums White on Blond, The Hush and Greatest Hits.

Over the last 10 years Soweto Gospel Choir has brought joy into the lives of audiences all over the world and now they are coming to Oxford for one night only! Be uplifted by this joyful spectacular of song and dance. Soweto Gospel Choir are heralded around the world as one of the great vocal ensembles. Along the way they have won 2 Grammys, an Emmy and an Oscar nomination and have just recorded their 6th album.

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Max 6 tickets per person.

RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

JOOLS HOLLAND

SHOW OF HANDS

SEAN LOCK

FRI 15 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £22.50 - £28.50 (premium seats available) ATG THEATRE CARD £3 off G C

SAT 16 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £36.50

WITH MIRANDA SYKES FRI 22 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £18.50

PURPLE VAN MAN SAT 23 NOV 8pm TICKETS £23*

Celebrating a 21 year musical partnership, singer songwriter Steve Knightley and multi instrumentalist Phil Beer have sold out the Royal Albert Hall four times and are triple winners at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (Best Duo, Best Original Song, Best Live Act). The duo will be joined by musical chameleon Miranda Sykes on double bass and will start the evening with solo slots showcasing their myriad of individual talents.

Purple Van Man is a hilarious new stand up show from Sean Lock. We all know what a white van man thinks about the world we live in but it’s time to hear a different voice, purple van man’s voice. Filled with gags, opinions, deft observations and some silly voices this is Sean Lock doing what he does best.

Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton and Superstar runner up Rory Taylor star in this critically acclaimed, fully staged concert production of Rent. Based loosely on Puccini’s La Bohéme, the show follows a year in the life of a group of friends struggling to make it in the big city under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Rent features hit songs Seasons of Love, Finale B and Without You. Age 15+ 26

Back by popular demand - the must see 60s extravaganza. Original classics performed by The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe, Steve Ellis’ Love Affair. Hosted by Alan Mosca from Freddie & The Dreamers. With over 25 hits, step back in time and relive the past during an evening true to the 60s when pop music was at its very best.

TEXAS THE CONVERSATION TOUR

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return with their audience-pleasing, foot-stomping ‘big band’ sound. The special guest will be pop superstar Melanie C. With long time drummer Gilson Lavis, vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall, and acclaimed trombonist Rico Rodriguez, Jools will perform tracks spanning his entire solo career, as well as songs from his latest album The Golden Age of Song.

*Includes £1 restoration levy. Reccommended age 16+

BOOK NOW 0844 871 3020 (bkg fee)

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CONCERTS, COMEDY & SEASONAL CLASSICS

GO WEST, HUE & CRY AND THE CHRISTIANS IN CONCERT SUN 1 DEC 7.30pm TICKETS £25.50 - £29.50 Three critically acclaimed legends of the 80s. Go West, Hue and Cry* and special guests The Christians join forces to perform at the New Theatre. With millions of album sales and iconic hits such as We Close Our Eyes, King Of Wishful Thinking, Labour Of Love, Looking For Linda, Violently, Ideal World, Forgotten Town and Harvest For The World this authentic eighties triple header is not to be missed.

FASCINATING AIDA

DEACON BLUE

CHARM OFFENSIVE FRI 6 DEC 7.30pm TICKETS £21

SAT 7 DEC Doors 7pm TICKETS £30.50 - £40.50

Following a sold-out 2012 tour, three Olivier Award nominations and over 10 million YouTube hits for Cheap Flights (their infamous anthem to budget air travel), Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman celebrate 30 years of Fascinating Aida with a brand new show.

★★★★★ ‘CABARET HEAVEN’ METRO

Following a hugely successful sell-out tour in 2012 celebrating the 25th anniversary release of their debut album Raintown, and also the release of their Top 20 album The Hipsters, Deacon Blue return in 2013 to embark on their biggest tour in over a decade! This is an opportunity to see the band perform their all time classics such as Real Gone Kid, Dignity, Chocolate Girl, and also a selection from their album The Hipsters.

*Hue and Cry will be performing as an acoustic duo

CHRISTMAS WITH THE RAT PACK

ALSO ON SALE FOR 2014

FRI 29 - SAT 30 NOV 7.30pm TICKETS £19.50 - £27.50 ATG THEATRE CARD £2 off C EARLY BOOKING OFFER Book by Sun 1 Sep and save £3 per ticket ‘Tis the season to be merry! Beat the Winter blues with the special Christmas version of the hit show for the festive season. Take a trip back in time to the glamorous, glitzy nights of Las Vegas in the late 1950s and early 60s where, in the company of three of the world’s most popular entertainers, the fabulous Burelli Sisters and The Rat Pack Big Band, you will experience Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr & Dean Martin performing at the famous Sands hotel. Hit follows hit, including: Witchcraft, The Lady is a Tramp, Mr Bojangles, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, That’s Amore, New York, New York, My Kinda Town, Fly Me to the Moon, Sway, Volare, My Way, Memories Are Made Of This and many more including some seasonal classics!

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BRENDAN COLE LICENCE TO THRILL FRI 14 FEB 2014

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW

FIVE

THE WATERBOYS PERFORMING

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS THU 5 DEC Doors 7pm TICKETS £28.50 - £38.50

FISHERMAN’S BLUES PLUS SUPPORT SUN 15 DEC 7.30pm TICKETS £27.50 - £29.50

Scott, Ritchie, Abz and Sean reunited earlier this year for the ITV2 series The Big Reunion and showed the country just why they are one of the UK’s most popular bands. Following their huge success of as part of the sell out The Big Reunion tour Five are embarking on their own massive headline tour this winter. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult

The Waterboys are on tour with a special line-up reuniting Mike Scott and Steve Wickham with Fisherman’s Blues band members Anto Thistlethwaite and Trevor Hutchinson for the first time since 1990 and joined by current Waterboys. Expect souped up, full power versions of lots of 1985 - 88 Waterboys numbers, plus hits, innovations and surprises.

SUN 16 MAR

CHILDISH THINGS 10 MON 24 TUE 25 MAR 2014

CLANNARD & MARY BLACK

ELLEN KENT PRESENTS

NABUCCO & AIDA FRI 25 - SAT 26 APR

YES TUE 29 APR

RIVERDANCE TUE 25 SUN 30 NOV 2014

DIRTY DANCING THE CLASSIC STORY LIVE ON STAGE TUE 9 DEC 2014 SAT 3 JAN 2015

FRI 28 MAR

THE DREAMBOYS THU 24 APR 2014

BOOK NOW www.atgtickets.com/oxford (bkg fee)

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BASED ON THE 20TH CENTURY FOX PICTURE

NEW DANCE SHOW FROM VINCENT SIMONE & FLAVIA CACACE FROM THE PRODUCER OF MIDNIGHT TANGO

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k e e P A k a e n S ic! g a M e h T d Behin The New Theatre Tours offer an exciting way to see the theatre from a truly unique perspective. Tread the boards of our prestigious stage and experience what your favourite performers from stage, screen and the music world enjoy every time they visit. Tours start at 10.30am and last around one and a half hours. They take you on an exciting journey around the backstage areas, including our haunted dressing room, historic sub-stage revolve and, of course, on to our vast and momentous stage.

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show Dance ’Til Dawn! After wowing audiences across the country with Midnight Tango, the dazzling duo return in a sensational dance show straight from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Book, Music and Lyrics by

MEREDITH WILLSON One of the most popular Christmas films of all time comes to the stage in this dazzling new production. Kris Kringle takes on the cynics among us in an all-singing, all-dancing adaptation of this Christmas favourite. A white-bearded gentleman claiming to be the real Santa Claus brings about a genuine Miracle on 34th Street, spreading a wave of love throughout New York City. This heartrending tale is one for all the family and promises to get you in the mood for the festive season.

Dance ’Til Dawn is a classic love story that brings vintage Hollywood glamour to the present. This unforgettable evening of timeless sophistication and breathtaking dance is a must see.

come to listen, come to learn or just come to soak up the wonderful atmosphere of Oxford’s oldest and most revered theatre!

Prices

Adults £8 Concessions £6.50 Family (4 - 9 people) £6 per person ATG Theatre Card £5 Book in person at the Box Office, by phone or online. Bespoke tours can be booked for schools or groups (subject to availability) - please email joludford@theambassadors.com

THU 1 - SAT 3 MAY 2014 Thu - Sat eves 7.30pm Sat mat 2.30pm

Advance booking is essential. Ticket is for guided-tour

TICKETS £15 - £35

participants 20% off at lunchtime, just collect your

(Premium seats available)

voucher from your New Theatre tour guide.

Next Tours

ATG THEATRE CARD £3 off

ATG THEATRE CARD Half price on Thu eve. £6 off Fri eve & Sat mat EARLY BOOKING OFFER £5 off (1 - 9 tickets) or £10 off (10+ tickets) if booked and paid before Fri 27 Sep (prices A- C)

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MON 9 - WED 11 DEC Mon - Wed eves 7.30pm Wed mat 2.30pm TICKETS £17.50 - £21.50 (Premium seats available)

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In 1940s LA, a romance unfolds between a beautiful starlet and her handsome lover. Dance ’Til Dawn will transport you to a time of elegance with stunning sets, a live band, world class dancers and Vincent and Flavia themselves with their flawless footwork and spellbinding choreography.

Packed full of fascinating stories and in depth history,

only. After your tour, why not enjoy lunch with our neighbours Fire & Stone? They are offering all tour

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW SAT 31 AUG THE MOUSETRAP SAT 12 OCT Photos Top Hairspray; Middle Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Bottom Starlight Express

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NEW THEATRE INFORMATION difficult, you can also use one of the Park & Ride facilities.

GETTING TO THE NEW THEATRE ST GILES

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BY TRAIN Oxford rail station is a 10 minute walk from the New Theatre BY BUS AND COACH The main bus and coach station is a 5 minute walk from the New Theatre BY CAR The nearest Car Parks to the theatre are Gloucester Green (underground), Worcester Street or the Westgate Shopping Centre. As parking in the centre of Oxford can sometimes be

The nearest Blue Badge Parking is available on New Inn Hall Street

CORPORATE There are numerous ways that you can promote your business to the New Theatre audience. If you would be interested in a corporate partnership, please contact Sue Evans, Marketing Manager suesevans@ theambassadors.com

VENUE HIRE The New Theatre is available to hire for performances, conferences, meetings and events. We can tailor a package to meet your requirements. For further information please

CREATIVE LEARNING contact Jo Ludford, Theatre Manager joludford@ theambassadors.com

ACCESS Here at the New Theatre we are working with our shows to build on the provision of accessible performances. If you are interested in signed or audio described performances and touch tours, please send your email address to oxfordgroups@ theambassadors.com stating which would be of interest to you. Audio Described Performances currently available:

WEST SIDE STORY SAT 26 OCT 2.30pm WELSH NATIONAL OPERA

MARIA STUARDA THU 17 OCT 7.15pm (preceded by a touch tour)

GHOST WED 5 MAR 2014 2.30pm

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA FREE PRE PERFORMANCE TALKS Anna Bolena Wed 16 Oct 6pm Maria Stuarda Thu 17 Oct 6.15pm Roberto Devereux Fri 18 Oct 6.15pm FREE NEW TO OPERA TALK Tosca Sat 19 Oct 6.15pm THE WHOLE STORY The Tudors Wed 2 Oct 7- 9pm Tickets £5pp BEL CANTO MASTERS Donizetti Fri 18 Oct 2 - 3.30pm Tickets £5pp Tickets for Pre-Performance and New To Opera talks can be booked at the same time as your tickets through the venue. Tickets for The Whole Story and Bel Canto Masters can be booked through WNO Marketing 029 2063 5030

SOCIAL MEDIA

LIKE US FOLLOW US Keep up to date with all the news and gossip at the New Theatre by following us on Facebook and Twitter

WEST SIDE STORY Education pack available - lots of ideas to create activity around your school’s visit to the show. Please email suesevans@ theambassadors.com if you would be interested in the education pack, talks or, question and answer session.

ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET A SWASHBUCKLING FAMILY DANCE WORKSHOP - LE CORSAIRE Thu 31 Oct & Sat 2 Nov Both 9.30am - 12 noon. £30 for two people (one child aged 5-16 and one adult 16+). Additional places £17.50 LIVE DRAWING EVENT Fri 1 Nov 10am - 1pm. £20. Suitable for age 16+ DANCE IS THE WORD Fri 1 Nov 4.30 - 6pm. £25 per person. Suitable for age 16+

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COMPANY CLASS Sat 2 Nov 11.30am - 1pm. £12 per person For details visit www.atgtickets.com/oxford and go to the Le Corsaire page. Places can be booked through the New Theatre or the New Theatre Groups Department. Part of the Family Arts Festival and Dancin’ Oxford Family Dance Week. For more information go to www.familyarts.co.uk/family-arts-festival 32 x

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BOOKING INFORMATION

GROUPS

BOX OFFICE New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG IN PERSON Visit the Box Office at the New Theatre Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm (30 minutes after the main act takes to the stage on event nights). Sundays and Public Holidays – open 2 hours before advertised performance time (or 1 hour before for perfs beginning at 11am or earlier) TELEPHONE BOOKINGS 0844 871 3020 Calls charged at national rate, subject to bkg/transaction fee.

BRINGING A GROUP TO THE NEW THEATRE? TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR GROUP DISCOUNTS AND SAVE MONEY! ■ Bring a Group of 10+ and save money on your tickets ■ Reserve now, pay later ■ Venue based staff ■ Avoid booking and transaction fees on most shows

Call Craig and Kelly on 0844 871 3040 or email us at oxfordgroups@ theambassadors.com to discuss bringing a group to the New Theatre Oxford.

GROUPS 10+ HOTLINE 0844 871 3040 By phone Mon - Fri 9.30am - 6pm. Booking fee may apply on some shows. Please check before booking. ONLINE www.atgtickets.com/oxford (bkg fee)

The Groups Sales department is open Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 6pm.

POSTAL BOOKINGS State the performance and choice of seats, enclosing a cheque or Postal order. Mail to: The Box Office, New Theatre, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AG. Cheques should be made payable to The Ambassador Theatre Group Venues, with the exception of the following shows: Elite Dance School, Gotta Sing Gotta Dance, Rent, Texas, Soweto Gospel Choir, Sean Lock, Go West/Hue & Cry/The Christians, Five, Brendan Cole, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and any shows on sale from 1 June 2014. Cheques for these shows should be made payable to ATG London Limited. This is due to a change in our ticketing system. Please also include on the back of the cheque the 16 digit card number and expiry date and issue number if there is one. Cheques must be received no less than 1 month prior to the performance date to allow payments to clear before the show. Tickets will be printed and available for collection on the day of the performance.

■ Tickets posted out at no extra charge ■ Priority brochure and emails for

upcoming shows and events

If you live in the Didcot or Banbury areas and are interested in organising your first group visit to the theatre contact your local Sales and Marketing Representatives for more information and advice: BANBURY Michelle Gliddon michelle.newtheatre@gmail.com DIDCOT Nikki Smith nikki.newtheatre@googlemail.com

Group discounts are available on many shows at the New Theatre. Some shows may offer a special rate for School groups. A per ticket fee may apply on selected music, comedy and named act events. Please check before booking. On the booking information for each show, G shows that a Group Discount is available and E represents a School discount.

CONCESSIONS Shows with these symbols have the following concessions available: Design SWD swd.uk.com Print John Good

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G Groups of 10 or more E Schools F Family Concessions may be restricted to certain price levels and performances and can be withdrawn by management without notice. Only one concession can be applied at any one time and proof of status is required. CONDITIONS OF SALE Tickets cannot be refunded. We can offer

exchanges for a different performance of the same production, subject to availability. We can only exchange tickets for the same value, or higher on payment of the difference. There will be a 10% exchange fee (free for ATG Theatre Card holders). Terms and conditions apply. GROUPS AND SCHOOLS For events marked this way a group rate applies. Group rates are available for parties of 10 people or more. Group rates do not always apply to each price band. Not always available Friday and Saturday evenings. Different rates apply to some shows. Call the Groups Hotline for details. Special rates are also available for mid-week matinees and schools for selected performances. For full details of the range of prices on offer please call the Groups Hotline on 0844 871 3040. ATG THEATRE CARD ATG Theatre Card offers are subject to availability on selected seat prices and for a max. 4 tickets per Card. Please book early to avoid disappointment. EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL Services for patrons with disabilities. For further information on our services and facilities including signed performances, captioned and audio described performances please call the Disability Hotline on 01865 320770 (Mon Fri 9.30am-6pm) or via email at access4alloxford@theambassadors.com Patrons with access requirements will be offered the best seats available based upon: their choice of price bands and their access requirements. Our staff will always aim to meet a patron’s access requirements within the limitations of seat availability in the patron’s chosen price band. The theatre has space for 4 wheelchairs and 5 companions per performance. There is step-free access to the Box Office and main foyer and a wheelchair lift to take patrons to the wheelchair area of the stalls. VENUE IMPROVEMENTS The ticket price for certain shows may include a £1 contribution to the theatre’s restoration fund. GENERAL INFORMATION Some shows will incur a 1% per ticket fee on all card transactions in person at the Box Office. Please check before booking. This can be avoided by paying cash. Bookings may be subject to a per-ticket fee, transaction and postage charge. For most shows ATG TheatreCard members, Group bookings and sales in person at the Box Office are fee-free. Please check with the Box Office or online when making your

booking.The New Theatre reserves the right to make such alterations that become necessary. If you wish to comment on any aspect of your telephone or internet booking please call customer services on 0844 871 7627. MEDIUM/THERAPIST/CLAIRVOYANT By attending this event you agree that you have sought the services provided of your own accord and understand that it is a holistic experiment and experience. The medium/therapist/clairvoyant may give you information that could bring about a positive change in your life, but any changes that you make are your personal and legal responsibility.

his brochure is printed on responsibly sourced T FSC® paper. Please continue to help the environment by recycling it.

AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP Co-founded by Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE in 1992, the Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) has grown to be the UK’s largest theatre group with a total of 40 venues in Britain and on Broadway and an internationally recognised theatre producer. It is also a leader in theatre ticketing services through ATG Tickets. ATG’s impressive portfolio of West End theatres includes Apollo Victoria, Donmar Warehouse, Duke of York’s, Fortune, Harold Pinter, Lyceum, Phoenix, Piccadilly, Playhouse, Savoy and Trafalgar Studios 1 & 2. In New York, ATG owns The Foxwoods Theatre, the largest theatre on Broadway. ATG’s regional theatres include The Ambassadors Woking encompassing the New Victoria and Rhoda McGaw Theatres and the award-winning Ambassador Cinemas; Aylesbury Waterside Theatre; New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham; Theatre Royal Brighton; Bristol Hippodrome; Churchill Theatre Bromley; Edinburgh Playhouse; Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone; King’s Theatre and Theatre Royal, Glasgow; Grimsby Auditorium; Liverpool Empire; Palace Theatre and Opera House, Manchester; Milton Keynes Theatre; New Theatre, Oxford; Richmond Theatre; Southport Theatre; Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent; Sunderland Empire; Princess Theatre, Torquay; New Wimbledon Theatre and New Wimbledon Studio and Grand Opera House, York. Current and recent ATG co-productions include Macbeth, The Hothouse, Passion Play, Posh, Jumpy and Constellations (Royal Court at the Duke of York’s), 9 To 5 The Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Legally Blonde The Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Rocky Horror Show, Goodnight Mister Tom, The Mystery of Charles Dickens, South Pacific, All New People, Dandy Dick, Blue/ Orange, Ghost The Musical, Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!, Exit the King, The Mountaintop, Being Shakespeare, The Misanthrope, West Side Story, Elling and Guys and Dolls.

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