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The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs

Tue 3 to Sat 7 Mar
By Simone Benmuss

…how long have you been playing this part? Ever since I was a girl.

Based on a true story, The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs charts a series of events in the life of an extraordinary woman.

Forced to dress and act as a man in order to secure employment in Victorian Dublin, Albert becomes trapped in her role and alienated from her own body.

This tender and touching play is the story of an individual’s search for security, acceptance, love, and belonging.

The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

Tue 3 to Sat 7 Mar
Adapted by Harriet Rowe

In 11th-century Japan, a young woman is consumed by her own imagination, as the boundaries between dreams and reality gradually become obscured.

Inspired by a classical Japanese text, As I Crossed A Bridge Of Dreams is a striking student adaptation that explores the role of women in society from the perspective of one of Japan’s most enduring historical figures.

Dwelling on the mystical and the spiritual through innovative use of immersive lighting and sound, it offers a touching and ethereal glimpse into a richly bewitching fantasy world.
 

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



The Doctor In Spite of Himself

Tue 10 to Sat 14 Mar
By Molière

The best part of this profession is that the dead, of all people, are the most discreet, for you will never find them complain of the physician who has killed them.

The alcoholic woodcutter, Sganarelle, becomes a physician against his will and helps a young couple find love.

This timeless depiction of quack doctors and their trusting patients is one of Molière’s wittiest short comedies. The vibrant characters are brought to life in this performance, inspired by farce and commedia dell’arte.

The Doctor In Spite of Himself

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



The Italian Play: Serata Futurista

Tue 10 to Sat 14 Mar

Join The Oxford Italian Play for this celebration of the explosive, full-throttle theatre that emerged from the Italian Futurism movement of 1909.

This is an evening of fast-paced short pieces that challenged both society and the stage – and they still thrum with power today.

Only a few minutes each, these energetic scenes move from comedy to tragedy, playing on the senses with multimedia effects. Serata Futurista offers a rare opportunity to experience this unique style.

In Italian with English summaries.

The Italian Play: Serata Futurista

  Prices: £6 (£5)