2018 marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918 – the act which allowed some women in the UK the right to vote.
To mark this centenary, Oxford Playhouse is hosting a year-long festival of events celebrating women’s voices and stories, past, present and future.
The festival showcases productions and talks by and about inspirational women, including...
- Women In Power A Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in association with Oxford Playhouse
- Rhondda Rips It Up presented by Welsh National Opera
- Women In Power Symposium
- Summiting The Science of Everest Presented by Science Oxford
- Former Artistic Director of Kneehigh and then Shakespeare's Globe, Emma Rice
- On The March presented by our 17|25 Young Company
- University of Oxford students production of Lucy Kirkwood’s modern-day adaptation of Ibsen’s Hedda.
- Proto-type Theater's The Audit
- Natalie Cutler’s Not Yet Suffragette
- Helen Seymour’s powerful To Helen Back
- The comedy powerhouse that is Sophie Willan
- Phoenix Nights comedian Janice Connelly
- An exciting Scratch Night focused on female-led companies
- Samantha Baines' amazing blend of comedy and science
- Yolande Mercy's hilarious Quarter Life Crisis
- Urielle Klein-Mekongo’s award-winning Fringe hit Yvette
- A poignant look at homelessness in What Goes On In Front of Closed Doors
- Jenni Murray’s History of Britain in 21 Women
- Baroness Shirley Williams, discussing her extraordinary life in politics
- Hedda adapter Lucy Kirkwood.
- Fellow and vice-principal of Brasenose College Sos Eltis took us on a journey through the history of Feminism in theatre.
Join our mailing list or check here for more events as they’re announced.
For more information on getting involved please contact Laura.Elliot@oxfordplayhouse.com