Oxford Playhouse has entertained and inspired the people of Oxford and the wider region since opening in 1938.

Once known as the University Theatre, Oxford Playhouse is now an independent charitable trust dedicated to presenting and producing the best drama, comedy, dance and music available to make us a Playhouse for Everyone.

Support us by signing up to our newly launched Friends scheme, a membership with a fantastic range of benefits for just £60 a year.

For those who would like to further support the Playhouse, we have also launched our Patron scheme, offering an insight into the exciting work we do on stage and off. See below for the different levels of support available.

Join us as a Friend

A Friends membership makes regular theatre-going more affordable, allowing you access to the best seats at the best prices. You'll also benefit from priority booking, no fees on ticket exchanges and lots of other benefits.

Join us as a Friend and become part of the OP family.

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Become a Patron

By deepening your relationship with the Playhouse, you’ll gain more insight into the theatre’s work, while also making a vital contribution at a time when it is most needed.

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14 - 25s Membership

Aged 14 to 25? Get access to an allocation of £5 tickets in advance for selected shows!

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Gift Memberships

By choosing a Friend Membership for family and friends you’ll be giving them the opportunity to enjoy Playhouse performances for an entire year, with generous ticket discounts and benefits, including priority booking and special offers from OP partners. Your gift also helps to secure and shape the future of Oxford Playhouse, enabling us to continue to bring world-class performing arts to Oxford, and supports our vibrant education and community programmes.

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