Dorothy Parker Takes A Trip

September 2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Become a Member

Actress and singer Sarah Gabriel explores the fascinating and conflicted life of American writer and poet Dorothy Parker.

Using her letters, essays and poems, with live music and songs by George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart and more, Gabriel brings Parker’s words and world to life in this unique musical afternoon. 

Part of the Ashmolean’s American Cool Festival, celebrating American art and culture from the 1920s to 1940s, coinciding with the major exhibition America’s Cool Modernism: O'Keefe to Hopper.

Duration: 1 hour 10mins with no interval

Book Tickets

Music at Oxford in collaboration with The Ashmolean Museum

  • Sarah Gabriel - as fine an actress as she is a singer
       
    Le Monde

People Who Booked Dorothy Parker Takes A Trip Also Booked For...

  • Spring Awakening

    Wed 6 - Sat 9 Nov

    ‘There is a part I can’t tell...about the dark I know well’. Oxford University students bring Broadway’s eight-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Spring Awakening to life this autumn. Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s provocative reimagining of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 play combines an alt-rock score with a narrative fuelled by sexuality, morality and rebellion. In a desperate bid to unde...

  • SIX

    Mon 18 - Sat 23 Nov

    DIVORCED ★ BEHEADED ★ LIVE! THE WEST END SMASH HIT Nominated for 5 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, the sell-out London smash hit SIX is the phenomenon everyone is losing their head over! From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebrati...

  • An Inspector Calls

    Sat 19 Oct

    Stephen Daldry’s multi-award winning production for the National Theatre of An Inspector Calls returns after a sell-out London season and American tour. Daldry’s radical, challenging and visionary version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller, hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, has been seen by more than 4 million people worldwide. When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly...

We use cookies on this website to improve how it works and how it’s used.

Accept & Continue