3 July-18 Aug 2006. The Oxford Shakespeare Company (OSC) presents Oscar Wildes Importance of Being Earnest and Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew in the walled Fellows Garden of Wadham College. Directed by Chris Pickles, the definitive battle of the sexes represented by Kate and Petruchio in The Shrew and Wildes classic comedy of manners are running in rep over the summer months. The OSC specialises in outdoor theatre, with no sets and few props, using striking costumes and emphasizing physical expression. Comfortable seating with an elevated back row is provided and rugs are available in case of a sudden drop in temperature. The bar marquee opens an hour before each performance. Admission Mon-Fri 18, concessions 14, Sat 20, concessions 16, Under-12s 5, Under-5s free. Mon-Sat. Performances start 19.30. Matinees 14.30 Sat & Weds 2, 9 & 16 Aug. No performance Weds 26 July.
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Theatre in Wadham College gardens.
Wadham College is in the centre of Oxford, on the corner of Parks Road and Broad Street. The City Circle electric bus stops close to Wadham (every 12 mins). Tel. +44 (0) 1865 305305 firstname.lastname@example.org