Recent Shows

9 to 5 The Musical

Director – Nicola Robinson
Musical Director – Chris Payne
Choreographer – Amanda Isard

RA5A1153-173“I came out looking for good laughs, good fun and good music, and OXOPS fully delivered on this” Daily Info

IMG_8685-129 to 5 The Musical has plenty of great musical numbers and OXOPS did justice to them. This talented cast and crew certainly pleased the audience” Oxfordshire Drama Reviews

RA5A1082-149“Oxford Operatic Society (OXOPS) have an excellent reputation as one of Oxford’s best non-professional companies and they put on a great show.” Rewrite This Story

Fiddler on the Roof

Director – Glen Young
Musical Director – Phil Purvis
Choreographer – Emily Lewis


“The Oxford Operatic Society certainly deliver in bringing this beautiful, poignant musical to the stage.” What’s Good To Do

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“OxOps are veterans when it comes to taking on the classic musicals, and have done an excellent job here” Daily Info


“Fiddler on the Roof is presented by Oxford Operatic Society, a local group but from the standard of singing and production you’d would barely guess and even a theatre buff with pretensions would struggle to find fault. ” Theatre World


A Celebration of Operetta

Director – Simon Tavener
Musical Director – Stephen Barratt


Avenue Q

Director – Guy Brigg
Musical Director – Nia Williams


“The whole evening was filled with fun and was a genuinely laugh out loud experience. Thank you to Oxford Operatic for being bold and innovative and bringing what I’m sure was much joy and amusement to your very enthusiastic audiences.” NODA


Director – Ali Nunn
Musical Director – Chris Payne
Choreographer – Jo Wilkinson


“Oliver! by Oxford Operatic Society is accomplished and impressive”


Directors – Simon Tavener and Frankie Williams
Musical Director – Chris Payne
Choreographers – Jo Wilkinson, Rachel Haydon, Nancy Mathy, Emily Lewis, Palli Dent and Marie Hadaway


Comments from NODA on our Gala:

“The chorus work was absolutely stunning with a wide diversity of dance styles on display from the six choreographers chosen to bring the various songs and medleys to life. The synchronisation of the ensemble movement was excellent and the patterns and ‘pictures’ were first-rate.”


Director – Glen Young
Musical Director – Phil Purvis
Choreographer – Stephen Piper


More than ready for their close up, the cast of Sunset Boulevard performed this dark comedy about an aging starlet and a struggling film writer at the Oxford Playhouse last November to an enthusiastically enraptured audience. Starring: Susanne Hodgson, Guy Grimsley, Stephen Pascoe and Meg Asano.


Some Rave Reviews:


The Oxford Culture Review

‘A great achievement…’ ‘…performed with great zest and enthusiasm.’

The Oxford Times

‘An exciting and exceptionally professional production.’

Human Conditioned

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