Theatre Oxford

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For 25 years, Theatre Oxford has been run by passionate volunteers who are dedicated to making theater welcoming, accessible, and enjoyable for everyone in Oxford, the University of Mississippi, and Lafayette County.

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Absurd Person Singular

by Alan Ayckbourn

April 14 @ 7:30 PM

April 15 @ 2 & 7:30 PM

Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s award-winning farce follows the changing fortunes of three married couples on successive Christmas Eves. Come see why people around the world cannot stop producing this play.

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Actor Physicality Workshop

With Jennifer Mizenko

APRIL 22 | Ages 10+

1-2:30 PM, AGES 10-15 | 3-4:30 PM, AGES 15+
$35 for MEMBERs, $40 for NON-MEMBERS

Youth Theatre Workshop

With Jackie Joyner and Jennifer Mizenko

JULY 10-15, 2-5PM | AGES 8+

$185 for MEMBERS | $200 for NON-MEMBERS


Success! 2023 10-Minute Play Festival

Theatre Oxford’s festival was a great success thanks to our amazing community of actors, production crew, members and audiences! We featured new works by local, national and international playwrights, including the winner of our International 10-Minute Play Competition. We had a reception with featured playwrights, and a 10-Minute Playwriting workshop with Neil White and Leonard Madrid. So much fun!

2023 Line Up:

  • 20 Avon by Kristin Andrea Hanratty
  • Patients by George Kehoe
  • The Hitchhikers by Joseph Atkins
  • Dead Man by Chuck Smith
  • The Influencer Sem Megson
  • Lunch Break by LaToya Faulk
  • The Square Billed Sapphire by Tim Lehnert

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How to Audition Workshop


February 26 | 4-6 PM | Powerhouse

$35 Members, $40 non-members,

Ages 16+

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We Have Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 10-Minute Play Contest! We had over 200 submissions by talented writers, and we appreciate all who submitted work.

The Grand Prize, 20 Avon, is a modern comedy by Kristin Andrea Hanratty. It explores a space where virtual and reality collide.

2nd Place, Patients, a drama by George Kehoe, captures an act of compassion, which leads to an unexpected outcome.

3rd Place was a tie. Buried Fish and Lilacs, a poignant, poetic piece by Michael W Moon & Guestbook, which reveals fractures in a sibling relationship.

Success! Peppermint Bear and The Taming of the Shoe

We enjoyed kicking off the holiday season with family-friendly musical and hearing Santa’s Elf Ensemble sing. We had three sold out houses in Oxford at the Powerhouse, and Santa dropped by for photo ops. Thanks to all who came out. We were also able to tour the show to Taylor and Harmontown. What a delight it was to spread holiday cheer throughout the county.

Success! Another Side of Tennessee Williams

Collage of Theatre Oxford's Production of Another Side of Tennessee Williams

Theatre Oxford’s opening production was a success thanks to great audiences, generous sponsors, and marvelous volunteers. The Dog Enchanted by the Divine View, The Case of the Crushed Petunias, The Pretty Trap, and Mister Paradise revealed a more hopeful and humorous side of Williams. We also paid tribute to the late Colby Kullman, introduced Colby’s Corner (book exchange) as well and Coffee with Colby. Thanks to all who participated onstage, backstage, offstage, and in the audience!

Hoka Days Fringe Festival

Theatre Oxford premiered two short plays during YAC’s Hoka Days at the Powerhouse. Playwrights LaToya Faulk and Charlie Finesilver attended, as did a good, and receptive crowd! Congrats to all who made the evening of community and artistry a success!

Theatre Oxford featured on MPB

Heartbreak Henry: The Show Must Go On, a documentary by Michael Fagans, will air on MPB on Sunday, August 7 at 3 pm; Tuesday, August 9 at 2 pm; Friday, August 12 at 7:30 pm. The film features Theatre Oxford’s production of The Heartbreak Henry by David Sheffield.
Theatre Oxford Thank You Member Sponsor

Great Membership Kickoff!

Thanks to all for making our Membership Kickoff Party a success! Our membership drive continues, so you can still join us! See picture gallery here!