2023-2024 Season

Theatre Oxford has an exciting season planned for you for 2023-2024, and we look forward to seeing you in the audience.

All performances will be at the Powerhouse, 413 South 14th St. Oxford, MS.

Main Season

Graphic for The Exonerated by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, Theatre Oxford, September 8 & 9, 2023

The Exonerated

By Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen

Postponed due to COVID in the cast Rescheduled for January 6, 2024

2:00 and 7:30 p.m.

Q & A with Tucker Carrington of the Mississippi Innocence Project

Six true stories of survivors of death row culled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files, and public records. Winner of the 2003 Drama Desk and Outer Critic’s Awards, as well as on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Champion of Justice Award.

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Peppermint Bear and the Toy Elves

Book & lyrics by Michael Snider

Music & additional lyrics by Kurt Misar

November 30 @ 6:00

December 1 @ 6:00

December 2 @ 2:00 & 5:00

Will con artist Seymour B. Liverworth’s new amusemachine revolutionize toy-making at the North Pole or put an end Christmas? See this holiday musical with the whole family to find out!


Robert Kuehnle, Adam Davis, Naomi Levin, Jules Mikell, Effie Burt, Marjorie Buckley, Paula Stack, Alyssa P. Lee and Michelle Thomas.

Special Appearance by the Elf Ensemble Josslyn Babcock, Charlotte Campos, Olivia Cinelli, Amelia Griffith, June Jameson, Shiven Misra, Anna Nichols, Irene Nichols, Fynton Q. Smyth, Perchelle Taylor, Sophia Thomas, Emers Buckley, Sagan Balachandran

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2024 Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival

Featuring the winner of the 10-Minute Play Contest and other finalists

February 16 @ 7:30

February 17 @ 2:00 & 7:30

A community favorite since 1999 showcasing new works chosen from our international 10-Minute Play Competition. Follow us on social media to learn about more events related to the Festival.

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The Old People are Revolting

By Devon Williamson

Dinner Theatre on April 19 @ 7:30

Auditorium seating on April 20 @ 2:00 & 7:30

A mad cap comedy sparked by a town council decision to eliminate senior discounts on utilities. Retirees at Sunshine Village rally and take some radical actions to protect their rights!

2023-2024 Fringe Season

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Almost, Maine

By John Cariani

for Hoka Days festival

August 5, 2023 | 7:30 pm

An evening of short plays exploring love and loss in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. One of the most often produced plays in the USA, Theatre Oxford and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council invite you to see this performance for free as part of the Hoka Days festival!

Mississippi: Poetry in Photography graphic, Theatre Oxford, 2023-2024 Fringe Season

Mississippi: Poetry in Photography

Poems by Ann Fisher-Wirth

Photographs by Maude Schuyler Clay

January 30, 2024 | 7:30 pm

A poetry jam in celebration of Governor’s Award Winner Ann Fisher-Wirth featuring works inspired by Maude Schuyler Clay’s photos of Mississippi. Words and images weave a complex tapestry rich in history, culture, and imagined voices.

Interested in auditioning for one of these shows? Visit our audition page!