Oxford Playhouse

The address of Oxford Playhouse is 11 -12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW.  It’s situated opposite the Ashmoleum museum.

If you’re arriving by car, you can be dropped off at the main entrance. There are a number of disabled parking spaces on Beaumont Street itself and more on St Giles. There’s a Pay and Display car park in Worcester Street, just off George Street, and an underground car park in Gloucester Green.

If you are arriving by bus, the Gloucester Green bus station is a two minute walk from the theatre, through Gloucester Green. All buses coming in and out of Oxford stop here.  The railway station is about ten minutes walk.

The main entrance to the theatre has level access from the street into the foyer through swinging doors with glass panels.

The Box Office is to the left of the foyer.  Braille and large print cast lists will be available here. Please ask a member of the theatre staff for your headset. If you would like to listen to the introductory notes 15 minutes before the start of the performance, you should collect your headset in good time to take your seat.

To the right of the foyer is a bar, with tables and chairs. A cloakroom and toilets are located down a flight of stairs to the left of the Box Office. There’s an accessible toilet inside the auditorium.

The stalls seating has level access from the foyer and the circle is accessed via a staircase to the right of the Box Office.

The auditorium is rectangular in shape and incorporates Art Deco designs. It seats approximately 600 people in stalls and circle. The seating is arranged in one block with aisles either side and the floor slopes down gently towards the stage.

There are wheelchair positions in the stalls.

Please note that this information has been supplied by the venue and although every effort has been made to check details, you may still have some queries. In this case, we would ask you to contact the theatre direct for clarification.

Additional Useful Information and Contact Details

Guide dogs are welcome at Oxford Playhouse. If you wish to bring your dog please let the theatre know in advance if you have not already done so.  If you do not wish to take your dog into the auditorium, theatre staff are able to look after your dog during the performance.

If you are bringing a guide dog, or if you have any queries about your visit, please  contact either the box office on 01865 305305, or the Front of House Manager  01865 247134.

If you would like to know what’s on at the Oxford Playhouse each season, an Audio Brochure is available on CD.  If you would like to receive this please email:  hester.bond@oxfordplayhouse.com.

There is also further information available on the theatre’s website: www.oxfordplayhouse.com.

 

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