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Carousel Trailer 26
Aug

Published: 26 August 2021

We are thrilled to share our trailer for Carousel – and the reviews keep coming!

‘Timothy Sheader’s cracking production wriggles free of sentimentality to find the darkness in the story, whilst still relishing the comedy and honouring the lush, haunting beauty of the score’ (Financial Times)

‘Tom Deering’s reorchestration is EXTRAORDINARY’ (The Observer)

‘Christina Modestou and John Pfumojena are a delight’ (Daily Express)

‘Drew McOnie’s choreography is witty, ironic and, later on, dreamlike and disturbing’ (The Guardian)

‘Emotionally complex, current and expertly conceived. A SOUL-STIRRING EXPERIENCE’ (London Theatre)

‘Declan Bennett’s Billy Bigelow is nuanced and complex’ (Musical Theatre Review)

‘Carly Bawden shines as Julie Jordan and Natasha May-Thomas as Louise delights in her professional debut’ (A Younger Theatre)

Our 2021 season ends 25 September.

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Casting Directors’ Guild Award nominees announced

18th Jan 2022

The nominations are in for The Casting Directors’ Guild Awards 2022 - and our productions of Romeo and Juliet and Carousel have both been nominated.

We bid farewell to Stephen Sondheim

29th Nov 2021

We, along with the entire theatre industry, were saddened to hear of the passing of composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim.

OAT Alumni Take Home Black British Theatre Awards

22nd Nov 2021

Five members of our 2021 season alumni took home awards from last night's third annual Black British Theatre Awards.

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