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Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence Street
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 2SA
020 8940 3633
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http://www.orangetreetheatre.co.uk/
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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Tosca's Kiss
On from 04 May 2006 to 03 Jun 2006
Orange Tree Theatre
by Kenneth Jupp

Tosca's Kiss is a fascinating and timely exploration of the competing claims of idealism and political reality in a world in where wars are waged, dictators overthrown and justice meted out – but where nothing is as simple as it seems.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Kick for Touch & Clara: Double Bill
On from 14 Jun 2006 to 24 Jun 2006
Orange Tree Theatre
by Peter Gill & Arthur Miller

A Double Bill directed by the Orange Tree Theatre's two current Trainee Directors Imogen Bond and Amy Hodge.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Madras House
On from 06 Sep 2006 to 14 Oct 2006
Orange Tree Theatre
by Harley Granville Barker

The Madras House, regarded by many as Granville Barker’s best, is a mighty play.
First produced in 1910, he revived the text for a 1925 production. In recent years it has only been produced twice – in 1977 by the National Theatre and in 1992 by the Lyric Hammersmith, as part of the Edinburgh Festival’s Granville Barker retrospective.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Pirates of Penzance
On from 20 Dec 2006 to 10 Feb 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

The London premiere of Chris Monks’ fantastic, ‘re-imagined’ The Pirates of Penzance.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Diana of Dobson's
On from 14 Feb 2007 to 17 Mar 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by Cicely Hamilton

Diana of Dobson’s opens in a dormitory of Dobson’s Drapery Emporium where the girls ‘live-in’ with little hope of escape from the drudgery of their work and the hopelessness of their living conditions.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
The Skin Game
On from 21 Mar 2007 to 28 Apr 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by John Galsworthy

The gloves come off when those who want to protect and preserve clash with those who want to develop and build.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Nan
On from 02 May 2007 to 02 Jun 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by John Masefield

A discovery not to be missed.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Comedy
Quadruple Bill of Topsy-turvy Comedies
On from 06 Jun 2007 to 23 Jun 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by G B Shaw,J M Barrie, J M Synge and A W Pinero

The Orange Tree Theatre's Shaw and his Contemporaries season is completed with a quadruple bill of topsy-turvy comedies from some of the most renowned writers of the period.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Suitcase Kid
On from 22 Aug 2007 to 30 Sep 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by Jacquelinw Wilson. Adpated and directed by Vicky Ireland

10 year old Andrea used to live happily with her family at Mulberry Cottage: Andy, Mum, Dad…and Radish, who lives in Andy’s pocket and shares all her secrets. But then it all went wrong.

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Genre - Drama
The Years Between
On from 05 Sep 2007 to 06 Oct 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by Daphne du Maurier

The author of Rebecca, Jamaica Inn, My Cousin Rachel and The Birds has written a powerful and pertinent play. It is the Second World War. The charismatic Member Parliament, Colonel Michael Wentworth, has been reported dead in action. His wife Diana is left having to adapt to her new situation.

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Genre - New Writing
Once We Were Mothers
On from 10 Oct 2007 to 10 Nov 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by Lisa Evans

Three very different mothers face three very different situations. This is a play about the joy and heartbreak of motherhood.

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Chains
On from 14 Nov 2007 to 15 Dec 2007
Orange Tree Theatre
by Elizabeth Baker

Elizabeth Baker's 1909 play captures a world of lower middle class life with all its hopes and fears that is seldom reflected in the theatre ofr the time. Another rare Orange Tree discovery.

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Genre - Comedy
The Woman Hater
On from 19 Dec 2007 to 02 Feb 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Fanny Burney

The world premiere of Fanny Burney's 1802 comedy. Jilted on the verge of marriage, Sir Roderick spurns contact with all women.

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Genre - Musical
Next Door's Baby
On from 06 Feb 2008 to 08 Mar 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Book by Bernie Gaughan. Music and Lyrics by Matthew Strachan

Set in 1950s Dublin, Next Door's Baby is an earthy tale of feuding morhter, jealousy and family secrets.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
Chains of Dew
On from 12 Mar 2008 to 26 Apr 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Susan Glaspell

A 1920s tale of bobbed hair, birth control and poetry by one of America's finest writers.

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Genre - Drama
De Monfort
On from 30 Apr 2008 to 31 May 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Joanna Baillie

"Oh curse that villain! That detested villain! He hath spread mis'ry o'er my fated life: He will undo us all."

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Last Train to Nibroc
On from 04 Jun 2008 to 21 Jun 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Arlene Hutton

It is 1940 on a train somewhere west of Chicago. Raleigh, a teasing soldier meets sincere and honest May. Will their encounter lead to romance?

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Mountain Hotel & Audience
On from 29 Oct 2008 to 21 Nov 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Vaclav Havel

A double bill of plays by Vaclav Havel, including the British premiere of MOUNTAIN HOTEL and the first of his popular Vanek plays.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Comedy
Private View/Protest
On from 10 Nov 2008 to 29 Nov 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Vaclav Havel

Two short comical plays written in the 1970s by Vaclav Havel

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Leaving
On from 19 Sep 2008 to 13 Dec 2008
Orange Tree Theatre
by Vaclav Havel

English language premiere of latest play by Vaclav Havel. the ex-President of the Czech Republic.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Comedy
Mary Goes First
On from 17 Dec 2008 to 31 Jan 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Henry Arthur Jones

Political shenanigans as an election approaches in this delightful 1913 comedy.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Factors Unforeseen - A La Renverse
On from 29 Apr 2009 to 30 May 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Michel Vinaver

20 actors in an epic kaleidoscopic clash when a Princesses appearance on television threatens the existence of both a local French producer of sun tan products and its US paymaster.

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Directors Showcase Double Bill
On from 03 Jun 2009 to 20 Jun 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Arthur Kopit & Peter Shaffer

There are now six Artistic Directors of major UK theatres who began their careers at the Orange Tree Theatre. These are the directors of the Hampstead Theatre, The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, Regents Park Open Air Theatre, The Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, The Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Southwark Playhouse.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
The Ring of Truth
On from 03 Sep 2009 to 03 Oct 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Wynyard Browne

When a ring is lost, a couple's world is turned upside down. Both funny and thrilling, this is another Orange Tree re-discovery to be relished.

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Genre - Drama
Alison's House
On from 07 Oct 2009 to 07 Nov 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Susan Glaspell

It is 18 years since Alison Stanhope, the country's foremost poet, died. Now the house must be sold. But the house holds secrets.

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Genre - Drama
The Making of Moo
On from 11 Nov 2009 to 12 Dec 2009
Orange Tree Theatre
by Nigel Dennis

A biting satire about the creation of a new religion.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Musical
The Lady or the Tiger
On from 16 Dec 2009 to 13 Feb 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Michael Richmond, Jeremy Paul, Nola York.

When the King of a barbaric country needs an event to open his new arena with, his lovesick daughter is faced with a terrible choice.

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Genre - Drama
The Promise
On from 17 Feb 2010 to 20 Mar 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Ben Brown

Politics, religion and love collide with world-changing effect in this new play of political and sexual intrigue, and the origins of Israel.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Taking Steps
On from 24 Mar 2010 to 29 May 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Alan Ayckbourn

Set on three floors of a crumbling house – a reportedly haunted former brothel – Taking Steps follows the lives of its eccentric occupants over the course of a mad-cap 24 hours. A quirky and chaotic farce, directed by Alan Ayckbourn himself.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
Director's Showcase - Double Bill of Plays
On from 02 Jun 2010 to 19 Jun 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by David Egan and Joe Orton

TOM'S A-COLD by David Egan
Directed by Lora Davies

In 1845, HMS Terror and Erebus set sail from England seeking the Northwest Passage through the Arctic. Neither ship was ever seen again. Three years later, two men sit in a lifeboat. Ravaged by hunger, and haunted by their memories, they must confront truths they can no longer hide.

THE RUFFIAN ON THE STAIR by Joe Orton
Directed by Emma Faulkner

London 1964. Mike and Joyce's flat is under watch. A threatening young man turns up when Joyce is alone. Who is this mysterious man toying with their lives, what does he want and what will happen when he returns?

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Genre - Drama
The Thunderbolt
On from 01 Sep 2010 to 02 Oct 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Arthur Wing Pinero

The eldest Mortimore, a brewer, has died. His estranged siblings gather to divide the spoils. But there is no will and an illegitimate daughter.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
The Company Man
On from 06 Oct 2010 to 06 Nov 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Torben Betts

A successful businessman and his family gather for a rare weekend together. But tensions, secrets, and long held resentments surface.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Hungry Ghosts
On from 10 Nov 2010 to 11 Dec 2010
Orange Tree Theatre
by Tim Luscombe

An explosive new play which looks at modern day China where the worlds of motor racing and human rights clash.

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Genre - Drama
Reading Hebron
On from 09 Feb 2011 to 12 Mar 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by Jason Sherman

Nathan Abramowitz seeks the truth for himself about what happened, and why in the 1994 Cave of the Patriarchs massacre in Hebron.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Mary Broome
On from 16 Mar 2011 to 23 Apr 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by Allan Monkhouse

While the eldest son plans his marriage, the youngest is getting involved with the housemaid, Mary Broome. The results for all are unexpected.

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Genre - Drama
Autumn & Winter
On from 24 Apr 2011 to 28 May 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by Lars Norén

Families. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them.

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Genre - Classic Genre - Comedy
Three Farces
On from 02 Jun 2011 to 25 Jun 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by John Maddison Morton

Thwarted lovers, disgruntled uncles and a jam loving suitor are among the characters caught up in this array of farcical encounters.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Directors Showcase: Double Bill
On from 29 Jun 2011 to 09 Jul 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by An adaptation of Oscar Wilde, Jon Fosse

A showcase of our two trainee directors, Jimmy Grimes and Teunkie Van Der Sluijs, featuring ‘Then The Snow Came’, and ‘Winter’.

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Genre - Drama
The Conspirators
On from 31 Aug 2011 to 01 Oct 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by Vaclav Havel

The British premiere of this prescient 1971 play by the Czech politician, playwright, dissident and revolutionary figure.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
How To Be Happy
On from 05 Oct 2011 to 05 Nov 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by David Lewis

We all want to be happy. We all know what it feels like. But what if it keeps slipping hrough our fingers?

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Genre - Drama
Next Time I'll Sing To You
On from 09 Nov 2011 to 10 Dec 2011
Orange Tree Theatre
by James Saunders

'All I want to do is to understand the purpose of existence of one man... examine him and we shall know ourselves.'

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Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
The Charity That Began At Home
On from 14 Dec 2011 to 04 Feb 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by St. John Hankin

It's a house party with a difference...

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Play House/Definitely the Bahamas
On from 14 Mar 2012 to 21 Apr 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Written and directed by Martin Crimp

A unmissable double bill exploring the limits of love and commitment with sex, dancing, cleaning the fridge and weird neighbours.

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Genre - Classic Genre - Drama
The Conquering Hero
On from 25 Apr 2012 to 09 Jun 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Allan Monkhouse

A powerful and sensitive portrait of a military torn apart by conflicting attitudes to the incoming First World War.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Directors Showcase: The Burglar Who Failed and Dutchman
On from 13 Jun 2012 to 30 Jun 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by St. John Hankin and Amiri Baraka

Two very different plays for the annual trainee directors' showcase, including a short response piece from a member of the Orange Tree's writers' group.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Sabbat
On from 03 Jul 2012 to 07 Jul 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Richard Shannon

A startling re-telling of the most famous witch hunt and trial in British history.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Mottled Lines
On from 10 Jul 2012 to 14 Jul 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Archie W Maddocks

'Soon as you saw me, you done that thing. That thing that shows everyone that you got the fear in you.'

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
The White House Murder Case
On from 10 Oct 2012 to 10 Nov 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Jules Feiffer

The Presidential race is on. A satirical thriller of spin, politics, war and murder.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Classic Genre - Drama
Love's Comedy
On from 14 Nov 2012 to 15 Dec 2012
Orange Tree Theatre
by Henrik Ibsen

The critically-acclaimed London premiere of Ibsen’s bittersweet comedy.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Sauce for the Goose
On from 19 Dec 2012 to 02 Feb 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by Georges Feydeau

Feydeau’s classic farce of mayhem and mischief in a Paris hotel.

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Genre - Drama
The Stepmother
On from 06 Feb 2013 to 09 Mar 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by Githa Sowerby

Lois Relph struggles for independence in the UK premiere of this 1924 play by the author of the acclaimed Rutherford and Son.

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Genre - Drama
The Man Who Pays the Piper
On from 13 Mar 2013 to 13 Apr 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by GB Stern

Daryll Fairley has it all, but does it make her happy? The first major revival of this 1920s play by female playwright GB Stern.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
The Breadwinner
On from 17 Apr 2013 to 18 May 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by Somerset Maugham

A delightful and apt comedy by one of Britain’s most popular twentieth century writers.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Seven Year Twitch
On from 22 May 2013 to 22 Jun 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by David Lewis

A new comedy of marital calamity from David Lewis, the author of How to be Happy and Monkey’s Uncle.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Middlemarch: The Doctors Story
On from 22 Oct 2013 to 22 Oct 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by George Eliot, adapted by Geoffrey Beevers

Part two of our adaptation of George Eliot's Middlemarch!

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Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Middlemarch: Dorothea's Story
On from 23 Oct 2013 to 09 Nov 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by George Eliot, Adapted by Geoffrey Beevers

Part One of our adaptation of George Eliot's famous Middlemarch

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Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Middlemarch: Fred and Mary
On from 13 Nov 2013 to 30 Nov 2013
Orange Tree Theatre
by George Eliot, adaptated by Geoffrey Beevers

The final play in Geofffrey Beevers' adaptation of George Eliot's Middlemarch.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
It Just Stopped
On from 05 Feb 2014 to 08 Mar 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Stephen Sewell

Life is seductively comfortable for Franklin and Beth in their luxury 47th floor apartment. But what if it just stopped?

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Heritage
On from 15 Mar 2014 to 16 Mar 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Dafyyd James

Heritage is a blistering black comedy with music that explores the darker side of nationalism.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
King Lear
On from 23 Mar 2014 to 23 Mar 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by William Shakespeare

King Lear: Black Shakespeare Community Play

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Invincible
On from 12 Mar 2014 to 12 Apr 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Torben Betts

As classes and outlooks collide, the scene is set for a meeting which will have consequences as hilarious as they are tragic.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
The Theatre of Dion Boucicault
On from 03 May 2014 to 03 May 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Various

Seminar to compliment our run of The School for Scheming

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Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy Genre - Classic
The School for Scheming
On from 16 Apr 2014 to 17 May 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Dion Boucicault

Rediscovering a classic comedy from the writer of National Theatre hit London Assurance.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Romeo and Juliet
On from 24 May 2014 to 24 May 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by William Shakespeare

Family Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
Squirrels/The After-Dinner Joke
On from 21 May 2014 to 07 Jun 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by David Mamet/Caryl Churchill

This years' Trainee Directors' Showcase presents rare gems from David Mamet and Caryl Churchill!

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing
Pomona
On from 12 Nov 2014 to 13 Dec 2014
Orange Tree Theatre
by Alistair McDowall

A sinister and surreal thriller from Alistair McDowall, directed by Ned Bennett.

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Genre - Classic
Widowers' Houses
On from 17 Dec 2014 to 31 Jan 2015
Orange Tree Theatre
by Bernard Shaw

A sharp-toothed comedy about London's eternal struggle with housing and the problems of the buy-to-let classes.

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Genre - New Writing
Little Light
On from 04 Feb 2015 to 07 Mar 2015
Orange Tree Theatre
by Alice Birch

A dark, volatile new play that asks if we can ever let go.

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Play Mas
On from 11 Mar 2015 to 11 Apr 2015
Orange Tree Theatre
by Mustapha Matura

A wickedly funny, exuberant and poignant play about the political landscape of Trinidad.

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Each His Own Wilderness
On from 15 Apr 2015 to 16 May 2015
Orange Tree Theatre
by Doris Lessing

The first major production of a rare early play from novelist Doris Lessing.

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