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Ordsall Hall is hosting a fantastic 3 month programme of outdoor theatre in the grand setting of our spectacular Grade I Listed Manor House. Here you will find all our ‘Adult Theatre’ performances.

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The Handlebards Present ‘Macbeth’

Wednesday 28th July, 7pm start (doors open 6pm)
Early Bird £16 | Adult £18 | Under 18 £11 | Under 10s free with an accompanying adult

Join The HandleBards all-female troupe at Ordsall Hall for a bicycle-powered, farcical production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. Forget the tears and tragedy – this is a frantic, delirious, full-of-beans show like you’ve never seen before.

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Slapstick Picnic Present ‘The Important of Being Earnest’

Friday 13 August, 7pm start (doors open 6pm)
Early Bird £16.00 | Adult £18.00 | Under 18 £11.00 | Under 10s free with an accompanying adult

Slapstick Picnic would like to cordially invite you to its inaugural summer tea party, where marvellous feats of performance and culinary capers await. Over tea and cucumber sandwiches, we ask that you prepare to witness the impossible – the entirety of Oscar Wilde’s classic play of manners, affairs and handbags being performed by just two rather dashing entertainers.

From the creators of The HandleBards comes a fantastically wild(e) new production, ripping up the recipe book and celebrating silliness. With Slapstick Picnic, you can have your cake and eat it.

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Outreach Opera Presents: Last Night at the Proms

Sunday 22 August, 2.30-4.30pm (doors open 1pm)
Adult £20 | Child £10

Pack your picnics and bring your friends for this family event on the lawn. Outreach Opera will take you on a musical journey from opera through to songs from the musicals, finishing with much loved traditional British anthems, including Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem, for those who enjoy a flag waving, sing a long

Established in 2015, Lancashire based company Outreach Opera continue their mission to make opera accessible to communities, where they can inspire their passion for opera, theatre, music and art into all generations

Seeking to bring opera to unusual locations, Outreach Opera adapts to the unique surroundings presented. Whether it be an indoor theatre, or a town centre pavement. Outreach Opera selects repertoire that seeks to engage and captivate unsuspecting audiences, from market stall dwellers to super market shoppers.

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The Pantaloons Theatre Company Present ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Saturday 4 September, 6.30pm start (doors open 5.30pm)
Adult £16 | Child £8

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life:

Will Mrs Bennett manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time?
Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together?
Will creepy Mr Collins just go away please?

Join the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons and find out all the answers in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative adaptation!

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Outreach Opera Presents: La Boheme Opera

Saturday 11 September, 2.30-5.00pm (doors open 1.30pm)
Adult £20 | Early Bird £18

Join us for one of the most famous and unforgettable operas of all time. Acting as the perfect introduction to opera, La Boheme follows a group of struggling friends, as they encounter the many highs and lows life that has to offer. Rodolfo, a penniless poet and hopeless romantic, opens the door one fateful night, to an apologetic Mimi, who is looking for a light for her candle, and the pair instantly fall in love. But, with the cruel reality of life and all it has to offer lurking just around the corner, their journey is a hard one.

Seeking to bring opera to unusual locations, Outreach Opera adapts to the unique surroundings presented. Whether it be an outdoor theatre, or a town centre pavement. Outreach Opera selects repertoire that seeks to engage and captivate unsuspecting audiences, from market stall dwellers to supermarket shoppers.

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