Since launching in 2018, the Barn Theatre has gained national recognition having produced over 20 Built by Barn shows and being awarded The Stage Awards’ Best Fringe Theatre of the Year Award 2019.
Their productions so far have included: The 39 Steps (Barn Theatre & Theatre Royal Windsor), Daddy Long Legs (first originating UK production), The Importance of Being Earnest (Barn Theatre & Turbine Theatre, London), the 2020 & 2021 UK tours of Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense with The Theatre Chipping Norton, the 25th anniversary production of Marie Jones’ Stones in His Pockets, Private Peaceful with BoxLess Theatre (Barn Theatre & Bristol Old Vic) and Stephen Sondheim’s Marry Me A Little starring Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker and the world debut of Cat Goscovitch’s A Russian (directed by Nicolas Kent).
Since the first national lockdown the Barn Theatre became internationally renowned for digital theatrical content, with their content seen by over 330,000 audience members as well as receiving two New York Times Critic Pick’s for the digital productions, directed by Tamara Harvey, of What a Carve Up and The Picture of Dorian Gray (with Lawrence Batley Theatre, New Wolsey Theatre, Oxford Playhouse & Theatr Clwyd). What a Carve Up! won the inaugural OnComm Innovative Work Award at the 2021 Off West End Awards as well as being named as one of the best productions of 2020 by both The Telegraph and The Guardian.
The Barn Theatre’s 2022 Season includes: a British “relocation” of the musical comedy Murder For Two, the world premiere of Vicki Berwick’s stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s The Mozart Question and a brand new staging of the jukebox musical Million Dollar Quartet.
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