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Playbox Theatre
The Dream Factory
Stratford Road
Warwick CV34 6LE
United Kingdom​

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and the Hunter in the Stars

7th - 10th October 2021

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What’s On

The Dream Factory is Playbox Theatre’s beautiful theatre in Warwick. With a number of different studios, including the jewel in the crown,’Kermesse’ our 200-seat main house auditorium, we take pride in programming a wide range of productions and special live events throughout the year. With performances to suit all audience types, we look forward to welcoming you to a night at the theatre.

Playbox Theatre has won acclaim all over the world for creating productions to the highest professional standards, performed by exceptionally talented young artists. Throughout the year, we programme work that challenges both our performers, and our audiences. From family favourites, to new writing, from musicals to cutting-edge contemporary, our programme is far-reaching and always exciting.

Whilst most of our work is performed by Playbox Theatre actors, we are delighted to welcome occasional visiting artists to The Dream Factory, showcasing some of the industry’s most exciting companies, including dance, circus, music and more.

Read on to find out what’s coming up this season. 

Coming soon



Booking opens Autumn 2021

Spring version, by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon This promises to be a spectacular musical adventure for all the family, based on the wonderful novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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Booking opens Autumn 2021

This exciting new commission, ‘Mariner’, is an intensely lyrical, visual and contemporary reworking of Coleridge’s 18th Century epic masterpiece; plunging its audience into a poetic and nightmarish journey that questions our place within the natural world and the ethics and …

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Phoenix Returns


Summer 2022

Following a spectacular outdoor season in 2021, we are excited to bring a full programme of outdoor theatre to THE PHOENIX STAGE next summer. Watch this space for further details, but expect music, circus, dance, Shakespeare and more.

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“Stockholm proves once again that Playbox Theatre is one of the most radical and brilliant theatre companies around”

Nick Le Mesurier, Leamington Courier (Stockholm2017)

Where to find us

The Dream Factory,
Stratford Road,
CV34 6LE