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‘OLIVER!’ playing in OR

Watch Victorian England come to life at Oak Ridge Playhouse in Lionel Bart’s “OLIVER!”, the Tony- and Academy Award-winning musical interpretation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel, Oliver Twist.

Regarded as a masterpiece among audiences for seven decades, “OLIVER!” has achieved what few musicals ever accomplish. Winning three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards for the iconic 1968 Carol Reed adaptation, it’s clear that audiences resonate with Lionel Bart’s music and lyrics.

Darker themes of poverty, child hunger, and domestic violence linger at the surface of this tale just long enough to be overshadowed by the uplifting themes of resilience, redemption, and the power of kindness.

To fight hunger within the community, Oak Ridge Playhouse will be collecting non-perishable food items at every performance to assist Second Harvest Food Bank.

Patrons are encouraged to drop off the food items on their way in to see the show.

“OLIVER!” runs select dates Dec. 1-17.

Purchase tickets online at, or by calling the box office at 865-482-4877 Tuesday-Friday from noon-5 p.m.