Welcome to HAODS

We are Horsham Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, one of South East England’s premier amateur theatre companies and part of the cultural life of West Sussex for over seventy years. We have a reputation for producing shows of stunning quality and originality, to great critical and audience acclaim. We perform two major musical productions every year, at the Capitol Horsham, a modern and fully equipped professional theatre, as well as plays and other entertainments.

See below for details of our next show or find out more about future plans or previous shows.

'Blackadder' — August 2024

“I have a cunning plan…”

HAODS presents our stage version of three episodes from the Elizabethan era of the classic comedy. Performance licensing for this production will be donated to Comic Relief.

  • 1st – 3rd August 2024
  • 7:30pm with a Saturday matinee at 2:30pm
  • QEII School, Comptons Lane, RH13 5NW

Tickets on sale now – click the poster to buy yours.

'The Addams Family' — November 2024

We’re now rehearsing for our next musical production! Click the poster to find out more and to buy tickets.

Get involved

With our own private suite of rehearsal studios, properties store, extensive costume wardrobe and full-height scenery workshop, our members have unprecedented opportunities to become involved in all aspects of its theatrical production, whether as performers, props and scenery builders, stage technicians and much more. We always welcome new members, so why not join us?

HAODS Juniors

We launched a new section in 2019 just for young people – HAODS Juniors.

Friends of HAODS

If you’d like to support us by more than just watching our shows, why not become a Friend of HAODS?

Members only

Access the password protected members area for details of show logistics, socials and the HAODS house calendar.

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