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Omnibus Theatre Announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe Runs of THE GIRL WHO WAS VERY GOO Photo Omnibus Theatre Announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe Runs of THE GIRL WHO WAS VERY GOOD AT LYING and FIJI
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Omnibus Theatre today announces that The Girl Who Was Very Good at Lying, by Eoin McAndrew and Fiji by Evan Lordan, Pedro Leandro and Eddie Loodmer-Elliott, two critically acclaimed plays previously co-produced by Omnibus Theatre, will run at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BWW Review: SAD, Omnibus theatre Photo BWW Review: SAD, Omnibus theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 8, 2022

There is certainly a gap in the representation of middle-aged women who are confronting ageing and complicated relationships on stage. Victoria Willing’s new play SAD has the potential to fill that hole by exploring a woman-of-a-certain-age’s messy experiences of love, grief and isolation, but fails to provide anything new.

Omnibus Theatre Announces Cast For Rescheduled Premiere of SAD Photo Omnibus Theatre Announces Cast For Rescheduled Premiere of SAD
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2022

Omnibus Theatre announces the cast for the rescheduled premiere of critically acclaimed writer Victoria Willing’s (The Stage Debut Awards, nominated Best New Writer 2017) new play SAD, a dark comedy about the messiness of life.

SAD Will Have its Premiere at the Omnibus Theatre in February 2022 Photo SAD Will Have its Premiere at the Omnibus Theatre in February 2022
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

SAD is the premiere of critically acclaimed writer Victoria Willing’s (The Stage Debut Awards, nominated Best New Writer 2017) new play, directed by Omnibus Theatre’s Artistic Director Marie McCarthy, in collaboration for the first time since their five-star award-nominated hit Spring Offensive (2017).

THE GIRL WHO WAS VERY GOOD AT LYING Will Be Performed at Omnibus Theatre Next Month Photo THE GIRL WHO WAS VERY GOOD AT LYING Will Be Performed at Omnibus Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2021

Omnibus Theatre and Jump Spark Theatre today announce the first full-scale staging of The Girl Who Was Very Good at Lying, following an award-nominated short run as part of Jermyn Street Theatre's Footprints Festival.

World Premiere of Christian Graham's BOY'S CRY Opens at Omnibus Theatre and Riverside Photo World Premiere of Christian Graham's BOY'S CRY Opens at Omnibus Theatre and Riverside Studios
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

Theatre maker Christian Graham is presenting Boys Cry for the first time. A play in monologue form, it straddles the line between traditional theatre and spoken word. This one-person tour-de-force performance opens at Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre on 30 August 2021 for two weeks, before starting a further two week run at Riverside Studios on 14 September 2021. 

Omnibus Theatre Announces Summer 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The new Summer season at Omnibus Theatre highlights five productions including a modern revival and three pieces of new-writing. Festivals also make their mark on the season, in particular the return of 96 FESTIVAL, a three-week celebration of Queerness and theatre.

Omnibus Theatre Announces Spring 2020 Season Photo Omnibus Theatre Announces Spring 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2019

The new Spring season at Omnibus Theatre highlights six productions, two of which are world premieres. Five are from companies visiting Omnibus Theatre for the first time and the other is the final play by one of the theatre's most respected playwrights. We end the season with a dynamic twist on a classic re-imagined.

Casting Announced For THE LITTLE PRINCE at Omnibus Theatre Photo Casting Announced For THE LITTLE PRINCE at Omnibus Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

This Christmas, multi-award-winning Omnibus Theatre premieres a new stage adaptation of The Little Prince, one of the best-selling and most translated novellas ever published. Directed by artistic director Marie McCarthy with music composed by Lillian Henley (1927), costumes and set design by Sophia Pardon.

The Omnibus Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2019 Season Photo The Omnibus Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2019 Season
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019

The new Autumn Winter season at Omnibus Theatre sees nine productions featuring new writing, four of which are returning companies.