Omnibus is delighted to announce our current production of Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck; a centennial version by Robyn Winfield-Smith, translated by Michael Ewans. Woyzeck runs until this Saturday 7th December, with evening performances at 7.30pm. Matinee performances are at 2.30pm and take place on Thursday 5th and Saturday 7th.
We are delighted to announce that Woyzeck has been nominated for two ‘Offies’, a prestigious ‘Off West End Theatre Award’, for our Sound and Lighting Designers. We have also received some very favourable 4 star reviews, which can be found here and here.
Jesse Sebastian’s Flamenco Trio Sunday 15th December 4.30pm £10
A singer, dancer and guitarist complete our December programme with an afternoon of traditional Peña style flamenco.
Route 88 MUSIC. COMEDY. TALKS. FILM. Most Monday Evenings
Join us on Monday evenings for an eclectic line-up of music, comedy, talks and film at Clapham’s vibrant new multi-arts venue.
Stand-up Comedy Monday 9th December 8pm £7.50 (on the door)
The impressive all female line-up for the show has been especially selected for Omnibus by Doon Mackichan (Plebs, Smack the Pony) and Jenny Bolt, and includes several finalists of the Funny Women Awards 2013. Gabby Best (Funny Women Awards Winner 2012) headlines the impressive line up of Bisha K. Ali, Rachel Gleaves, Shirley and Shirley, Jess Gunning, and Sindu Vee, hosted by Stephen Frost (Oblivion Boy, Wow Show, Comedy Store Players Improvisers). Bar opens from 7pm.
Material Colour, an exhibition of the work of Philip O’Reilly launches our unique first floor Gallery space. Philip has also kindly donated a signed and numbered limited edition print to be bid on via a Blind Auction, with all proceeds to Omnibus. Bidding closes on Saturday 7th December, with the winner announced at the final performance of Woyzeck.
Tales of Christmas at Omnibus
Come and celebrate the festive season with an array of multi-artform events and activities. Surprise guests will bring to life stories that will entertain, inspire and immerse you in a magical fireside world.
Our Tales of Christmas season is a response to our recent transition from a library to a vibrant and dynamic multi-arts venue. Enter through the Omnibus doors and experience a spell-binding world unfolding before your eyes.
Tales of Christmas: Voices Friday 6th December 9pm £10
An assemblage of actors, writers and spoken word artists explore what Christmas means to us today. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served, creating the perfect Yuletide atmosphere to get you into the festive spirit.
Tales of Christmas: Daughters of Elvin Sunday 8th December 7.30pm £15 / £12
Daughters of Elvin present an interesting and eclectic programme of music, songs and masked dances played on an exotic array of historical instruments. The evening will lead you on a fascinating and colourful journey from the Medieval era through to the present day.
This event is kindly sponsored by Michael and Christine Green.
Tales of Christmas: The Mezzotint Friday 13th December 7.30pm £15 / £12
David Calder brings to life MR James’ most chilling and atmospheric ghost story, which will be transformed into an immersive experience with the action starting on Clapham Common. Actors and artists will bring the tale to life using music and animation, while a special guest narrates amidst the historic surroundings of Omnibus. Join us for this unique and intimate Christmas treat!
Tales of Christmas: Little Red Riding Hood Saturday 14th December 3.30pm £10 / £8
Take a walk through the woods this Christmas with Doon Mackichan (Smack The Pony, Toast of London, Brass Eye). The enduring fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood will be imaginatively reanimated through masterful puppetry and enchanting storytelling.
Tales of Christmas: The Clever Old Woman Thursday 12th December 7.30pm £10 / £8
Shobu Kapoor (East Enders, Bend it Like Beckham, Citizen Khan for BBC1) shares this enchanting story set at the time of Diwali, The Indian Festival of Light. ‘The Clever Old Woman’ is suitable for all ages, and is presented by Roman Candle Productions.
Go to What’s On to book tickets, or ring the Ticketweb box office on 0844 477 1000.
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