May is an exciting month for Omnibus with shows by some of the most impressive theatre companies touring in the UK today. Miracle Theatre bring The Case of the Frightened Lady, 7-8th May; Concert Theatre present The Rite of Spring / Romeo & Juliet 9-10th May; Angel Exit tell The Ballad of Martha Brown 13-15th May; and UNTitled Theatre bring Elena Bolster’s acclaimed play Beast 30-31st May.
Get your fill of world class documentary making and short films with the next instalments of Sightlines. The Strawberry Tree, Tuesday 22nd April, captures life in a small Cuban fishing village, while Watchers of the Sky, Tuesday 6th May, uncovers the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin – the man who coined the word ‘genocide’.
Local novelist Alex Wheatle brings his moving, autobiographical one-man play Uprising to Omnibus, as part of World Book Night on Wednesday 23rd April.
Classic Sundays continues to provide inspiring Sunday afternoon recitals. On 4th May ChamberFayre brings a programme of unusual and rarely heard chamber music, while Song Circle celebrate Gypsies & the Mediterranean with music by Brahms, Ravel and Granados on 18th May.
Northside Jazz sees members of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra – known for producing the next generation of British jazz musicians – bringing their talents to Omnibus in April. Hot on the heels of Rob Luft Trio, trombone maestros On The Slide perform here on the 27th April, followed by the gorgeous, decadent and poignant melodies of Deco Ensemble on 11th May.
Lovers of acoustic music will be satisfied by the eclectic line-up hosted by Superspokes on Monday 28th April – listen to the music of Elin Ivarsson and Lucas & King here. The next night takes place on Monday 26th May.
Don’t miss next month’s installment of comedy theatre provided by James Veitch and the fundamental interconnectedness of everyone with an internet connection on Friday 16th May.
Our Youth Theatre Actors Alive runs on Saturday mornings for 8 to 18 year olds. We still have places available so come and join the fun!
Go to What’s On to book tickets, or ring the Ticketweb box office on 0844 477 1000. Tickets can be bought in person during office opening hours (with no booking fee), or Omnibus Box Office can be contacted directly for queries or reservations via email@example.com or 020 7498 4699 during office hours.
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