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MOONGATE MIX

7 FEB

Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year, has become ‘Chinese New Year’ in Britain’s media. But what does it mean to diverse East and Southeast Asian communities? Our Artist in Residence Moongate Productions return for Spring 2022. 

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RESPONSE: ORLANDO

10-11 FEB

6 creatives, 5 writers and 5 performers – all queer, trans or nonbinary – share their theatrical experiments wrestling in the rich mud of Virginia Woolf’s passionate, funny, problematic book.

ENGINE ROOM

21 FEB

Dynamic theatre makers present work for the very first time in front of a live audience. Discover the next generation of theatre before anyone else.

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GET ON THE INTERNET!

28 FEB – 5 MAR

Varjack-Lowry return to Omnibus Theatre, following Autumn Season 2021’s smash digital hit iMelania (★★★★ The Stage), to curate a festival of full-throttle female-identified fabulousness. 

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THEM

4 MAR

Fuelled by fury, THEM explores three women’s struggle to navigate loss of self, trauma and the impact societal-defined generalisations have on our mental wellbeing. Our Artist in Residence Body Politic return for Spring 2022. 

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FIJI

8-25 MAR

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach… Inspired by real-life events, Fiji is an entrancing weekend away that blends True Crime with First Dates to deliver a delicious amuse-bouche that is as lovingly hilarious as it is fascinatingly twisted. 

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FLYING SOLO: A SCRATCH NIGHT OF FEMALE SOLO PERFORMANCES

12 MAR

Anna Hulm is proud to present the first night of her new scratch night series, ‘Flying Solo’. This evening will have four solo performances all written and performed by talented female theatre-makers.

ENGINE ROOM

21 MAR

Dynamic theatre makers present work for the very first time in front of a live audience. Discover the next generation of theatre before anyone else.

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NOTHING IN A BUTTERFLY

29 MAR – 2 APR

Junk finds his rock bottom on top of the world in this blistering new play. A visceral odyssey from flying fists in Tyneside to hard sales in Dubai and the elusive search for the perfect pocket square. 

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SAD

5-30 APRIL

On Christmas Day Gloria cooked the turkey that killed her mother. Now Gloria’s in the attic, sleeping on a dog bed and shitting in a bucket.

The world premiere of a brand-new dark comedy about escaping your problems and the messiness of life, directed by Omnibus Theatre’s Artistic Director Marie McCarthy.

ENGINE ROOM

25 APR

Dynamic theatre makers present work for the very first time in front of a live audience. Discover the next generation of theatre before anyone else.

Omnibus Theatre Online: Young People

From 13 April

Stop by our Omnibus Theatre Online: Young People hub to download two new activity packs each week for your young person to polish up on their drama skills and have some creative fun in the process.

EAST OF MEON

30 JAN

East of Meon is excited to play at The Omnibus Theatre this January with a cool sophisticated programme of jazz and Latin numbers. With their own take on jazz standardscontemporary jazz with Latin vibes as well as playing some of their own originals, East of Meon promises a relaxing afternoon.