THE GIRL WHO WAS VERY GOOD AT LYING (AT EDINBURGH FRINGE)

3-28 AUG

Performing at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2022

Catriona has a history of making stuff up. But she’s getting better. When an Attractive American Tourist arrives in her tiny Northern Irish town, she decides to show him around. And she might blur the line between fact and fiction, just a little…

Soon she’s telling him about cannibal peasants, human roosters, and the largest orgy ever held on consecrated ground.

The Girl Who Was Very Good At Lying is a multi-award nominated ★★★★★ (The Stage) show about the stories we tell to escape.

FIJI (AT EDINBURGH FRINGE)

8-29 AUG

Performing at Pleasance as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2022

Nick is cooking for Sam and, if all goes to plan, this will be their first and last meeting… Inspired by shocking true events, FIJI blends True Crime with Romantic Comedy to deliver a hilarious, but twisted thrill-ride.

TRY HARDER

9-20 AUG

Try Harder is a surreal, fast-paced comedy-drama about the pressures faced by young people in an increasingly challenging society, which asks the question: When is your good, good enough?

CHOKING GAME

10-14 AUG

Crack, one life’s gone while the other one’s born.

Splash, struggling against suffocation while swimming hard.

Beep, staying alive while letting go.

Eating pineapple while pineapple’s eating you.

THERE SHE IS

30 AUG - 3 SEPT

When a whale gets beached on the tube, communication ceases and all hell breaks loose. A surreal journey of displacement and rebirth through untranslatable words, aquatic mammals, and bewildering public announcements.

MISFIT CABARET

2 SEPT

It’s time to discover DISCOLAND. Join us for the launch of our multidisciplinary production company at the MISFIT CABARET. The evening will feature team Discoland along with eight other performances: cabaret turned club night, turned theatrical mixer – there’s something for everyone.

DRUM

6-25 SEPT

What you need to understand is, Ghana is home.

This joyful and poignant premiere fuses storytelling, music and dance with archival material to capture a unique snapshot of London in the swinging sixties.

SONGS FOR SCATTERED TIMES

25 SEPT

A responsive musical theatre cabaret. Scatter’s space for honesty, empowerment and community.

Performers come together to sing and share stories about our changing world. We reclaim musical theatre songs to add perspectives.

Songs For Scattered Times is an evolving exploration of the world around us, a provocation for how relevant musical theatre can be.

ENGINE ROOM

26 SEPT

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.

THE CROWN - LIVE!

28-30 SEPT

Two actors reimagine the story of how Elizabeth Windsor became Queen Elizabeth II (and recreate the resplendent Netflix show) in 80 minutes of frenetic hat-passing, period accents and corgi impressions.

WILD COUNTRY

1 OCT

Two actors reimagine the story of how Elizabeth Windsor became Queen Elizabeth II (and recreate the resplendent Netflix show) in 80 minutes of frenetic hat-passing, period accents and corgi impressions.

CASSANDRA

4-16 OCT

Cassandra is stuck in a war. She knows how it will end, but no one will believe her. 115 years ago, pioneering Ukrainian writer, Lesia Ukrainka retold the story of the Trojan War through Cassandra’s eyes. Now Nina Murray’s award-winning translation brings the play to the stage in a UK premiere.

STONECRABS DIRECTORS IN PRACTICE SHOWCASE

18-22 OCT

Introducing the next generation of theatre directors. StoneCrabs Directors in Practice Showcase is a week-long festival showcasing work from nine exciting new directors, across five nights.

FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER IS DRUNK AND THE SHEEP HAVE ALL JUMPED THE FENCES

25-29 OCT

Where comedy is pitch black and horror gets a happy ever after, this wildly fresh look at the Frankenstein myth is provocative, topical and tailor made by critically acclaimed theatre mavericks Big Telly.

SONGS FOR SCATTERED TIMES

30 OCT

A responsive musical theatre cabaret. Scatter’s space for honesty, empowerment and community.

Performers come together to sing and share stories about our changing world. We reclaim musical theatre songs to add perspectives.

Songs For Scattered Times is an evolving exploration of the world around us, a provocation for how relevant musical theatre can be.

ENGINE ROOM

31 OCT

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.

SELF(ISH) LOVE

1-5 NOV

Need a little help becoming the CEO of your life? A SELF(ish) LOVE seminar to end all seminars. It’s time to break down the mantle self-love gurus pedal across the web and help you spot the bullshit. #BecauseYourWorthIt

RICHARD THE SECOND

9-27 NOV

A nation is in turmoil. Three first cousins battle for the supreme position of authority. Who will succeed in saving their country from a trail of ultimate destruction? And who will survive the challenge for the throne?

UNIVERSAL

11 NOV

A nation is in turmoil. Three first cousins battle for the supreme position of authority. Who will succeed in saving their country from a trail of ultimate destruction? And who will survive the challenge for the throne?

POETRY NIGHT

24 NOV

Off The Chest champions poets and spoken word artists of diverse backgrounds. This thriving evening of poetry will showcase their renowned open mic as well as 2 highly-acclaimed feature poets.   

LOWKEY DYING

25-27 NOV

Examining the relationship between the internet, the self and our inevitable social media overdose, Lowkey Dying explores loneliness, productivity and expensive skincare.

SONGS FOR SCATTERED TIMES

27 NOV

A responsive musical theatre cabaret. Scatter’s space for honesty, empowerment and community.

Performers come together to sing and share stories about our changing world. We reclaim musical theatre songs to add perspectives.

Songs For Scattered Times is an evolving exploration of the world around us, a provocation for how relevant musical theatre can be.

ENGINE ROOM

28 NOV

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.

THE NOSY LITTLE TROLL

3-4 DEC, 10-11 DEC

Deep in the heart of the Norwegian Forest live the trolls – big trolls, tiny trolls and a Nosy Little Troll who has an amazingly sensitive nose…

Following Omnibus Theatre’s award-winning reputation for crafting beautiful Winter shows for all ages, this December we welcome back world-class puppeteer Iklooshar Malara with brand-new adventure.

SING-DERELLA: THE KARAOKE PANTO

1-3, 8-10, 15-17 DEC

It’s the early 00s and Sing-derella really wants to go to Brad and Jen’s Christmas ball, but the dress code doesn’t allow for a Juicy Couture tracksuit. What can a girl do except turn to her magical karaoke machine, and maybe some huns in the audience, for help?

GERIATRIC MUMS

10-11 DEC

Shirley and Shirley are back and feeling more geriatric than ever. The award-winning double act return to bring more hilarious home truths about the pleasures and pitfalls of motherhood.

SONGS FOR SCATTERED TIMES

25 SEPT, 30 OCT, 27 NOV

A responsive musical theatre cabaret. Scatter’s space for honesty, empowerment and community.

Performers come together to sing and share stories about our changing world. We reclaim musical theatre songs to add perspectives.

Songs For Scattered Times is an evolving exploration of the world around us, a provocation for how relevant musical theatre can be.

ROB LUFT TRIO

13 NOV

Virtuosic night of music by award-winning guitarist Rob Luft.  

Compared to six-string legends John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De Lucia, he was the recipient of the Kenny Wheeler Prize from the Royal Academy of Music, and he received the 2nd Prize in the Montreux Guitar Competition at Montreux Jazz Festival

SONGS FOR THE EARTH

20 NOV

Explore our need to connect with nature and the outdoors through an upbeat programme of folk-inspired music from cultures ranging from South America to Eastern Europe, curated and led by violinist Bridget O’Donnell and bassistMisha Mullov-Abbado. 

SEVEN STEPS BIG BAND

18 DEC

The Seven Steps Big Band returns with a bang to the Omnibus Theatre this December to present an energetic and exciting programme of Swing, Latin, Pop and (of course!) Christmas music. Now in its 10th year, this dynamic ensemble has grown to become one of the most engaging and entertaining bands performing on the London circuit.

Omnibus Theatre Online: Young People

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.

LIFE DRAWING CLASS

EVERY OTHER THURSDAY

Whether you’re the next Tracey Emin or if you haven’t picked up a pencil since school, our life drawing class is for anyone who wants to have a relaxed, fun alternative night out.