Important Information: We have made the difficult decision to postpone or cancel upcoming performances. Find out more here.
Upcoming productions with their original dates remain on our What’s On both for your reference and as a celebration of all the exciting voices we were looking forward to sharing with you in our Summer Season.

Omnibus Theatre Online

From 7 April

While our building may be closed, we are committed to platforming fantastic artists and work for you to experience in lockdown.

Join us every Tuesday to enjoy Omnibus Theatre from your living room.


25 Mar - 11 Apr


Volpone is rich – filthy rich! In lust for more he and his assistant swindle three of the wealthiest men in the city, each believing they are his sole heirs.

Adrian & Vera Improvise Things

13 Apr


An evening of gentle, naughty, loveliness.


14 Apr


Ladykiller is a blood-soaked morality tale charting one woman’s journey from violent oppression to bloody revolution.

A Well Made Play

14-18 Apr


A theatrical high wire act, A Well Made Play is created anew every time it is performed by a company of experienced improvisers.

Small Change

21 Apr - 9 May


Journey back home to confront the truth and find the moment that defined you. Peter Gill’s poetic masterpiece receives a timely revival.

Engine Room

28 Apr


Dynamic and talented theatre makers and writers present daring, new work in the first stages of development.

Adrian & Vera Improvise Things

11 May


An evening of gentle, naughty, loveliness.

At the Feet of Jesus

12-17 May


A play exploring the importance of family, football and protecting the ones you love at all costs.

Angry Yellow Woman

19-21 May


Vera longs for pop music, puppies, and world peace. Join yellow Vera as she figures out if she’s a “a racist” or if the world is too black and white.

Engine Room

27 May


Dynamic and talented theatre makers and writers present daring, new work in the first stages of development.

Wild Country

5-6 Jun

An intimate and absurd one-person exploration of motherhood, exile and transformation.

96 Festival 2020

9-27 Jun

96 Festival is back by popular demand! A glittering line-up of artists will set up camp at Omnibus Theatre for a spectacular celebration of queerness and theatre.

Hasbian & Queer Diary Double Bill

10 Jun

An autobiographical comedy about coming out as a teenage lesbian, only to discover that boys are also attractive.

Sound Cistem

11-12 Jun

Two transgender performers say ‘up yours’ to the gender binary and invite you to their radical, verbatim dance party!

The Family Jewels Takeover

13 Jun

The Family Jewels drag king collective showcase shiny new acts in drag night of Baby Kings and Fresh Prinxes.

LGBTQ+ Arts Takeover

14 + 21 Jun

An LGBT+ Playwriting Workshop and Zine Making Workshop led by Amie Taylor, Editor of The LGBTQ Arts Review.

Adrian & Vera Improvise Things

15 Jun

An evening of gentle, naughty, loveliness.

Black Sheep

22-23 Jun

MisSa Blue is 1 of 150 knows sword swallowers in the world and 1 of only 4 known female sword swallowers of colour.

Nothing in a Butterfly

23-28 Jun

A visceral odyssey from flying fists in Tyneside to hard sales in Dubai as Junk finds his rock bottom on top of the world.

Hell Yeah!

25 Jun

Fun, female, fearless and completely improvised. A supHer group of London’s hottest queer improv talent.

My Father the Tantric Masseur

26 Jun

“Ask her to read a train timetable and she could have her audience in stitches.” British Theatre Guide

Engine Room

29 Jun

Dynamic and talented theatre makers and writers present daring, new work in the first stages of development.


30 Jun - 18 Jul

1983. San Fernando Valley. John Rolando is the glittering porn star of the moment. But when he fails to get it up, his life – and the play – begins to unravel.


10 Jul

DEM TIMES is a young adult comedy-drama following the re-education of British-born troublemaker, Samuel Adjei, in a Ghanaian boarding school.

Adrian & Vera Improvise Things

13 Jul

An evening of gentle, naughty, loveliness.

Edinburgh Previews

20-31 Jul

Get one jump ahead of Edinburgh Festival Fringe this Summer at Omnibus Theatre.

Out of the Wings Festival

3-8 Aug

Out of the Wings returns to Omnibus for its fifth annual festival of theatre from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking world.


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.

Grasshopper Festival

28-30 May


This May half term a crop of critically acclaimed family theatre makers will dig in at Omnibus Theatre for a wild celebration of nature and creativity.

Errol's Garden

28 May


An interactive new musical for kids, full of lively music, colourful characters and a passion for plants.

Paris Cat

29 May


Listen to the story of Paris Cat, dance to the music and create your own ‘cat’ outfits with paper, fabric, sequins and feathers!

Susannah and the Sunflower

30 May


You’ve heard of Jack and the Beanstalk well… this is a quirky take on the traditional tale. A celebration of all things that grow tall and dream big for everyone over three.

The St Matthew Passion: Reimagined

29 Mar


An innovative and imaginative reinterpretation of a classic, Bach’s oratorio comes alive for the 21st Century with choir, orchestra and electronics.

Curimba Trio: Brazilian Night

19 Apr


Curimba Trio play a mix of traditional Brazilian music and jazz, combining pulsing Brazilian rhythms with virtuosic improvisation.

London Monkeys

28 Mar



London Monkeys combines a cabaret aesthetic, sardonic lyrics, and jazz melodies.

Dresden Today: Art and Architecture

6 May


The city of Dresden celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2006; its eighteenth-century buildings have been faithfully restored…

A Social: For Artists of Colour

27 May

This informal social is for people who identify as artists of colour, working in the theatre industry.