It’s the first ever Show Peep! – an addendum to The Show People Podcast – our host Andrew Keates shares information about how you can work with Julie Atherton, Oliver Savile, Danielle Tarento and Cassidy Janson at Omnibus Theatre as part of Arion Productions’ Portfolio Masterclasses.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by Marie McCarthy – artistic director of the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham. Marie goes into great detail about her multi-award-winning theatre, its history, her vision and the many ways that theatre-makers can work with them as well as outlining their exciting upcoming season too.
We are swiftly approaching theatre festival season – Brighton Fringe kicked off on 5 May and it won’t be long before the biggest theatre festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, rolls around once more. At the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, the second of the year’s three festivals, And That’s Another Story, has kicked off.
You lose some, you win some: two former libraries now turned into arts centres-cum-community spaces-cum theatres plus Bunker’s Theatre takeover of an underground car park in Southwark Street. No one could say that south London isn’t teeming with theatrical enterprise.
The Spring Offensive, a so-called charge after the winter snow had thawed on the front lines each year throughout World War One, a final push for the Germans to break allied lines before US reinforcements arrived and turned the tide of battle. Of course, it didn’t work.
Omnibus artistic director (and director for Spring Offensive) Marie McCarthy sits the actors and the writer around a table as part of the second rehearsal of Omnibus Associate Artist Victoria Willing’s work, which opens on 18 April 2017. I speak with writer Willing to understand her initial inspiration for the play.