Hello and thank you for visiting Out of the Wings (OOTW). Showcasing the work of leading playwrights as well as emerging voices, OOTW brings together writers, translators, other theatre-makers and audiences of all backgrounds to share international stories as yet unheard in the UK. Together, we explore the best of Hispanic and Lusophone playwriting, in a celebration of international collaboration and theatre in translation.
Born out of a collaboration between its co-founders and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s acclaimed Spanish Golden Age season, OOTW has been bringing English translations of the theatre the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds to the UK and beyond since 2008.

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For more information on who we are and how we work, please visit our FAQs in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

We’re busy all year round! Out of the Wings meets every month to read and discuss new translations of Spanish- or Portuguese-language plays.
We welcome new members and love discovering new work.

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Out of the Wings Festival 2022

Out of the Wings (OOTW) will return to the Omnibus Theatre for its sixth annual festival of theatre from Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds. Over five nights, presenting readings of plays in English translation and in the UK for the first time.
Alongside workshops, encounters with writers and translators, our festival book-sale, and an opportunity to meet the OOTW team informally, discover with us the best of Hispanic and Lusophone playwriting, in a celebration of international collaboration and theatre in translation.
The selected plays for this year were announced during our Spring Kindling and will bring to our Festival plays from Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Portugal, Mexico and Mallorca.
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OOTW Festival 2022