UPDATE: The Line-Up for the #OOTW2019 Post-Show Events

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  • 27
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We have great news that four of the playwrights featured at our #OOTW2019 festival will be flying into London to be with us for our week of sharing plays from Spain, Portugal and Latin America.  Because of this, we have slightly re-jigged our line-up of post-show events to give our audiences a chance to meet […]

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OOTW Forum: Bringing Together Researchers, Practitioners and Theatre Companies

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  • 26
    Jul
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Our Out of the Wings monthly readings are, as we have often stated, incredibly simple. We meet, we read a play out loud, we discuss. But out of this simplicity, complex questions emerge about theatre translation, directing a performance of a translated text and the information that actors, directors and audiences need to know about […]

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Women Centre-Stage in ‘Her Open Eyes’

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  • 25
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by Sophie Stevens Her Open Eyes is a play about one woman’s ability to laugh in the face of death. But this is not an easy thing to do and the play depicts the challenges and conflicts that arise as the protagonist struggles to resolve to live her life. The fact that the play focuses […]

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Out of the Wings on Screen

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  • 23
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Our members Camila González and William Gregory were the guests of Alicia Edwards on London Live this week, talking about the forthcoming Out of the Wings Festival at the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham. If you missed it, never fear:  you can catch up at London Live’s website or see the full interview here on Twitter. A […]

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Out of the Wings and into the World

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  • 21
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We’re proud at Out of the Wings that so many of the plays, writers, translators and other artists whose work is showcased at our annual festival go on to find success elsewhere.  Here are six examples from our three festivals to date: 2016 Our very first play reading was a UK premiere of THE BLINDMAN […]

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Meet the #OOTW2019 Directors

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  • 18
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We’re delighted to welcome colleagues old and new to direct our five evenings of play readings at the Omnibus Theatre from July 30 to August 03. TUESDAY 30 JULY – Kate O’Connor directs CASSANDRA, SANDRA Kate is a director with a background in international work. Her most recent project was Cuzco by Víctor Sánchez Rodríguez […]

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Big Ideas in Small Cafés – Two Writers Meet in Lisbon

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  • 17
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Translator Susannah Finzi recalls her meeting with Armando Nascimento Rosa, author of Fernando and his Grandmother. March 2014 in Lisbon saw the premiere of my own play Blind Eye. Stage left, covering scene changes, was a singer who switched seemingly effortlessly from tango to bluesey swing via haunting fado (composed by himself). Armando Nascimento Rosa, […]

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Picture of a Beauty Queen…

Rafeal Guizado’s Complemento was inspired by Colombia’s first-ever Miss Colombia.  Guizado’s granddaughter and translator, Gigi Guizado, tells us more… Intrigued? See Complemento in a double-bill with Freddie by Abilio Estévez and translated by Kate Eaton at #OOTW2019, August 3 at the Omnibus Theatre. Click here for full details and to book. And stay tuned for more from Gigi […]

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Party On! Post-Show Events at the Out of the Wings Festival #OOTW2019

**NOTE** The line-up for our post-show events has changed as of 27 July: please click here for the updated schedule. ******************************************* As if play-readings, workshops and a day of debate and discussion weren’t enough, at Out of the Wings we celebrate into the evening with free events following our performances at the Omnibus Theatre.  Read […]

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Final Night – “The Language of the Mermaids” by Mariana de Althaus

The Language of the Mermaids – A Review by Angelina Llongueras In this play a threatening sea is a powerful presence confronting a very superficial and well-to-do family that seems to live in an unshakable world of their own, where their pretence of their assumed social ‘importance’ keeps them from realizing the danger they are […]

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