The Orchestra


A third-rate café orchestra in a small French spa town play their time worn music to an indifferent audience. The musician's idle chit-chat between and during the lively arrangements serve only to fuel their frustrations and power struggles.
The Orchestra at Omnibus Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Comedy
Venue: Omnibus Theatre
Started: Tuesday 29 January 2019
Closed: Sunday 17 February 2019
Running time:1 hr 15 mins
Age suitability: 14+

Background


Multi award-winner Kristine Landon Smith directs French dramatist Jean Anouilh's comedy classic.

Synopsis


A third-rate café orchestra in a small French spa town play their time worn music to an indifferent audience.


The musician's idle chit-chat between and during the lively arrangements serve only to fuel their frustrations and power struggles.


Seething volcanoes start to erupt behind a seemingly respectable facade.


Jealousy, gossip and thwarted emotions reach a tragic climax - but the music goes jauntily on …


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Theatre


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1 Northside (The Old Library)
Clapham Common
London SW4 0QW

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 29 January 2019

Press night:Thursday 31 January 2019

Closes:Sunday 17 February 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Sunday - 4-00pm

Tickets


Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£13

Cast


Amanda Osbourne (Mme. Hortense)

Seeta Indrani (Pamela)

Stefania Licari (Suzanne Delicias)

Pedro Casarin (M. Leon)

Charlotte Laporte (Ermeline)

Luna Dai (Patricia)

Tophy Enany (M. Lebonze)

Jessica Hulme (Leona)


Creatives


Author: Jean Anouilh
Composer: Felix Cross
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith
Designer: Sue Mayes
Sound: Julian Starr
Production: Stefania Licari and Charlotte Laporte - Teatro Latino

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