Archive for October, 2017

One Act Auditions

One Act Auditions

Grads announce SCDA one-act entries:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out an open call to auditions for their two entries to the SCDA One Act competition in February 2018.

October 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Last Ship sails to Festival Theatre

Last Ship sails to Festival Theatre

Jimmy Nail to star in UK premiere tour:

The Last Ship, the musical by Sting inspired by his 1991 album The Soul Cages, is to play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in its UK premiere tour starring Jimmy Nail.

October 30, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
EdFringe staff survey

EdFringe staff survey

Anonymous survey for all EdFringe venue staff:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is asking everyone who worked or volunteered in any off-stage capacity in a fringe venue in 2016 or 2017 to take part in an anonymous survey.

October 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Beyond clowning

Beyond clowning

Bouffon scratch night for Roxy:

There is an area of comedy that goes beyond the clown, who lovingly reflects society to itself, but seeks out society’s darkest, most scabrous elements and shows them up in bold and gory detail.

October 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
In Horror We Trust

In Horror We Trust

Spookfest’s second scary sojourn:

The Edinburgh Horror Festival returns from this Friday evening, 27 October, with a five night frenzy of foul deeds and frightening theatrics in the lead up to Halloween on Tuesday.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

★★★★☆  Spirited:

Melodic drive and fine performances make EDGAS’s Oklahoma! at the Church Hill until Saturday a real treat.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
A View From The Bridge

A View From The Bridge

★★★☆☆ Well told:

A View from the Bridge, Arthur Miller’s great tragedy of loyalty and miss-placed love in the tenements of the waterfront slums of 1950s New York is given a solid production from the EUTC at Bedlam this week.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Our Fathers

Our Fathers

★★★☆☆ Charming:

Our Fathers at the Traverse has a great deal of talent behind it. The end result is amusing and entertaining but ultimately somewhat too frothy.

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert premiere Goat at Festival Theatre:

The renowned Rambert Dance Company is to stage the world premiere of a new ballet, Goat, at the Festival Theatre tonight, Thursday 26 October 2017.

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Real Thing

The Real Thing

★★★☆☆   Stoppard the play, I want to get off:

It’s love among the middle classes at the King’s this week as Laurence Fox stars in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing.

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More