Archive for October, 2017

Leith Theatre Book Launch

Leith Theatre Book Launch

Memories of Leith Theatre book launch:

Citadel Arts Group and the Leith Theatre Trust’s book using living histories of Leith Theatre will be launched this Sunday, 22 October 2017, in a special event at Leith Theatre.

October 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

★★★★☆  Modern:

Stark and tense, Ivo van Hove’s production of Hedda Gabler for the English National Theatre and touring to the Festival Theatre all week, is a thoroughly unnerving reading of Ibsen’s great play.

October 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Listings 15 – 22 Oct 2017

Listings 15 – 22 Oct 2017

On Edinburgh’s Stages (and surrounding woodlands!) this week…
Cracking stuff this week, thanks to an immense double dose of work at the Lyceum, the SMHAF taking off and the arrival of a classic from the National Theatre at the Festival Theatre.

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Son of a Preacher Man

Son of a Preacher Man

★★★☆☆    Nostalgic:

Dusty Springfield fans will love Son of a Preacher Man as the 60s return to the Kings this week with Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood on both direction and choreographic duties.

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mark Lockyer Interview

Mark Lockyer Interview

Interview with Mark Lockyer:

Actor Mark Lockyer trained at RADA. Over the last 30 years he’s performed at the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Old Vic, Young Vic and the Royal Court; he’s worked with Ken Campbell, Mark Rylance and Sam Mendes.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Open Script Call

Open Script Call

Gin & Chronic seeks new work:

Edinburgh-based Gin & Chronic Theatre Company, has put out an open call for play scripts with the loose theme of growth, to be developed for performance by the company.

October 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
La Belle Helene

La Belle Helene

★★★☆☆ Fizzing:

Fun and flighty, Opera Camerata has ensured that they leave us wanting more, with a production of Offenbach’s La Belle Helene at the Church Hill Theatre which hits its high notes.

October 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dogfight Casting Call

Dogfight Casting Call

Junior callout for Scottish premiere

Junior amateur musicals company Shoogly Peg Productions, has put out an open call for its February 2018 production of Pasek and Paul’s 2012 musical, Dogfight.

October 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Young actors company call-out

Young actors company call-out

Annexe Arts open audition for 16-25 year-olds
Annexe Arts, the new city centre youth arts hub in Merchant Street, has put out an open call for performers to join its young company.

October 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Man to Man

Man to Man

★★★★☆ Impressive:

Imaginative staging and superb acting give Man To Man at the Traverse a fascination that cannot prevent it from running out of steam slightly before the end.

October 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More