Archive for February, 2018

Tenacious Auditions

Tenacious Auditions

Musical of destiny casting call:

Edinburgh-based writers, Malachi Reid and Jonnie Grant, are set to premier a new musical, Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny at EdFringe 2018.

February 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arbery EdFringe Casting Calls

Arbery EdFringe Casting Calls

Auditions for Casanova Dreaming and Volpone:

Arbery Productions has issued open casting calls to Edinburgh-based actors for its two Edinburgh Fringe 2018 productions, the revival of Volpone and a new production: Casanova Dreaming.

February 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
ESO falls for Fellini

ESO falls for Fellini

Studio Opera goes traverse for Puccini and Purcell:

Edinburgh Studio Opera is celebrating its fiftieth year with a double bill of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at the Assembly Roxy for four performances next week.

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Bordello

The Last Bordello

★★★★☆   Sharp:

There is nothing straightforward about David Leddy’s The Last Bordello for his Fire Exit company, which is at the Traverse to Saturday.

February 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fond of Rabbie

Fond of Rabbie

Nonsense Room hit Roxy with Burns show:

Ae Fond Kiss, Nonsense Room Productions’ take on the life of Robert Burns, is touring to the Assembly Roxy for two performances only, this Friday, 23 February 2018.

February 21, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆   Timeless classic:

It may be a cliché, but Edinburgh is definitely “alive with the Sound of Music” once again as the classic musical returns to the Playhouse.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Weir

The Weir

★★★☆☆ Ghosts – and scarier:

An evening of tall tales puts a spotlight on the human heart as the King’s presents Conor McPherson’s modern Irish classic, The Weir.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Grads grab one-act crown

Grads grab one-act crown

A Number wins at one act fest:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, the Grads, has triumphed in the Edinburgh and District heats of the SCDA’s 2018 one act festival with both its entries in the top three productions.

February 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arts workers unite

Arts workers unite

Call to sign open letter to Fiona Hyslop:
Workers from across the Scottish arts are being urged to sign an open letter to Holyrood culture secretary Fiona Hyslop, ahead of the setting up of an artist-led National Arts Forum.

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This week 19 – 25 Feb 2018

This week 19 – 25 Feb 2018

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

A busy week on Edinburgh’s stages, with big circus, a bordello, Burns, a spot of ballet, a ghostly tale and the youth section of the SCDA’s one-act festival.

February 19, 2018 | By | Reply More