Archive for February, 2018

Snow business

Snow business

If the snow goes on, will the show?

Several performances in Edinburgh’s theatres have been cancelled tonight, Wednesday 28 February, due to the snowy weather and adverse travel conditions.

February 28, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
It’s Capital Theatres!

It’s Capital Theatres!

New name for body running Festival and King’s:

The arms-length charity which runs Edinburgh’s Festival, King’s and Studio theatres, is changing its name to Capital Theatres.

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

★★★★☆   Entertaining:

The King of Variety is back at the Kings Theatre with another fantastic show packed full of entertainment, music and mayhem.

February 28, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Return to Guerre

Return to Guerre

New take on Martin Guerre story:

The fascinating and true story of 16th century French peasant Martin Guerre has a new telling from Ellie Stewart with The Return which is touring Scotland including a brief stay at the Traverse.

February 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Les Mis for Festival

Les Mis for Festival

Broadway production of Les Miserables coming Jan 2019:

Cameron Mackintosh’s Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Miserables is to play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre as part of a UK tour opening at the Curve Leicester in November 2018.

February 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
This week Mon 26 Feb – Sun 4 Mar.

This week Mon 26 Feb – Sun 4 Mar.

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

It’s a busy week on Edinburgh’s stages this week, with a big mix of variety, opera, musicals and theatre of both straight and comic varieties…

February 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
The A.R.T. of Auditions

The A.R.T. of Auditions

Youth company puts out open call

Edinburgh youth company Annexe Arts is looking for performers aged from 16 to 25 years to join its Annexe Repertory Theatre (A.R.T).

February 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
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 | 1 Reply More