Archive for June, 2018

Lyceum wins gender equality award

Lyceum wins gender equality award

50/50 applause playwright award for Lyceum:

The Royal Lyceum is one of only two UK theatres to win the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause award for gender parity in its playwrights.

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Listings: 18 – 23 June

Listings: 18 – 23 June

Edinburgh’s Stages previewed:
It’s a big week for boats as Titanic The Musical hits the Playhouse, The Last Ship floats in to the Festival Theatre and Leith Festival slides in to the docks of Leith.

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
2018 CATS in Full

2018 CATS in Full

Full details of the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland:

The CATS moved up to the newly refurbished Perth Theatre for its ceremony this year, presenting awards across ten categories of theatre.

June 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Love From a Stranger

Love From a Stranger

★★★☆☆     Deep waters:

Dark undercurrents flow beneath the surface of Fiery Angel and the Royal and Derngate, Northampton’s touring production of Love From a Stranger, at the King’s until Saturday.

June 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening

Rodgers & Hammerstein focus for Ed’s G&S outfit:

The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society is focussing on a different pairing than usual for its summer concert outing at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church on George Street this Saturday 9 June 2018.

June 5, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Cutting Edge Downs

Cutting Edge Downs

Downs With Love for Assembly Roxy:

A young woman who has Down’s Syndrome is the star of a hard hitting new play from Edinburgh-based Cutting Edge Theatre which tours to the Assembly Roxy for one night only this Wednesday.

June 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Matt Terry for Madagascar’s Lion

Matt Terry for Madagascar’s Lion

Terry to play Alex in Selladoor tour:

Matt Terry, the winner of X-factor in 2016, will be roaring into Edinburgh as Alex the Lion in the major UK tour of Madagascar – The Musical, coming to the Playhouse in October.

June 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

★★★★☆   Contains multitudes:

Dizzying in its invention and almost ludicrously ambitious in scope, The Hour we Knew Nothing Of Each Other at the Lyceum is undoubtedly uneven but always intriguing.

June 2, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
The hour of inspiration

The hour of inspiration

First look at The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other
Closing out the Lyceum’s current season, Austrian playwright Peter Handke’s The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other has over 450 characters but no words.

June 1, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More