Archive for January, 2020

Blood Brothers Returns

Blood Brothers Returns

Playhouse dates on sale for Autumn tour:

Blood Brothers is returning to the Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2020 as part of an Autumn tour which is also booked to play the Glasgow King’s.

January 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

★★★☆☆   Sparky:

Oor Wullie, the touring musical from Selladoor, Dundee Rep and DC Thomson has moments of comic brilliance. However, it never quite coheres into a wholly convincing story.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Alan Carr’s Not Again, Alan! for Playhouse

Comedian Alan Carr will play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s this September 2020 with his new show Not Again, Alan! as part of his first live stand-up in four years.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2020:

As the year turns chillier and darker, it’s always good to have good things to look forward to warm the heart and soul if not the body.

January 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Grogan goes Barefoot at Lyceum

Grogan goes Barefoot at Lyceum

Clare Grogan joins Barefoot in the Park at Lyceum:

Altered Images singer Clare Grogan is to feature in the Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre’s co-production of Barefoot in the Park, playing Edinburgh in April.

January 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

★★★★☆  Effervescent:

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented by the Lyceum with the Tron, Glasgow and Blood of the Young, is a constantly surprising and endlessly entertaining affair.

January 25, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
Easter Play becomes Edinburgh Passion

Easter Play becomes Edinburgh Passion

Easter story to be told in 63 hour epic:

The Princes Street Easter Play is to be expanded this year into a city-wide community play, The Edinburgh Passion, with different groups telling the story of Jesus’s death and resurrection in real time across the city.

January 23, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
Assembly expands ART award

Assembly expands ART award

Assembly Roxy Theatre award adds extra support:

The Assembly Roxy Theatre award has been expanded with a new package of support and additional performance opportunities during the venue’s Spring 2020 season.

January 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hidden Door open call

Hidden Door open call

Theatre proposals wanted for October 2020 event:

Hidden Door, Edinburgh’s innovative festival which uses found spaces, has put out an open call for proposals for its theatre offering when it returns, at a mystery Edinburgh location in October 2020.

January 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Big MAMA is Back

Big MAMA is Back

MAMA’s Revue 2020 for Brunton Theatre:

The Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association returns to the Brunton Theatre this week for their annual musical Revue.

January 13, 2020 | By | Reply More