Archive for April, 2020

Zoom to Werk with VPT

Zoom to Werk with VPT

VPT returns on Friday with Zoom event:

Village Pub Theatre are running their second Virtual Pub Theatre on Friday the First of May 2020. And, to celebrate International Worker’s Day, the theme is WERK!

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
House lights up!

House lights up!

Lyceum reveals lock-down & re-start plans:

Edinburgh’s Lyceum theatre has announced House Lights Up, a series of initiatives for the coming months of lockdown, as well as projects preparing to celebrate the theatre’s re-opening, when that day eventually comes.

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Phone Fictions online

Phone Fictions online

Visible Fictions host Watch Party:

Glasgow-based theatre company Visible Fictions, whose aim is “to get people thinking, talking, sharing and creating” is premiering the results of a project to create short films on mobile phones.

April 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

★★★☆☆   Zippy:

A series of enigmatic, eclectic discoveries, Five From Inside’s guerrilla-portraits of isolation expose some of the tensions facing theatre-makers staring down a digital ‘new normal.’

April 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Tempest

The Tempest

★★★★☆    Virtual storm:

While many theatre companies have resorted to screening films of existing shows during lockdown, Banbury-based Creation Theatre has not only created a new piece of theatre but is performing it live.

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hidden Door Postpones

Hidden Door Postpones

Festival will pop-up in Spring 2021:

Edinburgh’s innovative Hidden Door Festival has postponed the majority of this year’s event because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

April 23, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Seaside streaming

Seaside streaming

Dunbar company puts Mary QoS play online:

Battery Theatre, which creates site-specific shows for and about the community of Dunbar, is putting its most recent production online, after being forced to cancel this summer’s offering due to Covid-19.

April 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Broadway Bound 2020

Broadway Bound 2020

Easter school continues in lockdown

While many Easter holiday performance schemes have decided not to run during Covid-19 lockdown, one school has stayed resolutely open and is even going to give its annual concert – online.

April 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Capital Theatres dark to midsummer

Capital Theatres dark to midsummer

Festival, Kings & Studio closed to June 21:

Capital Theatres has announced that its Festival, King’s and Studio theatres will now be closed until Sunday 21 June 2020 due to the Covid-19 lockdown, while the Jazz Festival cancels completely.

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

Traverse responds to Donny’s Brain cancellation

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre is releasing a quintet of video monologues to coincide with what would have been the world premiere run of Rona Munro’s Donny’s Brain.

April 15, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More