Archive for July, 2020

Miraculous

Miraculous

★★★★☆ Barmy army

Borderline Theatre Company and the Gaiety Ayr have created a bouncy online version of David F Ross’s comedy caper novel about an Ayrshire band that once had an unexpected number one hit.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Grid Iron New Show

Grid Iron New Show

Doppler announced for August dates:

Edinburgh-based site-specific specialist theatre company Grid Iron has announced provisional dates for its new production of Doppler, from as early as Monday 24 August, if lockdown eases as expected.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Reopening Date for Theatres

Reopening Date for Theatres

September Date planned for Scottish Theatres:

Scottish theatres will be allowed to reopen with physical distancing in place on Monday 14 September 2020, if plans announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon go ahead.

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
CS Comedy Support Claim

CS Comedy Support Claim

Creative Scotland claims “We do support comedy as an art form”:

Creative Scotland has released a series of tweets defending its support for comedy in Scotland, saying it comes through support for venues, bridging bursaries and its Open Fund.

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Coolidge Effect

The Coolidge Effect

★★★★☆ Intriguing:

Wonder Fools have revived their intriguing two hander about the insidious effect of pornography, for an audio, lockdown production that actively enhances the intimacy of the original.

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Burke’s Wedding Date Confirmed

Burke’s Wedding Date Confirmed

My Best Friend’s Wedding sets Edinburgh Date:

Tickets are on sale for the rescheduled UK tour of My Best Friend’s Wedding staring Alexandra Burke, hitting the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2022, and the Glasgow King’s in Feb 2022.

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Listings Open

EdFringe Listings Open

EdFringe 2020 listings platform:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has opened registration for a new listings platform for events taking place online for the time when EdFringe 2020 would have taken place, August 7 – 31.

July 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Garden Party

The Garden Party

★★★☆☆ Lucid:

The Garden Party, Vaclav Havel’s 1960s absurdist take-down of communist bureaucracy gets an invigorating and lucid outing in this live Zoom production from Big Mind Theatre.

July 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Board: Noms Open

EdFringe Board: Noms Open

Nominations open for EdFringe Board of Directors:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has opened nominations for the three vacant places on its board of directors and announced a September date for its 2020 AGM.

July 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Garden Zoom

A Garden Zoom

Big Mind bring Havel play to Zoom:

Vaclav Havel’s absurdist comedy, The Garden Party, is to get three live Zoom performances by Edinburgh-based Big Mind Theatre over the next three evenings.

July 23, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More