Archive for August, 2020

Traverse Festival (2)

Traverse Festival (2)

Shielding , Doomsdays, Matterhorn & The Watercooler:

The Traverse’s online Festival continues with three more audio-only Breakfast Plays, as well as some treats that are more visual.

August 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
£57m for culture

£57m for culture

Another £57m consequentials allocated:

The Scottish Government has allocated a further £57m of the £97m barnet consequentials reserved for the covid-19 response to the cultural sector.

August 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse 3:

The Traverse are replicating their Fringe Breakfast Plays with streams from their new online-only Traverse 3, and the first two offerings – Contemporary Political Ethics (Or, How to Cheat) by Jamie Cowan and Rabbit Catcher by Rebecca Martin – both have much to recommend them.

August 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Theatres get re-opening date

Theatres get re-opening date

Indicative date set for Sept 14 2020:

Theatres and live music venues will have a limited reopening from Monday 14 September 2020, according to plans announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Holyrood today, Thursday 20 August.

August 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fragments Of Home

Fragments Of Home

★★★★☆ Resonant:

Mixing history and the present to great effect, Fragments of Home revisits earlier work by Annie George extremely successfully.

August 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doppler Goes Digital

Doppler Goes Digital

Grid Iron pull planned live performances:

Edinburgh’s Grid Iron has abandoned plans for live outdoor performances of Doppler, pencilled in for later this August. The show will now be presented in digital format.

August 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Brunton Postpones Panto

Brunton Postpones Panto

Aladdin takes magic carpet to 2021:

The Brunton Theatre has announced that its planned 2020 pantomime, Aladdin, will now take place in 2021 due to social distancing measures because of Covid-19.

August 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

★★★★☆ Magical:

Ghost Light provides a poignant reminder of what we are all missing in this fallow year of live performance in Edinburgh during August.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
EPT go online

EPT go online

Company streams classics for EdFringe 2020:

Edinburgh Peoples’ Theatre is to stream five of its historical Edinburgh Fringe performances during August, featuring scripts written or adapted by current or former EPT members.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
SHED-ule online

SHED-ule online

Shedinburgh Fringe Tickets on sale:

The full schedule of the Shedinburgh Festival, running online from Fri 14 August to Sat 5 September 2020 has been announced, with a handful of Edinburgh companies in the opening acts.

August 7, 2020 | By | Reply More