Archive for June, 2021

Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten

Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten

★★★☆☆   Hybrid drive

Life changes – and the more it changes the more it stays the same. This conundrum – truism – lies at the heart of Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten the Strange Town youth theatres’ imaginative and compelling lockdown project which has a hybrid live performance at Out Of The Blue this weekend.

June 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Charlie Brown Casting

Charlie Brown Casting

Casting Call for October production

Edinburgh student company Happy Sad Productions has put out a casting call for its October production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.

June 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Scottish dates for Joe Lycett tour

Joe Lycett, fresh from his latest spell hosting The Great British Sewing Bee, has announced a major UK tour for 2022, which will arrive at the Playhouse in March.

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Pitlochry Listings Added

Pitlochry Listings Added

Æ Adds popular theatre destination to listings

All Edinburgh Theatre will publish theatre listings for Pitlochry Festival Theatre from this week, adding the popular destination theatre to its Edinburgh venues.

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Adventures with the Painted People

Adventures with the Painted People

★★★★★    Perfect timing and setting

David Greig’s Adventures with the Painted People is a clever and evocative piece of theatre which is only enhanced both by being the first full theatre production in Scotland since lockdown and by its performance in Pitlochry’s new Covid-secure amphitheatre.

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Crew Callout

Crew Callout

Creatives wanted for live musical in October

Edinburgh student company Happy Sad Productions is looking for “enthusiastic people” to join their team for You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gen Z goes live

Gen Z goes live

Strange Town returns to live with multi-artform production

Leading Scottish youth company, Edinburgh’s Strange Town, is returning to live performance with Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten – a hybrid production featuring over 120 young people.

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Capital Theatre confirms 29 June reopening date

Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre will reopen on Tuesday 29 June 2021, welcoming its first in person audience for 15 months for Blindness, a theatrical sound installation from the Donmar Warehouse with the voice of Juliet Stephenson.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS takes on Orphans

NTS takes on Orphans

Peter Mullan musical adaptation heads NTS’s live return

The National Theatre of Scotland is to stage a new musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s 1997 movie Orphans as part of its return to live performance.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe Society confirms 2021 event will have hybrid format

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the first tickets for EdFringe 2021 will go on sale on Thursday 1 July and that it will be a hybrid event, with three levels of performance.

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More