Archive for July, 2021

£6.5M for King’s

£6.5M for King’s

Refurb dates set for Sept 2022-July 2024

Edinburgh’s King’s theatre has secured £6.5 million in grants from the Scottish Government and is now set to go dark from September 2022 until July 2024 for a major £25 million redevelopment.

July 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

★★★☆☆ Human

The latest Sound Stage production from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil, is a funny and affecting tale of love and obsession set in the decaying heartlands of Scottish industry and football.

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave wreaks CARNAGE on Playhouse

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have announced an Autumn 2021 tour of the UK to promote their album Carnage, with the only Scottish date at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday 20 September.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Linehan to leave EIF

Linehan to leave EIF

EIF announces hunt to successor

Fergus Linehan is to leave “the best job in the world” at the Edinburgh International Festival in September 2022 after completing eight years as its Festival Director.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Showman tour to play six perfs at Playhouse

Illusionist and psychological manipulator Darren Brown has added six performances at the Edinburgh Playhouse to the eight month UK tour of his latest show, Showman, with tickets to his May 2022 shows now on sale. 

July 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Room 29 Auditions

Room 29 Auditions

Casting Call for Songs for a New World

Edinburgh amateur musicals company Room 29 Theatre has put out an urgent casting call for its August 2021 filmed production of Songs for a New World.

July 4, 2021 | By | Reply More