Archive for November, 2021

Maryland

Maryland

There is cathartic release of pent up rage to Lucy Kirkwood’s Maryland, which had a semi-staged, script-in-hand performance at the Southside Community Centre on Saturday and returns in a different production to the Traverse this week.

November 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 22 – Sun 28 Nov 2021

Listings: Mon 22 – Sun 28 Nov 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week

Not quite a lull before the Christmas storm, but as close as we are going to get to one, as the King’s Panto, Sleeping Beauty, opens its eyes to previews and at the Playhouse, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast drops its petals for the last time.

November 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Beyond the Revolution

Beyond the Revolution

First hand experience of Arab Spring brought to stage

December 2010 saw the start of what was to become known as the Arab Spring, as revolution spread across the Middle East. Mariem Omari was in Iraq at the time working in a humanitarian role and saw events unfold first hand. Now she has brought her experiences to the stage in Revolution Days.

November 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Youth Call Out

Lyceum Youth Call Out

Open call for Seven Against Edinburgh

The Lyceum’s youth theatre has put out an open call for a dozen young people aged 16 to 21 for its production of Becky Hope-Palmer’s new play with songs, Seven Against Edinburgh, to be staged in April 2022.

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Death Drop

Death Drop

★★★☆☆ Premature pantomime

Death Drop, from Tuck Shop and Trafalgar Theatre Productions at the King’s until Saturday, is an uneven affair – camp, garish and ultimately entertaining.

November 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Lions Roar Back!

The Lions Roar Back!

The Lion King to return in June 2022

Disney’s The Lion King is to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2022, following its run in 2020 which was curtailed by Covid.

November 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Maryland script-in-hand readings

Maryland script-in-hand readings

Lucy Kirkwood’s ‘howl of a play’ gets Edinburgh performances

Lucy Kirkwood’s Maryland, written in response to the murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, is to get two script-in-hand productions in Edinburgh, at Southside Community Centre this Sat 20 Nov 2021 and at the Traverse the following week.

November 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 Nov 2021

Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 Nov 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week

There is a wide range of shows on Edinburgh’s stages this week with not one, but two five star shows as well as a good handful of touring productions and the debut from new local company Warped Productions.

November 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
South Pacific’s Edinburgh Dates

South Pacific’s Edinburgh Dates

Classic musical sets Festival Theatre dates

The Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific will play Edinburgh’s  Festival Theatre and the Glasgow Theatre Royal in October 2022.

November 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatre Fest is GO

Theatre Fest is GO

Proposals now sought for May 2022 outdoor festival

The StagEHd Festival, a new theatre festival for amateur and grassroots theatre companies based in an EH postcode is to take place in the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens in May 2022.

November 10, 2021 | By | Reply More