Archive for December, 2021

Online Xmas Viewing

Online Xmas Viewing

Shows to see if your panto is cancelled

Covid has caused nearly all theatre in Scotland to be cancelled, but Dundee Rep, the Gaiety Ayr and the Edinburgh Lyceum theatres have made online versions of their Christmas shows available to the public.

December 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Enormous Christmas Turnip

The Enormous Christmas Turnip

★★★★☆ Enormously inventive

Pun-packed and full of playfulness, The Enormous Christmas Turnip from Scottish Theatre Producers, hops into the Studio theatre with its young audience very much in mind.

December 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Panto and ballet to close on Christmas Eve

The King’s panto Sleeping Beauty and Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre will close on Christmas Eve, cancelling all remaining performances, as Nicola Sturgeon limits theatre audiences to 200 and re-imposes one metre social distancing.

December 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum cancels

Lyceum cancels

Christmas Dinner added to cancelled list

The Lyceum has added Christmas Dinner, its collaboration with Catherine Wheels theatre company, to the growing list of shows which have had to be cancelled due to Covid.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Four venues cancel shows

Four venues cancel shows

Playhouse, Traverse and Storytelling Centre closed.

All remaining performances of White Christmas at the Edinburgh Playhouse have been cancelled, as of Monday 20 December 2021 due to “issues surrounding Covid 19”.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jamie and the Unicorn online

Jamie and the Unicorn online

★★★★☆ Streaming good fun

The brand new pantomime Jamie and the Unicorn at the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr, hits all the big pantomime tropes – and hits them bang on – with a live performance that makes a smooth transfer to online viewing.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
White Christmas

White Christmas

★★★★☆ Big and bright

The Curve Theatre’s big touring production of White Christmas brightens the Playhouse stage like a clear sky after a night fall of snow, bringing both warmth and crisp definition in its wake.

December 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS go hybrid in Leith

NTS go hybrid in Leith

Hybrid Jekyll and Hyde for Leith Theatre

A hybrid production of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is to be staged by the National Theatre of Scotland in Leith Theatre in February 2022, with live-streaming to cinemas and an edited version on Sky Arts in 2023.

December 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

With most Christmas productions up and running, the Playhouse and the Studio Theatre complete this years offer with new openings from the extreme ends of the Festive selection, at least in terms of size.

December 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on the King’s

Sunshine on the King’s

June dates for Proclaimers Musical

Sunshine on Leith, Stephen Greenhorn’s musical based around the songs of the Proclaimers will be the final show in the Edinburgh King’s season before the venue goes dark for refurbishment.

December 13, 2021 | By | Reply More