Archive for May, 2022

Rocky Returns

Rocky Returns

Rocky Horror Show returns – again – at 50.

The Rocky Horror Show continues on seemingly endless tour of the UK with new dates announced for the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2023, the show’s fiftieth year.

May 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 30 May – Sun 5 June

Listings Mon 30 May – Sun 5 June

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

A bit of a hiatus week, this week. There are a few choice productions in smaller venues, but the big venues are getting ready for the big June openers, a couple of which are in preview this week.

May 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Our festivals: How?

Our festivals: How?

New event asks “What’s next for Scotland’s festival city?”

As plans for a return to live and in-person events in August gather speed, an event at Summerhall this Monday May 30 2022 will bring together artists and researchers to think and talk about the future of Edinburgh’s festivals.

May 28, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wife After Death

Wife After Death

★★★☆☆ Nuanced

St Serf’s Players return to the main stage with a nicely controlled production of Eric Chappell’s dark comedy, Wife After Death, at Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre for three performances only.

May 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Tomb With A View

A Tomb With A View

★★★☆☆ Ridiculous

Cheerfully ludicrous and staged with considerable craft, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of A Tomb With A View is thoroughly entertaining.

May 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
My Fair Xmas

My Fair Xmas

My Fair Lady sets Christmas dates at Playhouse

My Fair Lady is set to tour to the Edinburgh Playhouse over the 2022 Christmas and New Year period, with tickets on sale from 10am on Friday 27 May 2022.

May 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

★★★☆☆ Overstretched

Emma Rice’s adaptation of Wuthering Heights for Wise Children with the UK National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal is full of energy and ideas. Indeed, too full for its own good at times.

May 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Bring me sunshine

Community theatre gets real this week at the Brunton in Musselburgh, where this fab amateur production of Sunshine on Leith is running until Saturday.

May 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Crowdfunding appeal to cover cancelation losses

The cancellation of The Odd Couple because of Covid in the cast has cost Leitheatre dearly, the company has revealed as it has set up a crowdfunding appeal to cover its costs.

May 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
A rock and a drama place

A rock and a drama place

Full details of this weekend’s inaugural StagEHd Festival.

This weekend, Saturday 28 and 29 May 2022, the Ross Bandstand is being taken over for the first ever StagEHd Festival, Edinburgh’s newest theatre festival, which has been funded by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Community Fund.

May 25, 2022 | By | Reply More