Amateur Company Listings

Upcoming productions from Edinburgh’s amateur companies.

(Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site).

March 2020

Tue 3 – Sat 7 March 2020
Anything Goes (Southern Light
King’s Theatre, 2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ.
Evenings 7.30pm; Mat, Sat: 2.30pm
Probably the best known of all Cole Porter’s musicals this show is full of well-known songs including I Get a Kick Out of You, You’re the Top, Friendship, It’s De-Lovely… and of course Anything Goes. Southern Light take a voyage not to be missed! Book here.

Thus 5 – Sat 7 March 2020
The Time Of Our Lives (Footlights Showchoir)
Teviot Debating Hall, Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Place, EH8 9AJ
Evenings 7.30pm; Mat Sat 2.30pm.
Featuring an 14 piece live band, over 20 musical numbers and showstopping choreography. Collaborative creative input from the cast members brings out a narrative inspired by the personal experiences of the performers to create an honest, relatable and entertaining production. Book here.

Tue 17 – Sat 21 March 2020
Patience (EdGAS)
King’s Theatre, 2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ.
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinee Sat 2.30pm
Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience – Inspired by the Victorian aesthetic movement, with willowy poets, sighing maidens, hearty milkmaids and burly officers galore, this Savoy opera tells the story of two rival poets and the superficiality of the women who blindly follow and adore them. Book here.

Wed 18 – Sat 21 March 2020
Men Should Weep (EPT)
Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinee Sat 2.30pm
Ena Lamont Stewart’s extraordinarily moving play of women surviving in the East end of Glasgow in the 1930s. In the lives of Maggie, her friends, and neighbours, it finds not only all the tragedy that appalling housing, massive unemployment, and grinding poverty can produce, but also a rich vein of comedy – the sense of the ridiculous, and the need for a good laugh. Book here.

Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020
Shrek the Musical (The Bohemians)
King’s Theatre, 2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ.
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinee Sat 2.30pm
The Bohemians present the musical adaptation of the animated movie about a big big, green, terrifying ogre who is turfed out of his lonely swamp and sets off with a wisecracking Donkey to save the feisty princess Fiona from a fire-breathing dragon. Book here.

Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020
Hay Fever (EGTG)
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU.
Evenings 7.30pm
EGTG introduce the wealthy, self-obsessed and eccentric Bliss family. Each has invited a guest to spend the weekend at their country house in rural England – and each has neglected to tell the others. Needless to say friction and hilarity ensue in Noel Coward’s classic comedy of British manners. Book here.

April 2020

Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 April 2020
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (EMT)
Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm, Mat, Sat: 2.30pm
Life is good for Lawrence Jamieson. He lives a lavish life on the French Riviera thanks to a steady supply of wealthy, gullible women who are all too willing to fall for his cons. But the arrival of lowbrow hustler Freddy Benson threatens to scare them all away… Sophisticated, suave and silly, this musical comedy features hilarious character, toe tapping numbers and great, big laughs. Book here.

Tue 21 – Sat 25 April 2020
Passing Places (ETA)
St Ninian’s Hall, 40 Comely Bank, EH4 1AG
Evenings 7.30pm; Mat, Sat: 2.30pm
Stephen Greenhorn’s comedy follows smalltown lads Alex and Brian who get out the only way they know how – doing a runner in the only transport available: a worn-out Lada. But Alex’s psychopathic gangster boss is hot on their heels as they head north for Thurso in this road movie for the stage. Book here.

Thurs 23 – Sat 25 Apr 2020
Chess The Musical (MAMA)
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6AA
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
Featuring the music of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (of ABBA fame) and lyrics from Tim Rice, this fantastic story is based around two chess Grandmasters and their fight over world titles and the love of a woman, and is truly one of the greats. Book here.

July 2020

Thurs 23 – Sat 25 July 2020
High School Musical (The Beyond Broadway Experience)
King’s Theatre, 2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ.
Evenings 7.30pm; Matinees Fri/Sat: 2.30pm
Follow Troy, Gabriella, and the students of East High in this modern day cult-classic as they get you dancing in the isles to hits such as “We’re All In This Together” and “Status Quo” Book here.

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