Amateur Company Listings

Upcoming productions from Edinburgh’s amateur companies.

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

May 2022

Wed 5 – Sat 7 May 2022
The Importance of Being Earnest (Makers)
Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Evening: 7.30pm
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The Edinburgh Makars take on Oscar Wilde’s “trivial comedy for serious people”. The enduring satire on Victorian society, which has become his most popular work, boasts crossed lovers, clever wordplay, an invalid friend by the name of Bunbury and an aunt so fierce she could rock Victoria Station to its very foundations. Book here.

Wed 18 – Sat 21 May 2022
Hay Fever (EGTG)
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Evening: 7.30pm (Roxy Upstairs)
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Meet the wealthy, self-obsessed and eccentric Bliss family; grande dame of the stage and mother Judith, novelist and father David, and their two children Sorel and Simon. Each has invited a guest to spend the weekend at their country house in rural England – and each has neglected to tell the others. Friction and hilarity ensue in Noel Coward’s classic comedy. Book here.

Wed 25 – Sat 28 May 2022
The Odd Couple (Leitheatre)
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL.
Wed – Fri: 7.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm.
Two friends, both in failing marriages, share a flat. One is disorganised and messy – the other wants to restore order in his own life and for his friend. Leitheatre present Neil Simon’s classic of a “marriage of friends” who hilariously negotiate their differences with rage, frustration, wilful acts, but ultimately with affection. Book here.

Wed 25 – Sat 28 May 2022
Sunshine On Leith
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats, Fri/Sat: 2pm (Theatre)
New amateur production from the Brunton, in association with David Ross and Tommie Travers, of the Proclaimers jukebox musical, with book by Stephen Greenhorn. A funny, uplifting story of family, friendship and love, set in and around Leith and Edinburgh. Book here.

Wed 25 – Sat 28 May 2022
Tomb With A View (EPT)
Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Wed – Fri: 7.30pm; Sat mat only: 2.30pm.
Norman Robbins’ comedy thriller is set in a sinister old library where a dusty lawyer is reading the multimillion-pound will of the late departed Septimus Tomb. The eccentric Tombs are seething. They want to know – who is Miss Ash? Why has she been left a fortune? And why is everybody mysteriously dying… Book here.

Thurs 26 – Sat 28 May 2022
Wife After Death (St Serf’s Players)
Inverlieth St Serf’Church Centre, 1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Comedian and national treasure Dave Thursby has died. Friends and colleagues gather beside his coffin to pay their last respects. There’s his writer Harvey and agent Kevin, both with their wives. Dave’s glamorous widow Laura has arranged a funeral to remember… Comedy from Rising Damp writer Eric Chappell. Book here.

July 2022

Fri 29/Sat 30 July 2022
Grease (Beyond Broadway Experience)
Festival Theatre, 13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Oh, those summer nights at the all-American Rydell High School where the T-bones and the Pink Ladies rule… 200 talented youngsters, directed and choreographed by the Beyond Broadway Productions team, hit Festival Theatre like a bolt of greased lightening with the high-energy cult classic. It’s Electrifying! Book here

If you would like to add your Edinburgh amateur production to this listing, please email All Edinburgh Theatre using using the contact page here.

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