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Waitress for Playhouse

Waitress for Playhouse

West End and Broadway hit sets Scottish debut:

Waitress the Musical, based on the 2007 movie staring and directed by Adrienne Shelly, is making its Scottish debut at the Edinburgh Playhouse in January 2021 as part of a UK-wide tour.

February 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
It’s One-Act Week

It’s One-Act Week

SCDA One Act Festival returns to Church Hill:

The SCDA’s One Act Festival returns to the Church Hill Theatre this week with a dozen plays set to be performed over the four night run.

February 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

★★★★☆  Nowt wrong:

Brilliantly silly and utterly hilarious, Mischief Theatre returns to Edinburgh with Peter Pan Goes Wrong, spending the half term holiday until Sunday at the Festival Theatre.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

#EdFringe to recruit new Chair of board:

Tim O’Shea is to step down as chair of board of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society this August 2020 having completed two, four-year terms in the role.

February 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
LYT seek writer in residence

LYT seek writer in residence

Lyceum open call for 7 month residency:

The Lyceum has put out an open call for applications for its new Writer in Residence post with the Lyceum Youth Theatre, who will be working with the young company to ask the question: What Would Greta Do?

February 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ludicrous MacKenzie

Ludicrous MacKenzie

★★★★☆ Crackling comedy:

There’s equal measures of biting wit and pacy dialogue in the downstairs room of New Town gastro pub Little White Pig, as writer-director Mark McDonnell launches his latest production, Ludicrous MacKenzie, and a new venue.

February 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
EGTG’s Improbables Return

EGTG’s Improbables Return

Workshops for short-form improv:

EGTG has announced the return of The Improbables, its highly successful Improv troupe, with a 10-week introductory course into short-form improvisation.

February 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Blood Brothers Returns

Blood Brothers Returns

Playhouse dates on sale for Autumn tour:

Blood Brothers is returning to the Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2020 as part of an Autumn tour which is also booked to play the Glasgow King’s.

January 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Alan Carr’s Not Again, Alan! for Playhouse

Comedian Alan Carr will play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s this September 2020 with his new show Not Again, Alan! as part of his first live stand-up in four years.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Grogan goes Barefoot at Lyceum

Grogan goes Barefoot at Lyceum

Clare Grogan joins Barefoot in the Park at Lyceum:

Altered Images singer Clare Grogan is to feature in the Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre’s co-production of Barefoot in the Park, playing Edinburgh in April.

January 27, 2020 | By | Reply More