Author: Thom Dibdin
New associate director for the Traverse:
Gareth Nicholls will be joining the Traverse’s artistic team as associate director from 8 May 2017.
Details of 17/18 season announced:
The Lyceum is to stage ten shows in its 2017-18 season, the second in David Greig’s tenure as artistic director and the final year in the current funding round.
A time to take risks:
The Lyceum’s artistic director, David Greig, talks about the background to the 2017/18 season and his reasoning behind it.
International celebration of #EdFringe’s 70th anniversary
The Edinburgh fringe is leading plans for an inaugural World Fringe Day on July 11, to acknowledge the 70th anniversary of what would become the Edinburgh fringe.
Listings for week ending Sunday 30 April 2017:
Things are calming down a bit on Edinburgh’s stages this week, after some hefty productions during the Science festival, but there is still a strong mix of big musicals, thrilles and straight theatre.
Footlights seeks creatives for February show:
Edinburgh University Footlights has announced that its February 2018 production will be Fame the Musical and has put out an open call for the creative team to stage the show.
Some Kind of Theatre’s quirky and comprehensive take on Virginia Woolf’s Orlando – at the Banana Barrel theatre to Saturday – plays directly with its literary antecedents
Gilded Balloon programmes Rose Theatre for #EdFringe:
The new Rose Theatre, Peter Schaufuss £1.8M conversion project from the former Charlotte Methodist Chapel, will be programmed by the Gilded Balloon for this year’s fringe.
★★★★☆ Bonne bouche:
Theatre is all about stories and performance, but when the two turn in on themselves, things get messy and out of control – as His Final Bow, this week’s lunchtime theatre at the Traverse shows.
Darius to reprise Funny Girl role opposite Sheridan Smith:
The Edinburgh Playhouse has announced that Darius Campbell will be playing the role of Nick Arnstein opposite Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at the theatre this week to Saturday 15 April 2017.