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New Culture Cttee for Council

New Culture Cttee for Council

Former provost appointed culture convenor:
The City of Edinburgh Council has created a new Culture Committee in the restructuring of its committee system agreed at the first full meeting of the new administration today, Thursday 22 June 2017.

June 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

★★★☆☆    Midsummer fun:
There’s bundles of fun and bonkers B-movie mayhem in Little Shop of Horrors, the debut musical from TBC Productions, which is at the Studio on Potterrow to Saturday.

June 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lyceum buzzing – official

Lyceum buzzing – official

Theatre’s a hive of green activity:
As if the tenure of David Greig as artistic director of the Royal Lyceum was not creating enough of a buzz, the theatre has now taken delivery of two hives of bees as permanent residents.

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Film Fest Listings

Film Fest Listings

Tom McGrath and more at the EIFF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Film Festival opens on Wednesday 21 June, with a particularly strong theatrical element, including three script readings at the Traverse.

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Fest on Stage

Book Fest on Stage

Theatre-related events at EIBF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has ramped up its theatre-related offering for this year’s festival, even as it increases the total number of events to over 1,000.

June 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
School theatre open call

School theatre open call

Imaginate & NTS want existing production for children:
Theatre in Schools Scotland has issued an open call for an existing work aimed at children and young people to tour to schools in autumn 2018.

June 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Midsummer Horror Shop

Midsummer Horror Shop

TBC Productions debut with Little Shop of Horrors:
Brand new amateur musicals company, TBC Productions is making its debut on Midsummer night with a new production of cult classic Little Shop of Horrors at the Festival Theatre Studio.

June 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stories of the Sea

Stories of the Sea

★★★★☆    Factual:
There’s a braw bundle of insight to be had in Citadel Arts Group’s double bill of plays that explore some of the varying aspects of the women of Leith’s relationships with the sea.

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A port full of Theatre

A port full of Theatre

Leith Festival theatre goes to its roots:
There is a sense of getting right into the community from to the three major theatre offerings at this year’s Leith Festival, with new work from Citadel, Spartaki and Theatre Imperative.

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh companies win big at CATS:
Half the winners at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland are Edinburgh-based productions, with the Lyceum winning three and the Traverse with Red Bridge Arts, two awards.

June 11, 2017 | By | Reply More