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Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Crowdfunding appeal to cover cancelation losses

The cancellation of The Odd Couple because of Covid in the cast has cost Leitheatre dearly, the company has revealed as it has set up a crowdfunding appeal to cover its costs.

May 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
A rock and a drama place

A rock and a drama place

Full details of this weekend’s inaugural StagEHd Festival.

This weekend, Saturday 28 and 29 May 2022, the Ross Bandstand is being taken over for the first ever StagEHd Festival, Edinburgh’s newest theatre festival, which has been funded by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Community Fund.

May 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 23 – Sun 29 May 2022

Listings: Mon 23 – Sun 29 May 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week?

It’s a  big week for Edinburgh’s amateur companies, with four different productions being staged around the city and the inaugural StagEHd festival coming to the Ross Bandstand over the coming weekend.

May 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Room with a Couple

A Room with a Couple

Odd Couple ticket holders can use tickets for EPT show

Edinburgh People’s Theatre has offered any ticket holders for the cancelled Leitheatre production of The Odd Couple the opportunity to use them to see EPT’s A Tomb With A View.

May 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Tomb Hopping

Tomb Hopping

EPT get farcical with Norman Robbins

Edinburgh People’s Theatre return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with a production of A Tomb with a View, from Wednesday to Saturday, following the success of the Men Should Weep back in March.

May 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Odd Couple pulled

Odd Couple pulled

Covid hits Leitheatre’s Studio show

Positive testings for Covid in Leitheatre’s cast have caused it to abandon its production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple which had been due to play the Studio this week.

May 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hay Fever

Hay Fever

★★★☆☆ Lightly hilarious

Every family has their foibles, but the Bliss family are next-level eccentric in Noel Coward’s delicious comedy Hay Fever – brought to the Assembly Roxy by EGTG for four performances only.

May 19, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 16 – Sun 22 May 2022

Listings: Mon 16 – Sun 22 May 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week?

The answer is, sadly, not a lot. Maybe people are beginning to gear up towards their Fringe offerings, but the first flush of Covid-postponed shows seems to have passed.

May 19, 2022 | By | Reply More
Birdboy

Birdboy

★★★★☆ Iridescent dance

Birdboy, at the Traverse as part of Imaginate for just three days, sets out as hilarious a piece of physical dance theatre as you might want. But by its end, it has caught its audience with an altogether more thoughtful edge.

May 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 9 – Sun 15 May 2022

Listings Mon 9 – Sun 15 May 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week:

Thanks to Imaginate, there is a more than full diary of shows on in town for the kids this week, with some big stage shows for the big kids too.

May 9, 2022 | By | Reply More