Author: Thom Dibdin
Open #EdFringe casting call for Sister Act:
Edinburgh University Footlights will return to the Fringe this year, 2017, after a 20 year hiatus and has issued an open call for auditions for its production of Sister Act.
Open casting call for #EdFringe production:
Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has put out an open casting call for its Edinburgh fringe 2017 production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company.
Canine casting call for La Boheme:
Ellen Kent’s Opera & Ballet International is looking for a small dog to appear on stage at the Playhouse during its production of La Boheme on Thursday March 30.
✭✭✭✭✩ Cleanly put:
Solidly performed and cleverly directed, there is much to enjoy about Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s lucid production of Twelfth Night at Teviot House to Saturday.
Unique Events loses out:
Underbelly has been announced as the winning bidder for both of Edinburgh’s major winter festivals: Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.
The Arabian Nights announced as Xmas show:
The Lyceum’s stage is to be adorned with magic carpets, genies and fun this Christmas as it brings an all-new, musical version of The Arabian Nights to life for its 2017/17 Christmas show.
Tickets on sale from today:
Tickets for the newly renamed Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2017 go on sale today, Thursday 23 March, with a total of 15 shows from nine different countries available to the public.
★★★☆☆ Studiedly frivolous:
Flirty and frivolous, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s H.M.S. Pinafore, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday, sees the company mustering its resources well.
Open casting call for Shoogly Peg intensive programme
Youth company Shoogly Peg Productions has announced an open casting call for its 2017 summer intensive programme, leading up to performances of American Idiot at the Edinburgh King’s.
Grant signs up for Radio Scotland:
Grant Stott is joining BBC Radio Scotland to present new comedy and music shows later this year, once the theatre tour of his solo show, Tales from Behind the Mic is over.