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Tynecastle drama

Tynecastle drama

McCrae’s Battalion play for Hearts’ ground:

Tynecastle Park is to become home to off the pitch drama during this year’s fringe with a new play about McRae’s Battalion playing out in an an immersive production around the stands.

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Band

The Band

★★★★★   Poptastic

Heart-warming and bursting with pop songs, The Band perfectly captures teenage fandom as Take That’s songs shine in this brand new musical at the Playhouse this week.

July 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Midnight conspiracy

Midnight conspiracy

RFT stage Scottish Premiere of Wannsee play:

It was the midnight of the twentieth century, the day in 1942 when 15 Nazi bureaucrats met in the Wannsee suburb of Berlin to coordinate the “Final Solution to the Jewish Problem” – murder on an industrial scale.

July 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kinky Boots Cast

Kinky Boots Cast

Casting Announced for Kinky Boots:

Edinburgh is to get split casting for the lead role of Lola in Kinky Boots, when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse for its five week run over Christmas.

July 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Casting call beyond the Fringe

Casting call beyond the Fringe

Grads audition dates for November show:

The Grads have announced July 2018 audition dates for their production of Samuel Adamson’s 2007 adaptation of Pedro Almodovar’s movie, All About My Mother.

July 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Highland hiccup

Highland hiccup

Pop goes from musical:

Peggy Lark’s American company has lost an actor from its six-strong cast and needs to recast the role of Pop in its EdFringe 2018 musical Highland Seranade.

July 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate

★★★★☆   Sparkling:

Visually and musically, Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate is something of a feast at the Festival Theatre until Saturday.

July 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
O’Loughlin quits Traverse

O’Loughlin quits Traverse

Traverse AD heads to London Guildhall:

Orla O’Loughlin has announced that she is to leave her post as artistic director of the Traverse this autumn with her last directing role as Traverse AD being Kieran Hurley’s Mouthpiece, opening December 1.

July 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Calling all actors

Calling all actors

Amateur & professionals needed for research project:

Actors spend their on-stage lives creating new personalities for the characters they portray, but little is known about the psychological profile of the actors themselves.

July 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
In Formation

In Formation

Details of second Formation Festival:

The second Formation Festival, organised by Annexe Arts Hub, has been announced for Assembly Roxy, with 17 different productions being staged over six days.

June 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More