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New Top Team at Trav

New Top Team at Trav

Director appointments and new structure announced:

Gareth Nicholls and Debbie Hannan have been appointed as co-artistic directors of the Traverse Theatre Company as the theatre announces a new structure and new faces in its artistic leadership team.

November 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Book of Mormon announces June 2020 dates:

Smash hit musical The Book of Mormon has announced summer 2020 dates for Edinburgh, playing the Playhouse for a long fortnight from Wednesday 17 June to Saturday 4 July.

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG Catch their 22

EGTG Catch their 22

Pace, Panto and Pathos promised at Biscuit Factory:

Stage adaptations of literature have been pouring off Edinburgh’s stages in the last wee while, but amateur company EGTG has gone to the top of the tree marked Iconic.

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 4 – Sun 10 Nov 2019

Listings Mon 4 – Sun 10 Nov 2019

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

It’s a big week on Edinburgh’s stages with a trio of high-profile tours opening on Tuesday and the last week of the NT’s hit Barber Shop Chronicles at the Lyceum.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mary Queen of Scots got her Head Chopped Off

Mary Queen of Scots got her Head Chopped Off

★★★★☆  Clear bright corbie:

The EUTC bring a strong understanding and sense of purpose to this production of Liz Lochhead’s great 1987 play Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off, at the Bedlam to Saturday.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

Scottish Ballet launches 2020/21 season:

Scottish Ballet is to open all three of its major tours during its 51st season from Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, starting with David Dawson’s production of Swan Lake, opening in April 2020.

November 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Passing Through for NY

Passing Through for NY

Peapod Prods hits the Big Apple:

Edinburgh based grassroots company Peapod Productions is taking its romantic comedy Passing Through to the Chain Theatre in New York for two performances this week.

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham

★★★★☆ Up-standing:

As the political stew bubbles over the edges of the Westminster cauldron, Allegro’s big and bold production of Made in Dagenham reminds us of a time when politics was a lot more simple – and the issues were even more fundamental.

October 31, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Footloose for Playhouse

Footloose for Playhouse

Gareth Gates to star in UK Tour:

Gareth Gates is to star in the 2020 UK tour of Footloose The Musical, coming to the Playhouse in July and on to the Glasgow King’s in August.

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More