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Listings: Mon 6 to Sun 12 December 2021

Listings: Mon 6 to Sun 12 December 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

The build up to Christmas sees nearly all the seasonal shows and pantomimes up and running, but there is still room for a bit of an alternative thanks to Saltire Sky who are staging bringing back their hit 1902 down in Leith.

December 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Life is a Stream

Life is a Stream

Life is a Dream gets 48hr on-demand stream

The Lyceum’s five star production of Life is a Dream is to be streamed on-demand for a 48 hour period, starting from 7pm tonight, Thursday 2 December 2021.

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Listings: Mon 29 Nov – Sun 5 Dec 2021

Listings: Mon 29 Nov – Sun 5 Dec 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week… Christmas is almost upon us, with the first of the pantomimes and Christmas shows setting out their stalls this week. Not quite as many as usual this year, and just the two amateur events in town. With Sleeping Beauty already bringing in the panto laugh at the King’s, the […]

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Maryland

Maryland

There is cathartic release of pent up rage to Lucy Kirkwood’s Maryland, which had a semi-staged, script-in-hand performance at the Southside Community Centre on Saturday and returns in a different production to the Traverse this week.

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Listings: Mon 22 – Sun 28 Nov 2021

Listings: Mon 22 – Sun 28 Nov 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week

Not quite a lull before the Christmas storm, but as close as we are going to get to one, as the King’s Panto, Sleeping Beauty, opens its eyes to previews and at the Playhouse, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast drops its petals for the last time.

November 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Beyond the Revolution

Beyond the Revolution

First hand experience of Arab Spring brought to stage

December 2010 saw the start of what was to become known as the Arab Spring, as revolution spread across the Middle East. Mariem Omari was in Iraq at the time working in a humanitarian role and saw events unfold first hand. Now she has brought her experiences to the stage in Revolution Days.

November 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Youth Call Out

Lyceum Youth Call Out

Open call for Seven Against Edinburgh

The Lyceum’s youth theatre has put out an open call for a dozen young people aged 16 to 21 for its production of Becky Hope-Palmer’s new play with songs, Seven Against Edinburgh, to be staged in April 2022.

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The Lions Roar Back!

The Lions Roar Back!

The Lion King to return in June 2022

Disney’s The Lion King is to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2022, following its run in 2020 which was curtailed by Covid.

November 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Maryland script-in-hand readings

Maryland script-in-hand readings

Lucy Kirkwood’s ‘howl of a play’ gets Edinburgh performances

Lucy Kirkwood’s Maryland, written in response to the murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, is to get two script-in-hand productions in Edinburgh, at Southside Community Centre this Sat 20 Nov 2021 and at the Traverse the following week.

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Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 Nov 2021

Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 Nov 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week

There is a wide range of shows on Edinburgh’s stages this week with not one, but two five star shows as well as a good handful of touring productions and the debut from new local company Warped Productions.

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