Author: Thom Dibdin
It’s Titanic at the King’s:
Southern Light Opera returns to the King’s Theatre this week with its 120th annual show, a mammoth production of Titanic The Musical that the company hopes will get right into the soul of the tragedy.
SCDA One Act Festival Winners Announced:
Leitheatre has won the Edinburgh and District round of the SCDA one act play festival with a production of Evelyn Hood’s A Wake for Donald.
Open call for singers:
Opera Camerata has put out an open call for amateur singers to audition for the company’s 2017 production of La Belle Helene.
There’s a suitably wholesome charm to the Loretto Youth Player’s take on Summer Holiday which is at the Brunton to Saturday.
A pair of very fine interpretations, backed by a company intent on performing at the peak of their abilities mark out an Oliver! which aims high but suffers from the constraints of its own conceit.
Hustings event organised by cultural community”
The next Desire Lines event will be a local election hustings on March 6, at which the audience will debate six key questions of cultural issues with local politicians.
Beatles Show goes out on tour:
Edinburgh-based Siege Perilous productions is taking its 2015 EdFringe hit, A Life With The Beatles, out on tour.
85th SCDA One Act Fest kicks off this week:
New writing and modern classic scripts will be on display this week up at the Church Hill Theatre at the 85th Scottish Community Drama Association festival of one act plays.
Tightly paced and with a solidly constructed script from West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin, Beam Theatre’s A Few Good Men has plenty to offer, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday.
Cast announced for Locker Room Talk:
Gary McNair has joined the Traverse Theatre as an associate artist, ahead of the performance of his Trump response piece Locker Room Talk, next week, 17 and 18 February 2017.