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Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Edinburgh date for Strictly’s professionals tour:

Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals is to tour in May 2019, including a three performance stopover at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

Cinderella gets two nods in panto awards:

Cinderella, the 2017/18 Edinburgh King’s pantomime, has received two nominations in the Great British Pantomime Awards – for its script and its baddie.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Typecast casting call

Typecast casting call

Auditions for EdFringe As You Like It adaptation:

New Edinburgh company Typecast Productions has put out an open casting call for its EdFringe 2018 production of Ganymede, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

February 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Stretching out

Stretching out

Revival for physical theatre hit:

At A Stretch, the EdFringe 2017 hit from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Jordan & Skinner, is being revived for a mini tour, kicking off with a one-day stand at the Assembly Roxy over half term.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fame – The Musical

Fame – The Musical

★★★☆☆ Delivers on flair:

There is plenty of talent, both on stage and off, in the Edinburgh University Footlights production of Fame – The Musical, up at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
One-Act Fest is Back

One-Act Fest is Back

SCDA One Act Fest returns to Church Hill:

Fans of one-act drama are spoilt for choice next week, as the Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act festival hits the Church Hill Theatre with nine, count ’em, new productions over three nights.

February 7, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Leading children’s theatre company reinstated into RFO Network:

Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s have been reinstated as a Regularly Funded Organisation following last Friday’s emergency meeting of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Local Hero for Lyceum

Local Hero for Lyceum

Musical adaptation to get Edinburgh world premiere:

The Royal Lyceum is to stage the world premiere of a musical theatre adaptation of Bill Forsyth’s iconic 1983 movie Local Hero as part of its Spring 2019 season.

February 3, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Getting into Formation

Getting into Formation

Annexe Arts’ festival for Assembly Roxy:

The new Formation Festival is taking place at the Assembly Roxy from Saturday 3 February 2018, with theatre performances from Annexe Repertory Theatre and a selection of Edinburgh grassroots companies.

February 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

★★★★☆   Literary:

On the eve of the centenary of Muriel Spark’s birth, the Usher hall was packed for Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme, an evening of readings, reminiscences and a performed reading of the Edinburgh-born author’s only play.

February 1, 2018 | By | Reply More