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Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Round up of Edinburgh theatres’ responses:

Edinburgh’s theatres have continued with their scheduled performances over the weekend and have announced their intentions to continue with their planned programmes for the immediate future.

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SCDA One Acts cancelled

SCDA One Acts cancelled

Finals and Eastern Division round cancelled but EPT take precautions:

The Scottish finals and the Eastern Division round of the SCDA One Act Festival have been cancelled as the Byre Theatre is cancelling all public events until Sunday May 31 2020.

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Festivals respond to Covid-19

Festivals respond to Covid-19

EIF & EdFringe issue Coronavirus updates:

Edinburgh’s August festivals are set to continue as planned according to the statements from The Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today (Friday 13 March 2020).

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Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update

First cancellation and latest info

Edinburgh’s first theatrical cancellation due to Covid 19 has happened with American drag artiste Sasha Velour pulling out of his European tour, including his Usher Hall date on Saturday 14 March 2020.

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Sheridan is Cilla

Sheridan is Cilla

Sheridan Smith to reprise her award-winning TV role as Cilla:

Producer Bill Kenwright has confirmed that Sheridan Smith will revisit her award-wining portrayal of the late Cilla Black in Cilla The Musical, written by BAFTA award-winning writer Jeff Pope.

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Listings Mon 9 – Sun 15 March 2020

Listings Mon 9 – Sun 15 March 2020

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages This Week:

It’s a big big week of variety for Allan Stewart, legendary panto dame at the King’s, who has announced both that this week’s Big Big Variety show will be his last – he’s turning 70, so little surprise there – and also that he will be taking on the role of Mother Superior when Sister Act comes to the Festival Theatre in May 2021.

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Playhouse Schooled in Rock

Playhouse Schooled in Rock

School of Rock tickets on sale now:

Get ready to stick it to the man – Yeah!!! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical, School of Rock, is gonna rock out, maaan, in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2021.

March 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cavalleria Rusticana

Cavalleria Rusticana

★★★★☆  effective:

Edinburgh Studio Opera has followed a path of noire inevitability into the dark heart of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, the tale of a returning soldier, a spurned lover and a vengeful secret told.

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Hairspray’s Playhouse Return

Hairspray’s Playhouse Return

Good Morning Baltimore!

Hairspray the Musical has added Edinburgh dates to its 30 venue UK tour in 2020/21, with tickets on general sale from this Wednesday 4 March.

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Listings Mon 2 – Sun 8 March 2020

Listings Mon 2 – Sun 8 March 2020

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week:

There are more shows than you can shake a stick at on Edinburgh’s stages this week. Have the weekly lisgings!

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