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Bohemians grab Shrek!

Bohemians grab Shrek!

Shrek to play King’s in 2020:

Edinburgh’s Bohemians Lyric Opera Company is to stage an amateur production of Shrek The Musical at the King’s theatre in Spring 2020.

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lawson misses Rebus performance

Lawson misses Rebus performance

Charles Lawson to miss Tuesday performance:

Doctors have advised Charles Lawson that he should not take to the Edinburgh King’s stage tonight, Tuesday 9 October 2018, in the role of John Rebus.

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Lawson illness halts Rebus

Lawson illness halts Rebus

Charles Lawson falls ill during performance at King’s:

Charles Lawson, the Coronation Street star who is currently playing the title role in Rebus: Long Shadows, fell ill and was unable to continue during the opening night of the show at the Edinburgh King’s tonight, Monday 8 October 2018.

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Listings 8 – 14 October 2018

Listings 8 – 14 October 2018

Plenty in the season of plenty:

Big shows of all kinds are the theme for this week’s theatre offerings in Edinburgh, with the Traverse’s main Autumn show opening, the tour of Cyrano arriving at the Lyceum and Rebus taking to an Edinburgh stage.

October 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Gray pulls out of Panto

Gray pulls out of Panto

Illness forces Andy Gray to withdraw from King’s:

Andy Gray has announced that he will no longer be able to perform at this year’s pantomime at the King’s Theatre Beauty and the Beast, on medical grounds.

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Calendar Girls – The Musical

Calendar Girls – The Musical

★★★★★  Heartfelt:

Big, powerful emotions are harnessed to most glorious effect by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth in this musical version of the Calendar Girls story, which is touring to the Festival Theatre for a fortnight.

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New show for Leith Theatre

New show for Leith Theatre

First professional theatre show for 30 years:

Leith Theatre is to re-open on Armistice Day with its first professional theatre production for 30 years with The Last Days of Mankind, an epic anti-war satire by Viennese writer Karl Kraus with songs by The Tiger Lillies.

October 3, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Silent Light for Edinburgh’s Xmas

Silent Light for Edinburgh’s Xmas

Silent Disco gets the Xmas Lights treatment:

Full details of Edinburgh’s Christmas have been released, including a massive silent disco with light show on George Street, with all tickets due to go on sale at 10am Wednesday 3 October.

October 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hair for Playhouse

Hair for Playhouse

June date for cult sixties musical:

Cult sixties musical Hair is set to tour the UK next year, playing the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

October 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Listings 1 – 7 October

Listings 1 – 7 October

On stage this week: Mon 1 Sun 7 Octber 2018:

There are some big shows on Edinburgh’s big stages this week, while its smaller stages and even outdoor venues have some pretty choice offerings as well.

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