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Playhouse laughing

Jack Whitehall brings Stood Up to Edinburgh:

Comedian Jack Whitehall is to bring his Stood Up stand-up show to Edinburgh’s Playhouse for one night only in November, with tickets on sale here today, Friday 20 September 2019.

September 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Susan Wales Hampson

Susan Wales Hampson

Amateur theatre stalwart dies aged 72:

Susan Wales Hampson, a pillar of Edinburgh’s amateur theatre scene in both an official and personal capacity, has died on Sunday 15 September 2019. She was 72.

September 19, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
£174K for Kings

£174K for Kings

Funds for heritage stage of redevelopment:

Capital Theatres has been awarded £174,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the first development phase of its planned £25M transformation of the King’s Theatre.

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

Hansel and Gretel to be recorded at Festival Theatre

CBeebies 2019 Christmas Show is to be recorded at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre over four performances in October.

September 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King extends Playhouse Run

Lion King extends Playhouse Run

Adds seven weeks & 49 perfs:

The Lion King has added an extra seven weeks to its stay at the Edinburgh Playhouse due to exceptional demand and will now run from Thursday 5 December until Sunday 29 March 2020.

September 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lyceum seeks carol singers

Lyceum seeks carol singers

Community choir sought for Xmas show:

The Lyceum is looking to recruit an amateur community choir made up of Edinburgh residents to sing carols as part of its 2019 Christmas show – An Edinburgh Christmas Carol.

September 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels wanted!

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels wanted!

EMT open call for April 2020 show

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an open call for performers to join the company for its April 2020 production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, to be staged at the Church Hill Theatre.

September 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
LYAMC & Showcase

LYAMC & Showcase

Hits show leads Autumn amateur season:

The post-fringe Autumn season of amateur company treats kicks off this week with the traditional openers of LYAMC at the Church Hill Theatre, closely followed by Showcase 2019 a fortnight later.

September 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
PPP for BBC Scotland

PPP for BBC Scotland

Six plays from lunchtime theatre to be broadcast:

The BBC is to broadcast six hour-long plays from Glasgow’s hugely successful lunchtime theatre A Play, A Pie and A Pint, over six Sunday evenings from Sunday September 1 2019.

September 1, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Exorcist cast for Kings

Exorcist cast for Kings

Paul Nicholas for horror show:

Paul Nicholas, Sophie Ward and Ben Caplan will take leading roles in the stage adaptation of the notorious 1973 horror flick, The Exorcist, touring to the King’s in November 2019.

August 31, 2019 | By | Reply More