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L20 applications open

L20 applications open

Lyceum opens new artist attachment scheme

The Lyceum has announced details of its professional development scheme, L20, which is open to all artistic disciplines other than acting and will take on 20 Edinburgh-based creatives for a year.

October 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shrapnel Live & Online

Shrapnel Live & Online

Pandemic show Shrapnel gets Zoom premiere

Edinburgh grassroots theatre company Production Lines is staging C.M.F. Wood’s pandemic play Shrapnel live on Zoom for four performances at the end of November.

October 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Outside, Damned Spot

Outside, Damned Spot

E.A.S. plans al fresco Macbeth at Marchmont St Giles:

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at St Giles Churchyard, Marchmont, on Halloween weekend.

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Performers eligible for £5m hardship fund

Performers eligible for £5m hardship fund

Creative Scotland confirms eligibility:

Creative Scotland has confirmed that actors, dancers and other performers will be eligible to access the Scottish government’s £5 million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers.

October 15, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Home Comfort with Citadel

Home Comfort with Citadel

New play based on memories of Leith gets online reading:

Home Comfort, a new play by Vincent Maguire based on living memories of Isa’s Chat ‘N’ Chew Cafe in Portland Place in Leith, has a new online rehearsed reading from Citadel Arts.

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dance Base Cash Crisis

Dance Base Cash Crisis

Dance Base takes Crowdfunding route:

Dance Base, Scotland’s National Centre for Dance, has put out an emergency appeal on Crowdfunder to raise £25,000 so it can continue with its outreach work.

October 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Take off to Car-Park Panto

Take off to Car-Park Panto

Horrible Histories’ drive-in panto for Edinburgh Airport:

Horrible Christmas, Horrible Histories’ live, drive-in panto, will be coming to Edinburgh Airport for five performances only on Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December 2020.

October 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Xmas Ticket Details

Lyceum Xmas Ticket Details

Seats available by table of 4 or 6:

The Lyceum has released ticket details for the seven live performances of its Lyceum Christmas Tales this Christmas in its radically altered auditorium.

October 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Live Shows planned for Christmas:

The Lyceum Theatre has revealed plans for a live family production in December, staged in a dramatically re-shaped auditorium to enhance social distancing.

October 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
NTS Stream for Lyceum

NTS Stream for Lyceum

Lament for Sheku Bayoh gets November dates:

A new play about the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Kirkcaldy in 2015, performed at the Lyceum, is at the heart of the National Theatre of Scotland’s latest activities.

October 2, 2020 | By | Reply More