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Nicholls interim AD at Trav

Nicholls interim AD at Trav

Gareth Nichols made Traverse’s interim artistic director:

The Traverse board is to hold a consultation about the theatre’s future and has appointed Gareth Nichols as interim artistic director while the process is carried out.

November 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
So long Alex!

So long Alex!

Alex McGowan to step down as Lyceum Chief Exec:

Alex McGowan, the Lyceum’s executive director and joint chief executive, is to leave the role in Spring 2019 to take up a similar position with the Glasgow Citizens.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Burke returns to Playhouse with Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
£20M King’s refurb details

£20M King’s refurb details

First details of £20M King’s refurbishment unveiled:

Capital Theatres has unveiled the first details of a planned £20 to £25 million backstage and front-of-house refurbishment of the Edinburgh King’s Theatre, to take place from September 2021 to July 2023.

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Burke back at Playhouse with The Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Amelie for Edinburgh

Amelie for Edinburgh

Amélie the Musical to play King’s:

The UK premiere production of Amélie the Musical is set to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019 with dates at the Glasgow King’s in August 2019.

October 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pauline Knowles

Pauline Knowles

Brilliant and much-loved actress has died:
Pauline Knowles, the Edinburgh-born actor, has died suddenly. The circumstances of her death are not known, although Æ understands she passed away on Thursday, 18 October 2018.

October 22, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Ulster American Returns

Ulster American Returns

Eleven dates for Traverse’s #EdFringe hit:

The Traverse Theatre company production of Ulster American by David Ireland, a sell-out and critical hit of #EdFringe 2018, is to return for a strictly limited run in Spring 2019.

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Traverse Open Auditions

Traverse Open Auditions

Traverse to hold first open auditions:

Edinburgh’s Traverse theatre is put out an open call for actors who it has never worked with before, and is hoping to get applications from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible.

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lawson Back on Beat

Lawson Back on Beat

Rebus actor returns after stage fright:

Charles Lawson is this evening, Thursday 11 October 2018, returning to the role of John Rebus in Rebus: Long Shadows at the Edinburgh King’s Theatre.

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More