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Playfulness Online

Playfulness Online

PlayfulFest goes online for second edition:

Edinburgh’s bi-annual PlayfulFest has gone online for 2020, with ten events scheduled to take place from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 June 2020.

June 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Playhouse dark to Aug 2

Playhouse dark to Aug 2

All ATG theatres closed to Sunday 2 August:

Ambassador Theatre Group, owners of the Edinburgh Playhouse, has today, Wed 3 June, confirmed that all its UK theatres will be closed at least until Sunday August 2, 2020.

June 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Weekend Wonders

Weekend Wonders

Edinburgh folk on the Wild World Web…

There’s still plenty happening online for those still caught up in Lockdown shielding with some Edinburgh performance peeps who are involved in some very fine work over the weekend to take your minds of those allowed to socialise.

May 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gang Show Cancels

Gang Show Cancels

No Edinburgh Gang Show in 2020:

The Edinburgh Gang Show Management Team has announced that it has cancelled this year’s show because of ongoing concerns about Covid-19.

May 28, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Scenes for Survival online

Scenes for Survival online

NTS launches crisis-response online project:

The first six pieces of the National Theatre of Scotland’s season of short digital artworks, Scenes for Survival, launches tonight, Wednesday 27 May 2020, and will remain online for two years.

May 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Strictly Ballroom Reschedules

Strictly Ballroom Reschedules

New 2022 dates for Edinburgh Playhouse:

Strictly Ballroom the Musical, staring Kevin Clifton has rescheduled its planned tour putting its dates back a year to 2021/22, arriving at the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2022.

May 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
“Hibernation” for Lyceum

“Hibernation” for Lyceum

Lyceum goes dark for remainder of 2020:

The Lyceum is to enter a period of “hibernation” as a building-based producing theatre with immediate effect, postponing all 2020 shows and entering into negotiations with all staff over redundancies.

May 20, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Hidden Door goes Live Online

Hidden Door goes Live Online

Regular Thursday show for pop-up arts fest:

Edinburgh’s Hidden Door has announced a new web series, the Hidden Door Live Show, which will live stream on Thursday nights, alternating between Facebook and Instagram.

May 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
New Ayckbourn gets audio stream

New Ayckbourn gets audio stream

Alan Ayckbourn to star in and direct 84th play:

Anno Domino, a “very contemporary response to the current situation” by veteran playwright Alan Ayckbourn, is to get its world premiere on an exclusive audio stream on the Stephen Joseph Theatre website.

May 17, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Trav Young Writers go online

Trav Young Writers go online

Online Scratch showcase for new plays

The Traverse Young Writers Group has been meeting online since March and is now set to release scratch performances of plays written during lockdown, starting from tonight, Saturday May 16 2020 at 8pm.

May 16, 2020 | By | Reply More