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New Top Team at Trav

New Top Team at Trav

Director appointments and new structure announced:

Gareth Nicholls and Debbie Hannan have been appointed as co-artistic directors of the Traverse Theatre Company as the theatre announces a new structure and new faces in its artistic leadership team.

November 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

Scottish Ballet launches 2020/21 season:

Scottish Ballet is to open all three of its major tours during its 51st season from Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, starting with David Dawson’s production of Swan Lake, opening in April 2020.

November 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Passing Through for NY

Passing Through for NY

Peapod Prods hits the Big Apple:

Edinburgh based grassroots company Peapod Productions is taking its romantic comedy Passing Through to the Chain Theatre in New York for two performances this week.

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Footloose for Playhouse

Footloose for Playhouse

Gareth Gates to star in UK Tour:

Gareth Gates is to star in the 2020 UK tour of Footloose The Musical, coming to the Playhouse in July and on to the Glasgow King’s in August.

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Heathers for Playhouse

Heathers for Playhouse

West End hit musical on tour in 2020:

Westerberg High is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse in July 2020, as Heathers The Musical sets out on a UK tour.

October 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Scripts wanted

Scripts wanted

Three live script requests from Edinburgh companies:

It’s October, so it must be time for the Traverse Theatre to open its annual script submissions window, as part of its commitment to open up the theatre to new voices and under-represented communities.

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
MagicFest 10 Revealed

MagicFest 10 Revealed

Tenth MagicFest programme is out:

Details of the tenth Edinburgh MagicFest, taking place from 27 December 2019 to 5 January 2020, have been revealed, with a new Hogmanay event added at Lauriston Castle.

October 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
McDonald’s Playhouse Return

McDonald’s Playhouse Return

McDonald Cruises back into Edinburgh:

Jane McDonald will be cruising back onto the Edinburgh Playhouse stage in June 2020 with full backing band and singers at the start of her Let The Light In tour.

October 6, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Commitments for Playhouse

Commitments for Playhouse

2020 tour hits Edinburgh in October:

The Edinburgh Playhouse is set to host The Commitments musical in October 2020, near the start of a major new UK and Ireland tour.

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More