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Online Xmas Viewing

Online Xmas Viewing

Shows to see if your panto is cancelled

Covid has caused nearly all theatre in Scotland to be cancelled, but Dundee Rep, the Gaiety Ayr and the Edinburgh Lyceum theatres have made online versions of their Christmas shows available to the public.

December 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Panto and ballet to close on Christmas Eve

The King’s panto Sleeping Beauty and Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre will close on Christmas Eve, cancelling all remaining performances, as Nicola Sturgeon limits theatre audiences to 200 and re-imposes one metre social distancing.

December 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum cancels

Lyceum cancels

Christmas Dinner added to cancelled list

The Lyceum has added Christmas Dinner, its collaboration with Catherine Wheels theatre company, to the growing list of shows which have had to be cancelled due to Covid.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Four venues cancel shows

Four venues cancel shows

Playhouse, Traverse and Storytelling Centre closed.

All remaining performances of White Christmas at the Edinburgh Playhouse have been cancelled, as of Monday 20 December 2021 due to “issues surrounding Covid 19”.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS go hybrid in Leith

NTS go hybrid in Leith

Hybrid Jekyll and Hyde for Leith Theatre

A hybrid production of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is to be staged by the National Theatre of Scotland in Leith Theatre in February 2022, with live-streaming to cinemas and an edited version on Sky Arts in 2023.

December 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on the King’s

Sunshine on the King’s

June dates for Proclaimers Musical

Sunshine on Leith, Stephen Greenhorn’s musical based around the songs of the Proclaimers will be the final show in the Edinburgh King’s season before the venue goes dark for refurbishment.

December 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Life is a Stream

Life is a Stream

Life is a Dream gets 48hr on-demand stream

The Lyceum’s five star production of Life is a Dream is to be streamed on-demand for a 48 hour period, starting from 7pm tonight, Thursday 2 December 2021.

December 2, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Youth Call Out

Lyceum Youth Call Out

Open call for Seven Against Edinburgh

The Lyceum’s youth theatre has put out an open call for a dozen young people aged 16 to 21 for its production of Becky Hope-Palmer’s new play with songs, Seven Against Edinburgh, to be staged in April 2022.

November 19, 2021 | By | 3 Replies More
The Lions Roar Back!

The Lions Roar Back!

The Lion King to return in June 2022

Disney’s The Lion King is to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2022, following its run in 2020 which was curtailed by Covid.

November 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Maryland script-in-hand readings

Maryland script-in-hand readings

Lucy Kirkwood’s ‘howl of a play’ gets Edinburgh performances

Lucy Kirkwood’s Maryland, written in response to the murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, is to get two script-in-hand productions in Edinburgh, at Southside Community Centre this Sat 20 Nov 2021 and at the Traverse the following week.

November 16, 2021 | By | Reply More