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Lawson illness halts Rebus

Lawson illness halts Rebus

Charles Lawson falls ill during performance at King’s:

Charles Lawson, the Coronation Street star who is currently playing the title role in Rebus: Long Shadows, fell ill and was unable to continue during the opening night of the show at the Edinburgh King’s tonight, Monday 8 October 2018.

October 9, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Gray pulls out of Panto

Gray pulls out of Panto

Illness forces Andy Gray to withdraw from King’s:

Andy Gray has announced that he will no longer be able to perform at this year’s pantomime at the King’s Theatre Beauty and the Beast, on medical grounds.

October 4, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
New show for Leith Theatre

New show for Leith Theatre

First professional theatre show for 30 years:

Leith Theatre is to re-open on Armistice Day with its first professional theatre production for 30 years with The Last Days of Mankind, an epic anti-war satire by Viennese writer Karl Kraus with songs by The Tiger Lillies.

October 3, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Silent Light for Edinburgh’s Xmas

Silent Light for Edinburgh’s Xmas

Silent Disco gets the Xmas Lights treatment:

Full details of Edinburgh’s Christmas have been released, including a massive silent disco with light show on George Street, with all tickets due to go on sale at 10am Wednesday 3 October.

October 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hair for Playhouse

Hair for Playhouse

June date for cult sixties musical:

Cult sixties musical Hair is set to tour the UK next year, playing the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

October 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Open call for BBE 2019

Open call for BBE 2019

Casting call for Easter concert and Summer show:

The Beyond Broadway Experience is staging two courses in 2019 – leading up to a concert at the Usher Hall in the Easter holidays and performances of Legally Blonde the Musical at the King’s in July.

September 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Rona Munro to adapt de Bernier novel:

A new adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, based on the novel by Louis de Bernière, is to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019.

September 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tynecastle play returns

Tynecastle play returns

A War of Two Halves to get further performances:

Site-specific play A War of Two Halves, based on the WW1 story of McCrae’s Battalion, is to get a further performances this November following its a hugely successful run during this year’s EdFringe.

September 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Europe is a dancer

Europe is a dancer

Hogmanay gets Euro appeal:

Underbelly has announced its 2018/19 Hogmanay events with a three day affair that sets out to celebrate Europe – and Scotland’s ties to Europe – while sharing the love and embracing friends old and new

September 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Priscilla on the road again

Priscilla on the road again

Priscilla’s 2019 Edinburgh Playhouse dates:

Jason Donavan is promising more glitter than ever before as he turns producer for a new touring production of musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert arriving in Edinburgh in November 2019.

September 14, 2018 | By | Reply More