Assembly Roxy Listings

Upcoming shows at the Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030
Website: www.assemblyfestival.com/roxy/

Assembly Roxy

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2020
February 2020

Page2stage Edinburgh
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Evenings: 7.30.
A scratch night showcasing some of the best new and emerging writing from in and around the city of Edinburgh, rehearsed during the day and performed on book that evening in front of a panel of literary industry experts, for writers to receive feedback on their work. The event is then followed by drinks in the Snug bar. Book here.

EIIF: Showstopper: The Improvised Musical
Thursday 27 Feb 2020
11am and 2.30pm,
Direct from the West End, the Edinburgh International Improv Festival (EIIF) presents the award-winning Showstopper: The Improvised Musical launching the 2020 festival gala opening. Book here.

March 2020

Cavalleria Rusticana
Tue 3 – Sat 7 March 2020
Evenings: 7.30.
Mascagni’s opera Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) has remained popular since it’s premiere in 1890, launching the genre of verismo. This film noir style production is director Jen McGregor’s debut with Edinburgh Studio Opera, and will be conducted by Will Conway. Book here.

Pepper & Honey
Fri 13/Sat 14 March 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; BYOB (Bring your own Baby) matinee, SatL 2.30pm.
So, what is “home”? As the era of post-Brexit Britain looms large, that question has never been more pertinent… And it is the question Ana, a young Croatian woman, poses as she settles in the UK but is haunted by the voice of her Grandma- calling for her to stay true to national identity. Book here.

La Casa De Bernarda Alba
Fri 20/Sat 21 March 2020
Evenings: 7.30
Brigada Lincoln Spanish Theatre Company formed out of University of Edinburgh Spanish students who last year performed Luces de bohemia, this year take on Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca Book here.

Hay Fever
Wed 25 – Sat 28 March 2020
Evenings: 7.30.
EGTG introduce the wealthy, self-obsessed and eccentric Bliss family. Each has invited a guest to spend the weekend at their country house in rural England – and each has neglected to tell the others. Needless to say friction and hilarity ensue in Noel Coward’s classic comedy of British manners. Book here.

Endling
Saturday 28 March 2020
Evening: 7.30.
An endling is an individual that is the last of its species. Once the endling dies, the species becomes extinct. Here, Rob Heaslip reimagines mourning rituals through dance, vocals, music and design. Popular and folk culture collide in a world where death is tinged with acid pink, green and purple. Book here.

May 2020

Knots
Tue 5/Weds 6 May 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A brand new stage adaptation of R.D Laing’s eponymous psychological essay. 50 years after the publication of his theories, Theatre Sans Accents questions the relevance of his ideas in the light of modern technology. Book here.

One Mississippi
Thurs 7/Fri 8 May 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A new hard-hitting verbatim play that explores how the impact of childhood experiences shape men’s adult lives, and the journey it takes them on. Blending humour and storytelling with powerful elements of physical theatre, into an uncompromising insight into what takes us to breaking point. Book here.

All Of Me (The Possibility Of Future Splendour)
Mon 18 – Wed 20 May 2020
Evenings: 7pm.
Olivier Award nominee Caroline Horton’s intimate and absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark. Grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny, Caroline reunites with director Alex Swift (Mess) to bring you an unapologetically dark show about dark things. Book here.

June 2020

Ventoux
Thurs 4 – Sat 6 June 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France. It is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani – whose drug-fuelled race there in 2000 was the greatest cycling had ever seen. Ventoux charts the parallel lives of these champions who overcame great adversity in tandem, and the mountain that cast them in opposing directions. Book here.

Inspire: Perchance to Dream
Thursday 11 June 2020
Two perfs: 1pm & 7pm.
The first production by Fife-based company INSPIRE; a group of young people who live with different challenges in life. This is both a fantasy tale and based on real-life experiences, take a journey full of wonderful characters and puppetry, to discover what inclusion really means. Book here.

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