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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2019
June

Downs With Love
Sat 22 June 2019
Evening: 8pm.
Cutting Edge theatre with the story of Beth, a young woman with Down’s Syndrome, and her new support worker, Tracy, whose visits to the pub to see local singer Mark hit rocky ground: Beth loves Mark but the problem is – Mark loves Tracy who loves both of them. Book here.

Pink House
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 6.30pm (Downstairs).
Formation Festival: A women’s take on belonging. Inspired by the playwright’s family history and migration to America, the play tells the story of a fractured household touched by loss and anti-Semitism. Book here.

Being Liza
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 6.45pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: Frances Edwards is Scotland’s premier Liza Minnelli tribute act. Her dad Pete is her demanding manager and co-star, blindly focussed on their ultimate success. An original story about a girl discovering who she really is behind the mask of an icon. Book here.

Dr Moreau Explains
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 8pm (Downstairs).
Formation Festival: Twisted Thistle return to the 1890s, mixing technologies and genres to come up with a production that embraces satire, science-fiction, black humour and horror. Inspired by H G Wells’ novel The Island of Dr Moreau, it all adds up to what might be called Steampunk Guignol. Book here.

Moon Fly Readings
Fri 28 June 2019
Evening: 8.15pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: Moon Fly Theatre present an evening of staged readings from their works in development. It Never Ends by Cameron Forbes and Yemen by Sean Dennis Langtree (extract). Book here.

Defecit
Sat 29 June 2019
Evening: 7pm (Central).
Formation Festival: A new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of our everyday lives Selkie, Kelpie, Wulver, Beira and Poltergeist explore the many facets of the human condition. Book here.

Show Pony
Sat 29 /Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings 8.15pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: An American novelist flies to Scotland to put an ocean between her and her mistakes, and to finish a book. Instead, she makes new ones, and writes a play. An adaptation of Michelle Hodkin’s novel performed script-in-hand. Book here.

July

Toast
Fri 5 – Sun 7 July 2019
Evenings: 6.45pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: Joe and Mel are a happy go lucky couple until Joe receives a terrible diagnosis that changes both their lives completely. A funny yet compelling story of two twenty somethings dealing with mortality and legacy in the midst of finding themselves. Book here.

Sad Eyes to Smile With
Fri 5 – Sun 7 July 2019
Evenings: 7pm (Downstairs).
Formation Festival: Queer identity plus slam poetry divided by austerity and multiplied by three. It’s odd socks, deadline chasing, ice cream, and brown envelopes from the DWP. A representation without explanation grounded in the stories we tell ourselves to make the world okay. Book here.

Summertime Blues
Fri 5 – Sun 7 July 2019
Evenings: 8.30pm (Central).
Formation Festival: A non-stop cabaret-style assault of music, visuals and performance poetry; a badass medley of unsurpassable Cajun music (with a definite Scottish burr) paired with dramatic spoken word from some of Scotland’s most outstanding verbal performance artistes. Book here.

ENDS