On Stage Next Week

Theatre listings for week Monday 26 November – Sunday 2 December 2018:

For the following week’s listings, look here: On Stage the Following Week.
The current week’s listings are here: On Stage This Week.
Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Sunday 25 – Thursday 29 November 2018 
Sun 25: 2.30pm, 4.30pm Mon 26 – Thurs 29: 10.30am, 1.30pm; Mon 26 & Wed 28: also 4.30pm.
An interactive, immersive performance for 2-6s that takes its audience on a multi-sensory journey through a world of winter snow. Created by Edinburgh’s theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell and Freshly Squeezed ProductionsBook here.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Jack and the Beanstalk
Tue 27 November 2018 – Sat 5 January 2018
Various times see website for details.
John Binnie writes and directs a local twist on the traditional tale, with MD Tommie Travers, lighting by Laura Hawkins and choreography from Stephanie McAulay. With Graham Crammond as Mither Mandy Moo Moo, Eilidh Weir, Ross Donnachie and Wendy Seager.  Book here.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Let’s Face the Music and Dance 2018
Tue 27 Nov- Sat 1 December 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm, Matinee Sat: 2.30pm.
Charity show in aid of Leukaemia care, 50 cast performing song and dance from stage and screen. In 2014 we raised £7,500, this year we would like to raise £10,000 with your help.  Book here.

Festival Square Spiegeltent
Festival Square, Lothian Road, EH3 9SR. Phone booking: 0131 510 0395
La Clique Noel: Part Deux
Run ends January 5 2018
Tue, Wed Fri: 8pm; Thurs: 6pm & 9pm; Sat: 5pm & 8pm. Sun: 4pm.
Adult orientated Christmas stocking of seasonal treats – from the subterranean world of circus, comedy, cabaret, variety, magic, burlesque and subversive performance clubs – threaded together by a live band.  Book here.
You Choose
Friday 30 November 2018 – January 5 2018
Fri 30 – Sun 2: 1pm.
Brand new interactive musical show for all the family based on the book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt. Nonsense Room Productions create a different show every time, what you choose! Book here.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Nativity! The Musical
Wed 28 Nov to Sun 2 Dec 2018
Evenings Wed – Sat 7.30pm; Sun 5pm. Matinees Thurs & Sat: 2.30pm, Sun: 1pm.
Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’re attempting to mount a musical version… Only trouble is teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to see the show to turn it into a film. Join him, his teaching assistant the crazy Mr Poppy, hilarious children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine as they struggle to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true.  Book here.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Beauty and the Beast
Saturday 1 December 2018 to Sunday 20 January 2019
No shows: Dec 20 & 25, Jan 1.
Evenings Tue – Sat: 7pm; Matinees (not Dec 6, 12 or Jan 11, 17 &18 ): 2pm. Sundays & Mon 24, Mon 31: 1pm & 5pm.
Allan Stewart and Grant Stott return in a BEAST of a Pantomime… Andy Gray is indisposed for medical reasons. Book here.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Wendy and Peter Pan
29 November 2018 – 5 January 2019
(Preview Thurs 29: 7pm). Fri /Sat: 7pm; Matinee Sat: 2pm
Adapted by Ella Hickson from the book by J.M. Barrie and directed Eleanor Rhode. Follow the fearless Wendy as she flies with Peter to Neverland – a world of dastardly pirates, feisty fairies and raucous lost boys.  Book here.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Motown The Musical
Tuesday 20 Nov – Saturday 8 Dec 2018
Evenings (not Sun): 7.30pm, Matinees Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Over 40 hits tell the story behind Motown, the personal relationships, the professional struggles, and – of course – the music that made history, defined the sound of a generation and got the whole world moving to the same beat. Book here.

Pleasance Theatre
Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance EH8 9TJ
The Producers
Tuesday 27 November- Saturday 1 December 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm, Matinee Sat: 2.30pm
The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group take on the musical which has won a record number of Tony Awards, combining all the wit and wackiness of the 1967 Mel Brooks film with some added Broadway pizazz. Book here.

Rose Theatre
204 Rose Street, EH2 4AZ.
Doris, Dolly & The Dressing Room Divas… At Christmas!
Wednesday 21 November – Sunday 16 December.
Main Room: Weds-Sat: 7.30pm; Sun: 5pm.
Three make-up girls bitch, compete, harmonise, laugh and entertain with hilarious, heartbreaking, irreverent tales from the dressing rooms of Doris, Dolly, Judy and Liza. With Gail Watson, Jenny Hulse, Joanne McGuinness and MD Hilary Brooks.  Book here.
Short Attention Span Theatre
Wednesday 28 November.
Gilded Balloon Basement: 8pm.
Six new short plays from Derek Banner, Liam Bruce, Cicely Gill, Daisy Jo Luca, Carl Pickard and Elissa Soave. Cheating, lying, murdering, accepting, hiding & Hollywood, they’re all to be found here.  Book here.

Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre
1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD
Wednesday 28 November – Saturday 1 December2017
Weds-Fri: 7.30pm; Sat: 2pm & 6.30pm.
St Serf’s Players celebrate their 70th anniversary with Norman Robins’ take on the classic script and with support from the Trinity Theatre Group.   Book here.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Black Beauty
Thursday 29/Friday 30 November 2018
Evenings: 7pm.
Fresh from an acclaimed run in New York City, the multi-award-winning, audience favourite returns home for two performances only, performed by Paul Curley and John Currivan.  Book here.
Saturday 1 – Saturday 22 December 2018
Evenings: 7pm.
A frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another, examining whether it’s possible to tell someone else’s story without exploiting them along the way. By Kieran Hurley and directed by Orla O’Loughlin.  Book here.

*NB: This is intended to be a complete listing of all public theatrical productions on in Edinburgh. If you are staging a show which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here.