On Stage Next Week

Listings for week Monday 26 March – Sunday 1 April 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.

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
The Weir
Wednesday 28 – Saturday 31 March 2018
Weds-Fri evenings: 7.30pm; Sat, matinee only: 2.30pm.
In a rural bar in the West of Ireland, the local residents are trying to impress a new arrival to the area. Stuck in a village where little changes and even less stays secret, Valerie’s arrival from Dublin acts as a catalyst for the telling of tales and the revealing of tragedies.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
B&ELYT Double bill
Thursday 29 March 2018
Evening: 7pm.
The Brunton Youth Theatre 12-15’s group with their own devised version of J. M Barrie’s classic Peter Pan in a double bill with the Haddington East Lothian Youth Theatre 12-15s, who are performing a scripted version of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
Saturday 31 March 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
Grid Iron and Stellar Quines with their new musical comedy with book and lyrics by Anita Vettesse & Johnny McKnight set over a night at the Bingo that goes with a difference! Æ review here: ★★★☆☆ Energetic.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Ten Times Table 
Wednesday 28 – Saturday 31 March 2018
Weds-Fri evenings: 7.30pm; Sat, matinee only: 2.30pm.
Different factions attempt to take over the running of the Pendon village pageant depicting “The Massacre of the Pendon Twelve” in Ayckbourn’s 1977 comedy, revived by Edinburgh People’s Theatre.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
This House
Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 March
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees: Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Roll back to 1974. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backbiting as Britain’s political parties battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes. In an era of chaos, both hilarious and shocking, fist fights break out in the parliamentary bars, high-stake tricks and games are played, while sick or dying MPs are carried through the lobby to register their crucial votes as the government hangs by a thread.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
The Case of the Frightened Lady
Monday 26 – Saturday 31 March 2018
Evenings 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers a shocking and closely guarded secret.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Friday 23 March – Saturday 7 April 2018.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees from 28th: Weds, Sat: 2pm.
Zinnie Harris’s new version of Eugene Ionesco’s classic text first seen during the EIF 2017. In a sleepy French provincial town, a rhinoceros rampages across the market square. Another crushes someone’s cat. Æ’s review during the EIF: ★★★★☆ Wild.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Ellen Kent’s La Traviata
Thursday 29 March 2018.
Evening: 7.30pm.

Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly
FRiday 30/Saturday 31 March 2018.
Evenings: 7.30pm.

Justin’s Band
Sunday 1 April 2018.
Two shows: 11am and 3pm.

Pleasance Theatre
Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance EH8 9TJ.
The Sorcerer
Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 March 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; matinee, Sat: 2.30pm.
It’s the year 1969 and the Summer of Love is in full swing. Alexis and Aline are getting married but Alexis can’t understand why everyone in the village isn’t as in love as him. Updating G&S to the 1960s, EUSOG’s retelling has the characters fully embrace the summer of love and all the tie-dye, flower power and hippie madness that comes with it…

Princes Street Gardens West
Princes Street, EH2 2HG
The Edinburgh Easter Play
Saturday 31 March 2018
Afternoon: 2pm.
Free, un-ticketed performance of the Easter story created by a team of community performers drawn from all walks of life, working with a professional director and stage manager. The production is led by professional actor, Duncan Rennie, playing Jesus.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
NT Connections
Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 March 2018.
Evenings: 7pm.

*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.