On Stage Next Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 5 March 2017:

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, EH 9SU
The Marriage of Figaro
Tue 28 Feb/Wed 1 March, Fri 3/Sat 4 March 2017.
Evenings: 7pm.
Thomas Henderson directs Edinburgh Studio Opera in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, sung in English and under the musical direction of William Conway. With a highlights concert on Saturday 4, at 2pm.

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Tue 28 Feb – Sat 4 March 2017.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Tom Stoppard’s relentlessly funny and absurd subversion of the story of Hamlet, as told from the point of view of the titular minor characters. We follow the comic pair as they attempt to navigate their way through a plot that uses them up and spits them out, all the while trying to grasp onto some form of meaning in their illogical situation.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Captivate Theatre: Oliver!
Thurs 2 – Sat 4 March 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat Mat: 2pm.
Slightly re-imagined for a proscenium stage, Captivate Theatre bring their Edinburgh Fringe hit production of Oliver! (reviewed here: ✭✭✭✭✩ Polished) to the Brunton for four performances only.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story
Tue 28 February to Sat 4 March 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm, matinees Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is feel great! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show
Tue 28 February to Sat 4 March
Evenings: 7.30pm; matinees Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Don’t miss this truly unique show featuring the one and only Allan Stewart and friends in an evening chock full of comedy, music and entertainment. Stewart is joined by Elaine C.Smith, ex-Forth 1 funnyman Grant Stott, Britain’s Got Talent star Edward Reid and a rare reunion of legendary 70s band Pilot.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
The Winter’s Tale
Ends – Saturday 4 March 2017.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2pm.
The Lyceum returns to the Shakespearian canon with acclaimed director Max Webster (King Lear with Michael Pennington; Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe) presenting a uniquely Scottish take on this bitter-sweet masterpiece.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
The Commitments
Mon 27 February- Sat 4 March 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm, matinees: Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Direct from a phenomenally successful, record breaking two year run in London’s West End, The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Susan Calman: The Calman Before The Storm
Weds 1 Mar 2017
Evening: 7.30pm.
It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show. She’s ready to create a storm, to set the record straight, to give it to the man (whoever he is).
If I Had A Girl
Thurs 2 – Sat 4 Mar 2017
Evenings: 8pm.
A ground-breaking verbatim production that provides startling insight into the experience of honour-based violence in ethnic minority communities around Scotland.
Dreamers/Tutumucky
Fri 3 – Sat 4 Mar 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Scottish Dance Theatre double bill. Dreamers are people who dare to dream while not being asleep. In a world full of order how do we find peace in chaos? In Tutumucky, choreographer Botis Seva asks: “in a world full of order how do we find peace in chaos?”.

*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.