On Stage Next Week

Listings for the week: Monday 30 May – Sunday 5 June 2022

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Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU

Four Deaths in Idaho, By Aaron Cass 
Thursday 2 June 2022
All Day from 10am(Roxy Upstairs).
Open rehearsal and performed reading.

Betty Lunderman a retired school teacher has taken refuge in a cabin in the mountains having shot her husband for no apparent reason. A park ranger discovers her as a snow storm moves in, preventing any escape. Join director Adam Tomkins and cast as they explore and perform Aaron Cass’ dark and compelling new play. Book here.

Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240

Church Hill Theatre
33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years 
Mon 30 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Critically-acclaimed tribute show fronted by Dan Haynes and Pete Richards collectively known as Bookends, exquisitely recreating the unmistakable sound of Simon & Garfunkel. Featuring all the iconic songs, including The Sound of Silence, Mrs Robinson, The Boxer and the smash hit Bridge Over Troubled Water. Book here.

Scottish Opera: Don Giovani
Sun 5 – Sat 11 June 2022
Sun Mat: 3pm; Tue, Thurs, Sat: 7.15pm.
Mozart’s masterpiece is one of the world’s most performed operas for good reason. Sir Thomas Allen – whose 2019 revival of The Magic Flutewas a sell-out success – returns to direct his stunning production. Book here.

Hill Street Theatre
19 Hill Street EH2 3JP.

Inverlieth St Serf’s Church Centre
1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Funbox present Jungle Party

Sun 5 June 2022 
Matinee: 2pm
Join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) as they swing into their latest musical adventure and follow the sound of the drums in search of the ultimate jungle boogie. There are songs to sing, keys to find and new friends to discover along the way. Book here.

Leith Theatre
28-30 Ferry Road, Leith, EH6 4AE

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.

Laurel and Hardy
Fri 3 – Sat 25 June 2022
Previews: Fri 3/Sat 4, Mon 6: 7.30pm.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats, Sats & Thurs 9, Wed 15, Wed 22: 2.30pm.
Tony Cownie directs Steven McNicoll and Barnaby Power, who wowed audiences with the skill and humanity of their performances playing the two older men on this stage in 2005. Now, in 2022, they are closer to the real ages of Laurel and Hardy at the end of their careers and will bring new layers of depth, and truth to Tom McGrath’s moving and funny play. Tickets and Details.

North Edinburgh Arts
NEAC @ West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre, 19 West Pilton Grove, EH4 4BY

On a screen in your own home

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.

Disney’s The Lion King
Thurs 2 June – Sat 2 July 2022
Evenings Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Weds, Sat, Sun & Fri 1: 2.30pm..
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience. At its heart is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role as King of the Pridelands. Book here.

St Ninian’s Hall
40 comely Bank, EH4 3AG

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High St, EH1 1SR. Phone booking: 0131 556 9579

Southside Community Centre
117 Nicolson Street EH8 9ER.

Studio Theatre
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Innovations Dance Platform 2022
Fri 3 – Sat 4 June 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm.
Four companies come together to showcase brand new dance work in the heart of Edinburgh. Our first 2022 edition features works from Penny Chivas (Glasgow), Ascension Dance (Coventry), Peter Twyman (Edinburgh) and international guests, Lost Movement Company (Italy). Book here.

1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL
After Metamorphosis
Sat 4/Sun 5 June 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Old Lab)

Is Gregor Samsa a bug wishing he was a man or a man wishing he was a bug? In a world of political and ecological turmoil, where unfathomably large corporations control everything and our food supply chain is in jeopardy, are we just workers for the hive? Are we all Gregor Samsa? Combining physical/visual theatre and high-octane spoken word, this reworking of Kafka’s classic tale peers through insect eyes to both lampoon and celebrate humanity. Book here.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
SPIKE! – a dinosaur caper
Tue 31 May – Wed 1 June 2022
Tue: 11am & 2pm; Wed: 11am (Traverse 1)
A wonderful tale of a little girl, her grandmother and her favourite dinosaur, powerfully told through theatrical storytelling and dance. A Starcatchers production by Andy Cannon and David Trouton. 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.