On Stage Next Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 29 October 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, EH8 9SU
Bouffon Scratchings
Saturday 28 October 2017.
Evening: 7.30pm.
The Clown Cabaret Scratch Night team gleefully present a cabaret style den of iniquity and hilariously sharp moral musings from a variety of Scotland’s finest up and coming performers.

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
A View From The Bridge
Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 October.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Set in Brooklyn in the 1950s,  Arthur Miller’s classic tragedy explores the dark side of the American Dream. Longshoreman Eddie Carbone, his wife Beatrice and orphaned niece Catherine welcome their Sicilian cousins Marco and Rodolpho illegally to the land of freedom.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
Saturday 28 October.
Evening: 7.30pm.
A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Oklahoma (EdGaS) 
Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 October.
Evenings: 7.30pm, Sat matinee: 2.30pm.
Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s world-famous tale of love, adventure, rivalry – and cowboys. Directed by Alan Borthwick with musical direction by David Lyle and choreography by Janice Bruce.

Drummohr House
Meet at Prestongrange Museum Visitor Centre, Morrisons Haven, Prestonpans, EH32 9RX
Dragons of Drummohr
Tuesday 10 – Sunday 28 October.
Evenings (not Mondays), Showings start at 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm & 8.30pm.
An augmented reality theatre adventure in the grand surroundings of Drummohr House from giant specialists Vision Mechanics. Using the Dragon Matrix augmented reality app, audiences assist the Dragon Protection League in finding all of the lurking mythical beasts inside the house and around the grounds. See preview: Saving the fire-givers.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Rambert: A Linha Curva & Other Works
Thurs 26 October 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Rambert brings the riotous, colourful, sexy A Linha Curva to Edinburgh. This percussion-fuelled explosion of samba-flavoured dance helped the company win the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance in 2010.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
The Real Thing
Tue 24 to Sat 28 October
Evenings: 7.30pm. Matinees Wed & Sat: 2.30pm
Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright of his generation. His wife, Charlotte, an actress, has been appearing in a play by Henry about a couple whose marriage is on the verge of collapse. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. When Henry’s affair with Annie threatens to destroy his own marriage, he realises life has started imitating art. But are they really in love? Is it the real thing?

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Cockpit
Friday 6 – Saturday 28 Oct.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2pm.
Enter the foyer of the Lyceum in 2017 – but take your seats in Germany, 1945 in a provincial playhouse being used as a makeshift transit camp for displaced persons from across the continent. The whole theatre becomes a stage and all of Europe the actors in this revival of Bridget Boland’s explosive 1947 drama. Æ review: ★★★★☆ Necessary.

Daniel Martinez – The Art of Believing
Sunday 29 October 2017, 6pm.
Composer and Flamenco guitar soloist Daniel Martinez presents his first Flamenco theatre production.

North Edinburgh Arts
15a Pennywell Road, EH4 4TZ Box Office: 0131 315 2151
We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager!
Friday 27 October 2017
Evening: 7pm. (6pm: pre-show talk with writer, Neil Gore).
Townsend Productions with the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Strike. She not only stood up for workers’ rights and against oppression with selfless dedication, but with her steadfast resolve, she turned the dispute into a national movement for human rights and dignity inspiring future generations.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Million Dollar Quartet
Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 October.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees: Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Musical inspired by the famous recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Review of the 2016 tour: ★★★★☆ Highly entertaining.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
PPP: From the Air
Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 October 2017
Lunchtimes: 1pm, evening performance Friday 27 only: 7pm.
Claire’s kids have fled the nest. The hole this leaves in her life brings on a crippling fear of flying. Her fear has bled into most things now. Her life is becoming smaller. By Anita Vettesse and directed by Davey Anderson.
Our Fathers
Saturday 21 – Saturday 28 October 2017
Previews Sat 21, Tue 24.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm.
Two atheist sons of clergymen are on a quest to find out how we disagree with someone we love in a new play inspired by Father and Son, Edmund Gosse’s Victorian memoir about growing up in an evangelical Christian family. Written and performed by Nicholas Bone and Rob Drummond.
Dive: The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 2
Sunday 29 October 2017
Horrific Blind Date! Hallowe’en is upon us. That time of the year when the veil between the living and spirit world is at its thinnest. What better time to come together to find new love?

*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.