On Stage Next Week

Listings for week Monday 26 Feb – Sunday 4 March 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
Dido & Aeneas and Gianni Schicchi
Tuesday 27 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Evenings Tue/Wed, Fri/Sat: 7.30pm.
Edinburgh Studio Opera in their 50th year with a double bill of beautifully reimagined and restaged classics. Journey from Virgil’s tragic love affair to a hilarious comical farce forged in the fires of Dante’s inferno.
Bodas de Sangre
Tuesday 27 February – Thursday 1 March 2018
Evenings: 7pm.
Edinburgh University Spanish Students: Rural Spain’s societal norms keep love from taking the path it desires, which has fatal repercussions…

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
Our Country’s Good
Monday 26 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Timberlake Wertenbaker’s take on the true story of the first ship of British convicts and officers to arrive in Australia. Surrounded by forbidding conditions and under the burning heat of the Australian sun, Lieutenant Clark attempts to bring literature, theatre and culture to the penal colony through a production of Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer.

The Biscuit Factory
4-6 Anderson Place, EH6 5NP
Tuesday 27 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee, Sat: 2.30pm.
It’s November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys’ night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. Shoogly Peg Productions with the musical theatre adaptation of the 1991 Warner Brothers film.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Les Misérables
Wednesday  28 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Evening: 7.30pm; Matinee Sat: 2pm.
Captivate with the School Edition of Les Misérables, adapted specifically for a cast of young performers. The ultimate story of love, compassion and redemption, with such hit songs such as I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home and Do You Hear The People Sing?

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Thursday 1 & Saturday 3 March
Evenings: 7.15pm
Jonathan Dove’s life-affirming comedy flies north for its Scottish Opera premiere, with all the feel-good flair that garnered the performances at Opera Holland Park such rave reviews in 2015.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show
Tuesday 27 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Evenings 7.30pm.
Allan Stewart with guests including superstar seventies soul singers The Three Degrees playing hits including When Will I See You Again, funnyman Fred MacAulay, zany comedy magician Phil Butler and the one and only Grant Stott – plus a special visit from The MacRobert Brothers!

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
The Belle’s Stratagem
Saturday 17 February – Saturday 10 March.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees from 21st: Weds, Sat: 2pm.
A witty riposte to Farquhar’s The Beaux Stratagem, Hannah Cowley’s rediscovered gem, adapted by Tony Cownie and now set in Georgian Edinburgh, turns the tables on the farcical goings-on and has the women coming out on top. Read Æ’s review” ★★★★☆ Exemplary comedy.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas
Tuesday 27 February – Saturday 3 Mar 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed & Sat: 2.30pm.
The Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald!

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
The Return
Wednesday 28 February – Thursday 1 March 2018.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Inspired by the true story of Martin Guerre, The Return is a gripping play about the mystery of identity and the survival instinct, and asks whether we can ever truly know even those we love the best.

Saturday 3 March 2018.
Evening: 7.30pm.
Double-bill from Scottish Dance Theatre pairs Botis Seva’s TuTuMucky – a fresh, rhythmic, and explosive exploration of how we’re shaped by the world around us – with RITUALIA, Colette Sadler’s interpretation of Stravinsky and Nijinska’s 1920s ballet, Les Noces.

*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.