On Stage Next Week

Theatre listings for week Monday 28 January – Sunday 3 February 2019:

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.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Les Misérables
Tue 22 January to Sat 16 February 2019
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Sun 2pm. Matinees: Thurs, Sat, & Wed 13 Feb: 2.30pm.
Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical is touring, nearly a decade after the last sell-out UK tour. This new staging has scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Book here.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Scottish Opera: Anthropocene
Thurs 31 January & Sat 2 February 2019
Evenings: 7.15pm.
This fourth collaboration between composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh promises a night of unrelenting dramatic tension and superb storytelling. Book here.
Saturday’s performance will preceded by a free, but ticketed, talk from the show’s creatives.  Book here.

Scottish Opera: National Opera Studio
Friday 1 February 2019
Evening: 6pm (1 hour 20 mins)
This year, Scottish Opera, English National Opera and the National Opera Studio are working in partnership, culminating in the young artists’ week-long residency with Scottish Opera and a performance at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, accompanied by The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. Book here.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Touching the Void
24 January – 16 February 2019
Daily Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Sat: 2pm.
What happens when you look death squarely in the face, and how do you find the strength to crawl back towards life? David Greig adapts and Tom Morris directs Joe Simpson’s memoir, which charts his struggle for survival on the perilous Siula Grande mountain in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
A co-production with Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate & Fuel.  Book here.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
A Country Night in Nashville 
Friday 1 February 2019 
Evening: 7.30pm 
Recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of Country Music. Book now.

Traverse Theatre
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404.
Home – is where the art is?
Monday 28 January 2018 2019
Evening: 7pm (Trav 2)
Join Imaginate and the PUSH+ project to hear about three innovative projects that explore taking performances and projects direct to the places where people live. 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.