On Stage the following week

Listings for week ending Sunday 4 March 2018:

The current week’s listings are here: On stage this week.
Listings for the coming week are here: On Stage Next Week.
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Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Dido & Aeneas and Gianni Schicchi
Tuesday 27/Wednesday 28 February; Friday 2/Saturday 3 February 2018
Evenings 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.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Les Misérables
Wednesday  28 February – Saturday 3 Marsch 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
Flight
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.

Playhouse
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!

Traverse
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. TuTuMucky / RITUALIA
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.