On Stage the following week

Listings for week Monday 8 – Sunday 14 October 2018:

The current week’s listings are here: On stage this week.
Listings for the coming week are here: On Stage Next Week.
Click on the name of the show to open its ticketing site in a new window.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Let’s Inherit the Earth 
Saturday 13 October 2018 
Evening: 7.30pm 
A new punk musical comedy by Morna Pearson, directed by Ben Harrison. Somewhere in the Caribbean, three turtles stare in disbelief at the expanding patch of seaweed that threatens to destroy their habitat – and on towards luxury beachfront condominiums, owned by the super-rich Mucklefannys and Storskinkas.

Drummohr House
Meet Wallyford Park & Ride, 33 The Loan, Wallyford, Musselburgh EH21 8BU
Quest for Oz
Thursday 4 – Sunday 28 October.
Evenings (not Mondays): 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm & 8pm.
Augmented reality theatre adventure from giant specialists Vision Mechanics sees the Yellow Brick Road destroyed. Download the Quest for Oz app to help the Wizard of Oz rebuild the Road and reunite the Land of Oz.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Calendar Girls the Musical
Run ends Sat 13 October 2018
Evenings Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Thu & Sat: 2.30pm.
Created by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, this award winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls – a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. Starring Fern Britton, Anna-Jane Casey, Sara Crowe, Karen Dunbar, Ruth Madoc, Rebecca Storm and Denise Welch.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Rebus: Long Shadows
Mon 8 – Sat 13 October 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Thurs & Sat: 2.30pm.
Rona Munro collaborates with Ian Rankin to bring a new John Rebus tale to the stage. Now retired, the shadows of his former life still follow him through the streets of Edinburgh. But when the daughter of a murder victim appears outside his flat, he’s back on the case… Staring Charles Lawson, Cathy Tyson and John Stahl.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Cyrano de Bergerac
12 October – 3 November 2018
(Preview Fri 12: 7.30pm)
Daily Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Sat: 2pm.
The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Caledonian heart in a new production of Edwin Morgan’s legendary Scots translation, directed by Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill.
A co-production with the NTS and Glasgow Citizens.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Let It Be
Monday 8 -Saturday 13 Oct
Evenings: 7.30pm, Matinees Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Relive The Beatles’ meteoric rise from their humble beginnings to the heights of Beatlemania and an amazing reunion concert featuring later hits. Æ review of 2016 tour: ★★★★☆ Upstanding.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
PPP: It Wisnae Me
Tue 9 – Sat 13 Oct 2018
Daily: 1pm; Fri: 7pm.
A police interview room. A table. Jock has been huckled for a crime he says he didn’t commit: imperialism. He has been spotted at the scene, but is it what it looks like? Or is Jock, despite what he claims, a racist himself? It Wisnae Me is a political satire posing the question of Scotland’s complicity in colonisation.

Arctic Oil
Sat 6 – Sat 20 Oct 2018
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Thurs 11, Sat 20: 3pm.
A mother and daughter battle to save their children. While Ella fights for her son’s future, Margret is terrified that Ella’s activism will her get killed. Not all mothers know best. Arctic Oil gets under the skin of what climate change could make us do to the people we 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.