On Stage the following week

Listings for week ending Sunday 16 April 2017:

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.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
SCDA Youth Festival
Sunday 9 April.
Evening: 6pm.
Killin Drama Club with Can You Hear the Music? by David Campton go head-to-head with Indelible Arts Youth Theatre and Sparkleshark by Philip Ridley in the Eastern Division 2017 1-Act Youth Final.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
A Number
Thursday 6 – Saturday 15 April 2017.
Preview: Thurs 6: 8.30pm.
Evenings Tue – Sat: 8.30pm; Matinee: Sat: 2pm.
Zinnie Harris directs Caryl Churchill’s compelling drama in partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival. Bernard has spent 35 years believing he’s an only child, one of a kind, until he learns the chilling truth. He’s one of ‘a number’ of clones resulting from a nefarious genetic experiment. When he confronts his father, Salter, questions of identity and morality result in an explosive exchange with dire consequences.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Sister Act
Monday 3 – Saturday 15 April 2017
Evenings Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees: Weds, Sat.
An all new production of the smash hit musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, starring Alexandra Burke. See news preview for further details: Sister Act for Edinburgh. NB: Alexandra Burke will not be performing on Wednesday matinees.

The Studio at Festival Theatre
22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Lost at Sea
Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 April.
Twice daily: 12 noon & 2.30pm.
A boy and a girl, a world apart, are both fascinated by the story of 28,800 bath toys flung into the unrelenting currents of the Pacific Ocean. Through their investigation they uncover the mysteries of the sea and discover its importance to every one of us on Earth. Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Girl in the Machine
Monday 3 – Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Previews: Mon 3 (7pm)/Tue 4 (7.30pm).
Evenings: Tue – Sat: 7.30pm, Matinees Wed 12, Sat 15, Sat 22: 2.30pm.
Do you want to live forever? Click ‘YES’ or ’NO’. A disturbing but compassionate take on our potential digital future, and what it might mean for ‘life’ as we know it. Written by Traverse associate artist Stef Smith and directed by Orla O’Loughlin this is a timely exploration of technology in a world that is falling apart.
PPP: Channelling Jabez
Tue 11 – Sat 15 Apr 2017
Giles Croft- examines the life of Jabez Wolffe; Channel swimmer, variety artist and international sporting hero who received obituaries in papers as important as the New York Times.

*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.