On Stage the following week

Listings for week Monday 29 October – Sunday 4 November 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

Deid Kist Dolls 
Tuesday 30/Wednesday 31 October 2018 
Evening: 7.30pm. 
Edinburgh Acting School with a new play by Jen McGregor (Heaven Burns). The DollMaker is the only thing standing between Edinburgh and an army of unquiet souls. One by one she catches them, binds them into dolls and contains them. But tonight it’s Halloween, and the dolls have broken loose!
Friday 2 November 2018 
Evening: 7.30pm. 
Timberlina, the world’s premier eco-warrior bearded drag queen presents FFS!! a hilarious alt-drag, rock n roll eco-show about giving a sh*t.

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
She Can’t Half Talk
Wednesday 31 October – Thursday 1 November 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
The EUTC with an original monologue show by Sally MacAlister. Consisting of five monologues, the cast will be telling the story of untold or unusual femme perspectives.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
The Naked Truth 
Fri 2/Sat 3 November 2018 
Evenings: 7.30pm. 
When five very different women sign up for Gabby’s pole dancing class at the local village hall, none of them have any idea of what lies ahead… Quirky Pond make a welcome return to the Brunton.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Popstars! The 90’s Musical (Allego)
Tue 30 Oct – Sat 3 November 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee, Sat: 2.30pm.
It’s boyband vs girlband in this hilarious 90’s musical. When Mark’s girlfriend, Shannon, dumps him for a chance at showbiz stardom at the State Talent Show, his grunge band changed to a boy-band in an attempt to snatch the Talent Show title from Shannon’s Candy Girls.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Tue 30 & Wed 31 October 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
The Trocks have been delighting audiences for over 40 years with their sassy spoofs and hilarious homages to classical ballet, where the 18 dancers of the all-male comedy ballet company each transform into two personas, both male and female.
Christy Moore: On the Road
Thu 1 November 2018.
Evening: 8pm.
One of the most compelling and inspirational musicians Ireland has ever seen.
Russell Watson: Canzoni d’Amore
Fri 2 November 2018.
Evening: 7.30pm.
Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, “The People’s Tenor” returns to the stage with his brand-new show Canzoni d’Amore.
Ross Noble: El Hablador
Sat 3 November 2018
Evening: 8pm.
Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into another hilarious stand up show. At some point, he may wander into a shadowy part of the stage and look a bit shadowy.
The Whitney Houston Show
Sun 4 November 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
Starring Belinda Davids, The Whitney Houston show is a critically acclaimed live concert honouring the talent, music and memory of Whitney Houston.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Tue 30 October to Sat 3 November 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed & Sat: 2.30pm.
New stage adaptation by Jenny King of Bram Stoker’s book is brought to opulent and irresistible life in a contemporary interpretation that includes all the definitive characters and spine-chilling fear. Eduard Lewis directs a Touring Consortium production in association with Everyman Theatre Cheltenham.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Cyrano de Bergerac
12 October – 3 November 2018
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. Æ review: ★★★★★ Irresistible.
A co-production with the NTS and Glasgow Citizens.
LYT Curtain Raiser – Cyrano de Bergerac
Friday 2 November, 6pm.
The Lyceum Youth Theatre take to the main stage with a short performance in response Cyrano de Bergerac.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Alison Krauss
Tuesday 30 Oct
Evening: 7pm.
An evening with the bluegrass musician in support of her double-grammy nominated solo album: Windy City.
The Dolls – Dragged Up
Friday 2 Nov 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
Gayle Telfer Stevens (River City) and Louise McCarthy (Scot Squad) are back in town! The tan has barely faded from their thick skin and they’re in trouble again and left lip-synching for their lives. Over 16s only.
Jacksepticeye: How Did We Get Here?
Sunday 4 Nov 2018
Evening: 8pm.
The YouTube star tells stories of growing up and answers the question How Did We Get Here?

The Studio at Festival Theatre
22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Nye and Jennie
Fri 2 & Sat 3 November 2018.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Sat: 2.30pm.
Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee were comrades and flatmates who together fought and preached for socialism as they saw it; he the Tredegar firebrand on the Labour backbenches, she the miner’s daughter from Fife who became a Socialist MP before she was old enough to vote. The story of a partnership that became one of the outstanding political marriages of the twentieth century.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Scratch That!
Tue 30 Oct 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
Come and join Imaginate for Scratch That!, an evening of new ideas for work for young audiences, presented in partnership with the Traverse.

*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.