On Stage The following week

Listings for week Monday 3 – Sunday 9 February 2020:

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
The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns
Thurs 6 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Heartbroken author Emily Winters takes herself away to her aunt’s old cottage in Ayrshire to get over her cheating ex. As she celebrates Burns night alone, wishing that the right man would show up, she gets a visitation slightly different than what she’d hoped for… Book here.

Brunton Players, Thursday Group & EL Youth Theatre
Sat 8 Feb 2020
Evening: 7pm.
The Brunton Players perform comedy Charity Begins at Home, the Thursday Group stage To Be or Not To Be – a “celebration of lives hopes and dreams” – and the ELYT Haddington 8 – 12s present their very own sequel to Roald Dahl’s The Twits. Book here.

Bedlam Theatre
11B Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
The Hollow (Threepenny Theatricals)
Thursday 6 – Saturday 8 February 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm, Mat, Sat: 2.30pm
An unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder one weekend at ‘The Hollow’, home of Sir Henry and Lucy Angkatell. Nearly everyone has a motive and most had the opportunity in Agatha Christie’s classic whodunnit. Enter Inspector Colquhoun and Sergeant Penny to solve the crime. Book here.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
SIX The Musical
Tue 4 to Sun 9 February 2020
Tue – Thurs & Sat: 8pm; Fri 6pm & 8.30pm; Matinees Sat 2.30pm & Sun 2pm
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century sisterly sass-itude. Think you know the rhyme, think again…. Divorced. Beheaded. LIVE! Book here.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Ten Times Table
Mon 3 – Sat 8 Feb 2020
Evenings 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Set in the once grand ballroom of The Swan Hotel, Ten Times Table follows the increasingly raucous attempts of a village committee to organise the first Pendon Folk Festival. The opening of the festival, as envisaged by chairman Ray, will be a supposedly uplifting pageant based on an incongruous piece of local history, The Massacre of the Pendon Twelve. Book here.

Little White Pig
26b Dublin Street, EH3 6NN

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)
By Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen
Directed by Paul Brotherston
January 23 – February 15 2020.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2pm.
Blood of the Young’s adaptation like no other, drawing on over two-hundred years of romantic pop history. Six overlooked and undervalued young women have a story to tell. You might have seen them, emptying the chamber pots and sweeping ash from the grate. Of course, they’ve always been running the show – after all ‘You can’t have a whirlwind romance without clean bedding’ – but tonight, the servants are also playing every part…

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.
The Lion King
Thursday 7 Dec 2019 – Sun 29 March 2020
Evenings: Tue – Sat: 7.30pm.
Matinees: Weds, Sat/Sun: 2.30pm.

Æ Review: ★★★★☆ Visual feast.
In the majesty of the Serengeti, Simba takes an epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands. Director Julie Taymor uses breathtaking theatrical magic to bring Disney’s original animated feature to life in a production which has thrilled over 95 million people around the world. Book here.

Pleasance Theatre
Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance EH8 9TJ.
Chicago
Tue 4 – Sat 8 Feb 2020
Evenings 7.30pm; Mat, Sat: 2.30pm
“Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery, and treachery. All the things we hold near and dear to our hearts.” The EU Footlights with their take on Kander and Ebb’s musical tale of Roxie Hart – and all that jazz…. 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.