On Stage the following week

Listings for week ending Sunday 12 March 2017:

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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Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
Me, as A Penguin
Wed 8/Thurs 9 March 2017.
Evenings: 7.30pm.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Scottish Opera: Pelléas and Mélisande
Tue 7, Thu 9 & Sat 11 March 2017
World-renowned director Sir David McVicar returns to Scottish Opera. Joined by the design team behind War Horse, Rae Smith andPaule Constable, he directs Debussy’s extraordinary opera for the first time.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Cuttin’ a Rug
Tue 7 to Sat 11 March
Strutting adolescent double act Phil and Spanky have broken free of the confines of the A. F. Stobo & Co. Carpet Factory in Paisley and are off to the annual staff dance. Phil may have lost his job and been rejected by the Art School, but he can still dream of a life beyond the slab room.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Hay Fever
Friday 10 March – Saturday 1 April 2017.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2pm.
Revelation, romance, and outright outlandish behaviour set the tone of this 1920s dark comedy. The Lyceum joins with Citizens Theatre to present this riotous farce charting the unconventional antics of a self-dubbed ‘bohemian’ family of four. Dominic Hill takes the helm for this funny and biting exploration of the games people play to avoid confronting the realities of life.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
La Cage Aux Folles
Tue 07 – Sat 11 March 2017
Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of la Cage aux Folles, live an idyllic existence in the heart of St Tropez. But behind the curtains of this sparkling extravaganza, all may be about to change…

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Girls Like That
Thurs 9 – Sat 11 Mar 2017
When a naked photo of Scarlett goes viral, her reputation is trashed. When the same thing happens to a boy he’s just one of the lads. Lyceum Youth Theatre explore gender inequality in the digital minefield of young people’s online lives.
Expensive Shit
Fri 10 – Sat 11 Mar 2017
Adura Onashile’s prize-winning tale of a women working in a Glasgow club toilet, intercut with her life in Lagos, Nigeria, dancing in Fela Kuti’s band. Æ review: ✭✭✭✭✩ Multi-layered.

*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.