On Stage The following week

Listings for week Monday 3 – Sunday 9 June 2019:

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.

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030.

Portobello, EH15 3PB
The Lark (EGTG)
Tuesday 4 – Saturday 8 June 2019 
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Against the backdrop of one of the world’s longest wars, a 17 year old peasant girl led an army of men into battle and carved a victory that defined France. She claimed God told her to do it; the church says she’s a witch and should be burnt alive.  Book here.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute
Wed 5, Sun 9, Tue 11, Thu 13 & Sat 15 June 2019
Evenings (not Sun) 7.15pm , Matinee Sun 3pm.
Set in a spectacular world inspired by the Victorian futurism of HG Wells and Jules Verne, this Magic Flute balances the opera’s beguiling mix of comedy, fantasy and pantomime with a profound story of the search for wisdom, love and truth. Book here.

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute Unwrapped
Thu 6 Jun 2019
Evening: 6pm.
A taster performance of Scottish Opera’s The Magic Flute. Book here.

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute Dementia Friendly
Fri 7 Jun 2019
Afternoon: 3pm.
A Dementia Friendly performance of Scottish Opera’s The Magic Flute. Book here.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Cross Currents
Thurs 6 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm; Matinee: 2pm.
Showcase of the talent and diversity of the dancers training at Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS). Book here.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.
The Duchess [of Malfi]
17 May – 8 June 2019
Daily Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Sat: 2pm.
Webster’s original is the most thrilling and chilling of the Jacobean revenge tragedies – an exploration of male rage and female resistance as two brothers try and control their sister, block her marriage and repress her agency with fatal results. These themes of patriarchy versus female empowerment convinced Zinnie Harris that the play is ripe for an adaptation which chimes with our contemporary concerns surrounding the abuse of male power. Book here.
Talk Show – The Duchess [of Malfi]
Friday 7 June, 5pm.
Why Do We Want Blood (Particularly the Blood of Women)
David Greig hosts a discussion around issues raised by The Duchess [of Malfi]. Confirmed guests: Val McDermid & Hannah Manktelow. Free but ticketed: Book here.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.
David Blaine: Real or Magic 
Wed 5/Thurs 6 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
Having revolutionised modern magic and mesmerised audiences in America, magician, illusionist, and stunt artist, David Blaine sets out on his first-ever U.K. and Ireland tour from Edinburgh. His one-man show is an experiment in and of itself, combining sleight of hand with his death-defying endurance acts. No two shows will be exactly the same. Book now.

The Studio at Festival Theatre
22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Curious Shoes
Thursday 6/Friday 7 June 2019
Thurs: 10.30am, Fri: 2pm.
A joyful performance for people living with dementia and their loved ones to share. This funny, entertaining and beautifully simple story comes to life through live music, movement and very few words. Book here.

Traverse Theatre
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404.

Tue 4 – Wed 5 June 2019
Evening: 8pm (Trav 2).
Harry Josephine Giles & Co. with a live jam of sound, visuals and poetry, telling the story of a military drone’s life and fears. Book here.

Alice in Wonderland
Thu 6 – Sat 8 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm (Trav 1)
Alice in Wonderland, Blue Raincoat style, promises to be a visually sumptuous and physical re-telling of Lewis Carroll’s beloved work. Follow Alice on her strange journey through Wonderland with the Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter, the frantically late White Rabbit and Ireland’s longest running theatre ensemble. Book here.

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War
Thu 6 – Sat 8 June 2019
Evening: 8pm (Trav 2).
Wonder Fools with the true story of four miners who, 80 years ago, travelled from the streets of Prestonpans to the valleys of Spain to join the International Brigade. 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.