On Stage This Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 22 July 2018:

For next week’s listings look here: On Stage Next Week.
The following week’s listings are here: On stage the following week.
Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Confessionals
Thursday 19 July 2018
Evening: 8pm.
Contemporary spoken word combines with traditional theatre in this coming of age character piece which tells the story of a shift in an East End boozer where a young barmaid encounters the devastating consequences of a society riven by poverty, sectarianism and domestic violence. Music from Abi Normal, produced and directed by Sonnet Youth.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Wizard of Oz – The Beyond Broadway Experience
Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 July 2018.
Evenings 7.30pm; Matinees Fri: 3pm & Sat: 2.30pm.
Join Dorothy and all her friends for this enchanting, epic production based on the 1939 film. See preview: The Oz Experience.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Summer On Stage Double Bill
Friday 20/Saturday 21 July 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Us & Them by David Campton and Antigone by Sophocles (translated by E. F. Watling) are presented in a double bill as a culmination of three of the Summer On Stage 2018 projects in which 60 young people have come together to develop and produce these two pieces of theatre in just two and three weeks respectively.

Newhailes
Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, EH21 6RY Information: 0131 653 5599
The Railway Children
Sunday 15 July 2018
Evening: 6.30pm.
Heartbreak Productions with their outdoors adaptation of E Nesbit’s classic children’s novel featuring the adventures of Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter – complete with red flags, steam and a family mystery. Take low-folding seat or blanket – picnics are encouraged.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Like It or Trump It
Sunday 15 July 2018.
Evening: 7.30pm.
An evening of music, spoken word, poetry and dance in response to the planned visit to the UK by the President of the United States of America. Confirmed acts include: Scottish hip-hop stars The Honey Farm; award-winning singer, spoken-word performer and theatre maker Karine Polwart; poets Jenny Lindsay and Liz Lochhead; stand-up comedian and physiotherapist Elaine Miller a.k.a. Gusset Grippers.

*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.