On Stage This Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 1 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.

The Biscuit Factory
4-6 Anderson Place, EH6 5NP
The Happiness Project
Tuesday 26/Wednesday 27 June 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Creative Electric with a piece which explores the need for non sexual physical contact in our digital age. It features scenes of graphic reality tv binge watching, Lily Allen and spooning. The company is not sure if any of it will make you happy but say: “its worth a shot”.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
This Is Our Story
Sunday 24 June 2018
Evening: 7pm (Venue 1).
An evening of dance, drama and singing by the students of Razzamataz theatre schools Edinburgh.
Move It! Showcase
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Evening: 6.30pm.
A showcase featuring the young people from all of East Lothian Council’s dance classes. The groups range from nursery age through to the East Lothian Youth Dance Company, with after school and curricular classes included.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Stan and Ollie and Friends
Friday 29 June 2018.
Evening: 7.30pm
Celebrating masters of comedy Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy, pianist Forrester Clifton Pyke accompanies four of their classic shorts: Big BusinessHabeas CorpusWrong Again and Angora Love. Plus, live music and comedy from Andy Cannon and Wendy Weatherby – and a rare newsreel of Stan & Ollie in Edinburgh!
Part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Danny Bhoy
Fri 22 & Mon 25 June 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
Danny Bhoy takes his unique brand of observational story telling on a tour of selected Scottish theatres this summer.
Caitlin Moran Live
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Evening: 7.30pm.
With no Glasto, Moran thought she’d create her own. But with no mud. Just cider.
Peppa Pig’s Adventure
Saturday 30 June/Sunday 1 July 2018
Three times daily: 10am, 1pm & 4pm.
Peppa gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. Oh joy.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Sunday 24 June 2018.
Doors: 7pm
An evening of music spanning an unparalleled four-decade career.
Ben Howard
Thursday 28 June 2018
Doors: 7pm.
One of only four UK dates coinciding with the release of his brand new album A Boat To An Island On The Wall.
The Waterboys
Friday 29 Jun 2018
Show time: 8pm.
Showcasing Out Of All This Blue, the band’s 12th (and first double) album which is maybe the most brilliantly daring and accomplished reinvention of The Waterboys to date.

The Studio
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Spring Awakening
Wednesday 27 – Saturday 30 June 2018.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mat Sat: 2.30pm.
TBC Productions bring it on with Duncan Sheik’s rock musical based on the 1891 play by Frank Wedekind. The original Broadway production took home eight Tony awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. The score ranges from uplifting to haunting, with songs such as Mama Who Bore Me.

*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.