On Stage This Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 2 July 2017:

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 Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
East Lothian Council Youth Dance: Move It! Showcase
Tuesday 27 June 2017.
Evening: 6.30pm.
A showcase featuring the talented young people from all of East Lothian Council’s dance classes. The groups range from nursery age through to East Lothian Youth Dance Company, with after school and curricular classes included. Be amazed at the variety of dance styles showcased, including break dance, street dance, contemporary and jazz.
East Lothian Youth Theatre Showcase: Celebration
Friday 30 June/Saturday 1 July 2017.
Evening: 7.30pm.
Two evenings of performance from all of East Lothian’s youth theatre groups that meet weekly across the County. Each group will demonstrate its skills in pieces following the theme of Celebration, specially created for this showcase.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
EGMC Present: Time
Saturday 1 July.
Matinee: 3pm, evening: 8pm.
Jump in the Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus time machine and join them as they turn back time, prove there’s always tomorrow, and may even find a man after midnight! All songs are arranged specifically for EGMC. “Featuring a range of songs from the best of times.”

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Shakedown: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Shakedown brings together five of Edinburgh’s High Schools in a collaborative approach to one of Shakespeare’s most fun plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Featuring talent from secondary schools: Firrhill, Forrester, Tynecastle, Queensferry and The Royal High. This, they say, is how Shakespeare should be experienced.

St Stephens Stockbridge
St Stephen St, EH3 5AB
Spring Awakening
Thurs 29 June – Sat 1 July 2017.
Evenings: 7pm; Matinee, Sat: 2pm.
In 1891, Headstrong Melchior and naive Wendla stumble into each others’ arms, passionate and curious, while anxious Moritz struggles to live up to the stringent expectations of society. Shoogly Peg Productions take on Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s musical based onFrank Wedekind’s controversial play about sexual awakening, youth revolt, and self-discovery.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
The Android Circuit
Monday 26 June 2017
Evening: 8.15pm.
Script Reading directed by Tam Dean Burn of Tom McGrath’s play. Inspired by the work of Isaac Asimov, Phillip K. Dick and Edwin Morgan, and breaking free of the trend for realism and masculinity in Scottish theatre at the time, McGrath stepped into the science fiction arena with The Android Circuit.
Tickets and details: www.edfilmfest.org.uk.

*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.