Studio Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at the Studio Theatre

The Studio
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000

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After Chekov
Mon 3/Tue 4 Feb 2020
Evenings 7.15pm (pre-show discussion Tue: 5.45pm)
Once upon a time there lived three sisters. They lived in the middle of nowhere with only a vague sense of time. They existed as if in a dream and, for them, that dream was real life. French company Samoloet with a dialogue-free performance as part of MANIPULATE. Book here.

A Wire Apart
Wed 5/Thurs 6 Feb 2020
Evenings 7.15pm (pre-show discussion Thurs: 5.45pm)
Does the ability to communicate anytime, anyplace, really help us to connect? How much stress and tension do you feel at times because you’re expected to be constantly “connected”? Paper Doll Malitia with a dynamic exploration of the ways in which modern methods of communications affect us all as part of MANIPULATE Book here.

Dead Good
Thursday 13/Friday 14 February 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Bob and Bernard have only two things in common: they’re both dying…and they’re not going down without a fight. So, with a bottle of Bollinger and the keys to Bernard’s Bentley in hand, they decide to hit the road, and take on one final, death-defying adventure. Book here.

Gus Harrower
Sat 22 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Scotland’s most innovative young musician plays an exclusive intimate gig at The Studio! Having drawn comparisons to Bon Iver, his ability to write and perform infectious anthems has been recognised on BBC Radio Scotlands song of the week. His latest EP, Where We Were, landed him a nomination alongside Lewis Capaldi in the Scottish Alternative Music Awards. Book here.

March 2020

The Slightly Annoying Elephant
Friday 6/Saturday 7 March 2020
Fri 10.30am & 2.30pm Sat 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm
One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for. Book here.

April 2020

Rabbie: Scotland’s Superstar
Thurs 23/Fri 24 April 2020
Evenings: 7.30.
Captivate Theatre with a frequently hilarious, often poignant and always witty musical celebration which takes Robert Burns off the shortbread tin and brings him to full-blooded, all action life. Book here.

May 2020

Innovations Dance Platform
Fri 1 May 2020
2pm and 7.30pm.
Four contemporary dance works by choreographers from across the UK. Innovations isn’t just a show, its an audience experience presenting a diverse collection of works. This edition welcomes performances from: BDblaq Dance, Company Concentric, Daniel Navarro Lorenzo and ME Dance Company. Book here.

June 2020

Sat 6 June 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Choreographed and performed by acclaimed contemporary dance duo, Errol White and Davina Givan, Worn draws inspiration from the ancient Japanese art of kintsugi, where broken pottery is mended with gold or silver, making the cracks into a beautiful and valuable part of the object. Book here.

The Satyricon
Sat 27 June 2020
Evening 7.30pm, Matinee Sat 3pm
In ancient Rome three young men, with narrator Petronius and a cantankerous group of actors, find themselves at the heart of adventures of seduction, deception, thievery and violence. Arbery Productions with an eye-opening bawdy comedy with one foot in the past and the other very much in the present. Book here.

September 2020

Islets of Silence (the C word)
Sat 12 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
The Gourley family of four enjoy life. Yes, they have their ups and downs, but their closeness is never in doubt. All this changes when a member of the family is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Yet, as in life, surely there is always hope? Book here.

October 2020

An Evening with Nick Butter
Sun 25 Oct 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
In November 2019, Nick was crowned the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world. Along with this, he sets a number of world records and has a wild, eclectic story to tell. Tales of muggings, war zones, dog attacks, extreme exhaustion, and the sheer scale and diversity of our planet. Book here.