Studio Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at the Studio Theatre

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

The Studio

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Ludus: Playful Love
Fri 14 September 2018
Evening: 7.30pm
Four women, two plays, fusing love, loss, lust and life! Theatre Broad present a double-bill of plays by Clifford Bax, one serious, one comic, fused with music, visual art, mime, song and dance to deliver a delightful multi-arts performance piece.

Shall We Dance
Sat 13 October 2018.
Evening: 7pm.
Join us for a contemporary, laid-back, fun and glittering evening of ballroom dancing. Learn the basics with instruction from professionals, dance the night away with live music from Radio Pachuco and watch a fabulous showdance by champion dancers. Open to all skills, from beginner to advanced.

Dance Ihayami
Fri 19 October 2018
Evening: 7pm
Join WHALE Arts and Dance Ihayami for a celebration of Indian dance. Enjoy pieces choreographed and performed by young people created in our Inspire partnership project plus work by professional dancers and friends from Dance Ihayami. Supported by Cashback for Creativity, Creative Scotland.

The Worm
Sat 20 October 2018
10.30am & 1.30pm
An enchanting, musical tale celebrating the wonder of life beneath our feet, specially devised for 3-7 year olds and families. After the performance, the audience are invited to see some real worms in a specially designed wormery.

Nye and Jennie
Fri 2 & Sat 3 November 2018.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Sat: 2.30pm.
Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee were comrades and flatmates who together fought and preached for socialism as they saw it; he the Tredegar firebrand on the Labour backbenches, she the miner’s daughter from Fife who became a Socialist MP before she was old enough to vote. The story of a partnership that became one of the outstanding political marriages of the twentieth century.

Oh! What a Lovely War
Thu 8 to Sun 11 November 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Sat: 2.30pm.
“There was a front but damned if we knew where.” One hundred years since the guns fell silent Captivate Theatre presents Joan Littlewood’s pioneering musical. Lest we forget…

Wed 12 to Mon 24 December
Daily (not 17 or 23), 10.30am & 1.30pm
Poggle is the story of Vince, who wants to explore the forest but is too scared, until one day he meets Poggle, a friendly creature. Together they go on an adventure through the forest where they discover the magical musical tree. A warm-hearted sensory dance theatre piece with live music, clapping rhythms and comedy throughout in an imaginatively changing world which the children have the chance to explore. Ages 6 months – 5 years.


The Singing Mermaid
Wed 6 to Sun 10 February 2019
Wed & Thurs: 10.30am & 1pm; Fri 10.30am & 2.30pm; Sat & Sun: 10.30am, 1pm & 3.30pm.
Royal & Derngate bring Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ enormously popular picture book to life with puppetry and performance. The singing mermaid is tempted away from all of her sea creature friends and her peaceful home at Silversands to join a travelling circus, but she was tricked by the wicked circus master Sam Sly. Will she ever escape? And who will help her?

Miss Julie
Wednesday 6 – Saturday 9 March 2019
Evenings 7.30pm; Matinees Thurs & Sat: 2.30pm.
It is the mid-1920s, Scotland, and the General Strike is in full swing. On a stifling Midsummer’s evening – while the protest explodes into dancing outside – Miss Julie, the Laird’s daughter, and John, the Laird’s manservant, reach out to each other. Set alight by the promise of revolution escalating outside, the pair grasp at the possibility of a different life until only one desperate choice remains. Zinnie Harris’ adaptation of August Strinberg.

Get a Life!
Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 March 2019
Evenings 7.30pm
John Shedden and Finlay McLean (plus skeleton!) perform a series of weird and wonderful sketches, so wacky and off-the—wall, they boggle your mind! You’ll meet a variety of hilarious characters from the land of the living (and the dead).