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Student Actors Wanted

Student Actors Wanted

Researcher investigates Covid-19 impact

Edinburgh student Daisy Penman is looking to interview students (of any discipline and at any establishment) who want to be professional actors in the future

January 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
shrapnel

shrapnel

★★★☆☆   Timely

There is a timeliness and emotional truth to Shrapnel, Production Lines’s online play by CMFWood, that is enhanced by being presented live.

November 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Macbeth forced online

Macbeth forced online

E.A.S. abandons plans for al fresco Macbeth

Edinburgh Acting School’s planned outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Halloween weekend has been forced to move online, as current Covid-19 restrictions were extended this week.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shrapnel Live & Online

Shrapnel Live & Online

Pandemic show Shrapnel gets Zoom premiere

Edinburgh grassroots theatre company Production Lines is staging C.M.F. Wood’s pandemic play Shrapnel live on Zoom for four performances at the end of November.

October 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Outside, Damned Spot

Outside, Damned Spot

E.A.S. plans al fresco Macbeth at Marchmont St Giles:

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at St Giles Churchyard, Marchmont, on Halloween weekend.

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Showcase 30th Anniversary Album

Showcase 30th Anniversary Album

★★★★☆ Lockdown Highs:

Showcase has pulled off something of a miracle in this 30th Anniversary Album, in which its band and huge chorus has recorded 80 minutes of material under strict social distancing guidelines.

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Showcase goes offline!

Showcase goes offline!

30th anniversary album announced:

Edinburgh-based Showcase Productions, is to release a 30th anniversary album this week, in lieu of the annual concerts which were due to take place at the Church Hill Theatre.

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
EPT go online

EPT go online

Company streams classics for EdFringe 2020:

Edinburgh Peoples’ Theatre is to stream five of its historical Edinburgh Fringe performances during August, featuring scripts written or adapted by current or former EPT members.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fest of Theatre for 2021

Fest of Theatre for 2021

EGTG call Zoom meet to plan May event:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group is proposing a three day Festival of Theatre in May 2021 and is inviting all Edinburgh’s amateur and community theatre companies to join the planning.

August 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

★★★★☆ Deliciously cynical:

Room 29 theatre has come out of the Covid closet with a neatly packaged and deliciously cynical production of I love you, your perfect, now change available online for just 24 hours.

August 1, 2020 | By | Reply More