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“Hibernation” for Lyceum

“Hibernation” for Lyceum

Lyceum goes dark for remainder of 2020:

The Lyceum is to enter a period of “hibernation” as a building-based producing theatre with immediate effect, postponing all 2020 shows and entering into negotiations with all staff over redundancies.

May 20, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
House lights up!

House lights up!

Lyceum reveals lock-down & re-start plans:

Edinburgh’s Lyceum theatre has announced House Lights Up, a series of initiatives for the coming months of lockdown, as well as projects preparing to celebrate the theatre’s re-opening, when that day eventually comes.

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
LYT seek writer in residence

LYT seek writer in residence

Lyceum open call for 7 month residency:

The Lyceum has put out an open call for applications for its new Writer in Residence post with the Lyceum Youth Theatre, who will be working with the young company to ask the question: What Would Greta Do?

February 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
David Greig extends Lyceum tenure to 2025

David Greig extends Lyceum tenure to 2025

Zinnie Harris adds Lyceum associate director role:

David Grieg has agreed to extend his tenure as artistic director of the Royal Lyceum theatre for another five years, as Zinnie Harris is announced as a new associate director to the company.

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Solaris

Solaris

★★★★☆ Questioning intelligence:

Dealing with troubling questions about human interaction, the Lyceum’s adaptation of Solaris is – like all the best science fiction – not really about alien planets but about our own world.

September 16, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Playing With Books

Playing With Books

A Charlotte in Charlotte Square – and more

The Book Festival’s Playing with Books strand continues to delight and tantalise audiences in the Charlotte Square Spiegeltent.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dr Korczak’s Example

Dr Korczak’s Example

★★★★☆    Exemplary:

There is both bleakness and hope in Dr Korczak’s Example, Strange Town’s production which has made a return to the Fringe at the Storytelling Centre.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Solaris Cast

Solaris Cast

Video role for Hugo Weaving:

Australian film actor Hugo Weaving will be featuring in the Lyceum’s Autumn 2019 season opener, an adaptation of SF classic Solaris, in disembodied video form.

June 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mina takes on Brecht

Mina takes on Brecht

Lyceum launches 2019/20 season:

The Lyceum has announced a ten-production main stage season for 2019/20, with new works by Denise Mina and Linda McLean joining the already announced premieres of Solaris and An Edinburgh Christmas Carol.

May 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Takes up post from May:

Mike Griffiths is to join the Lyceum Theatre as co-chief executive director alongside artistic director David Grieg, following the departure of Alex McGowan to the Glasgow Citizens earlier this year.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More