David Greig

Local Hero Extends Run

Local Hero Extends Run

Extra fortnight and full cast announced:

The world premiere production of the musical adaptation of Local Hero at the Royal Lyceum has scheduled an additional two weeks of performances as it announces full casting for the show.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls for King’s

Glasgow Girls for King’s

Musical hit tours to King’s in January:

Cora Bissett’s award-winning musical Glasgow Girls, based on the true story of seven teenagers from Drumchapel who stood up to stop their asylum-seeking school friend being deported, is to play the Edinburgh King’s in January 2019.

December 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
So long Alex!

So long Alex!

Alex McGowan to step down as Lyceum Chief Exec:

Alex McGowan, the Lyceum’s executive director and joint chief executive, is to leave the role in Spring 2019 to take up a similar position with the Glasgow Citizens.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Solaris for Lyceum

Solaris for Lyceum

Greig to adapt classic SF novel for stage:

The Lyceum is to stage an adaptation of Stanislav Lem’s Solaris by David Greig as part of its 2019/20 season in a co-production with the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

September 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
A Spark of Philosophy

A Spark of Philosophy

Muriel Spark at the Book Festival:

This year’s Book Festival has featured several events designed to appeal to the theatre-goer which cross over with the strand celebrating the centenary of the birth of Edinburgh’s own Muriel Spark.

August 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Monster in the Hall

The Monster in the Hall

★★★☆☆ Expansively exuberant:

Cheerfulness in the face of adversity characterises The Monster in the Hall by Capsize Collective and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile.

August 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dr. Korczak’s Example

Dr. Korczak’s Example

★★★☆☆     Powerful:

Strange Town Theatre Company take us to a war-town Warsaw in Steve Small’s raw and powerful staging of David Greig’s Dr Korczak’s Example.

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lyceum wins gender equality award

Lyceum wins gender equality award

50/50 applause playwright award for Lyceum:

The Royal Lyceum is one of only two UK theatres to win the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause award for gender parity in its playwrights.

June 12, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Spark play for Book Fest

Spark play for Book Fest

Staged reading of Doctors of Philosophy:

The Lyceum is to stage Muriel Spark’s only work for the stage, Doctors of Philosophy, as a full rehearsed reading at the Edinburgh Book Festival this August 2018.

May 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

Edinburgh companies dominate Critics Awards shortlist:
The shortlist for this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been published and exactly half the nominations are for productions made or co-produced in Edinburgh.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More