David Greig

Glory on Earth

Glory on Earth

★★★☆☆ Accomplished:
Extreme care has been lavished on the Lyceum’s Glory on Earth. It has a clarity to its storytelling and performances, backed up by some excellent staging, but never engages the heart or mind as fully as it promises.

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Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

15 nominations for Lyceum at Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
Edinburgh-based companies dominate this year’s shortlist for the CATS, with the Lyceum either behind or involved with 15 of the nominations.

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lyceum season introduction

Lyceum season introduction

A time to take risks:
The Lyceum’s artistic director, David Greig, talks about the background to the 2017/18 season and his reasoning behind it.

April 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Arabian Xmas Nights

Lyceum’s Arabian Xmas Nights

The Arabian Nights announced as Xmas show:
The Lyceum’s stage is to be adorned with magic carpets, genies and fun this Christmas as it brings an all-new, musical version of The Arabian Nights to life for its 2017/17 Christmas show.

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The Suppliant Women

The Suppliant Women

✭✭✭✭✩ Impressive and timeless:
Poetic, political and dramatic, David Greig’s new version of The Suppliant Women by Aeschylus is a striking statement of intent.

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Men wanted

Men wanted

Lyceum casting call for male Greek chorus:
The Lyceum has put out an urgent casting call for the male community chorus in its production of The Suppliant Women, opening October 1 and running for a fortnight.

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Open Day

Lyceum Open Day

Theatre sets 2016-17 season off in style:
Doors Open Day comes early to the Lyceum this year, as the theatre opens its doors for a day of behind-the-scenes talks, visits and events on Saturday.

September 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

More words from Charlotte Square
The script’s the thing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
As well as being the most congenial place in the whole Festival simply to hang out, the Book Festival continues to provide a great deal of interest associated with the theatre.

August 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Wind Resistance

Wind Resistance

★★★★★ A rare beauty
Lyrical, intelligent and completely compelling, Wind Resistance at the Lyceum Rehearsal Studio is a fascinating, thoughtful and entirely stunning piece.

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Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

✭✭✭✭✩ Gallus:
Energetic and driven, Glasgow Girls at the Assembly Hall has definite imperfections, but sweeps the audience along on a tide of politically charged fun.

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More