David Greig

Support for theatre fund

Support for theatre fund

Theatre leaders’ positive response to £10M fund:

The Scottish theatre sector has, unsurprisingly, welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £10 million Performing Arts Venues Relief fund for venues hit by the ongoing impact of Covid-19.

July 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
National Partnership for Culture

National Partnership for Culture

New ScotGov Culture Group:

The Scottish Government has set up a new group to advise it delivering its cultural strategy which will also address the challenges facing the culture sector from Covid-19.

June 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Lyceum petition – Management respond

Lyceum petition – Management respond

A statement from the Theatre’s joint directors:

Following the launch of the petition to Save the Lyceum Workforce, All Edinburgh Theatre contacted the theatre’s management team for a comment on the petition, its wording and the ongoing negotiations over redundancies.

June 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
“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 | 2 Replies 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