Festival Theatre Studio

Help Save the King’s

Help Save the King’s

Capital Theatres in desperate straits:

Edinburgh’s Festival, King’s and Studio theatres have put out an emergency appeal for money and vocal support, in the face of going dark permanently.

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s, Festival & Studio dark

King’s, Festival & Studio dark

Capital Theatres “cancels or postpones” all March & April shows

Capital Theatres, which runs the King’s, the Festival and the Studio theatres, has announced that it is cancelling or postponing all performances at the three venues in March and April 2020.

March 16, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update

First cancellation and latest info

Edinburgh’s first theatrical cancellation due to Covid 19 has happened with American drag artiste Sasha Velour pulling out of his European tour, including his Usher Hall date on Saturday 14 March 2020.

March 13, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2020:

As the year turns chillier and darker, it’s always good to have good things to look forward to warm the heart and soul if not the body.

January 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Spring Awakening Auditions

Spring Awakening Auditions

TBC Productions sets audition date:

Edinburgh amateur musicals company TBC Productions has announced audition dates for its June 2018 production of Duncan Sheik’s musical version of Spring Awakening.

December 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Time for the Tin Soldier

Time for the Tin Soldier

Birds of Paradise retell Hans Christian Andersen for the stage:

The Festival Theatre Studio is being taken over by Birds of Paradise theatre this December with a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever story for children – The Steadfast Tin Soldier.

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Production team call-out

Production team call-out

Production team wanted for Spring Awakening:

Recently formed Edinburgh-based musical theatre company TBC Productions has put out an open call for the production team to steer it through its second production, Spring Awakening, in June 2018.

December 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba

★★★☆☆ Direct:
Intense and mannered, Leitheatre’s production of Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba at the Festival Theatre Studio strikes a chord with contemporary events.

November 10, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Moonlight and Magnolias

Moonlight and Magnolias

★★★☆☆ Intriguing:
Race, politics and melodrama battle it out with pure farce in Leitheatre’s take on Moonlight and Magnolias, the story behind the making of Gone with the Wind.

May 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Broons for King’s

Broons for King’s

Famed comic strip makes stage debut:
The King’s theatre is to be host to The Broons this autumn when Scotland’s most famous fictional family make their stage debut, it emerged today.

April 25, 2016 | By | Reply More