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Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Panto and ballet to close on Christmas Eve

The King’s panto Sleeping Beauty and Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre will close on Christmas Eve, cancelling all remaining performances, as Nicola Sturgeon limits theatre audiences to 200 and re-imposes one metre social distancing.

December 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on the King’s

Sunshine on the King’s

June dates for Proclaimers Musical

Sunshine on Leith, Stephen Greenhorn’s musical based around the songs of the Proclaimers will be the final show in the Edinburgh King’s season before the venue goes dark for refurbishment.

December 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bat call for Andy

Bat call for Andy

Andy Gray to be remembered in lights

Edinburgh King’s favourite Andy Gray is to be remembered in lights tonight, Monday 13 September 2021, on what would have been his 62nd birthday.

September 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Singers

King’s Singers

Southern Light opens public fundraising for the King’s

Southern Light Opera will be opening its 125th season this week with four performances at the Festival Theatre of a greatest hits package, in support of the King’s Theatre redevelopment funding campaign.

September 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Panto cast

King’s Panto cast

Sleeping Beauty cast confirmed for King’s

Edinburgh’s panto triumvirate may be no more, but there will be a Gray on stage at the King’s this year, when panto giants Grant Stott and Allan Stewart are joined by Clare Gray in Sleeping Beauty.

August 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
£6.5M for King’s

£6.5M for King’s

Refurb dates set for Sept 2022-July 2024

Edinburgh’s King’s theatre has secured £6.5 million in grants from the Scottish Government and is now set to go dark from September 2022 until July 2024 for a major £25 million redevelopment.

July 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Theatres and events respond to physical distancing news

The announcement in Holyrood on Tuesday that, if all goes according to plan, physical distancing will be completely lifted on Monday 9 August 2021 has been welcomed by Edinburgh’s theatres and events organisers.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Capital Theatre confirms 29 June reopening date

Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre will reopen on Tuesday 29 June 2021, welcoming its first in person audience for 15 months for Blindness, a theatrical sound installation from the Donmar Warehouse with the voice of Juliet Stephenson.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Capital Theatres gets share of extra £3m Scot Gov funding

Capital Theatres is one of three Scottish performing arts organisations to benefit from their share of £3 million additional emergency Covid-19 support.

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Musicals Hub for Studio

Musicals Hub for Studio

Cap Theatres to develop new Scottish musicals

Capital Theatres and Pitlochry Festival Theatre have set up a new joint venture, the Musical Commissioning Hub, to work with Scottish musicians and writers to develop new musicals.

November 13, 2020 | By | Reply More