Imaginate

Birdboy

Birdboy

★★★★☆ Iridescent dance

Birdboy, at the Traverse as part of Imaginate for just three days, sets out as hilarious a piece of physical dance theatre as you might want. But by its end, it has caught its audience with an altogether more thoughtful edge.

May 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Imaginate Is Go!

Imaginate Is Go!

Imaginate Listings

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival is on this week with a fully live festival, featuring twelve different productions, including two specially commissioned shows from Scottish companies.

May 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Children’s Fest Listing

Children’s Fest Listing

What’s on at the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival

As the end of May looms, thoughts turn to the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, which this year runs from May 25 through to the first weekend of June.

May 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Imaginate goes Hybrid

Imaginate goes Hybrid

Children’s Festival announces outdoor and online programme

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival has announced a hybrid programme of online and live outdoor theatre and dance for this year’s event, running from Tuesday 25 May to Sunday 6 June 2021.

April 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Half noms; majority of wins have Edinburgh credits

This year’s delayed Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, with Edinburgh associations for 20 of the 41 nominations and winners in seven of the ten categories.

November 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Imaginate 2021 Call-Out

Imaginate 2021 Call-Out

Children’s Festival modifies format for 2021:

Imaginate has put a call-out for ideas from Scottish companies of projects to run in a modified 2021 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, which is slated for 26 May to 6 June.

July 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
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
Scenes for Survival

Scenes for Survival

NTS creates online theatre project, supports artists:

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to deliver a digital season of new theatre, fulfilling its “without walls” remit and providing support to theatre practitioners.

March 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Small Wonders

Small Wonders

★★★★★ Magic:

World renowned immersive theatre company Punchdrunk makes its first ever foray to Scotland with a comprehensively startling piece of work, Small Wonders, as part of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival.

May 15, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Shock cuts to theatre companies

Shock cuts to theatre companies

Mixed results in Creative Scotland’s latest funding round:

Edinburgh’s Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s theatre companies have had 100% core funding cuts in a day of mixed fortune for the city’s theatre as Creative Scotland announced its latest funding round.

January 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More