Lyceum Theatre

Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency

Perf cancelled as Lyceum safety curtain sticks
The Lyceum theatre’s safety curtain stuck on Friday night, during the interval of the Summer on Stage young company’s double bill, so we reviewed Danny 306 twice.

July 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Danny 306 + Me 4eva

Danny 306 + Me 4eva

★★★☆☆    Comic highs:
Capturing much of the whimsy and regret of David Greig’s 1999 play for young people, the younger of the Lyceum’s Summer on Stage companies make a descent fist of Danny 306 + Me 4eva.

July 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh companies win big at CATS:
Half the winners at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland are Edinburgh-based productions, with the Lyceum winning three and the Traverse with Red Bridge Arts, two awards.

June 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
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.

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
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
A Number

A Number

★★★★☆ Human intelligence:
Philosophical questions that have puzzled us for centuries are given a contemporary yet timeless spin in A Number, presented by the Lyceum in partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

April 9, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Science Festival Theatre

Science Festival Theatre

Theatre puts Science in the Spotlight:
With more performance than in any year since it was set up in 1989, the 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival, running from 1 to 16 April, has the makings of a feast of theatre for adults and children alike.

April 3, 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.

March 23, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale

★★★☆☆ Layered:
Lucid and engaging, the Lyceum’s Scottish-set production of The Winter’s Tale has much to recommend it, even if it does not quite convince.

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jess Peet Forward

Jess Peet Forward

The Lyceum’s Alice is in Wonderland:
When Jess Peet steps out onto the Lyceum stage as the title character of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, she takes on the mantle of one of the most iconic figures of Oxford literature.

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