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Solaris Cast

Solaris Cast

Video role for Hugo Weaving:

Australian film actor Hugo Weaving will be featuring in the Lyceum’s Autumn 2019 season opener, an adaptation of SF classic Solaris, in disembodied video form.

June 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Redknapp & Davies take 9 to 5

Redknapp & Davies take 9 to 5

Headline casting announced for 9 to 5 The Musical:

Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies will take lead roles in the production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in November.

June 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beautiful for Playhouse

Beautiful for Playhouse

Carole King Musical confirms 2020 dates:

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, is to play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s in May 2020 with tickets going on general sale for both venues from Friday 14 June 2019 at 10am.

June 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Traverse wins big at CATS

Traverse wins big at CATS

Theatre Awards announced in Glasgow:

Edinburgh’s Traverse theatre has scooped three wins at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland for David Ireland’s Ulster American, with a fourth for the A Play, A Pie and A Pint production of The Mack.

June 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 3 – Sun 9 June

Listings Mon 3 – Sun 9 June

The glory of Edinburgh’s theatre this week…

Time to dash to a theatre near you – it’s the last chance to see Zinnie Harris’s take on The Duchess of Malfi at the Lyceum and the only opportunity to see EGTG’s The Lark in Portobello.

June 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King Cast

Lion King Cast

Casting for The Lion King at Edinburgh Playhouse:

The principal company has been announced for the UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King which opens in Bristol and arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in December for its only Scottish dates.

June 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pauline Knowles remembered

Pauline Knowles remembered

Scholarship fund launch at unique Knives in Hens performance:

A unique concert reading of Knives In Hens is to be staged at the Lyceum as a memorial to Pauline Knowles and an opening fundraiser for a new scholarship fund in her memory.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

All that’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

This week’s main event is the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, but there are also the decidedly adult matters of Avenue Q at the King’s and The Duchess [of Malfi] at the Lyceum.

May 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Now your Mamma knows…

Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! which will be opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September.

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nae Poshos

Nae Poshos

Creative Electric call-out for new night:

Leith-based Creative Electric theatre company has put out a call for performers to take part in an event, Working Class Exotica – at Leith Dockers Club on 9 June 2019.

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More