Open casting call for #EdFringe production:
Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has put out an open casting call for its Edinburgh fringe 2017 production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company.
Canine casting call for La Boheme:
Ellen Kent’s Opera & Ballet International is looking for a small dog to appear on stage at the Playhouse during its production of La Boheme on Thursday March 30.
Unique Events loses out:
Underbelly has been announced as the winning bidder for both of Edinburgh’s major winter festivals: Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.
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.
Tickets on sale from today:
Tickets for the newly renamed Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2017 go on sale today, Thursday 23 March, with a total of 15 shows from nine different countries available to the public.
INSPIRE short-listed in The People’s Project:
A project run by Edinburgh-based Cutting Edge Theatre has been short-listed in the People’s Project awards, in which the public vote for three of five nominated projects.
FCT to stage Pippin at #EdFringe 2017:
Forth Children’s Theatre has put out an open casting call for its Edinburgh Fringe offering for 2017, when it will be staging the original musical Pippin for ten performances only.
Dusty Springfield musical for King’s:
Son of A Preacher Man, the new musical featuring songs made famous by Dusty Springfield with direction and choreography by Craig Revel Horwood, has booked Autumn dates at the King’s.
Hidden Door Fest last call for volunteers
This year’s Hidden Door Festival, running May 26 to June 4 2017 at Leith Theatre, has put out a last call volunteers to help with a range of tasks at the event.
Sweet Venues adds to #EdFringe Offer:
Edinburgh fringe operator Sweet Venues is adding “Sweet Holyrood”, based at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, to its offer during the 2017 fringe.