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Hair Cast

Hair Cast

Casting announced for Playhouse dates of Hair the Musical:

Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marcus Collins will lead the cast of the UK tour of Hair the Musical when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

December 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Wunderbar Edinburgh dates in October 2019

Eddie Izzard is to play the Edinburgh Festival Theatre in October 2019 as part of the UK leg of his international Wunderbar tour.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
We Will Rock You for Playhouse

We Will Rock You for Playhouse

“Reimagined” Queen musical to return on UK tour:

The Queen and Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You is to be reimagined for a 2019 UK and Ireland tour, coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2019.

November 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Here we go again in 2019:

The Abba juke-box musical Mamma Mia! is to open its 20th anniversary UK tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nicholls interim AD at Trav

Nicholls interim AD at Trav

Gareth Nichols made Traverse’s interim artistic director:

The Traverse board is to hold a consultation about the theatre’s future and has appointed Gareth Nichols as interim artistic director while the process is carried out.

November 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
So long Alex!

So long Alex!

Alex McGowan to step down as Lyceum Chief Exec:

Alex McGowan, the Lyceum’s executive director and joint chief executive, is to leave the role in Spring 2019 to take up a similar position with the Glasgow Citizens.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

New adaptation of Scotland’s favourite book for Leitheatre:

The week that marks the centenary of the end of the 1914-18 war seems a most appropriate one for Leitheatre to bring a new adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song to the stage.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Burke returns to Playhouse with Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
£20M King’s refurb details

£20M King’s refurb details

First details of £20M King’s refurbishment unveiled:

Capital Theatres has unveiled the first details of a planned £20 to £25 million backstage and front-of-house refurbishment of the Edinburgh King’s Theatre, to take place from September 2021 to July 2023.

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More