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Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Takes up post from May:

Mike Griffiths is to join the Lyceum Theatre as co-chief executive director alongside artistic director David Grieg, following the departure of Alex McGowan to the Glasgow Citizens earlier this year.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s One Act Finalists

Edinburgh’s One Act Finalists

Arbery Productions through to Scottish final:

Two of Edinburgh’s four entries came away with awards at the Eastern Division round of the SCDA One Act Play Festival held at the Church Hill Theatre over the weekend.

April 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Variety show to mark Festival’s silver anniversary in June:

The 25th anniversary of the Festival Theatre will be marked in June with a one-off night of variety, featuring specially commissioned pieces and work produced over the last year in a packed evening of dance, music, film and song.

April 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
David Blaine for Playhouse

David Blaine for Playhouse

First UK tour opens in Edinburgh:

David Blaine, magician, illusionist and stunt artist, is to open his first-ever U.K. and Ireland tour with two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oor Wullie for King’s

Oor Wullie for King’s

New musical set for Scottish tour:

A new musical based on DC Thomson’s comic strip Oor Wullie will tour to the Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre in January 2020.

March 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 announces UK tour:

There’s a cup of ambition doing the rounds as 9 to 5 The Musical announces a UK tour this Autumn, arriving at the Playhouse in November.

March 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Riverdance Returns

Riverdance Returns

25th anniversary tour for 2020:

Tickets go on sale today at 9am for Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show which plays the Edinburgh Playhouse at the end of April 2020.

March 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Respect for Edinburgh

Respect for Edinburgh

Aretha Franklin Songbook date for Playhouse:

A new production of Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook staring Amber Riley and Mica Paris is to play the Playhouse on Sunday 24 March.

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Digs hosts wanted for EdFringe

Digs hosts wanted for EdFringe

EdFringe teams up with TheatreDigsBooker.com

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is urging Edinburgh residents to join up as with TheatreDigsBooker to host fringe participants during August.

March 13, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More