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New Chair for Creative Scotland

New Chair for Creative Scotland

Jupiter Artland founder to chair top arts quango:

Robert Wilson, the co-founder of Jupiter Artland and chair of Nelsons natural healthcare company, has been appointed chair of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Edinburgh date for Strictly’s professionals tour:

Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals is to tour in May 2019, including a three performance stopover at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

Cinderella gets two nods in panto awards:

Cinderella, the 2017/18 Edinburgh King’s pantomime, has received two nominations in the Great British Pantomime Awards – for its script and its baddie.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Typecast casting call

Typecast casting call

Auditions for EdFringe As You Like It adaptation:

New Edinburgh company Typecast Productions has put out an open casting call for its EdFringe 2018 production of Ganymede, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

February 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
One-Act Fest is Back

One-Act Fest is Back

SCDA One Act Fest returns to Church Hill:

Fans of one-act drama are spoilt for choice next week, as the Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act festival hits the Church Hill Theatre with nine, count ’em, new productions over three nights.

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Local Hero for Lyceum

Local Hero for Lyceum

Musical adaptation to get Edinburgh world premiere:

The Royal Lyceum is to stage the world premiere of a musical theatre adaptation of Bill Forsyth’s iconic 1983 movie Local Hero as part of its Spring 2019 season.

February 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
CS calls emergency board meeting

CS calls emergency board meeting

Creative Scotland responds to pressure over RFO cuts:

Creative Scotland has today, Tuesday 30 January 2018, responded to pressure from across the theatre community at the removal of 20 organisations from its network of Regularly Funded Organisations.

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Guys wanted

Guys wanted

EMT short of men for Guys and Dolls:

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an extended casting call for male performers to take part in its amateur presentation of Guys and Dolls at the King’s Theatre this May 2018.

January 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shock cuts to theatre companies

Shock cuts to theatre companies

Mixed results in Creative Scotland’s latest funding round:

Edinburgh’s Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s theatre companies have had 100% core funding cuts in a day of mixed fortune for the city’s theatre as Creative Scotland announced its latest funding round.

January 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Open call for Saughtonhall

Open call for Saughtonhall

West Edinburgh amateurs hold hold open evening:

Saughtonhall Drama Group is holding an open evening and audition for its Spring show, Cocoa and Cuddles by Jane Lockyer Willis, this Friday 26 January 2018.

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More