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Strictly Ballroom for Edinburgh

Strictly Ballroom for Edinburgh

November 2020 dates for Playhouse:

Craig Revel Horwood is to direct a new tour of Strictly Ballroom – The Musical, playing the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2020 with tickets on sale from 10am Wed 4 December 2019.

December 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Playhouse & SEC Black Friday Ticket Deals

Playhouse & SEC Black Friday Ticket Deals

Ticket Deals for Edinburgh and Glasgow still available:

Black Friday ticket deals for both Edinburgh and Glasgow are still available at the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow’s King’s, Theatre Royal, SECC and O2 Academy.

November 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
It’s Hairspray for the 45!

It’s Hairspray for the 45!

Balerno TC hit Baltimore:

Balerno Theatre Company is moving away from its traditional pantomime for this year’s seasonal offering at the Church Hill Theatre and returning to its roots to stage the Edinburgh amateur premiere of Hairspray, The Musical!.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dreamgirls for Edinburgh

Dreamgirls for Edinburgh

November 2020 date for R’n’B smash hit:

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Dreamgirls, the 1960s-set musical about the rise and rise of a three person R’n’B girl group, which is set to hit the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2020.

November 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
New Top Team at Trav

New Top Team at Trav

Director appointments and new structure announced:

Gareth Nicholls and Debbie Hannan have been appointed as co-artistic directors of the Traverse Theatre Company as the theatre announces a new structure and new faces in its artistic leadership team.

November 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Book of Mormon announces June 2020 dates:

Smash hit musical The Book of Mormon has announced summer 2020 dates for Edinburgh, playing the Playhouse for a long fortnight from Wednesday 17 June to Saturday 4 July.

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG Catch their 22

EGTG Catch their 22

Pace, Panto and Pathos promised at Biscuit Factory:

Stage adaptations of literature have been pouring off Edinburgh’s stages in the last wee while, but amateur company EGTG has gone to the top of the tree marked Iconic.

November 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

Scottish Ballet launches 2020/21 season:

Scottish Ballet is to open all three of its major tours during its 51st season from Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, starting with David Dawson’s production of Swan Lake, opening in April 2020.

November 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Passing Through for NY

Passing Through for NY

Peapod Prods hits the Big Apple:

Edinburgh based grassroots company Peapod Productions is taking its romantic comedy Passing Through to the Chain Theatre in New York for two performances this week.

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More