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Listings Mon 3 – Sun 9 June

Listings Mon 3 – Sun 9 June

The glory of Edinburgh’s theatre this week…

Time to dash to a theatre near you – it’s the last chance to see Zinnie Harris’s take on The Duchess of Malfi at the Lyceum and the only opportunity to see EGTG’s The Lark in Portobello.

June 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King Cast

Lion King Cast

Casting for The Lion King at Edinburgh Playhouse:

The principal company has been announced for the UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King which opens in Bristol and arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in December for its only Scottish dates.

June 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pauline Knowles remembered

Pauline Knowles remembered

Scholarship fund launch at unique Knives in Hens performance:

A unique concert reading of Knives In Hens is to be staged at the Lyceum as a memorial to Pauline Knowles and an opening fundraiser for a new scholarship fund in her memory.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

All that’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

This week’s main event is the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, but there are also the decidedly adult matters of Avenue Q at the King’s and The Duchess [of Malfi] at the Lyceum.

May 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Now your Mamma knows…

Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! which will be opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September.

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nae Poshos

Nae Poshos

Creative Electric call-out for new night:

Leith-based Creative Electric theatre company has put out a call for performers to take part in an event, Working Class Exotica – at Leith Dockers Club on 9 June 2019.

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Trav tops CATS noms

Trav tops CATS noms

11 nominations for Traverse shows at CATS:

The short list of nominations for the 2018/2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced with the Traverse involved in over a quarter of the total nominations.

May 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Mina takes on Brecht

Mina takes on Brecht

Lyceum launches 2019/20 season:

The Lyceum has announced a ten-production main stage season for 2019/20, with new works by Denise Mina and Linda McLean joining the already announced premieres of Solaris and An Edinburgh Christmas Carol.

May 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Performance opportunity

Performance opportunity

Mollycoddlers wanted for Anatomy #20:

Live art cabaret ANATOMY is shaping up for its 20th edition, to be held in June, with an open call for performances on a theme of “Mollycoddler”

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gin Joint Ticket Jump

Gin Joint Ticket Jump

Casablanca PPP moves to Traverse 1

Casablanca, the Gin Joint Cut, this coming week’s A Play A Pie and A Pint lunchtime theatre show at the Traverse has been moved into Trav 1.

April 27, 2019 | By | Reply More