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Heaven Burns the Roxy

Heaven Burns the Roxy

McGregor wins 2018 Assembly Roxy Theatre Award:

Edinburgh-based playwright Jen McGregor has won this year’s Assembly Roxy Theatre Award for her script Heaven Burns, which will now be staged at the Roxy during this year’s Edinburgh fringe.

March 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Matilda for Playhouse

Matilda for Playhouse

2019 date for Matilda the Musical:

Smash hit show Matilda the Musical has been booked for the Edinburgh Playhouse in 2019 as part of its extended UK tour, which has just started at the Leicester Curve.

March 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dolly Drops a Date

Dolly Drops a Date

The latest on snow-affected performances in Edinburgh:

After the disruptions of the week, most productions will be going ahead this weekend, although the knock-on effect of the snow is that SLO is opening Hello Dolly! at the King’s a day later than planned.

March 3, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Sunshine cast on Leith

Sunshine cast on Leith

Full casting announced for Proclaimers musical:

Steven Miller and Paul-James Corrigan have been announced as the main leads in the Proclaimers musical, Sunshine on Leith, touring to the King’s in May.

March 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Snow Friday

Snow Friday

Will Edinburgh’s Theatres beat the Beast?

Snow news was bad news for Edinburgh’s theatres on both Wednesday 28 and Thursday 1 March, with only one production continuing on either night.

March 2, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Hidden Door Volunteers

Hidden Door Volunteers

Hidden Door festival call-out for volunteers:

Hidden Door, the non-for-profit, multi arts festival has put out an open call for volunteers for its 2018 edition, taking place at Leith Theatre from Friday 25 May to Sunday 3 June 2018.

March 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Snow Thursday…

Snow Thursday…

Edinburgh shows opening – or not – Thursday:

With the weather still looking pretty dodgy out there in Edinburgh today, Thursday 1 March 2018, theatres are still considering whether or not to open their shows tonight. We will update this page with information as we get it.

March 1, 2018 | By | 5 Replies More
It’s Capital Theatres!

It’s Capital Theatres!

New name for body running Festival and King’s:

The arms-length charity which runs Edinburgh’s Festival, King’s and Studio theatres, is changing its name to Capital Theatres.

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Les Mis for Festival

Les Mis for Festival

Broadway production of Les Miserables coming Jan 2019:

Cameron Mackintosh’s Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Miserables is to play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre as part of a UK tour opening at the Curve Leicester in November 2018.

February 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arts workers unite

Arts workers unite

Call to sign open letter to Fiona Hyslop:
Workers from across the Scottish arts are being urged to sign an open letter to Holyrood culture secretary Fiona Hyslop, ahead of the setting up of an artist-led National Arts Forum.

February 19, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More