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McDonald’s Playhouse Return

McDonald’s Playhouse Return

McDonald Cruises back into Edinburgh:

Jane McDonald will be cruising back onto the Edinburgh Playhouse stage in June 2020 with full backing band and singers at the start of her Let The Light In tour.

October 6, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Commitments for Playhouse

Commitments for Playhouse

2020 tour hits Edinburgh in October:

The Edinburgh Playhouse is set to host The Commitments musical in October 2020, near the start of a major new UK and Ireland tour.

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Quinn cast as Wullie

Quinn cast as Wullie

Cast announced for Oor Wullie tour to King’s:

Full casting has been announced for the world premiere production of Oor Wullie, coming to the Edinburgh King’s in January 2020, with Martin Quinn taking on the iconic lead role.

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Billionaire Boy for Edinburgh

Billionaire Boy for Edinburgh

Adds Playhouse dates to UK tour:

The musical adaptation of David Walliams’ best selling story Billionaire Boy has been announced for a three day run at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2020.

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Rogue Elf Wanted

Rogue Elf Wanted

Professional dates at Dirlton Walled Garden:

Events company Rogue Village has put out an open call for an Elf to perform at its new theatrical Santa experience at Archerfield Walled Garden over Christmas 2019.

September 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Playhouse laughing

Playhouse laughing

Jack Whitehall brings Stood Up to Edinburgh:

Comedian Jack Whitehall is to bring his Stood Up stand-up show to Edinburgh’s Playhouse for one night only in November, with tickets on sale here today, Friday 20 September 2019.

September 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Susan Wales Hampson

Susan Wales Hampson

Amateur theatre stalwart dies aged 72:

Susan Wales Hampson, a pillar of Edinburgh’s amateur theatre scene in both an official and personal capacity, has died on Sunday 15 September 2019. She was 72.

September 19, 2019 | By | 6 Replies More
£174K for Kings

£174K for Kings

Funds for heritage stage of redevelopment:

Capital Theatres has been awarded £174,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the first development phase of its planned £25M transformation of the King’s Theatre.

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

Hansel and Gretel to be recorded at Festival Theatre

CBeebies 2019 Christmas Show is to be recorded at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre over four performances in October.

September 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King extends Playhouse Run

Lion King extends Playhouse Run

Adds seven weeks & 49 perfs:

The Lion King has added an extra seven weeks to its stay at the Edinburgh Playhouse due to exceptional demand and will now run from Thursday 5 December until Sunday 29 March 2020.

September 9, 2019 | By | Reply More