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Stretching out

Stretching out

Revival for physical theatre hit:

At A Stretch, the EdFringe 2017 hit from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Jordan & Skinner, is being revived for a mini tour, kicking off with a one-day stand at the Assembly Roxy over half term.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Joe at the helm…

Joe at the helm…

EUTC stage UK premier of Bouchard hit:

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company is staging the UK premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam, opening on February 7 2018, under the direction of Joe Christie.

January 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Elephants in the Roxy

Elephants in the Roxy

3T’s debut, Elephants, is Main event:

New Edinburgh amateur company Threepenny Theatricals is staging Rose Heiney’s black comedy Elephants as its debut production at the Assembly Roxy next week, 25 – 27 January 2018.

January 15, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
MAMA Revue 2018

MAMA Revue 2018

MAMA celebrates with world tour:

MAMA is looking to beat the January blues with a world tour at the Brunton from Thursday 18, including a treat of party tunes and pop hits from the last 70 years in Celebration its annual revue.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
B2 Kick Off 2018

B2 Kick Off 2018

First new show for 2018 is B2 Productions:

Young Edinburgh company B2 Productions will have Edinburgh’s first opening production of 2018 with a concert production showcasing some of its current and past performers.

December 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Magic Christmas

Magic Christmas

Edinburgh MagicFest pops up in Trav

There’s more than a whiff of magic about the Traverse this week as Edinburgh’s MagicFest pops up in a new home following the success of last year’s Christmas special.

December 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
EPT’s windy bottom

EPT’s windy bottom

Has beans not has-beens in Panto land:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre doesn’t give a hill of beans for modern turns on panto tradition, just the usual bag of magic ones, as the company prepares the Church Hill Theatre for Jack and the Beanstalk, its 66th consecutive pantomime.

December 13, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Time for the Tin Soldier

Time for the Tin Soldier

Birds of Paradise retell Hans Christian Andersen for the stage:

The Festival Theatre Studio is being taken over by Birds of Paradise theatre this December with a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever story for children – The Steadfast Tin Soldier.

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gang is Back

The Gang is Back

Edinburgh Gang Show ready for 58th season:

The full run through is done, band call has passed and now the Edinburgh Gang Show is ready to take over the King’s Theatre for the 2017 edition of the annual production it has been staging since 1960.

November 19, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Beyond clowning

Beyond clowning

Bouffon scratch night for Roxy:

There is an area of comedy that goes beyond the clown, who lovingly reflects society to itself, but seeks out society’s darkest, most scabrous elements and shows them up in bold and gory detail.

October 28, 2017 | By | Reply More