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Audrey is Amélie

Audrey is Amélie

Lead announced for Amélie The Musical:

Audrey Brisson, the French-Canadian star of stage and screen has been confirmed to play the iconic altruist Amélie Poulain in Amélie The Musical touring to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019 with dates at the Glasgow King’s in August.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Showcase Call-out

Showcase Call-out

Annual Showcase Auditions:

Showcase, the amateur musical theatre company which exists to raise money for McMillan Cancer Support, has put out an open audition call for new members and announced its 2019 schedule.

February 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
New Traverse Shows

New Traverse Shows

Shows announced for May and June:

Work from Rona Munro, Strange Town, Annie George and Harry Josephine Giles will feature in productions in the Traverse’s May-June 2019 programme.

February 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Spotlight on Theatre at the Edinburgh Science Festival:

Edinburgh Science Festival is taking its cue from the moon landings of 50 years ago for its 2019 edition, with a series of themes which focus on frontiers of different kinds.

February 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jaymi Hensley is Joseph

Jaymi Hensley is Joseph

Dreamcoat role for Union J star:

An excited Union J star Jaymi Hensley will be in the title role when the latest tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2019.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch musical for Festival Theatre:

The first ever UK tour of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will play both Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre and Glasgow’s SEC in November 2019.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph to star in Annie tour for Edinburgh:

Lesley Joseph will play the role of Miss Hannigan when the touring production of Annie visits the Edinburgh Playhouse in September and October 2019.

January 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stones in His Pockets for King’s

Stones in His Pockets for King’s

Comedy replaces Mockingbird in April:

Marie Jones’ Olivier Award-winning comedy Stones in His Pockets is to fill the gap in the Edinburgh King’s schedule left by the shock cancellation of To Kill A Mockingbird.

January 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Zappa ghosts into Playhouse

Zappa ghosts into Playhouse

Frank Zappa Hologram Tour’s only Scottish date:

The “mind-melting” Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa hologram tour has its only Scottish date, at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Thursday 9 May 2019, 42 years after Zappa’s only ever Edinburgh appearance.

January 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mockingbird pulled

Mockingbird pulled

King’s pulls To Kill A Mockingbird as tour cancelled:

The full UK tour of To Kill A Mockingbird has been cancelled following threats of litigation from the American rights holders.

January 21, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More