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Solaris Cast

Solaris Cast

Video role for Hugo Weaving:

Australian film actor Hugo Weaving will be featuring in the Lyceum’s Autumn 2019 season opener, an adaptation of SF classic Solaris, in disembodied video form.

June 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beautiful for Playhouse

Beautiful for Playhouse

Carole King Musical confirms 2020 dates:

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, is to play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s in May 2020 with tickets going on general sale for both venues from Friday 14 June 2019 at 10am.

June 13, 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
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
Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Variety show to mark Festival’s silver anniversary in June:

The 25th anniversary of the Festival Theatre will be marked in June with a one-off night of variety, featuring specially commissioned pieces and work produced over the last year in a packed evening of dance, music, film and song.

April 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
David Blaine for Playhouse

David Blaine for Playhouse

First UK tour opens in Edinburgh:

David Blaine, magician, illusionist and stunt artist, is to open his first-ever U.K. and Ireland tour with two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oor Wullie for King’s

Oor Wullie for King’s

New musical set for Scottish tour:

A new musical based on DC Thomson’s comic strip Oor Wullie will tour to the Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre in January 2020.

March 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 announces UK tour:

There’s a cup of ambition doing the rounds as 9 to 5 The Musical announces a UK tour this Autumn, arriving at the Playhouse in November.

March 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Riverdance Returns

Riverdance Returns

25th anniversary tour for 2020:

Tickets go on sale today at 9am for Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show which plays the Edinburgh Playhouse at the end of April 2020.

March 15, 2019 | By | Reply More