Royal Lyceum Theatre

The Duchess [of Malfi]

The Duchess [of Malfi]

★★★★☆  Necessarily nightmarish:

The blood-soaked events of The Duchess [of Malfi], a co-production between the Lyceum and the Citizens Theatre, are almost unwatchably intense at times. As a depiction of timeless and timely considerations, however, this production is hard to beat.

May 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Trav tops CATS noms

Trav tops CATS noms

11 nominations for Traverse shows at CATS:

The short list of nominations for the 2018/2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced with the Traverse involved in over a quarter of the total nominations.

May 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Mina takes on Brecht

Mina takes on Brecht

Lyceum launches 2019/20 season:

The Lyceum has announced a ten-production main stage season for 2019/20, with new works by Denise Mina and Linda McLean joining the already announced premieres of Solaris and An Edinburgh Christmas Carol.

May 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Takes up post from May:

Mike Griffiths is to join the Lyceum Theatre as co-chief executive director alongside artistic director David Grieg, following the departure of Alex McGowan to the Glasgow Citizens earlier this year.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Local Hero

Local Hero

★★★☆☆ Charming:

Local Hero, the Lyceum’s co-production with the Old Vic, has the authenticity and drive one would expect considering the source material, but fails to add much that is new.

March 24, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Austen Rom-com for Lyceum

Austen Rom-com for Lyceum

Lyceum announced Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) for Jan 2020:

The Lyceum is picking up the Blood of the Young, Tron co-production of Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) for a six venue UK tour, hitting its own stage in January next year, 2020.

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Touching The Void

Touching The Void

★★★★☆ Viscerally convincing:

There is a depth and grit to Touching The Void at the Lyceum that threatens to carry all before it.

January 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Local Hero Extends Run

Local Hero Extends Run

Extra fortnight and full cast announced:

The world premiere production of the musical adaptation of Local Hero at the Royal Lyceum has scheduled an additional two weeks of performances as it announces full casting for the show.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

★★★★☆  Magic:

Old and new collide in Wendy and Peter Pan, a beautifully staged Lyceum Christmas production that combines originality with fidelity to the spirit of a much-loved classic.

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More