Royal Lyceum Theatre

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

★★★★☆ Kaleidoscopic:

Shifting emotions are filtered through autumnal sunlight in the Lyceum’s Twelfth Night, with as much defiant sadness on view as happy resolution.

September 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Solaris for Lyceum

Solaris for Lyceum

Greig to adapt classic SF novel for stage:

The Lyceum is to stage an adaptation of Stanislav Lem’s Solaris by David Greig as part of its 2019/20 season in a co-production with the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

September 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shows preceding the end of the fest

Shows preceding the end of the fest

Hugh’s final BookFest Round-up for 2018

Autumn always seems to time its arrival to coincide with that of the Book Festival, with the rain limiting opportunities for the simple pleasures of sitting in Charlotte Square Gardens with a book and some refreshment. However, there were plenty of opportunities for those interested in theatre to sit inside instead.

August 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Waiting For Godot

Waiting For Godot

★★★★☆   Clearly impressive:

Suffused with hope and hopelessness, Waiting For Godot at the Lyceum in the International Festival exemplifies all of the humanity and cruelty of Samuel Beckett’s landmark work.

August 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lyceum wins gender equality award

Lyceum wins gender equality award

50/50 applause playwright award for Lyceum:

The Royal Lyceum is one of only two UK theatres to win the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause award for gender parity in its playwrights.

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
2018 CATS in Full

2018 CATS in Full

Full details of the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland:

The CATS moved up to the newly refurbished Perth Theatre for its ceremony this year, presenting awards across ten categories of theatre.

June 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

★★★★☆   Contains multitudes:

Dizzying in its invention and almost ludicrously ambitious in scope, The Hour we Knew Nothing Of Each Other at the Lyceum is undoubtedly uneven but always intriguing.

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The hour of inspiration

The hour of inspiration

First look at The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other
Closing out the Lyceum’s current season, Austrian playwright Peter Handke’s The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other has over 450 characters but no words.

June 1, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
It’s Magic

It’s Magic

MagicFest returns with new venues, dates:

Edinburgh’s MagicFest is back this Friday 11 May 2018 for its ninth iteration with a week-long celebration of all that is magic as it moves its dates forward from early Summer.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More