Royal Lyceum Theatre

David Greig extends Lyceum tenure to 2025

David Greig extends Lyceum tenure to 2025

Zinnie Harris adds Lyceum associate director role:

David Grieg has agreed to extend his tenure as artistic director of the Royal Lyceum theatre for another five years, as Zinnie Harris is announced as a new associate director to the company.

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

★★★☆☆  Comedy overshadows pathos:

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, the Lyceum’s Christmas re-invention of Dickens, is a full-on comic display that is undoubtedly pleasing despite apparently missing some important points.

November 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Barber Shop Chronicles

Barber Shop Chronicles

★★★★☆    Razor sharp:

Barber Shop Chronicles, the production by Fuel, the UK National Theatre and Leeds Playhouse at the Lyceum, has a momentum that is impossible to resist.

October 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Solaris

Solaris

★★★★☆ Questioning intelligence:

Dealing with troubling questions about human interaction, the Lyceum’s adaptation of Solaris is – like all the best science fiction – not really about alien planets but about our own world.

September 16, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Lyceum seeks carol singers

Lyceum seeks carol singers

Community choir sought for Xmas show:

The Lyceum is looking to recruit an amateur community choir made up of Edinburgh residents to sing carols as part of its 2019 Christmas show – An Edinburgh Christmas Carol.

September 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tartuffe

Tartuffe

★★★★☆    Great comic timing
Young Critics Scheme review
Tartuffe at the Assembly Rooms is Liz Lochead’s new, shortened version of her adaptation of Moliere’s 17th century play into Scots.

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Playing With Books

Playing With Books

A Charlotte in Charlotte Square – and more

The Book Festival’s Playing with Books strand continues to delight and tantalise audiences in the Charlotte Square Spiegeltent.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Professional Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Professional Companies

Edinburgh’s Professional theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Summer on Stage 2019

Summer on Stage 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Teechers

LYT turn to potent comedy for this year’s Summer on Stage at the Lyceum with a two night double bill of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Godber’s Teechers.

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
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