St Stephen’s

New Edinburgh Ballet School

New Edinburgh Ballet School

Schaufuss announces new ballet school:

Peter Schaufuss has revealed that he will be opening the full-time Edinburgh Festival Ballet School, from September 2019, with an initial masterclass session in March this year.

January 6, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

★★★☆☆    Echo chamber:
There is plenty of potential in Shoogly Peg’s production of the musical version of Spring Awakening, based on Frank Wedekind’s often censored play of 1891, at St Stephen’s to Saturday.

July 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Shoogly adults callout

Shoogly adults callout

Adult roles in Spring Awakening up for grabs:
Local youth company Shoogly Peg Productions is staging the musical version of Spring Awakening in June and is looking for two adults to perform in the show.

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
St Stephen’s Sold

St Stephen’s Sold

Peter Schaufuss to buy St Stephen’s
Danish choreographer Peter Schaufuss has reportedly agreed to buy long-time fringe venue St Stephen’s from its current owner, Leslie Benzies, the president of games company Rockstar North.

April 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
American Idiot

American Idiot

★★★☆☆ Energetic:
Full of sound but lacking in fury, Shoogly Peg Productions’ American Idiot is stuffed with talent and energy, but ultimately lacks focus.

July 3, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
St Stephen’s Returns

St Stephen’s Returns

Landmark venue in market for fringe tenant:
The St Stephen’s Centre in Stockbridge has reopened and is actively looking for a tenant to run the building during the 2015 fringe.

October 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rockstar president Leslie Benzies buys St Stephen’s

Rockstar president Leslie Benzies buys St Stephen’s

Leslie Benzies, president of Rockstar North the company behind the internationally successful computer game Grand Theft Auto, has been confirmed as the purchaser of the St Stephen’s Centre in Stockbridge.

June 27, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
St Stephen’s out of fringe 2014

St Stephen’s out of fringe 2014

St Stephen’s has been all but ruled out as a venue for this year’s fringe as it emerges that the Church of Scotland and the prospective purchaser of the venue are still negotiating the legal side of the sale.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Media Mogul behind St Stephen’s bid

Media Mogul behind St Stephen’s bid

The St Stephens Playfair Trust which lost out in its bid to purchase the St Stephen’s Centre arts venue has said it knows the identity of the winning bidder.

March 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
St Stephens Playfair Trust bid fails

St Stephens Playfair Trust bid fails

The St Stephens Centre, the one-time church in Edinburgh’s New Town which has been used as a fringe venue since 1966 and a community resource since 1992 has been sold to an individual purchaser.

February 26, 2014 | By | Reply More