Theatre

Lyceum Christmas Tales IX – XII live

Lyceum Christmas Tales IX – XII live

★★★★☆ Creative Joy

The final four stories in the Lyceum Christmas Tales, presented live from the theatre, put the seal on what has been an enterprise suffused with goodwill, invention, care and Christmas cheer.

December 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fibres

Fibres

★★★★☆ Emotive

Fibres, the online filmed version of the 2019 Citizens and Stellar Quines co-production, offers humour, emotion and political impact.

November 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
shrapnel

shrapnel

★★★☆☆   Timely

There is a timeliness and emotional truth to Shrapnel, Production Lines’s online play by CMFWood, that is enhanced by being presented live.

November 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Javaad Alipoor to stream hit shows at Traverse 3

Manchester-based Javaad Alipoor Company is to give two online adaptations of EdFringe hits their Scottish premieres with live streams on the Traverse’s year-round festival website: Traverse 3.

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Macbeth forced online

Macbeth forced online

E.A.S. abandons plans for al fresco Macbeth

Edinburgh Acting School’s planned outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Halloween weekend has been forced to move online, as current Covid-19 restrictions were extended this week.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
McGrath’s 80th marked

McGrath’s 80th marked

Magnetic North revive McGrath’s Dream Train

Edinburgh’s Magnetic North theatre company is streaming a new performance of its first ever production, The Dream Train by Tom McGrath, on what would have been the playwright’s eightieth birthday.

October 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Outside, Damned Spot

Outside, Damned Spot

E.A.S. plans al fresco Macbeth at Marchmont St Giles:

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at St Giles Churchyard, Marchmont, on Halloween weekend.

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer

★★★★☆ Poignant:

In Someone Else’s Shoes, the Traverse’ immersive online presentation conceived and directed by Hannah Price, is a thought-provoking and wistful evocation of Edinburgh without its festivals.

October 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse Breakfast Plays: New Tracks (1)

Traverse 3:

The Traverse are replicating their Fringe Breakfast Plays with streams from their new online-only Traverse 3, and the first two offerings – Contemporary Political Ethics (Or, How to Cheat) by Jamie Cowan and Rabbit Catcher by Rebecca Martin – both have much to recommend them.

August 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Theatres get re-opening date

Theatres get re-opening date

Indicative date set for Sept 14 2020:

Theatres and live music venues will have a limited reopening from Monday 14 September 2020, according to plans announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Holyrood today, Thursday 20 August.

August 20, 2020 | By | Reply More