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SHED-ule online

SHED-ule online

Shedinburgh Fringe Tickets on sale:

The full schedule of the Shedinburgh Festival, running online from Fri 14 August to Sat 5 September 2020 has been announced, with a handful of Edinburgh companies in the opening acts.

August 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Covid-19 money good news for staff and freelancers:

Four Edinburgh venues will share £1,719,200 from the Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to help them stave off insolvency, secure staff jobs and provide opportunities for freelancers.

August 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shedinburgh Culture

Shedinburgh Culture

Traverse & Soho Theatre’s ShedFringe collaboration:

A simple pun has grown into the latest Edinburgh Fringe collaboration, bringing Gary McNair together with producer Francesca Moody on the stages of the Edinburgh Traverse and London’s Soho Theatre.

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lights Shine On for EIF

Lights Shine On for EIF

Festival announces online offering:

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced My Light Shines On, a series of online shows for August, with filmed and audio works by Scotland’

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Trav in redundancy talks

Trav in redundancy talks

Over a third of jobs at risk as theatre closed to 2021:

The jobs of 11 customer-facing and technical staff at the Traverse are at risk as the theatre enters redundancy talks with its 28 permanent staff and announces it will be closed until 2021.

July 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Support for theatre fund

Support for theatre fund

Theatre leaders’ positive response to £10M fund:

The Scottish theatre sector has, unsurprisingly, welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £10 million Performing Arts Venues Relief fund for venues hit by the ongoing impact of Covid-19.

July 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Trav Young Writers go online

Trav Young Writers go online

Online Scratch showcase for new plays

The Traverse Young Writers Group has been meeting online since March and is now set to release scratch performances of plays written during lockdown, starting from tonight, Saturday May 16 2020 at 8pm.

May 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

★★★☆☆   Zippy:

A series of enigmatic, eclectic discoveries, Five From Inside’s guerrilla-portraits of isolation expose some of the tensions facing theatre-makers staring down a digital ‘new normal.’

April 27, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

Traverse responds to Donny’s Brain cancellation

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre is releasing a quintet of video monologues to coincide with what would have been the world premiere run of Rona Munro’s Donny’s Brain.

April 15, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
Covid latest news

Covid latest news

Latest updates on effects of Covid lockdown

EdFringe to announce this week; Creative Scotland announces funding package for creative community; Traverse shutters to June; King’s refurb on ice.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More