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Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

15 nominations for Lyceum at Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
Edinburgh-based companies dominate this year’s shortlist for the CATS, with the Lyceum either behind or involved with 15 of the nominations.

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scorch

Scorch

★★★★☆ Relevant:
Choose a front row seat for maximum effect in Scorch, Stacey Gregg’s cleverly immersive one person show from Prime Cut Productions, at the Traverse until Saturday and on tour.

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Country – A Work in Progress

My Country – A Work in Progress

★☆☆☆☆ Limp:
My Country – A Work In Progress, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s touring response to the Brexit vote, may very well have its heart in the right place.

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Locker Room Talk Returns

Locker Room Talk Returns

#EdFringe tix on sale now:
Gary McNair’s verbatim show, Locker Room Talk, inspired by Donal Trump’s leaked sexually aggressive comments, will play two performances in one day at the Traverse in the 2017 fringe.

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gareth Nicholls for Traverse

Gareth Nicholls for Traverse

New associate director for the Traverse:
Gareth Nicholls will be joining the Traverse’s artistic team as associate director from 8 May 2017.

April 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPP: His Final Bow

PPP: His Final Bow

★★★★☆ Bonne bouche:
Theatre is all about stories and performance, but when the two turn in on themselves, things get messy and out of control – as His Final Bow, this week’s lunchtime theatre at the Traverse shows.

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPP: Channelling Jabez

PPP: Channelling Jabez

★★★☆☆ Frothy:
Channelling Jabez, the latest A Play, A Pie and A Pint production at the Traverse, is a charmingly inconsequential story that is cleverly staged and strangely attractive.

April 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Our Ladies’ Olivier win!

Our Ladies’ Olivier win!

NTS show wins Best Comedy:
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre’s raucous hit show, has won the Best New Comedy award at the 2017 Olivier Awards.

April 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Girl in the Machine

Girl in the Machine

★★★☆☆ Prophetic:
The Traverse Theatre’s production of Girl in the Machine is a quick march through our potential future towards a technology-induced apocalypse.

April 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Science Festival Theatre

Science Festival Theatre

Theatre puts Science in the Spotlight:
With more performance than in any year since it was set up in 1989, the 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival, running from 1 to 16 April, has the makings of a feast of theatre for adults and children alike.

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More