Archive for June, 2021

EGTG EdFringe Auditions

EGTG EdFringe Auditions

Casting for three digital productions

Leading Edinburgh amateur company Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out a casting call for three digital productions as part of the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe 2021.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Scottish Ballet is planning a hybrid tour and feature-length film this autumn of Starstruck, a reworking with new elements of Gene Kelly’s 1960 ballet Pas de Dieux, which will be getting its UK premiere in the production.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Model Theatres

Model Theatres

Theatres in miniature include Edinburgh auditoriums

Edinburgh-based exhibition designer, Stuart Smith-Gordon has created a series of model kits depicting some of Edinburgh and London’s most memorable proscenium theatres.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Macbeths

The Macbeths

★★★★☆  Bloody good

The Macbeths, the Citizens’ concentrated revision of Macbeth, supplies a charge that is so often missing in versions of the play.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
It’s James IV!

It’s James IV!

Rona Munro revisits and extends James Plays

Rona Munro is to return to the Kings James for her next play, James IV – Queen of the Fight, which will premiere at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in the autumn of 2022 before touring Scotland.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatrical Science

Theatrical Science

Science Festival kicks off this weekend

Just in time for the school summer holidays, and with Covid restrictions still in place, Edinburgh’s brilliant International Science Festival comes online, running from Saturday 26 June to Sunday 11 July.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Theatres and events respond to physical distancing news

The announcement in Holyrood on Tuesday that, if all goes according to plan, physical distancing will be completely lifted on Monday 9 August 2021 has been welcomed by Edinburgh’s theatres and events organisers.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatres’ opening hope…

Theatres’ opening hope…

Will two-metre distancing go on August 9?

Edinburgh’s theatres are facing the real prospect of being able re-open, after the Scottish Government amended its roadmap out of Covid, so it will now remove all physical distancing measures from Monday August 9 2021.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Mother Load

The Mother Load

★★★★☆ Nuanced

The Mother Load by Lynda Radley, the latest in the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage series of audio presentations, is a warmly human and cleverly constructed piece.

June 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bat Out Of Hell for Playhouse

Bat Out Of Hell for Playhouse

UK tour rides into Edinburgh February 2022

Bat Out Of Hell – the Musical, has confirmed dates for Edinburgh’s Playhouse in February 2022, before it heads up to Aberdeen, with an earlier visit to the Glasgow King’s in October this year. Tickets are on sale for all three dates.

June 22, 2021 | By | Reply More