Amateur Company Listings

Upcoming productions from Edinburgh’s amateur companies.

Click on the name of the show or the Book here link to go to its ticketing site.

April 2024

Thurs 18 – Sat 20 April 2024
MAMA Spotlight Awards (MAMA) Postponed
Portobello Town Hall, 147-149 Portobello High St, Portobello EH15 1AF.
NB: This event will now take place at Loretto School Theatre on Fri 3/Sat 4 may.
See news stories:
MAMA pulls annual review and MAMA’s venue reprieve.

Wed 24 – Sat 27 April 2024

Cyrano de Bergerac (Arkle)
Hill Street Theatre, 19 Hill Street EH2 3JP.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Swordsman, Philosopher, Poet, Raconteur… Cyrano de Bergerac is all these things, but none of them makes him happy. What he desires above all is the love of the beautiful Roxane. But his problem is as plain as the nose on his face. Surely he is too ugly ever to be loved? Book here.

May 2024

Thurs 2 – Sat 4 May 2024
 All Shook Up (QMU)
Pleasance Theatre 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ..
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 12.30pm.
Queen Margaret University’s Musical Theatre Society with the jukebox musical set in 1955 featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, with a book by Joe DiPietro about a guitar-playing roustabout who rides into a square little town and, well, shakes things up. Booking here soon.

Fri 3/Sat 4 May 2024
MAMA Spotlight Awards (MAMA)
Loretto School Theatre, Millhill, Musselburgh.
Evening: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association’s annual revue brings a fun filled evening of iconic Musicals and Artists through the years. This season, the revue also gives the audience a chance to choose one of the numbers MAMA will perform in our Peoples Choice Award. Book here.

Wed 8 – Sat 11 May 2024
The Gondoliers (EDGAS)
Festival Theatre, 31/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT
Evening: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
The Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society celebrate their centenary year with an enchanting new production of The Gondoliers – take to the streets of Venice, where love, laughter, and mistaken identities abound. Book here.

Wed 15 – Sat 18 May 2024
Blue Remembered Hills (Leitheatre)
Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Wed – Fri: 7.30pm;  Sat mat only: 2.30pm.
Denis Potter’s deceptively simple tale relates the activities of seven English children (played by adults) on a summer afternoon during World War II. In a wood, a field and a barn, they play, fight, fantasise and swagger. Their aggressions, fears, hostilities and rivalries are a microcosm of adult interaction. Book here.

Tue 21 – Sat 25 May 2024
The Music Man (Southern Light)
Festival Theatre, 31/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT
Evening: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
When experienced con man Harold Hill arrives in River City he soon convinces the town to buy instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band, but will Mr Hill teach the youth of the town how to play Seventy Six Trombones or will there be Trouble for him yet? Book here.

Tue 21 – Sat 25 May 2024
The Fastest Clock in the Universe (EGTG)
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs), 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Party preparations are underway for Cougar’s twelfth 19th birthday. Everything is meticulously planned; there’s a very exclusive guest list, a delicious cake and a very sharp knife. Philip Ridley’s drama about ageing, love and delusion is set in a dilapidated room above an abandoned factory that happens to be filled with avian antiques. Book here.

Thurs 23 – Sat 25 May 2024
Curtain Up (St Serf’s Players)
Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre1a Clark Road, EH5 3BD.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
In Peter Quilter’s 2004 comedy, five women inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life. After trying various fund-raising schemes, their big plan is a concert with local talent and a world-famous star who has agreed to appear for no fee… Book here.

If you would like to add your Edinburgh amateur production to this listing, please email All Edinburgh Theatre using using the contact page here.