Author: Thom Dibdin

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Listings: Mon 24 – Sun 30 January 2022

Listings: Mon 24 – Sun 30 January 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

The return of what appears to be some kind of normality to theatres gets underway this coming week with two big musical versions of hit films opening at the Playhouse and the Church Hill Theatre on Burns Night.

January 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
EPT casting call

EPT casting call

Boy wanted for Men Should Weep Due to unforeseen circumstances, Edinburgh People’s Theatre is looking to cast a boy aged between 9 and 13 to play Ernest in its March 2022 production of Men Should Weep. The show is due to open on March 16, exactly two years after it was cancelled due to Covid […]

January 19, 2022 | By | Reply More
Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Indoor capacity regs to go from Monday

Scotland is to remove all limits on indoor gatherings in public spaces, imposed because of the Omicron variant of Covid, from Monday 24 January 2022.

January 18, 2022 | By | Reply More
Through a prism remotely

Through a prism remotely

Online, immersive show from Production Lines

Edinburgh grass roots theatre company Production Lines is to stage prism, a new interactive and immersive play by Claire Wood, running online from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5 February 2022.

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Unhidden: It’s the Old Royal High

Unhidden: It’s the Old Royal High

Hidden Door Festival to take over old Royal High School

The old Royal High School, on Calton Hill, is to be taken over by Edinburgh’s innovative pop-up festival Hidden Door, for a ten day event running from Thursday 9 to Saturday 18 June 2022.

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
MANIPULATE updates

MANIPULATE updates

Full details of cancellations and changes

MANIPULATE, the international festival of visual theatre, animated film and puppetry, has announced a number of cancellations and venue changes to its programme from 28 January – 5 February 2022, due to the latest situation over Covid-19.

January 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Shows cancel as Covid measures continue to Jan 24

Indoor events will not resume at normal capacity until Monday 24 January 2022 at the earliest, as the Scottish Government extends indoor Covid mitigation measures for an extra week.

January 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Bring It On cancels

Bring It On cancels

Selladoor pulls UK tour of Bring It On

Bring It On: The Musical, has  been cancelled at the Festival Theatre after producers Selladoor Worldwide pulled the show’s UK tour, blaming the impact of rising Covid-19 cases and self-isolation requirements.

January 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Girl from the North Country for Edinburgh Playhouse

Girl from the North Country, the musical written and directed by Conor McPherson using Bob Dylan’s music and lyrics has announced October 2022 dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

January 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Kinky Boots Callout

Kinky Boots Callout

Bare Productions issue open call for EdFringe 22

Edinburgh amateur musicals group Bare Productions has put out an open call for self-taped online auditions for its planned Edinburgh Fringe 2022 production of Kinky Boots.

January 5, 2022 | By | Reply More