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Street Acts

Street Acts

Traverse’s annual schools script project takes to the streets

Seventeen scripts by secondary school pupils have been posted on billboard sites around Edinburgh, taking the Traverse’s annual Class Act project out onto the streets in this year when it can’t take place in the theatre.

April 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres to re-open!

Cap Theatres to re-open!

Kings and Festival Theatres announce first dates for 16 months.

The King’s theatre has announced its first  live theatre production – to be witnessed live in person with actors performing live on stage – after being dark for 16 months since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.

April 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Meet Jan Black

Meet Jan Black

★★★☆☆ multi-layered

The end of Lockdown is in sight and Jan Black is back on stage; Maureen Beattie stars in Johnny McKnight’s multi-layered new play for Wonder Fools live-streamed from the Ayr Gaiety.

April 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Higgins for EdFringe chair

Higgins for EdFringe chair

Govt advisor and ex-banker succeeds O’Shea

Benny Higgins, a former banker and strategic advisor to Nicola Sturgeon, has been named as the new chair of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society board of directors.

March 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Skinner for the Quines

Skinner for the Quines

Caitlin Skinner gets Stellar Quines’ AD & CEO role

Stellar Quines has announced that “rising star in Scottish theatre” Caitlin Skinner will be the new Artistic Director and CEO of the Edinburgh-based company.

March 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Let There Be Theatre

Let There Be Theatre

White Rabbit Red Rabbit marks a year since theatres went dark

Edinburgh’s Assembly Roxy will be joining venues from Aukland to Vancouver on Saturday 13 March to mark a whole year since the pandemic caused theatres around the world to go dark.

March 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fleabag creator first EdFringe Pres

Fleabag creator first EdFringe Pres

EdFringe creates new President role

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of Fleabag, has been announced as the first honorary President of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today, Friday 19 February 2021.

February 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Creative Scotland’s emergency fund topped up

Creative Scotland is to share £9 million of new funding with Screen Scotland, for their Covid-19 hardship funds for creative freelancers.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Angela Cast Announced

Angela Cast Announced

Pam Ferris and Toby Jones for Sound Stage opener 

Pam Ferris and Toby Jones are to star in Mark Ravenhill’s first autobiographical play, Angela, which opens the Lyceum and PFT’s groundbreaking online immersive audio season Sound Stage.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Love theatre – live

Love theatre – live

Live online perfs for roulette premiere

Production Lines is to premiere Claire Wood’s racy new play, roulette, live – and online – for Valentines, with the Edinburgh grassroots company streaming five performances this weekend (13/14 Feb 2021) and next.

February 11, 2021 | By | Reply More