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Judas wanted…

Judas wanted…

Edinburgh Easter Play’s open call for Princess Street Gardens show Cutting Edge Theatre has put out an open call for amateur performers to join the cast of its annual production of The Edinburgh Easter Play in Princess Street Gardens. The company is looking double the cast numbers in this year’s show, which will take place […]

January 31, 2023 | By | Reply More
Traverse Springs delights

Traverse Springs delights

New play and six PPPs added to Traverse’s Spring season

The Traverse has announced the first new productions of its sixtieth year in operation and a new season of lunchtime theatre, along with the appointment of a new Chair and two new trustees to sit on the board.

January 22, 2023 | By | Reply More
35 Days to Save the Kings

35 Days to Save the Kings

£8.9M funding gap as city loses out on Levelling Up fund

The King’s is in “last chance saloon” as Edinburgh fails to secure part of the UK Government’s Levelling Up fund, leaving Capital Theatres with an £8.9 million hole in its King’s redevelopment project.

January 20, 2023 | By | Reply More
Captivating the Nativity

Captivating the Nativity

Captivate stage Nativity! the Musical

Local company Captivate Theatre is bringing a production of Nativity! The Musical to Edinburgh for six performances only this Christmas, alongside its new take on A Christmas Carol.

December 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wicked Chrimbo ’23

Wicked Chrimbo ’23

Wicked flies in for Christmas 2023

The new tour of Wicked, the Oz backstory musical, is to open at the Edinburgh Playhouse on its only Scottish dates from Thursday 7 December 2023 to Sunday 14 January 2024.

December 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Ukraine Benefit

Ukraine Benefit

ETA’s Christmas entertainment for Ukraine

Edinburgh Theatre Arts is presenting an evening of Christmas-related readings, poems, comedy and song at its St Ninian’s Hall base on this Saturday 3 December at 7.30pm.

December 1, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hidden Door goes hexagonal for 2023

Hidden Door goes hexagonal for 2023

Pop-up festival to take over “Tardis”-like Scottish Widows complex

Hidden Door is to take over the A-listed former Scottish Widows complex at 15 Dalkeith Road for a five-day immersive event running from 31 May to 4 June 2023.

November 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Mannequins at the Pianodrome

Mannequins at the Pianodrome

Citadel Arts stages new plays in Ocean Terminal

The Citadel Arts Group is to stage an evening of new works under the title A Mannequin for All Seasons, in the Ocean Terminal, where the Pianodrome has set up its latest temporary residency in the Wee Hub at the Old Debenhams.

November 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
Take That musical for Playhouse

Take That musical for Playhouse

Greatest Days sets Scottish Dates in August 2023

Tickets have gone on sale for the only Scottish dates of the hit Take That musical Greatest Days, at the Playhouse from 28 August – 2 September 2023 immediately after a week at the Glasgow King’s.

November 16, 2022 | By | Reply More
Gang Show Lives!

Gang Show Lives!

Edinburgh Gang Show is back, at Festival Theatre

The long-running Edinburgh Gang Show is back this week after the Covid hiatus, opening on Tuesday 1 November 2022 at the Festival Theatre with what its director says is the highest number of new recruits since the first one, back in 1960.

October 31, 2022 | By | Reply More