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Joseph’s Xmas return

Joseph’s Xmas return

Donny Osmond’s Pharaoh turn in new tour

Seventies heart-throb, Donny Osmond, who played Joseph over 2,000 times in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, returns to the show this Christmas at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Feb 22 2024 | By | Reply More
Everybody’s talking about… FCT

Everybody’s talking about… FCT

Forth Children’s Theatre announce 43rd EdFringe show

Forth Children’s Theatre has put out an open call for the teen edition of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at EdFringe 2024, which it will stage Friday 2 to Saturday 10 August at Broughton High School.

Feb 9 2024 | By | Reply More
Invitation to Horror

Invitation to Horror

Edinburgh Horror Festival 2024 submissions open

Organisers of the Edinburgh Horror Festival 2024, taking place over Halloween at the Banshee Labyrinth pub on Niddry Street, have put out an open call for submissions to this year’s event.

Feb 9 2024 | By | Reply More
EAS adds Daytime Actors’ Gym

EAS adds Daytime Actors’ Gym

Morning sessions for Edinburgh Acting School’s acting workout

Edinburgh Acting School’s Actors’ Gym is piloting a new monthly daytime class in addition to its regular Monday evening sessions. The first daytime session will take place on Monday 19 Feb 2024.

Feb 1 2024 | By | Reply More
Manipulate live listings

Manipulate live listings

Visual Theatre Fest runs Feb 1 – 11.

The Manipulate Festival, home of animation, puppetry and visual theatre in Scotland, opens this Thursday, 1 February 2024, running for eleven days, with live performances in three Edinburgh venues.

Jan 31 2024 | By | Reply More
Graham Simpson, unsung hero

Graham Simpson, unsung hero

Festival Theatre usher surprised at Night of Musicals

Graham Simpson, who has been an usher at the Festival Theatre for 30 years, was the surprise winner of the Unsung Hero Award at The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals 2024.

Jan 29 2024 | By | Reply More
Acaste Wanted!

Acaste Wanted!

ETA urgent call-out for April production

Edinburgh Theatre Arts has put out an urgent cast call for an actor with the playing age of 20 – 40 years old to play the role of Acaste in its April 2024 production of The Misanthrope.

Jan 27 2024 | By | Reply More
Howden Park’s future secure

Howden Park’s future secure

Key West Lothian theatre resource saved

Reconnect SCIO, the charity running the Reconnect Regal Theatre in Bathgate, has won a long-term lease to run the under-threat Howden Park Centre in Livingston, securing its future as a venue to 2035.

Jan 17 2024 | By | Reply More
Forth turns 45

Forth turns 45

FCT to stage 45th Anniversary Gala

Forth Children’s Theatre is turning 45 this year and to set the celebrations off will be holding a Gala Concert at the Church Hill Theatre on Thurs 4 to Sat 6 April, 2024.

Jan 12 2024 | By | Reply More
Faint plays Munro’s Katherine

Faint plays Munro’s Katherine

Catriona Faint takes title role in fifth James Play

The title role of Katherine Hamilton in Rona Munro’s latest James Play, James V: Katherine, will be played by Catriona Faint, who was recently seen as Jonathan in the NTS production of Dracula – Mina’s Reckoning.

Nov 22 2023 | By | Reply More