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Drama Desk nods for Harris’ Macbeth update

Drama Desk nods for Harris’ Macbeth update

Four Drama Desk Award noms for Macbeth (an undoing)

Macbeth (an undoing) returns to the Lyceum on Tuesday 14 May 2024 after a successful international tour in which it picked up four nominations from the prestigious Drama Desk Awards from the New York critics.

Apr 30 2024 | By | Reply More
Strange Town actor for West End Macbeth

Strange Town actor for West End Macbeth

David Tennant’s hit Macbeth transfers to Harold Pinter theatre

Edinburgh’s Strange Town theatre company and young acting agency has another West End star in its books as Raffi Phillips joins his fellow cast members in the transfer of the Donmar Warehouse’s Macbeth to the Harold Pinter theatre.

Apr 25 2024 | By | Reply More
MAMA’s venue reprieve

MAMA’s venue reprieve

M.A.M.A finds replacement venue for 2024 revue

The Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association has found a new venue and posted new dates for its postponed annual revue, the M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards.

Apr 18 2024 | By | Reply More
Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Johannes Radebe to star in Kinky Boots tour coming to Playhouse

A new production of Kinky Boots the Musical, staring Johannes Radebe as Lola and Dan Partridge as Charlie Price, will tour to Edinburgh’s Playhouse and the Glasgow King’s in February 2025.

Apr 11 2024 | By | Reply More
MAMA pulls annual revue

MAMA pulls annual revue

M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards postponed

Rising costs and low ticket sales have forced the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association to postpone its planned revue, the M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards at Portobello Town Hall.

Apr 7 2024 | By | Reply More
Chicago razzles back

Chicago razzles back

Playhouse dates for Feb 2024

The latest UK tour of Chicago has announced new venues, including a week at both the Edinburgh Playhouse (Tue 4 – Sat 8 Feb 2025) and the Glasgow Kings (Mon 18 – Sat 23 Aug 2025).

Apr 5 2024 | By | Reply More
Class Act: Ukraine Edition

Class Act: Ukraine Edition

Special Ukraine version of Trav’s flagship engagement project

The Traverse has announced a week-long version of its flagship schools engagement project, Class Act, working with young Ukrainians from across Scotland to create plays to be performed script-in-hand on Saturday 13 April 2024.

Apr 2 2024 | By | Reply More
Strange Town’s tidal trilogy

Strange Town’s tidal trilogy

Youth company celebrates 15th year with trilogy at Traverse

Youth company Strange Town is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and will be staging a trilogy of new plays, in the theme of Tides, performed by its young companies at the Traverse in June.

Mar 20 2024 | By | Reply More
Dolly musical & Jimmy Carr set Summer dates

Dolly musical & Jimmy Carr set Summer dates

Tickets now on sale for Here You Come Again

The new Dolly Parton jukebox musical, Here You Come Again has added the Edinburgh Playhouse to its 2024 tour ahead of a West End run, playing Monday 23 to Saturday 27 July 2024.

Mar 14 2024 | By | Reply More
Shirley Valentine’s Lyceum date

Shirley Valentine’s Lyceum date

Sally Reid to reprise award-winning role

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre 2022 production of Willie Russell’s iconic play Shirley Valentine is touring to the Lyceum in June 2024, with Sally Reid reprising her award-winning turn in the title role.

Mar 12 2024 | By | Reply More