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Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Showman tour to play six perfs at Playhouse

Illusionist and psychological manipulator Darren Brown has added six performances at the Edinburgh Playhouse to the eight month UK tour of his latest show, Showman, with tickets to his May 2022 shows now on sale. 

July 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Scottish Ballet is planning a hybrid tour and feature-length film this autumn of Starstruck, a reworking with new elements of Gene Kelly’s 1960 ballet Pas de Dieux, which will be getting its UK premiere in the production.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
It’s James IV!

It’s James IV!

Rona Munro revisits and extends James Plays

Rona Munro is to return to the Kings James for her next play, James IV – Queen of the Fight, which will premiere at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in the autumn of 2022 before touring Scotland.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bat Out Of Hell for Playhouse

Bat Out Of Hell for Playhouse

UK tour rides into Edinburgh February 2022

Bat Out Of Hell – the Musical, has confirmed dates for Edinburgh’s Playhouse in February 2022, before it heads up to Aberdeen, with an earlier visit to the Glasgow King’s in October this year. Tickets are on sale for all three dates.

June 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Scottish dates for Joe Lycett tour

Joe Lycett, fresh from his latest spell hosting The Great British Sewing Bee, has announced a major UK tour for 2022, which will arrive at the Playhouse in March.

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gen Z goes live

Gen Z goes live

Strange Town returns to live with multi-artform production

Leading Scottish youth company, Edinburgh’s Strange Town, is returning to live performance with Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten – a hybrid production featuring over 120 young people.

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS takes on Orphans

NTS takes on Orphans

Peter Mullan musical adaptation heads NTS’s live return

The National Theatre of Scotland is to stage a new musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s 1997 movie Orphans as part of its return to live performance.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
EAS Goes Live

EAS Goes Live

Adaptation of Lysistrata to get two hybrid perfs

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage two live hybrid performances, both in-person and streamed online, of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata.

June 8, 2021 | By | Reply More
Day lights on Chicago

Day lights on Chicago

Darren Day joins Chicago tour coming to Playhouse in September

Darren Day will play Billy Flynn in the UK tour of Chicago which is now due to open at the Glasgow Kings on 11 September 2021 and arrive at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday September 27.

June 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
EIF Indoors & Out

EIF Indoors & Out

EIF 2021 programme announced

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its full programme of events for 2021, which will include theatre at the Traverse and Lyceum, opera at the Festival Theatre and a free opening event at the Botanics.

June 2, 2021 | By | Reply More