Assembly Roxy Listings

Upcoming shows at the Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030
Website: www.assemblyfestival.com/roxy/

Assembly Roxy

The decommissioned church is the year-round Edinburgh home of Assembly Festival. It has three main spaces. Roxy Upstairs is a theatre space with raked seating for up to 169 audience members and Roxy Downstairs is a more intimate studio space seating up to 60 people. Roxy Central retains the building’s original features with added stage and a bar areas. It is a flexible space, seating up to 250.

Click on the name of the show or the Book Here link to go to its ticketing site.

2024

Listen to the Forest (Valeria Levi)
Fri 1 – Sat 2 March 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat Mat: 2.30pm. (Upstairs)
An experimental dance performance blending movement together with spoken word, music and BSL but it is also much more than this: it is a space to explore our capacity of feeling and empathy for other life-forms through our connection with breathing. Book here.

La Niña Barro (Fronteiras Theatre Lab)
Thurs 7 – Sat 9 March 2024.
Evening: 8pm. (Upstairs)
A woman made of clay who struggles to understand her feelings about herself and the connections she has with earth, nature, life, and love. Combining spoken word, music, and physical theatre, the piece explores different types of femininity, as well as the awareness of one’s own body and vulnerability. Book here.

Mama Afrika (Arts La’Olam)
Thurs 14 March 2024.
Evening: 7.30pm. (Upstairs)
Zimbabwean born singer, musician and storyteller Anna Mudeka tells the remarkable life story of an iconic South African singer, songwriter and civil rights activist, Miriam Makeba. The show charts her rise from the townships of Johannesburg to global star, tells her story of being forced into exile for her stand against apartheid and marginalised for championing Black rights. Book here.

An Evening with Sanjeev Kohlie (Red Shoe Entertainment)
Fri 22 March 2024.
Evening: 7.30pm. (Upstairs)
Having entertained audiences for 62 episodes and an incredible 21 years, Sanjeev Kohli regales the audience with delightful stories from his time as “Navid” on Still Game and provides insights into his hugely successful career so far. This memorable night lifts the lid on some of the secrets that has made him on of Scotland’s most admired household names. Book here.

Nick Cope’s Family Show (Nick Cope)
Thurs 4 April 2024.
One show: 11am. (Central)
Nick Cope has been writing and recording his beautiful and totally unique songs for children and their families for over 10 years, he performs with his guitar and animations to sell-out crowds all over the country. He has an incredible fan base from all over the UK which has just grown immeasurably over the last year due to the phenomenal success of his CBeebies show Nick Cope’s Popcast, now into its third series. Book here.

Matt Forde: Inside No. 10 (Avalon)
Wed 10 April 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm. (Central)
Host of hit political podcast The Political Party Matt Forde (Spitting Image, Have I Got News For You, The British Scandal, The Last Leg) explores the dark comedy horror that is British politics, ahead of the next election. Plus silly voices. Book here.

May 2024

The Fastest Clock in the Universe (EGTG)
Tue 21 – Sat 25 May 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Party preparations are underway for Cougar’s twelfth 19th birthday. Everything is meticulously planned; there’s a very exclusive guest list, a delicious cake and a very sharp knife. Philip Ridley’s drama about ageing, love and delusion is set in a dilapidated room above an abandoned factory that happens to be filled with avian antiques. Tickets on sale soon.

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