On Stage the following week

Listings for week Monday 31 January – Sunday 6 February 2022:

The current week’s listings are here: Online this week.
Listings for the coming week are here: Online Next Week.
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Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego – online
Sun 30 Jan – Sun 6 Feb 2022
On demand (online).
Andrea has been giving her lecture but it’s not going well. Her previous events have been marred by protests and she’s hoping the open-minded audience will hear her out. Jordan & Skinner’s solo show cuts to the bone of the current conversation around gender politics and has been reworked as a performance for the screen. Book here.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.
Paul Carrack: GOOD and READY tour
Sunday 6 Feb 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Paul Carrack, one of the most revered voices in music and a figurehead of soulful pop for decades, will return to the delight his legions of admirers, performing 24 dates across the UK on the GOOD and READY tour 2022. Book here.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.
The Dolls: A Rerr Terr
Sunday 6 February 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are “back in the overalls” as The Dolls, Scotland’s favourite cleaners. In this brand-new style of variety show for the new decade it’s just them – and their guest star comedians, singers, male dancers, magicians and maybe even a few surprises along the way! Book here.

Studio Theatre
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Manipulate: Short & Sweet

Thurs 3 Feb 2022 
Evening: 7.30pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. Created by Eleanor Perry & Daniel Hay-Gordon, this thoroughly modern variety show mixes dance, drag, lip-syncing and satire. Brings a host of famous and infamous characters to life: Sid Vicious, Twiggy, Grace Jones, Rasputin, Edith Sitwell and everyone’s favourite avant-garde duo, John Cage & Elaine Paige. Includes a preview of new work inspired by Japanese Noh theatre, commissioned by the Noh Reimaged Festival. Book here.

Manipulate: (Le) Pain
Fri 4 February 2022 
Evening: 8pm.
Part of the Manipulate festival. (le) Pain is about breadmaking, physical heroics, growing up queer in a boulangerie in the south of France, endings and new beginnings. It involves circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore video, karaoke and laughter. Book here.

*NB: This is intended to be a complete listing of all public theatrical productions on in Edinburgh. If you are staging a show which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here.