Edinburgh Theatre Arts

Primrose pretensions

Primrose pretensions

ETA double bill pricks cultural pretensions:
Edinburgh Theatre Arts are sending up Scottish cultural pretensions this week with a double bill of plays by contemporary playwrights from opposite ends of the spectrum.

April 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Noises Off

Noises Off

✭✭✭✭✩ Not just technically funny:
Impressive on many levels, Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ production of Noises Off produces more than its fair share of laughs.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tartuffe

Tartuffe

★★★★☆ Timelessly funny:
Energetic, well drilled and mining a rich seam of comedy, Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ production of Tartuffe is cleverly staged and particularly enjoyable.

April 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Hypocrite arrives

The Hypocrite arrives

Moliere makes a comeback this week at the St Ninian’s church hall, where Edinburgh Theatre Arts are staging Roger McGough’s adaptation of his great comedy Tartuffe.

April 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
SCDA One Acts Comp

SCDA One Acts Comp

One Act Play Competition to Church Hill:
The competition is hotting up for Edinburgh’s amateur dramatic scene, with Eastern Divisional Final of the National One Act Play Competition being held at the Church Hill Theatre this week.

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Æ in the hot seat

Æ in the hot seat

SCDA One-Act Festival takes shape:
Plays by David Greig, Peter Quinter and Eleanor Fossey feature in this year’s one-act festival from the SCDA, playing at the Church Hill Theatre Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 February 2015.

February 10, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Comedy Double Bill – Review

Comedy Double Bill – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Picked mix

A mixed bag of comedy is to be had up at St Ninian’s this week, where Edinburgh Theatre Arts are giving a decent take on one-act comedies new and old.

May 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – David Copperfield

Review – David Copperfield

Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ staging of David Copperfield at St Ninian’s Hall is an astonishingly ambitious undertaking – from a company who rise to the challenge with spirit and skill.

August 7, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – The Water Engine

Review – The Water Engine

✭✭✭✩✩    Complex St Ninian’s Mon 8 – Sat 13 April 2013 Review by Thom Dibdin Menacing and dark, Edinburgh Theatre Arts production of the Water Engine at St Ninian’s Hall, Comely Bank, finds the thrill in David Mamet’s examination of corporate greed. Set in 1934, during the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition, the play […]

April 9, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
ETA Take Scots Macbeth to Stratford

ETA Take Scots Macbeth to Stratford

The Scottish Play in Scots to play Shakespeare’s birthplace By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ production of Macbeth in Scots has been chosen to take part in the Open Stages Showcase at the RSC in Stratford in July. The world premiere production of Robin Lorimer’s translation from Shakespeare was performed by ETA at St Ninians […]

May 29, 2012 | By | Reply More