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Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Covid-19 Latest – Sunday 15 March

Round up of Edinburgh theatres’ responses:

Edinburgh’s theatres have continued with their scheduled performances over the weekend and have announced their intentions to continue with their planned programmes for the immediate future.

March 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update

First cancellation and latest info

Edinburgh’s first theatrical cancellation due to Covid 19 has happened with American drag artiste Sasha Velour pulling out of his European tour, including his Usher Hall date on Saturday 14 March 2020.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

★★★★☆ Joyous:

Everybody is talking about Jamie, and for all the right reasons, in this funny, heart-warming and joyous show which plays at the Festival Theatre until Saturday and tours to Glasgow in June.

March 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

★★★★☆  Nowt wrong:

Brilliantly silly and utterly hilarious, Mischief Theatre returns to Edinburgh with Peter Pan Goes Wrong, spending the half term holiday until Sunday at the Festival Theatre.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Six The Musical

Six The Musical

★★★★☆  Royally good:

You’ll lose your head over Six The Musical, which is bringing a new audience to the Festival Theatre just a week ahead of the show’s Broadway debut.

February 5, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

★★★☆☆ Festive:

The touring version of Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is a suitably frothy confection for the upcoming festivities; not particularly full of nutrition but oddly irresistible all the same.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cabaret

Cabaret

★★★★☆  Have a Kit Kat (Klub):

Emotional truth and powerful staging make Bill Kenwright Productions’ touring version of Cabaret at the Festival Theatre to Saturday nigh unmissable.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

Scottish Ballet launches 2020/21 season:

Scottish Ballet is to open all three of its major tours during its 51st season from Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, starting with David Dawson’s production of Swan Lake, opening in April 2020.

November 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

Hansel and Gretel to be recorded at Festival Theatre

CBeebies 2019 Christmas Show is to be recorded at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre over four performances in October.

September 13, 2019 | By | Reply More