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Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Capital Theatre confirms 29 June reopening date

Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre will reopen on Tuesday 29 June 2021, welcoming its first in person audience for 15 months for Blindness, a theatrical sound installation from the Donmar Warehouse with the voice of Juliet Stephenson.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Jodie Prenger stars in UK tour

Tell Me On A Sunday, staring Judie Prenger in “the most naturally socially distanced musical in the world”, has booked into the Edinburgh King’s for a week in September 2021.

April 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres to re-open!

Cap Theatres to re-open!

Kings and Festival Theatres announce first dates for 16 months.

The King’s theatre has announced its first  live theatre production – to be witnessed live in person with actors performing live on stage – after being dark for 16 months since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.

April 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Bat Call for Andy

King’s Bat Call for Andy

Bat Signal lights the sky for Andy Gray

The techies and staff at the King’s Theatre are sending out the Bat Signal tonight, Monday 1 February 2021, and tomorrow, in honour and in the memory of the great Andy Gray.

February 1, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Being Viable

Being Viable

#ThouArtViable launch fundraising Xmas Cards

A group of Scotland-based theatre professionals have pooled resources under the name of Thou Art Viable to release a limited run of charity festive cards and are inviting other artists to take part.

November 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
£955K for Ed Theatres

£955K for Ed Theatres

Second wave of Covid funds announced:

Six Edinburgh organisations have received a total of £955,698 as part of the £5m Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund, the second round of government support, administered by Creative Scotland and announced on Thursday 24 September 2020.

September 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Help Save the King’s

Help Save the King’s

Capital Theatres in desperate straits:

Edinburgh’s Festival, King’s and Studio theatres have put out an emergency appeal for money and vocal support, in the face of going dark permanently.

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Letter to FM

Letter to FM

Full text of Capital Theatres’ letter to the FM:

This is the full text of the letter sent from Capital Theatres to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday 9 September 2020.

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s Double Jeopardy

King’s Double Jeopardy

Jobs or King’s, Capital Theatres tells FM:

Capital Theatres has sent a stark warning to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that without emergency funds it will either have to sack workers or risk the King’s theatre closing for good.

September 10, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
Threat to King’s refurb

Threat to King’s refurb

“Double Jeopardy” for King’s over refurbishment funds:

Money collected by Capital Theatres and allocated for the proposed £25million refurbishment of the King’s Theatre has, ironically, put the future of the theatre in doubt.

August 5, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More