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Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Johannes Radebe to star in Kinky Boots tour coming to Playhouse

A new production of Kinky Boots the Musical, staring Johannes Radebe as Lola and Dan Partridge as Charlie Price, will tour to Edinburgh’s Playhouse and the Glasgow King’s in February 2025.

Apr 11 2024 | By | Reply More
MAMA pulls annual revue

MAMA pulls annual revue

M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards postponed

Rising costs and low ticket sales have forced the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association to postpone its planned revue, the M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards at Portobello Town Hall.

Apr 7 2024 | By | Reply More
Chicago razzles back

Chicago razzles back

Playhouse dates for Feb 2024

The latest UK tour of Chicago has announced new venues, including a week at both the Edinburgh Playhouse (Tue 4 – Sat 8 Feb 2025) and the Glasgow Kings (Mon 18 – Sat 23 Aug 2025).

Apr 5 2024 | By | Reply More
Class Act: Ukraine Edition

Class Act: Ukraine Edition

Special Ukraine version of Trav’s flagship engagement project

The Traverse has announced a week-long version of its flagship schools engagement project, Class Act, working with young Ukrainians from across Scotland to create plays to be performed script-in-hand on Saturday 13 April 2024.

Apr 2 2024 | By | Reply More
King’s redevelopment latest

King’s redevelopment latest

King’s Theatre upgrade approaches half way

The major redevelopment of the King’s theatre has reached the halfway mark, with the project nearly 50% complete according to Capital Theatres, the charity which runs the building.

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Brunton Bistro closes

Brunton Bistro closes

RAAC closure does for The Bistro at The Brunton

The popular Bistro at the Brunton, has closed – having initially survived the theatre going dark just over a year ago on March 15 2023, following the discovery of crumbling concrete above the performance spaces.

Mar 28 2024 | By | 1 Reply More
Atina’s Actress hunt

Atina’s Actress hunt

EdFringe callout for Kingdon Theatre/Atina Arts

Kingdom Theatre / Atina Arts have put out an open call for two actresses for their production of Sinatra: The Final Curtain during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2024.

Mar 25 2024 | By | Reply More
EPT’s Encounter

EPT’s Encounter

EPT take on Emma Rice adaptation of Coward

Emma Rice’s adaptation of Brief Encounter, the David Lean 1945 film, is brought to the Church Hill Theatre stage by Edinburgh People’s Theatre for four performances only, this coming week, Wed 27 to Sat 30 March, 2024.

Mar 22 2024 | By | Reply More
Strange Town’s tidal trilogy

Strange Town’s tidal trilogy

Youth company celebrates 15th year with trilogy at Traverse

Youth company Strange Town is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and will be staging a trilogy of new plays, in the theme of Tides, performed by its young companies at the Traverse in June.

Mar 20 2024 | By | Reply More
Dolly musical & Jimmy Carr set Summer dates

Dolly musical & Jimmy Carr set Summer dates

Tickets now on sale for Here You Come Again

The new Dolly Parton jukebox musical, Here You Come Again has added the Edinburgh Playhouse to its 2024 tour ahead of a West End run, playing Monday 23 to Saturday 27 July 2024.

Mar 14 2024 | By | Reply More