Scottish Ballet

Listings: Mon 23 – Sun 29 May 2022

Listings: Mon 23 – Sun 29 May 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week?

It’s a  big week for Edinburgh’s amateur companies, with four different productions being staged around the city and the inaugural StagEHd festival coming to the Ross Bandstand over the coming weekend.

May 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Panto and ballet to close on Christmas Eve

The King’s panto Sleeping Beauty and Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre will close on Christmas Eve, cancelling all remaining performances, as Nicola Sturgeon limits theatre audiences to 200 and re-imposes one metre social distancing.

December 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

Listings: Mon 13 to Sun 19 December 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

With most Christmas productions up and running, the Playhouse and the Studio Theatre complete this years offer with new openings from the extreme ends of the Festive selection, at least in terms of size.

December 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

★★★★☆  Seasonal feast

Scottish Ballet’s much-loved version of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker is back at the Festival Theatre over Christmas. This time round, it seems reinvigorated and remarkably fresh.

December 3, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings: Mon 29 Nov – Sun 5 Dec 2021

Listings: Mon 29 Nov – Sun 5 Dec 2021

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week… Christmas is almost upon us, with the first of the pantomimes and Christmas shows setting out their stalls this week. Not quite as many as usual this year, and just the two amateur events in town. With Sleeping Beauty already bringing in the panto laugh at the King’s, the […]

December 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Scottish Ballet is planning a hybrid tour and feature-length film this autumn of Starstruck, a reworking with new elements of Gene Kelly’s 1960 ballet Pas de Dieux, which will be getting its UK premiere in the production.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Jess & Morgs to explore relationship with reality

Scottish Ballet is creating a new ballet of Coppelia, choreographed and directed by UK-based duo Jess & Morgs to Delibes’ score, to be premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2022.

February 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Secret Theatre

The Secret Theatre

★★★★☆ Christmas treat

The Secret Theatre may not entirely make up for missing a Christmas trip to the ballet but succeeds impressively on its own terms.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Sparkling:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella, back at the Festival Theatre this Christmas, is still a festive treat with huge reserves of charm and elegance.

December 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

★★★★★ A Christmas Cracker:

With enough spectacle and showmanship to keep kids big and small spellbound, Scottish Ballet’s revival of Peter Darrel’s Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre and on tour is the perfect Christmas present.

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More