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Brunton Postpones Panto

Brunton Postpones Panto

Aladdin takes magic carpet to 2021:

The Brunton Theatre has announced that its planned 2020 pantomime, Aladdin, will now take place in 2021 due to social distancing measures because of Covid-19.

August 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
EPT go online

EPT go online

Company streams classics for EdFringe 2020:

Edinburgh Peoples’ Theatre is to stream five of its historical Edinburgh Fringe performances during August, featuring scripts written or adapted by current or former EPT members.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
SHED-ule online

SHED-ule online

Shedinburgh Fringe Tickets on sale:

The full schedule of the Shedinburgh Festival, running online from Fri 14 August to Sat 5 September 2020 has been announced, with a handful of Edinburgh companies in the opening acts.

August 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Covid-19 money good news for staff and freelancers:

Four Edinburgh venues will share £1,719,200 from the Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to help them stave off insolvency, secure staff jobs and provide opportunities for freelancers.

August 6, 2020 | By | Reply 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 | Reply More
Fest of Theatre for 2021

Fest of Theatre for 2021

EGTG call Zoom meet to plan May event:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group is proposing a three day Festival of Theatre in May 2021 and is inviting all Edinburgh’s amateur and community theatre companies to join the planning.

August 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s Panto cancelled

King’s Panto cancelled

Beauty sleeps on until 2021:

The Edinburgh King’s has announced that this year’s pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, has been postponed until 2021, with all performances this year cancelled.

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Consequence

Consequence

★★★★☆ Sharply crystalline:

Consequence is a beautifully limpid and thoughtfully imaginative online offering from Fringe regular Mara Menzies, as part of Fringe of Colour.

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shedinburgh Culture

Shedinburgh Culture

Traverse & Soho Theatre’s ShedFringe collaboration:

A simple pun has grown into the latest Edinburgh Fringe collaboration, bringing Gary McNair together with producer Francesca Moody on the stages of the Edinburgh Traverse and London’s Soho Theatre.

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lights Shine On for EIF

Lights Shine On for EIF

Festival announces online offering:

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced My Light Shines On, a series of online shows for August, with filmed and audio works by Scotland’

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More