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Adventures with the Painted People

Adventures with the Painted People

★★★★★    Perfect timing and setting

David Greig’s Adventures with the Painted People is a clever and evocative piece of theatre which is only enhanced both by being the first full theatre production in Scotland since lockdown and by its performance in Pitlochry’s new Covid-secure amphitheatre.

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Crew Callout

Crew Callout

Creatives wanted for live musical in October

Edinburgh student company Happy Sad Productions is looking for “enthusiastic people” to join their team for You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gen Z goes live

Gen Z goes live

Strange Town returns to live with multi-artform production

Leading Scottish youth company, Edinburgh’s Strange Town, is returning to live performance with Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten – a hybrid production featuring over 120 young people.

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
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
NTS takes on Orphans

NTS takes on Orphans

Peter Mullan musical adaptation heads NTS’s live return

The National Theatre of Scotland is to stage a new musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s 1997 movie Orphans as part of its return to live performance.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe Society confirms 2021 event will have hybrid format

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the first tickets for EdFringe 2021 will go on sale on Thursday 1 July and that it will be a hybrid event, with three levels of performance.

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
EAS Goes Live

EAS Goes Live

Adaptation of Lysistrata to get two hybrid perfs

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage two live hybrid performances, both in-person and streamed online, of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata.

June 8, 2021 | By | Reply More
Day lights on Chicago

Day lights on Chicago

Darren Day joins Chicago tour coming to Playhouse in September

Darren Day will play Billy Flynn in the UK tour of Chicago which is now due to open at the Glasgow Kings on 11 September 2021 and arrive at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday September 27.

June 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Extra covid relief for culture

Extra covid relief for culture

Forbes confirms “up to £40m” for Culture

The Scottish government has announced further Covid relief of “up to £40 million” for the culture sector, of which £25 million is earmarked for venues.

June 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
EIF Indoors & Out

EIF Indoors & Out

EIF 2021 programme announced

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its full programme of events for 2021, which will include theatre at the Traverse and Lyceum, opera at the Festival Theatre and a free opening event at the Botanics.

June 2, 2021 | By | Reply More