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Edinburgh Gang Show 2019

Edinburgh Gang Show 2019

★★★★☆  Feast of dance:

The lungs and the legs of the over 100 main cast of the Edinburgh Gang Show are made to work overtime in this year’s show, at the King’s to Saturday, which is a veritable cornucopia of song and dance.

November 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

★★★★☆  Packs ambition:

There’s enough ambition delivered with sustained ability to get the blood pumpin’ in the touring production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the Musical, which is at the Playhouse through to Saturday.

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 18 – Sun 24 Nov 2019

Listings Mon 18 – Sun 24 Nov 2019

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week:

It’s the official start of the Christmas season as the Edinburgh Gang Show make their sixtieth annual foray onto the stage of the King’s.

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Six Decades of Neckies

Six Decades of Neckies

Gang Show Goes 60:

This coming Tuesday, 19 November 2019, the Edinburgh Gang Show will open its sixtieth production, having first hit the King’s stage on Monday November 14 1960.

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
New Top Team at Trav

New Top Team at Trav

Director appointments and new structure announced:

Gareth Nicholls and Debbie Hannan have been appointed as co-artistic directors of the Traverse Theatre Company as the theatre announces a new structure and new faces in its artistic leadership team.

November 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Mormon’s mission to Playhouse

Book of Mormon announces June 2020 dates:

Smash hit musical The Book of Mormon has announced summer 2020 dates for Edinburgh, playing the Playhouse for a long fortnight from Wednesday 17 June to Saturday 4 July.

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG Catch their 22

EGTG Catch their 22

Pace, Panto and Pathos promised at Biscuit Factory:

Stage adaptations of literature have been pouring off Edinburgh’s stages in the last wee while, but amateur company EGTG has gone to the top of the tree marked Iconic.

November 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings Mon 11 – Sun 17 Nov 2019

Listings Mon 11 – Sun 17 Nov 2019

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week:

There is plenty to look forward to on Edinburgh’s stages this week, from the EGTG’s production of Catch 22 at the Biscuit Factory, to the arrival of 9 to 5 the Musical at the Playhouse.

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 4 – Sun 10 Nov 2019

Listings Mon 4 – Sun 10 Nov 2019

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

It’s a big week on Edinburgh’s stages with a trio of high-profile tours opening on Tuesday and the last week of the NT’s hit Barber Shop Chronicles at the Lyceum.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More