Previews

The Gang is Back!

The Gang is Back!

The biggest ever Edinburgh Gang Show is set to hit the stage of the King’s this week with what might also be the largest cast ever to appear in a show at the theatre.

November 16, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Gambling on Gogol

Gambling on Gogol

Cross-cast version of The Gamblers for Summerhall:
This week, for four nights only, a fascinating foray into cross-casting finds itself at the Dissection Room of Summerhall, where Greyscale theatre company dig their scalpels into one of Gogol’s lesser known works.

November 10, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Barnum-storming

Barnum-storming

Brian Conley on walking the Barnum tightrope:
Barnum, the musical based on the 19th-century circus entrepreneur and self-styled “greatest showman on earth”, hits the Playhouse stage next week.

October 24, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Nurturing talent

Nurturing talent

Traverse Hothouse response to explosion of local productions:
This August, almost 90 Edinburgh-based productions appeared at the fringe – more than ever before. While the amateur, professional and youth companies were present as usual, it was in Edinburgh’s unfunded, shoestring companies that the real growth was obvious.

October 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Step into the unknown

Step into the unknown

Performing Nassim Soleimanpour’s White Rabbit, Red Rabbit:
The stage was set, the house was in and the house lights down. It was time, now, for the next performance of White Rabbit, Red Rabbit.

October 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Counting on the Count

Counting on the Count

Rare performance of Lehar operetta
Opera Comerata is bringing a rare production of The Count of Luxembourg by Franz Lehar to the Church Hill Theatre this week.

October 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Referendum week theatre

Referendum week theatre

Drama on stage as Scotland decides
The Traverse leads the way with referendum-orientated theatre in the final week before polling on Thursday, although there is a celebration of the Scottish written word from the NTS and a spot of post-referendum experimentation down at the Village Pub on Friday.

September 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Prophecy is Now

The Prophecy is Now

New Scottish musical premieres this week:
Prophecy, a brand new Scottish musical by MST Productions, will get its world premiere at the St Bride’s Centre this week, running from Tuesday to Saturday.

September 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Scottish Premiere for Addams Family

Scottish Premiere for Addams Family

The MGA Academy of Performing Arts are bringing the Scottish premiere of The Addams Family to Edinburgh for three performances only this weekend.

June 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Writing on the wall for Traverse

Writing on the wall for Traverse

The notion that new writing permeates the very fabric of the Traverse theatre is being given concrete evidence this week, as a series of 200 word plays are inscribed on the walls.

June 4, 2014 | By | Reply More