Showcase 2015 back at the Church Hill
Not content with blowing away the King’s Theatre for its 25th anniversary production in May, Showcase is returning to the Church Hill Theatre next week for its annual show.
Blackout back, with Auburn’s Proof:
Amateur company Blackout Productions return to the Edinburgh stage for their second production when they bring Proof to the St Bride’s centre.
It’s Pinafore Captain, but not as we know it
Guest post from Vinca Russell:
This fringe, in amongst a host of new musicals and interpretations of hot Broadway shows, there are just two written by Gilbert and Sullivan.
Sondheim’s Into the Woods opens Friday:
This week the 130 young participants in the Playhouse’s summer Stage Experience take off Into the Woods with a new production of Stephen Sondheim’s popular musical.
Tickets on sale 8.30am, Tue 23 June:
Edinburgh Book Festival 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow morning with a strong number of theatre-related events in the mix.
Premiere of Pulse at NEA:
Guest post by Jackie Kemp
Mairi Campbell’s new show Pulse opens Friday 12 June 2015 at North Edinburgh Arts, telling the story of her musical coming of age – beginning with an indictment of a classical music education which she felt stifled her creativity.
TV appearances and shows for youth company:
Edinburgh-based Strange Town youth theatre has a double celebration this week as four of its members appear in the BBC’s new drama Stonemouth and five of its productions hit the Scottish Storytelling Centre stage.
Quarter Century Celebrations:
After 25 years, Showcase is moving down the hill from the Church Hill Theatre for a couple of nights on the big stage of the Kings.
Grads’ Andronicus steps into modern era:
The buzz has predictably focussed on the blood and the guts in the Grads’ new production of Titus Andronicus, which is at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday this week.
Moliere makes a comeback this week at the St Ninian’s church hall, where Edinburgh Theatre Arts are staging Roger McGough’s adaptation of his great comedy Tartuffe.