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.
Quirky Pond stir Corelli:
It takes a lot to shake Andy Corelli. He’s the kind of theatre director who likes to shake it up himself, finding the unusual in a story, the unexpected in a play and capturing that in a production.
Scottish Ballet’s Streetcar rehearsal streamed live:
Scottish Ballet is live-streaming half an hour of its rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire, ahead of the revival of its 2012 award-winning production.