Previews

Icelandic debut at D21

Icelandic debut at D21

UK premiere of Icelandic play:
Discover 21, Edinburgh’s smallest theatre, is staging the UK premier of an Icelandic two-hander this weekend with the three-night run of Bitter Sweet by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir.

February 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Science festival Theatre

Science festival Theatre

The Ideas Factory in performance:
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival has been launched as the Ideas Factory, a hub for information, ideas and innovation, taking place in Edinburgh from Friday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2015.

February 20, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Sex and sanitation

Sex and sanitation

Melanie Jordan on her five star hit:
Sanitise, the Fringe First winning, five star hit of the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, returns this week for two nights only at the Traverse Theatre.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Beside the road

Beside the road

Migration and identity at Summerhall:
The issues of migration and identity are constantly abused in contemporary politics under the knee-jerk banner of an “immigration problem”. But they are hardly new and even less a “problem”, as a fascinating work-in-progress at Summerhall on Friday explores.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Opening Sister Act

Opening Sister Act

Bohemians get into the habit:
The Bohemians are taking over the King’s theatre this week, with their production of Sister Act, the musical based on the Whoopi Goldberg movie.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s Ragtime time

It’s Ragtime time

A-Team hit the Pleasance:
Ragtime, the multi-genre musical set in early 20th century New York, opens at the Pleasance on Wednesday for a four night run from A-Team Productions.

February 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Manipulate 2015

Manipulate 2015

Scotland’s Visual Theatre Festival opens this weekend:
The eighth version of Manipulate, the visual theatre festival opens with performances at the Traverse this Saturday, 31 January 2015.

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
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