On Stage Next Week

Listings for the week: Monday 16 – Sunday 22 May 2022

For the following week’s listings, look here: On the Following Week.
The current week’s listings are here: On Stage This Week.

Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Hay Fever (EGTG)
Wed 18 – Sat 21 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Roxy Upstairs)
Meet the wealthy, self-obsessed and eccentric Bliss family; grande dame of the stage and mother Judith, novelist and father David, and their two children Sorel and Simon. Each has invited a guest to spend the weekend at their country house in rural England – and each has neglected to tell the others. Friction and hilarity ensue in Noel Coward’s classic comedy. Book here.

Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Rock n Roll Paradise
Sat 21 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Venue 1)
Backed by the dynamic Paradise Band, we pay tribute to the greats of that era, Elvis, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Big Bopper, Ricky Nelson, and some very special guests who will join us as we tour the UK. 2 hours of rock and roll magic, brought to you by the very best tribute artistes, that’s Rock n Roll Paradise. Book here.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.
Red Ellen
by Caroline Bird
Wed 4 – Sat 21 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm: Mats: Thur 5, Weds 11 & 18, Sat.
The Scottish premiere of the untold story of revolutionary socialist politician and journalist Ellen Wilkinson, who became a national figure when she played a prominent role in the 1936 Jarrow March – a protest which had a formative impact on post-Second World War attitudes towards unemployment and social justice. Tickets and Details.

On a screen in your own home

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High St, EH1 1SR. Phone booking: 0131 556 9579

Studio Theatre
The Studio, 22 Potterrow, EH8 9BL. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000

1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL
Julius Caesar
Thurs 19 – Fri 20 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Old Lab)

Brutus and Cassius fear Caesar will crown himself king. But when they kill Caesar, they unleash forces that threaten to tear their world apart. In Company of Wolves version, five actors immerse us in Shakespeare’s play, creating a world on the brink of crisis, teeming with crowds and politics: a wild ride from the streets of Rome to the steps of the Capitol, from whispers in the night to outright war. Book here.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
The White Chip
Wed 18 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Traverse 2)
Sean Daniels’ autobiographical confessional is a laugh out loud poignant tale of a life spinning hideously out of control.  He strips bare the truth behind an enabling industry and guides us through the pitfalls of a self confessed “recovering Mormon” who turns repeatedly to the AA for help. In association with SMHAF. Book here.
Young Writers’ Scratch Night
Sat 21 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm (Traverse 2)
Eleven brand new, specially created pieces from this season’s cohort of Young Writers, developed with a team of professional actors and directors. These Scratch Night performances give each writer the opportunity to gather feedback from members of the audience, industry and their peers. Book here.

*NB: This is intended to be a complete listing of all public theatrical productions on in Edinburgh. If you are staging a show which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here.