On Stage Next Week

Theatre listings for week Monday 22 – Sunday 28 October 2018:

For the following week’s listings, look here: On Stage 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.

Bedlam Theatre
11b Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ
Wednesday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
The EUTC with Jez Butterworth’s comic, contemporary vision of life in England’s green and pleasant land. On St George’s Day, the morning of the local county fair, Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron, a local waster and modern day Pied Piper, is a wanted man…

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
Scottish Opera: Opera Highlights 
Thursday 25 October 2018 
Evening: 7.30pm. 
Four fabulous young singers and a pianist. This year, director Daisy Evans takes inspiration from well known works by Mozart and Donizetti as well as some operatic rarities to present an entertaining evening of great music and good company. Sofia Troncoso (Scottish Opera Emerging Artist 2018/19), Sarah Champion, Richard Pinkstone and Dawid Kimberg are joined by former Emerging Artist repetiteur Jonathon Swinard at the piano.
W-hat About? 
Friday 26 October 2018 
Afternoon: 2.30pm. 
Fuora Dance Project fuse theatre and movement to capture the joy in reuniting and the magic that is in a memory. (Recommended for ages 4 plus.)
Sat 27 October 2018 
Evening: 7.30 
We are what we build around us. Stuff is about the hoarding of memories, emotions and things. Following on from the success of their collaboration Threads (2015) award-winning director Muriel Romanes (The List) and writer Sylvia Dow are joined by Lighting Designer Jeanine Byrne and Sound Designer Philip Pinsky.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tue 23 – Sat 27 October 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee, Sat: 2.30pm.
Loosely based on the Gospels Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera tells the story of the biblical Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion.

Drummohr House
Meet Wallyford Park & Ride, 33 The Loan, Wallyford, Musselburgh EH21 8BU
Quest for Oz
Thursday 4 – Sunday 28 October.
Evenings (not Mondays): 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm & 8pm.
Augmented reality theatre adventure from giant specialists Vision Mechanics sees the Yellow Brick Road destroyed. Download the Quest for Oz app to help the Wizard of Oz rebuild the Road and reunite the Land of Oz.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Tue 23 to Sat 27 October 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees Thu & Sat 2.30pm.
Sleep no more…The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are thrust towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. The National Theatre’s with its epic and visually daring production of Shakespeare’s most intense tragedy.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Fame the Musical
Tue 23 – Sat 27 October 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed & Sat: 2.30pm.
The definitive 30th anniversary tour of Fame starring Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter. Follow the lives of students as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Cyrano de Bergerac
12 October – 3 November 2018
Daily Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Wed, Sat: 2pm.
The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Caledonian heart in a new production of Edwin Morgan’s legendary Scots translation, directed by Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill. Æ review: ★★★★★ Irresistible.
A co-production with the NTS and Glasgow Citizens.
Talk Show – Cyrano de Bergerac
Friday 26 October, 5pm.
Hidden Love
David Greig hosts a discussion around issues raised by Cyrano de Bergerac. Panel includes Christopher Whyte and Liz Lochhead.

18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Saturday Night Fever
Tuesday 23 -Saturday 27 Oct
Evenings: 7.30pm, Matinees Weds, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Whilst paying homage to the 1977 John Travolta classic, this all new stage version promises more drama, more music and dancing in the aisles.

10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
The Unreturning
Wed 24 – Sat 27 Oct 2018
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A British Northern Coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories, set at different times over the last 100 years, are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play by Anna Jordan (Yen, Royal Court Theatre, Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013).
First Look Readings
Thurs 25 – Sat 27 Oct 2018
Evenings: 7pm.
Three Traverse commissioned plays see an audience for the very first time, performed script-in-hand by professional actors. Thurs: Some of us are Brave by Adura Onashile; Fri: Thole by Owen Whitelaw; Sat: Enough by Staff Smith.

*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.