On Stage Next Week

Listings for week ending Sunday 26 November 2017:

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.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR
The Crucible (Leitheatre) 
Weds 22 – Sat 25 November 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm.
The story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the fledgling Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1692. A powerful, moving emotional roller-coaster of a play whose issues of intolerance and communities facing change still resonate in our “post-truth” society today. Leitheatre present Arthur Miller’s classic with a modern twist.

Festival Theatre
13/29 Nicolson Street EH8 9FT. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Scottish Opera: La Traviata
Wed 15, Sun 19, Tue 21, Thu 23 & Sat 25 November
Evenings: 7.15pm (not Sun); Matinee Sun: 3pm.
Passionate, flamboyant and gripping; Scottish Opera revive Sir David McVicar’s take on Verdi’s La traviata. Set in the demi-monde of 1880s Paris, it gets right to the core of Violetta and Alfredo’s doomed love affair.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Edinburgh Gang Show
Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 November 2017
Evenings: 7pm; Matinee Sat: 2.15pm
Over 250 young people from Scouting and Girlguiding are back for another spectacular week!

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
The Arabian Nights
Saturday 25 November 2017 (preview): 4pm
Run: Thursday 30 November – Saturday 6 January 2018.
This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves. From the bustling bazaar of Baghdad this sparkling adventure features tales of Sinbad, Ali Baba and mysterious genies, not to mention hidden treasure, a chess-playing monkey, a flying horse and a whole host of heroes and villains.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Tango Moderno
Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 November
Daily: 7.30pm. Matinee: Sat 25: 2.30pm.
The irresistible hot new stage spectacular from tango superstars, dance partners for over two decades, world champions, Strictly favourites and West End stage stars: Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.

Summerhall
1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL. Phone booking: 0131 560 1581
Pomona
Monday 13 November 2017
Evening: 7.30pm.
Theatre Paradok steps into Alistair McDowall’s surreal narrative which toys with power, morality and suspense all in one. Ollie’s sister is missing. Her search takes her to Manchester, where she is reluctantly directed to an abandoned concrete island in the heart of the city.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
Class Act 2017
Wednesday 22/Thursday 23 November 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm.
The Traverse’s flagship education project. Now in its 26th year, Class Actchallenges senior pupils from schools across Edinburgh to become playwrights, creating brand new scripts which are premiered on the Traverse stage.

*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.