On Stage The following week

Listings for week Monday 24 – Sunday 30 June 2019:

The current week’s listings are here: On stage this week.
Listings for the coming week are here: On Stage Next Week.
Click on the name of the show to open its ticketing site in a new window.

Assembly Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU. Phone booking: 0131 623 3030.
Pink House
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 6.30pm (Downstairs).
Formation Festival: A women’s take on belonging. Inspired by the playwright’s family history and migration to America, the play tells the story of a fractured household touched by loss and anti-Semitism. Book here.

Being Liza
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 6.45pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: Frances Edwards is Scotland’s premier Liza Minnelli tribute act. Her dad Pete is her demanding manager and co-star, blindly focussed on their ultimate success. An original story about a girl discovering who she really is behind the mask of an icon. Book here.

Dr Moreau Explains
Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings: 8pm (Downstairs).
Formation Festival: Twisted Thistle return to the 1890s, mixing technologies and genres to come up with a production that embraces satire, science-fiction, black humour and horror. Inspired by H G Wells’ novel The Island of Dr Moreau, it all adds up to what might be called Steampunk Guignol. Book here.

Moon Fly Readings
Fri 28 June 2019
Evening: 8.15pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: Moon Fly Theatre present an evening of staged readings from their works in development. It Never Ends by Cameron Forbes and Yemen by Sean Dennis Langtree (extract). Book here.

Defecit
Sat 29 June 2019
Evening: 7pm (Central).
Formation Festival: A new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of our everyday lives Selkie, Kelpie, Wulver, Beira and Poltergeist explore the many facets of the human condition. Book here.

Show Pony
Sat 29 /Sun 30 June 2019
Evenings 8.15pm (Upstairs).
Formation Festival: An American novelist flies to Scotland to put an ocean between her and her mistakes, and to finish a book. Instead, she makes new ones, and writes a play. An adaptation of Michelle Hodkin’s novel performed script-in-hand. Book here.

The Brunton
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240
ELYT Showcase
Fri 28/Sat 29 June 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm (Venue 1).
East Lothian Youth Theatre perform on stage in their annual showcase extravaganza. This year the theme is Future with each group performing their own interpretation of what this means to them in a short sketch. Book here.

The Benny Lynch Story
Friday 28 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
A poignant and entertaining look at the life of Scotland’s first ever boxing world champion, from his childhood in the Gorbals’ slums, to his boxing success and global stardom and ultimately his demise and untimely death in 1946 at the age of only 33.
This show is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon – the ultimate rags to riches to rags story. With Stephen Purdo as Benny and David Hayman, Holly Jack and Simon Weir. Directed by David Hayman Jr. (Strong language). Book here.

Church Hill Theatre
33a Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.

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.
Amélie the Musical
Tue 25 – Sat 29 June 2019
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinees Wed & Sat 2.30pm.
Based on the 2001 French movie Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain starred Audrey Tautou, this 2015 adaptation tells of shy waitress Amélie, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation. News: Amélie for Edinburgh. Book here.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848.

Playhouse
18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014.
UK Pink Floyd Experience
Friday 28 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
Tribute show featuring eight top-flight musicians and a world-class crew, this concert-based production authentically recreates the atmosphere of a Pink Floyd live performance, including impressive video projection on a large circular screen and a stunning light show. Book here.

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

Traverse Theatre
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404.

*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.