On Stage the following week

Listings for week ending Sunday 15 October 2017:

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
2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
The Ching Room
Thursday 5 & Saturday 7 October 2017.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A poet rushes into a toilet cubicle in a Sauchiehall Street nightclub only to find it occupied by Darren, who is not so much a drug-dealer as a high priest of the religion of cocaine-induced euphoria.
Welcome My Son
Saturday 7 October 2017.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
A unique interpretation of Frankenstein; as told through the monsters’ eyes. The piece explores themes of isolation, loneliness, conformity and prejudice, themes that are just as culturally and politically relevant as they were 200 years ago.

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000
Streetcar Named Desire
Tue 3 to Sat 7 October
Rapture Theatre, presents a sultry new production of an iconic theatrical classic. Fading southern rose: Blanche DuBois, seeks solace with Stella, her sister, after her world crumbles. But her downward spiral brings her face-to-face with Stella’s husband: the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

Lyceum Theatre
Grindlay Street EH3 9AX. Phone booking: 0131 248 4848
Cockpit
Fri 6 – Sat 28 Oct.
Previews: Fri 6, Sat 7, Mon 9.
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2pm.
Enter the foyer of the Lyceum in 2017 – but take your seats in Germany, 1945 in a provincial playhouse being used as a makeshift transit camp for displaced persons from across the continent. The whole theatre becomes a stage and all of Europe the actors in this revival of Bridget Boland’s explosive 1947 drama.

Traverse
10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. Phone booking: 0131 228 1404
PPP: Pleading
Tue 3 – Sat 7 October 2017
Lunchtimes: 1pm, evening performance Friday 6 only: 7pm.
Freya and Michael have been travelling around the world, celebrating their freedom before University. Everything had been going reasonably well, until they are arrested at customs. Now they find out the choices they face; pleading guilty or innocent.

*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.