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Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

★★★☆☆ Human

The latest Sound Stage production from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil, is a funny and affecting tale of love and obsession set in the decaying heartlands of Scottish industry and football.

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave wreaks CARNAGE on Playhouse

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have announced an Autumn 2021 tour of the UK to promote their album Carnage, with the only Scottish date at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday 20 September.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Linehan to leave EIF

Linehan to leave EIF

EIF announces hunt to successor

Fergus Linehan is to leave “the best job in the world” at the Edinburgh International Festival in September 2022 after completing eight years as its Festival Director.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Showman tour to play six perfs at Playhouse

Illusionist and psychological manipulator Darren Brown has added six performances at the Edinburgh Playhouse to the eight month UK tour of his latest show, Showman, with tickets to his May 2022 shows now on sale. 

July 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Room 29 Auditions

Room 29 Auditions

Casting Call for Songs for a New World

Edinburgh amateur musicals company Room 29 Theatre has put out an urgent casting call for its August 2021 filmed production of Songs for a New World.

July 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Auditions

EGTG EdFringe Auditions

Casting for three digital productions

Leading Edinburgh amateur company Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out a casting call for three digital productions as part of the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe 2021.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Scottish Ballet is planning a hybrid tour and feature-length film this autumn of Starstruck, a reworking with new elements of Gene Kelly’s 1960 ballet Pas de Dieux, which will be getting its UK premiere in the production.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Model Theatres

Model Theatres

Theatres in miniature include Edinburgh auditoriums

Edinburgh-based exhibition designer, Stuart Smith-Gordon has created a series of model kits depicting some of Edinburgh and London’s most memorable proscenium theatres.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Macbeths

The Macbeths

★★★★☆  Bloody good

The Macbeths, the Citizens’ concentrated revision of Macbeth, supplies a charge that is so often missing in versions of the play.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
It’s James IV!

It’s James IV!

Rona Munro revisits and extends James Plays

Rona Munro is to return to the Kings James for her next play, James IV – Queen of the Fight, which will premiere at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in the autumn of 2022 before touring Scotland.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More