Traverse Theatre Announces First Shows of 2023  

The Traverse theatre has announced the first shows of their 2023 programme, including the return of Manipulate with two UK premieres Anthropoda and Love Beyond (Act of Remembrance); National Theatre of Scotland’s Dear Billy by Traverse Associate Artist Gary McNair; Family Tree by Mojisola Adebayo from Actors Touring Company; Love the Sinner from Vanishing Point and performance poet Imogen Stirling and surrogate productions’Continue reading “Traverse Theatre Announces First Shows of 2023  “

National Theatre of Scotland Announces 2023 Programme

After the uncertain period when we were all under the heel of the pandemic, National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is now able to set itself on the road to recovery with a year-long programme. This full and broad package of theatrical plans is rightly rooted in the popular culture and geography of Scotland, with classicContinue reading “National Theatre of Scotland Announces 2023 Programme”

The Last Summer – Falcone and Borsellino 30 Years Later (L’ultima estate – Falcone e Borsellino 30 anni dopo) Assembly Roxy

As part of the programme of events from the Italian Cultural Institute in Edinburgh, Teatro Metastasio Stabile Pubblico della Toscana presented a play that marks the 30th anniversary of the mafia orchestrated massacres in 1992 of two prominent Sicilian anti-mafia judges, Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino. Written by journalist, playwright, scriptwriter and former Italian MP,Continue reading “The Last Summer – Falcone and Borsellino 30 Years Later (L’ultima estate – Falcone e Borsellino 30 anni dopo) Assembly Roxy”

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol Royal Lyceum

Exactly one month before Christmas day, the Lyceum opens their theatrical festive fare with a reprise of their successful 2019 production, An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, from writer and director Tony Cownie. Set in mid 19th century Edinburgh, on the basis that Dickens was alleged to have seen the name Scroggie on a gravestone in EdinburghContinue reading “An Edinburgh Christmas Carol Royal Lyceum”

Feminist Theatre Group Joins with Traverse Theatre for New Quines Cast Podcast

A new podcast series, hosted by writer Hannah Lavery and Caitlin Skinner of Stellar Quines and going under the name of Quines Cast, has been created to bring together intersectional feminist thought, music, theatre and literature. Traverse Theatre’s Executive Producer Linda Crooks said “We’re delighted to be partnering with Stellar Quines on this important newContinue reading Feminist Theatre Group Joins with Traverse Theatre for New Quines Cast Podcast

Leith Based Citadel Arts Group Finds New Venue in Former Department Store

Later this month, Leith-based Citadel Arts Group will be in a new venue for the group. That will be the Pianodrome that is located inside Debenhams, the former department store inside Ocean Terminal that has been transformed by the Living Memory Association into a Leith community hub. In the building leased by the Wee MuseumContinue reading Leith Based Citadel Arts Group Finds New Venue in Former Department Store

MANIPULATE Festival 2023 Line Up Announced for Its 16th Edition

Edinburgh’s international festival of visual theatre and animated film, MANIPULATE, is a celebration of visual work, with a focus on artworks that breathe life into the inanimate or tell stories primarily through imagery. The 16th edition of the festival offers a wide range of visual artforms, including large-scale illuminated hands that will roam across theContinue reading MANIPULATE Festival 2023 Line Up Announced for Its 16th Edition

Full Cast Announced for Festival Theatre Panto Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

Capital Theatres are pleased to announce the full cast for this year’s panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (or Dwarves!). As previously announced, Allan Stewart will be Nurse May, Grant Stott will be The Man in the Mirror, Jordan Young will be Muddles with Clare Gray as Princess Lavinia and Liz Ewing as theContinue reading Full Cast Announced for Festival Theatre Panto Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

Scottish Ballet Brings New Adaptation of Festive Favourite The Snow Queen

Following a sell-out tour in 2019, Scottish Ballet (SB) returns its much-loved production, that’s inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale The Snow Queen, to the stage. This beautiful ballet takes place in several atmospheric locations, from a bustling festive winter market (that features local children performing alongside SB dancers); a travelling circus; a sparklingContinue reading Scottish Ballet Brings New Adaptation of Festive Favourite The Snow Queen

Pride and Prejudice (sort of) Royal Lyceum

A welcome return to the Lyceum for this incredibly witty whirlwind of a play. Written by “Isobel McArthur after Jane Austin” it says in the programme. And it must be said that even if it might, in some of it’s more bizarre moments, leave the Austin purists in a state of alarm, it stays trueContinue reading Pride and Prejudice (sort of) Royal Lyceum