October 2021 Sees Return of Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) is organised by Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS), and has been taking place annually in Autumn since 1989.   This year, it returns with an eclectic mix of online events that will beam across the globe along with small-scale face-to-face events. This year’s festival invites audiences to imagine something differentContinue reading “October 2021 Sees Return of Scottish International Storytelling Festival”

Online Platforms for Artists and Art Industry Launched by Fringe Society

Online Platforms for Artists and Art Industry Launched by Fringe Society The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society (EFFS) announces two digital platforms for artists and industry professionals: Fringe Connect and Fringe Marketplace.  Fringe Connect is a new year-round platform being launched for the first time in 2021, that is designed to bring Fringe artists together with peers and members of the artsContinue reading “Online Platforms for Artists and Art Industry Launched by Fringe Society”

A Splinter of Ice from Original Theatre Company at King’s Theatre

The iconic theme music from the 1949 film, The Third Man, zithers across the necessarily sparsely occupied King’s theatre, setting the tone for the story about the complex relationship of two men to unfold.  In 1987, during the early days of Gorbachev’s Glasnost and Perestoika, writer Graham Greene travels to Moscow to attend a peaceContinue reading “A Splinter of Ice from Original Theatre Company at King’s Theatre”

Québec Circus Stars to Appear in Virtual Show This Fringe

The Québec Government Office in London and Assembly Festival have launched a showcase enabling Québec artists to continue to connect with and entertain Fringe audiences and industry through a digital venue on Showcatcher. The showcase of circus, theatre and dance selected for Québec@EdFringe continues Assembly Festival’s regular presentation of Québec artists and is being launched in an hour-longContinue reading “Québec Circus Stars to Appear in Virtual Show This Fringe”

More Tickets Made Available for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 Shows

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that tickets for a further 60 Fringe shows are now available to book at edfringe.com. For the 2021 Fringe, audiences will be able to access a wide range of Fringe shows through socially distanced in-person events, scheduled online performances and on-demand digital shows. Tickets and information for all kinds of registered FringeContinue reading “More Tickets Made Available for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 Shows”

Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre Gearing up for Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Honest Toun of Musselburgh is Festival ready with its beloved theatre, The Brunton (Venue 191), set to entertain this summer with an eclectic mix of Fringe entertainment on Scotland’s east coast. Having worked hard to create a Covid-safe and welcoming venue, The Brunton will reopen its doors and welcome audiences back for LIVE entertainment.Continue reading “Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre Gearing up for Edinburgh Festival Fringe”

The Brunton Takes Fringe to Musselburgh Racecourse

Carrying on its tradition of presenting outdoor theatre during the pandemic, the Brunton Theatre Trust is this year taking part of its 2021 summer programming to the nearby Musselburgh Racecourse. A spokesperson for the Trust said “We are delighted to be out and about in East Lothian this summer with a fantastic selection of outdoorContinue reading “The Brunton Takes Fringe to Musselburgh Racecourse”

Traverse Announces Mix of Online and Outdoor Shows for 2021 Festival

After a lengthy period of closure, the Traverse Theatre is pleased to announce a varied programme of outdoor, in person and online events for its upcoming Festival 2021. In a celebration of Edinburgh and its vibrant community, they are presenting the results of creative journeys taken in collaboration with artists as scripts move from firstContinue reading “Traverse Announces Mix of Online and Outdoor Shows for 2021 Festival”

Tickets Now on Sale for Over Lunan Sound Installation this September

Arbroath 2020+1, that marks 701 years of the Declaration of Arbroath has, with Arbroath arts centre Hospitalfield, commissioned a promenade performance in the dunes of Lunan Bay in Angus entitled Over Lunan.     Over Lunan is part of Arbroath Festival 2020+1, a 3-month long celebration of the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath that wasContinue reading “Tickets Now on Sale for Over Lunan Sound Installation this September”

Scottish Ballet Presents a New Take on Gene Kelly’s Ballet for UK Premiere

Back in 1960, film star and dancer extraordinaire Gene Kelly, who was one of the first choreographers to bring the ‘American style’ to Europe, was invited to create an original work for the Paris Opera Ballet Dancing the lead role of Aphrodite was French ballet master, Claude Bessy, who had worked with Kelly in HollywoodContinue reading “Scottish Ballet Presents a New Take on Gene Kelly’s Ballet for UK Premiere”