Edinburgh News: theatre
Company of Wolves is a Glasgow based physical theatre company founded in 2012 by co-artistic directors Ewan Downie and Anna Porubcansky.
The Citizens Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival announce the cast and full creative team for the world premiere of Lanark.
From more than 180 world-wide entries three nominations from playwrights based in Scotland, England and the United States have been selected for the shortlist of this year’s James Tait Black Prize for
‘Fringe by the Sea’, North Berwick’s somewhat doucer answer to Edinburgh’s bacchanalian August festivities, returns with a musical bang this year.
The British playwright, novelist and short story writer, W. Somerset Maugham was born in the British Embassy in Paris where his father worked.
Drift is the latest production from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Vision Mechanics and is inspired by a remarkable woman’s true story.
Following critical acclaim and box office success in 2014, the co-production from The National Theatre of Scotland, the Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Great Britain of
Said to be Spark’s favourite and self-confessed creepiest novel, her short, fragmented and chillingly memorable tale, The Driver’s Seat, was also adapted into 1974 film, Identikit st
Alan Ayckbourn is an absolute genius at creating deviously complex, farcical situation comedies.
Matthew Bourne demonstrates the powerful force of visual imagery in this dramatic re-imagining of Bizet’s Carmen.
Jane Avril was the original poster girl.
Leading comedian and actor Karen Dunbar will be joined by artistic director of the Tron Theatre and founder of Glasgow’s Arches Andy Arnold, as this year’s presenter.
The sub-title for ‘Stand’ reads ‘ordinary people changing the world’, an uplifting premise which is, unsurprisingly, never really fulfilled.
Douglas Maxwell has described ‘La Nona’, Roberto Cossa’s play on which ‘Yer Granny’ is based as a ‘tragedy with jokes’.
Rites describes the multitude of conflicting views and the complex, challenging issues that surround the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
PASS Out is the final show for this year’s HND Acting and Performance graduates from Edinburgh College.
Faux Theatre’s Torn is a wordless and witty exposé of life after love.
Under glorious warm sunshine, the 7th Made in Scotland annual Fringe programme was launched in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens on Wednesday 20th May.
Waves, by Alice Mary Cooper, is a beautiful story told with touching simplicity.
De Dansers, from Utrecht in the Netherlands, dance like no-one’s watching but ‘door Christ!’ you’ll be glad you did!
Immigration and emigration are words heard a lot these days. This show from Haderslev in Denmark tells a tale based on a Danish legend written by Nobel prizewinning author Johannes V.