Edinburgh News: theatre
Aerialists Debbie Robbins and Rachael Macintyre aim to challenge the stigma surrounding depression through a personal portrait of mental illness.
The power of words and love between two men is at the core of this play set during World War I.
A combination of movement, comedy, music and most importantly rhythm, Stomp arrives in Edinburgh with a bang as part of their 2015 tour – and what a fun filled and exciting racket they make!
Back in August nearly 100 young people from across the county who could sing, dance and act attended open auditions to join the cast of this year’s pantomime at The Brunton, Cinderella.
How far would you go to start a new life? Crossing continents is scary enough but a journey in a capsule across galaxies is a bigger step altogether.
A timely adaptation of Huxley’s Brave New World ironically offers food for thought that fails to nourish.
In Glasgow, people tend to speak at bus stops but it’s not every day that you meet a West African shaman there.
One might imagine theatre has had its share of revolutionary moments, but most of its past is of incremental adjustments.
The late Michael Marra was fascinated enough by Frida Kahlo to write a song where she arrives ‘flooded in a scarlet light ‘in the Taybridge Bar in Dundee.
Life imitates art imitating life in this Scottish spin off from a scandalous 19th century classic.
Since Mark Thomson’s announcement that he would be stepping down as the Lyceum’s Artistic Director in 2016 after serving 13 years in the post, the question of who will replace him has been hovering.
What happens when harsh reality sidles its way through a creation of fantasy?
In the lyrics of the Beatles’ song Penny Lane there’s a nurse who’s ‘selling poppies from a tray and though she feels as if she’s in a play, she is anyway…’ And aren’t we all?
Following a significant funding award from the Scottish charity Life Changes Trust in March of this year, the Festival and King’s Theatres are delighted to announce the official launch of Forget Me No
Just when everyone involved in the Festival is catching their collective breath, lurking round the corner waiting to pounce in delight are the programmes for the Autumn/Winter Season.
A seemingly nervous conductor squeezes himself along the front row of the auditorium before falling into the orchestra pit.
Breakfast plays at the Traverse this year feature six international writers who were commissioned to write a play responding to the word ‘tomorrow.’ This morning’s play, No Desert Roses, was written b
A touching outpouring from a young girl drenched in grief.
A charming love letter sent across generations.
When our narrator was seven years old his mother couldn’t think of anything worth living for.