City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Anatomy Presents Cabaret-on-the-Edge at the Traverse Theatre

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Anatomy, based here in Edinburgh, produces art in the cabaret-style, bringing together a wide and wild variety of acts from across Scotland and beyond.

Edinburgh’s Favourite Comedy Duo Returns with Fringe Hit

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Last year’s Fringe hit Double Feature, by comedy writer Phil Differ, returns for a Scottish Summer Tour starring the King’s Theatre’s panto stalwarts, Andy Gray and Grant Stott.

Edinburgh’s Lyceum tops the shortlists for 2018 CATS

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The shortlists for the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) were released today and Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre has topped the list with 12 nominations across four different productions.

Wicked, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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L.Frank Baum’s story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, first published in 1900, is undoubtedly best known in its 1939 cinematic musical guise starring Judy Garland.

Birdsong, King’s Theatre, Review

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One hundred years on from the Great War we find ourselves in another age of political uncertainty.

Creditors, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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David Greig’s adaptation of Strindberg’s Creditors delves into the turbulent and murky waters of the human mind to deliver a savage expose of love and revenge.

The Persians (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

The Persians

A Scot, an Englishman, and a Northern Irish woman walk into a bar…

Eulogy (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

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All are gathered here today to celebrate the life of Sandy Munro, a life that is certainly illustrious, albeit, rarely what the eulogisers would deem celebratory.

Gut, Traverse, Review

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There’s a line in this début full-length original play from Frances Poet that asks “… how did we get from here to there?” This line sums up the jagged journey of inexperienced parents Maddy (Kirsty S

Warhorse 2018, Festival Theatre, Review

Warhorse 2018

Firmly in the saddle of their 10th Anniversary UK tour, the National Theatre return to the Festival Theatre with their awe-inspiring production of Warhorse, and with Handspring Puppet Company