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Edinburgh News: theatre


Rambert: Ghost Dances, Festival Theatre, Review

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Rambert’s 2016-17 tour of Britain includes five new music commissions in its repertoire, but it’s the long-awaited revival of Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances that names the show and seals it

Green Tea, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Review

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Having an imaginary friend is one thing. Having a grotesque and disturbing monkey that nobody else can see follow you around is quite another.

Ghost the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Intimate pottery, forlorn purgatory and heart-throb Patrick Swayze. In a word – Ghost. The 1990 iconic film was reimagined for the stage in 2011, and is now embarking on it’s second UK tour.

King’s Theatre Edinburgh joins Royal Hospital for Sick Children for 'Panto Presents’

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A new programme called Panto Presents, that’s supported by Awards for All Scotland and involves King’s Theatre Edinburgh and the Arts Programme at the Royal Hospita

Keep Dancing, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Strictly spin-off Keep Dancing is a glitzy show but lacks the sparkle of its TV original Strictly Come Dancing.

King James Meets Shakespeare in Historic John Knox House

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An intimate audience with Shakespeare’s patron, King James.

Too Long the Heart, Biscuit Factory, Review

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Ayrshire-based writer David Hutchison’s drama Too Long the Heart is set in a time after the Irish peace process when feelings were still raw in some quarters.

Children’s Author Michael Morpurgo to Receive Prestigious Award

The annual J M Barrie Award is presented by Action for Children’s Arts and is given to a children’s arts practitioner whose lifetime’s work has delighted children and will, in the opinion of the chari

A Tale of Two Cities (2016), King's Theatre, Review

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A Tale of Two Cities was Dicken’s favourite of his creations and one of which he was immensely proud, and it is easy to see why.

Chrysalis Grows For Its Second Festival

Launched in 2015 Chrysalis is a new theatre festival and the only platform of its kind in Scotland for ambitious and provocative performance by young theatre-makers.