Edinburgh News: theatre
A lot of water has passed under the bridge since Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey made its first appearance at the Stratford East Theatre, London. Back in 1958, topics such as teenage
As the Traverse Theatre gears up for its 50th anniversary year in 2013, Puppet Animation Scotland and the Traverse announce the most ambitious programme yet for
Shakespeare wrote that brevity is the soul of wit and there could be no better set of examples than in the Traverse Theatre’s 500 word Plays for Edinburgh by the Traverse Fifty, an Edinburgh
In the 1950s, there was a rhyme chanted at street games to eliminate players. It involved being ‘out, with a dirty washing clout right over your face’.
With Cats lurking around the side streets of Leith Walk ready to move in to the theatre and the Lion King expected in October, this year looks like being a great one for theatre-goers in Edinburgh.
American dance company Labyrinth Dance Theater, Sasha Spielvogel Artistic Director, is making a fleeting visit to Edinburgh at the beginning of February, with NOOR, a solo dance piece performed by Fel
Over 250 years after his birth, Robert Burns’ influence on Scottish language and culture is alive and well.
The Traverse Theatre today announced highlights from its 50th anniversary programme, a season which will see the theatre for new and contemporary drama, work with 50 playwrights in an ambitious att
Talk about Priscilla, Queen of the Panto!
Traverse Two is the Christmas home for the acclaimed production from Frozen Charlotte, one of Scotland’s leading companies in creating high quality theatrical productions specifically for ver
Edinburgh’s German Christmas Market is once again in situ on Princes Street and the Christmas lights have been switched on, which means that it must be time to get in the festive spirit.
Forget fairies and elves; toys and tinsel; stockings and Santa Claus, in fact all things linked to the spirit of Christmas.
Superb Finale sends female fans home happy! This touring production of ‘Dirty Dancing’ is now installed at Edinburgh Playhouse for a six week period over the Festive season.
The story of "The Beauty Sleeping in the Wood" by Charles Perrault, later reworked as “Little Briar Rose” by the Brothers Grimm slowly evolved into the fairytale, “The Sleeping Beauty” about the Prin
A very good day at the office for women as they get their revenge and make their point! 9 to 5 is at times a comic romp bordering on farce but there is a serious point being made.
It is now more than ten years since the two hijacked planes were deliberately flown into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Centre in New York, early in the morning of September 11th.
The Traverse Dance Festival, now in its fourth year, opened gently on Tuesday night with SMITH dance theatre’s touching interpretation of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Penguins, Paris, princesses, and a golden goose called Priscilla are some of the things that begin with the letter P in theatre-land this festive season.
Iron: a word that evokes hardness and coldness. Among its dictionary definitions are ‘symbol of firmness’ and as a verb ‘ability to smooth’.
Jack’s not the lad anymore! Dalkeith’s Keith Jack is very much a star at ease with himself in the title role of "Joseph", surrounded by a fairly inexperienced cast.