City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Edinburgh Fringe Director Readies For Second Year of Festivities

As the clock ticks down to the Edinburgh Fringe, EG asks Fringe director Jon Morgan what we can expect this year. Morgan says, in spite of the credit crunch, and fears over a "breakaway" Comedy Festival, the Fringe appears to be appear in good health with around 2,000 shows coming to the city in August.

Evita, Edinburgh Playhouse, June 2008, Review

"Don't cry for me Argentina
The truth is I never left you
All through my wild days
My mad existence
I kept my promise
Don't keep your distance
..."

Blasts From the Past at 2008 Fringe

The Fringe may be about discovering new acts, new writing, and the raw talent of tomorrow's stars, but it is also a place where fading stars come to shine a little brighter and household names present themselves in new guises.

No Prime Minister: Gordon Brown Out of Favour In the Fringe

Edinburgh Fringe Programme 2008 launch

The Edinburgh Fringe rolled out its 2008 programme on Thursday, with cutting edge comedy, the light and dark side of the digital era and world politics - but a notable absence of satire on dour Gordon Brown.

The Wasp Factory Review

Edinburgh author Iain Banks’ disturbing seminal novel, first published 24 years ago, has not lost its ability to fascinate.

Yellow Moon Review

David Grieg's play Yellow Moon engages the audience from beginning to end. Following its run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year (see review

Search is on for Perfect Princess for 3D Panto

The King's Theatre is on the look-out for the perfect princess for its christmas pantomime.

The Lion of Kabul

Children's theatre company Catherine Wheels have created a highly entertaining production with Gill Robertson's dramatisation of a true story.

The Wedding Singer Review

The Wedding Singer, showing at the Edinburgh Playhouse

In the world of showbiz entertainment, many a successful Broadway stage show has been adapted into a hit movie - The Sound of Music, Cabaret, Evita et al. With The Wedding Singer it's the reverse order.

Royal Lyceum Theatre Announces 2008/2009 Season

The Royal Lycem Theatre has announced its new season of plays for 2008/2009.