City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

Francesca Hegyi - EIF Executive Director

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Saturday Night Fever, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If you love the Bee Gees and you’ve got some boogie shoes, then you’ll love Saturday Night Fever, the groovy jukebox musical led by dazzling Richard Winsor as Tony Manero (John Travolta, if

Macbeth, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Rufus Norris accentuates the bleak and the brutal in an austere Macbeth, fitting for our time.

Fame (2018), King’s Theatre, Review

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A revival for its 30th anniversary since busting out its legwarmers is only right to celebrate the show that tries to recreate the passionate heartbreak of wanting Fame.

African-directed Musical Premieres in Edinburgh as Part of Black History Month

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As part of this year’s Black History Month, producer Neo Vilakazi brings an authentic representation of Africa to the UK’s stages and screens with Shona The Musical.

Cyrano de Bergerac, The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Meet the extraordinary Cyrano de Bergerac, bravest soul alive, best friend, poet, writer, musician, swordsman, philosopher.

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If you've got a ticket to Let It Be, you've got a ticket to ride this jukebox musical through the most iconic Beatles songs and performances of the band's reign.

It Wisnae Me, Traverse, Review

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The skewed nature of the Scottish psyche has been thrown in to a cartoonish relief in this latest lunchtime offering from acclaimed Falkirk writer, Alan Bissett.

Calender Girls, Festival Theatre, Review

Calendar Girls

Deep in the Yorkshire Dales, among the Victoria sponges and pots of plum jam, it’s about time for another shot at that iconic W.I. calendar.

Scotties, Traverse Theatre, Review

Scotties Traverse

Theatre Gu Leòr, with the support of NTS have brought forward an untold tale, entwining the cultures, languages of the Scottish and Irish with one fatal injustice at the helm.

King’s Panto Casting Update

The King’s Theatre Edinburgh today announces that Andy Gray will no longer be appearing in this year’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, on medical grounds.