City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


A Strong Message of Looking Outwards from Lyceum’s New Artistic Director

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A sense of both inclusion and looking beyond theatrical confines were the strong themes that came across today at the launch of the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh’s new season under the artistic dir

Crash, Traverse Theatre, Review

Crash - Jamie Michie

‘Money is power and freedom – who isn’t interested in that?’ asks Andy Duffy’s anonymous stock market trader.

Children’s Festival Imaginate to be Awarded EU Funding

Beating off some fierce competition from over 400 organisations across Europe, renowned Scottish Children’s Festival Imaginate has won highly coveted funding fo

Leading Scottish Theatre Company Vanishing Point to Collaborate with Scottish Opera

In an exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most innovative theatre companies and the national opera company present a double bill of a newly created music theatre piece, 'The 8th Door' and

Of Mice and Men, King's Theatre, Review

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Opening on a bare stage suggestive of prairie onto which George (William Rodell) and Lennie (Kristian Phillips) stumble, this production of ‘Of Mice and Men’ rarely lets us lose a sense of vast spaces

Festival City Theatres Trust Launches Young People’s Theatre Company

The Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, is delighted to announce the launch of The Attic Collective, a new theatre company for young people.

The Iliad, Royal Lyceum, Review

Iliad Production

Set in and around ‘windy Troy’, Chris Hannan’s re-imagining of ‘The Iliad’ opens bathed in a sunshine that belies the events about to unfold.

Leaf By Niggle, Festival Theatre, Review

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Richard Medrington harnesses the venerable art of storytelling and steers a gentle path through Tolkien’s strange and beautiful Leaf By Niggle.

Serving Up A Tasty Future At Castlebrae

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An education programme developed by Edinburgh International Festival(EIF) has, in partnership with award-winning event caterers Appetite Direct, who manage the theatre’s public café bar, launched a br

Right Now, Traverse, Review

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Curiosity may have killed the cat but it is a natural human trait to wonder about the lives of others and how they operate in their domestic setting.