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Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends Heading to Edinburgh

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Hollywood star Bill Murray is to appear at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre on 18 June - an exclusive Scottish date for the American’s collaboration with classical cellist Jan Vogler and friends. The American actor, writer and...

Theatre – This House, Festival Theatre ****

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  A week is a long time in politics: an adage that needs qualifying with the ever prescient caveat - the weak do not remain a long time in politics. Clearly written in 2016 for its...

At the Festival Theatre this week – This House

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Imagine the Mother of all Parliaments in full agreement on every pressing issue of the day. Full cooperation and compliance. Ideology and historical precedent, class and status left at the Speaker’s door-step. Deference and...

Theatre review – The Little Mermaid, Northern Ballet ****

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One classical school of thought holds that the mermaid phenomenon derives from ancient sailors, who combined sightings of lithe flanked silver dolphins with the plaintive cries and rheumy-eyed  inquisitiveness of a solitary seal. A leap...

Theatre preview – War Horse returns

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WAR HORSE Festival Theatre Edinburgh Wed 18 Apr – Sat 12 May 2018 The Festival Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to welcome back the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse for a three-week run following its sell-out...

Theatre Review – The Play That Goes Wrong ****

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          Honestly! Five minutes before curtains up and they've only gone and lost crucial canine cast-member, Winston, again. In reaching for the stars (or a review rating of 1* at least) Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society throw...

Theatre – ‘Les Mis’ Is The Biz at the Festival Theatre

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S acclaimed BROADWAY production of LES MISÉRABLES 22 January – 16 February 2019 After nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out in only a few days, Cameron Mackintosh said, “Since I first conceived the...

Theatre – ‘The Scottish Play’ comes to The Festival Theatre

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Blood will have blood, they say...blood will have blood! The National Theatre brings Rufus Norris's new production of Macbeth to The Festival Theatre this Autumn, 23-27 October. Following its sold-out London run, the National Theatre will tour...

Theatre – The Little Mermaid, Festival Theatre

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Northern Ballet presents THE LITTLE MERMAID Festival Theatre Edinburgh | 22 - 24 March 2018 Northern Ballet is bringing Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale to Edinburgh on the final leg of its World Première tour of The Little Mermaid. Telling the story of...

Theatre – This House, Festival Theatre

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Jonathan Church Productions and Headlong present The National Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre production of THIS HOUSE Directed by Jeremy Herrin |Festival Theatre|27 – 31 March 2018 1974. The UK faces economic crisis and a hung parliament. In a...

Dementia friendly projects at Festival and King’s theatres

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The Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio in Edinburgh, marks the culmination of three years funding from The Life Changes Trust for its dementia friendly communities...

Theatre – Calendar Girls The Musical at The Festival Theatre

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David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, the producers of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical comedy, CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls,...

At the Festival Theatre – Ballet Hispánico with CARMEN

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Ballet Hispánico Performs the UK Debut of CARMEN.maquia and Linea Recta Festival Theatre | 6 to 10 March 2018 Ballet Hispánico, the US premiere Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to Edinburgh. Don't...

Theatre – The Play That Goes Wrong

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  The Play That Goes Wrong | Festival Theatre |12 – 17 March 2018 DISCLAIMER - The Edinburgh Reporter accepts no liability for injuries sustained through audiences laughing themselves in to apoplectic stupor. Creator of the 'Art...

Theatre – King’s and Festival Theatres and the Studio Spring programme on sale now

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In an absolutely packed programme the King’s and Festival Theatres and the Studio are showcasing the very best in live drama, dance, comedy and music and in its role as Scotland’s largest cinema, the Festival...

Theatre News – More Relaxed & Inclusive Performances Announced

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Enabling more accessibility and inclusion our friends at the The Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King’s theatres, once again expand their programme of relaxed performances for audiences of all ages...

Theatre – Not to be missed Miss Saigon returns

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FESTIVAL THEATRE EDINBURGH  - 
17 JANUARY – 17 FEBRUARY 2018 MISS SAIGON tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run...

Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast at the Festival Theatre on 7 October – What...

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Who should go to this show? How can you dress up for it? What should you expect when you get there? We had so many questions but Charlie Crocker of Singalonga Productions was able to help...

At the King’s and Festival Theatre Autumn 2017

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Our thespian thoroughbred friends at The Festival and King’s Theatres are forever burrowing further in to the labyrinthine warrens of theatrical magic. The Edinburgh Reporter takes a peek in to their looking-glass wonders and...

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Verdi’s MacBeth

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'MacBeth' is a major new production of Verdi’s dark operatic thriller, given by the International Festival’s 2017 resident company Teatro Regio of Turin, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and directed by Emma Dante. The opera...

At The Festival Theatre – The Awfey Huge Variety Show

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Irresistible resilience shines forth. The Festival Theatre presents the rather awfully nice and thoroughly inclusive  - AWFEY HUGE VARIETY SHOW Friday 16 June 2017 at 6pm.  The teasingly titled Awfey Huge Variety Show brings together the state-funded special...

Theatre review: The Attic Collective perform War In America – Former Royal High School

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Our rating ***.5 'It's times like this I really wished I'd listened to what my Mother said!' What did she say? 'I don't really know, I wasn't listening!' Counter-intuitively, Galactic hitch-hiker, Arthur Dent's anecdotal bromide...

FINAL CALL! Theatre preview: War In America – Former Royal High School

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It is Final Call for  - War In America. The days are counting down to what must be one of Edinburgh’s almost unique ‘found space’ theatrical events – at the former Royal High School. War in...

Theatre review: Jane Eyre – Festival Theatre *****

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Charlotte Brontë's Yorkshire Grit lit, Jane Eyre, was more than just a conscience pricking social critique of  class and gender injustice. Its humane realism and decidedly tenacious female protagonist/narrator also promised Gothic-lite, on the...

Theatre preview: War In America at the former Royal High School

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The Attic Collective presents
 WAR IN AMERICA by Jo Clifford The Former Royal High School Dystopian future nightmares, once moral fictions to frighten domestic-bot appliances with an internet disconnect, are now the shape of things to come...

Theatre preview: Out Of This World – Festival Theatre

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Mark Murphy’s V-TOL presents OUT OF THIS WORLD Mark Murphy's return to the stage after a ten year absence comes with his signature, very decidedly multi-media, extra-terrestrial montage approach to storytelling with labyrinthine twists and turns. Researched...

At the Festival Theatre in March – The Northern Ballet in Casanova

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From 23 to 25 March 2017 the stage at the Festival Theatre will be taken over by Northern Ballet who are presenting their World Premiere Tour of Casanova. This production will transport audiences to 18th century Venice,...

Theatre review – Lysistrata: King’s Theatre ****

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Read all about it! Girl Power/Sex Strike - Athenian Bookies Put Nookies @ 300/1 - Bar. A week previous to this performance America and beyond witnessed unprecedented scenes of mass protest in which women were...

Season of Secrets: Opera North reveals Hidden World

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This winter, Opera North will be exploring the unspoken, the hidden and the mysterious as they bring three compelling operas to the Festival Theatre, each with a secret at its heart. A double-bill of operas...

The Festival City Theatres Trust – The Attic Collective project 2017.

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The Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, has announced the appointment of the actors who will take part in the inaugural year of The Attic Collective. This is a new theatre company for...

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