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Performing arts get gee up at Musselburgh

Musselburgh Racecourse will be the stage for the presentation of summer, outdoor theatre this August with Shakespeare, a new adaptation of Treasure Island and Scottish Opera set to perform.Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing will...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Last Life : A Shakespeare Play

Last Life: A Shakespeare Play is a riveting new piece created entirely from the plays, songs, sonnets, and poems of William Shakespeare.Writer and director Sara Fay George has put together a striking new assemblage...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Review: Side By Side Theatre – As We Like It****

‘Having a learning disability is no barrier to creating theatre that is thought provoking, enjoyable and accessible to everyone’ (Susan Wallin MBE, Artistic Director, Side by Side Theatre)In William Shakespeare’s As You Like It...

Theatre – Opera North’s Kiss Me Kate at The Festival Theatre

 The  cast has been announced for the return of Opera North’s award-winning touring production of Cole Porter’s classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate, which comes to The Festival Theatre from 4-7 July 2018.Cole Porter’s...

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

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...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Sixth Night: Shakespeare For Those With Short Attention Spans

  ​Rolling In The Aisle Productions presents: Sixth Night: Shakespeare For Those With Short Attention Spans How do you bring Shakespeare to the Edinburgh Fringe? Cut down one of his most famous plays and give it a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 – Shakespeare For Breakfast

With this Tragi-Comic codpiece full of rags to riches, hose 'n leather britches you will never get a better bit of schmutter in your life.Taking the ruff with the smooth - The Edinburgh Reporter...

Thon Man Molière – Liz Lochhead’s new play

Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Thon Man Molière. 20 May 2016 to 11 June 2016 Archived on BBC iPlayer is (the rather dashing) Dr Michael Scott's revelatory series exploring the impact of Classical Greek theatre on Western civilisation’s later...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW – The Tempest in the Firth of Forth ****

The Tempest in the Firth of Forth, Summerhall at Hopetoun House South Queensferry.  To 15 August 2013.Richard Demarco has long been evangelical about his support for Shakespeare at the Edinburgh festivals and this year he is...

Shakespeare’s plays being shown on screen in Edinburgh tomorrow

Following two incredibly successful years, the 2013 Globe on Screen season is underway. Shakespeare's Globe, in partnership with Arts Alliance Media, has brought three blockbusters from its award-winning 2012 theatre season to cinemas around the world, with...

Theatre review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lyceum Theatre (****)

At first glance, it seems deliberately provocative, even perverse, to set Shakespeare’s famous midsummer play in the depths of winter. And the frozen setting does, admittedly, raise a few questions, not least of which...

Getting out of Edinburgh – Romeo and Juliet at Traquair

Romeo and Juliet is being performed at Traquair from 1-4 June and 7-10 June in the garden of Traquair House. A promenade performance that you can combine with dinner for a very civilised evening...

Okavango Macbeth – Shakespeare with a twist

Tonight, Okavango Macbeth is being performed by the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, at The Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.It is the classic tale of Shakespeare's Macbeth, told in a not-so-classic way through baboons...


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