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The Edinburgh International Festival is expanding its remit to take on mid-scale work from a much broader geographical reach at this year’s
Local Hero, the Lyceum’s co-production with the Old Vic, has the authenticity and drive one would expect considering the source material, but fails to add much that is new.
Domestic drama spills over into terror in Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play, set in fogbound Victorian London. Though Kai Fischer’s production has plenty
Imaginate artistic director Noel Jordan has hit out at commercial theatre’s “McDonald’s Happy Meal” approach to work for children. Speaking at the
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat proves it’s still at the top of its game as it returns to the Playhouse – again – over 50 years since it first launched.
Interference is more than just a crackle on the line in this haunting trilogy of near-future plays, commissioned and directed by Cora
Birmingham Royal Ballet puts on a truly magical and haunting performance of David Bintley’s Beauty & the Beast.
Scotland’s annual £90 million state funding for the arts is to be scrutinised by the Scottish Parliament’s culture committee. The committee has
Edinburgh residents are being urged to offer their spare rooms to artists at this year’s Fringe Festival in a bid to make
In The Dark Carnival Vanishing Point and The Citizens (in association with Dundee Rep Ensemble) have crafted a strangely fascinating but oddly frustrating entertainment – theatre-cum-gig-c…
Glasgow Citizens has been given an additional £1.78m government and council funds as the cost of its building redevelopment has risen by
Beleaguered Edinburgh Festival Fringe operator C Venues has been kicked out of its George Street venue after two years. The move comes
A refreshingly strong turn from Rebekah Lowings ensures that the latest touring production of Ghost The Musical is alive and vibrant at the Festival Theatre, despite the show’s cloying sen…
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning, Twisted Thistle’s production for Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival at the Assembly Roxy, is an intriguing and beautifully presented exploration o…
Fake folkies and Armenia’s greatest boogie-woogie pianist stand out in the sixth instalment of Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show.
The titular Mr Johnston of Robert Dawson Scott’s nuanced historical play was a one-time Red Clydesider who joined Churchill’s war cabinet as
Art is everything a high-profile touring show should be – a carefully thought out, well-directed production of a hit play featuring a big-name cast at the top of their game.
All the delight of the original picture book story of The Singing Mermaid who gets swept away in the circus is brought to the stage in this puppet adaptation from the Little Angel Theatre. A…
Edinburgh Fringe venue operator C Venues has had the tenancy of its main site on Chambers Street revoked by the building’s owner,
Dr Seuss’ famous Cat in the Hat has been brought to life in this new version of the much-loved children’s book on at the King’s Theatre this week.
The tenth anniversary tour of Green Day’s American Idiot kicks up a storm as this Selladoor production arrives at the Playhouse for a week.
Edinburgh Fringe chief Shona McCarthy has sought to clarify her comments on low pay at the festival, after she was reported as
Anthropocene, from Scottish Opera at the King’s, is a work that is constantly shifting its ground both dramatically and musically; while it is absorbing it never entirely solidifies.
Theatre company Stellar Quines has launched a series of training courses aimed at addressing the lack of women working in creative design.
Imaginate has announced a £535,000 programme of wide-ranging initiatives for the children’s theatre and dance sectors in Scotland over the next three
There is a depth and grit to Touching The Void at the Lyceum that threatens to carry all before it.
For their fourth operatic collaboration, composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh, who first collaborated as part of Scottish Opera’s 5:15 experiment,
A thought-provoking and inspiring piece of musical theatre, Glasgow Girls at the King’s Theatre feels more relevant than ever as it returns for a new tour.
Spillers Pantomimes returns to Motherwell for the 13th year running with a show that is so popular it had its run extended
There is no happy ending to choreographer Arthur Pita and dramatist Anna Rulevskaya’s nightmarishly unpredictable contemporary dance adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s
Creative Scotland has announced the first grants of a new touring fund for theatre and dance, with 17 projects receiving a total