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Staged on Tanya McCallin’s lavish funereal set, David McVicar’s production of La Traviata, revived by Marie Lambert, gets straight to the tragedy of the courtesan
There are huge and troubling resonances throughout the Lyceum’s startling Cockpit. Fascinating staging and committed performances make for a thoroughly vital production – albeit …
Pulling ghosts out of the air – or rather off the shelves – James Ley’s historical drama recalls the years in the
Raw and powerful, the stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel The Kite Runner has lost none of its edge as it returns to the King’s for a week-long run, three years afte…
Taking (very loose) inspiration from the 1935 film comedy The Ghost Goes West, Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon’s musical features a Scottish castle that is transported to Florida by an Am…
Creative Scotland has warned that it will have to reduce its network of regularly funded organisations because of the continuing decline in
Nick Parr, chief executive of Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre, has left the companies two years after taking up the newly
Perth Theatre is to reopen on December 9 after a £16.6m restoration project on the 115-year-old building, which has been dark since
It’s taken almost 70 years for there to be a revival of Bridget Boland’s Cockpit. Written in 1948, this immersive play is
Crammed with strong ideas, new musical The Sunshine Ghost combines the cliches of canny Scotts, misguided American billionaires and supernatural hauntings to
There is no doubt that Ria Jones, as Norma Desmond, owns the Curve theatre’s production of Sunset Boulevard that lights into the Edinburgh Playhouse on the first date of its major UK tour.
Worthy but earthbound, Rapture Theatre’s touring production of Tennessee Williams' classic A Streetcar Named Desire never really convinces.
Stretching the edges of where theatre becomes a driver of social change and a place for popular debate, Grid Iron’s Jury Play
Making a virtue of the difficulties of telling a story that rages between two full moon events that are 71 years apart,
The Mercury Theatre, Colchester’s touring version of Monty Python’s Spamalot for Selladoor Productions is consistently funny and may just be the best version of the show to have come to …
Theatremakers from Scotland, New Zealand and Hong Kong met at this year’s fringe in the first part of a three-year collaborative artist
The National Theatre of Scotland returns to what it does best with Rocket Post, a musical tale that explores a little known
Mersey hard to beat: Step inside, love, and see the triumphs and tragedies on the way to Cilla Black becoming an entertainment legend.
Ian McDiarmid’s extremely fine performance as Enoch Powell is resentful, fidgety and frustrated, either from feeling overlooked earlier in life or from illness later on.
There’s enough pizzaz and passion for a whole production in the opening number of Grease, at the Playhouse to Saturday. Which is a good thing, given that the overture during which the curt…
Magdalena Schamberger, the co-founder of Scottish arts-in-health charity Hearts and Minds, is to stand down as its artistic director and chief executive. Schamberger
A gentle romance combines reinforces the right-on message that you can be who you want, in LYAMC’s tuneful take on High School Musical at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday.
Tony Roper’s great celebration of female unity, set in a Glasgow washhouse – or Steamie – at the turn of 1950, proves
The Fringe First-winning playwright’s works have travelled the world while he was unable to leave his native country. Now he’s performing his
The Alhambra Theatre Trust in Dunfermline has lodged a planning application to create a new performing arts centre in the town. If approved, the plans
The charity that runs the Regal Theatre in Bathgate, West Lothian, has gone into voluntary liquidation and cancelled all future performances at
Disfunction permeates the revolving house at the centre of Dundee Rep’s magnificent staging of Tracy Letts’ modern American tragedy, August: Osage County.
Love is thoroughly aired in Alex Olle’s Italian-set La Boheme for Teatro Regio. It is all a bit skeletal to start with,
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has posted record ticket sales for the fifth year running with an estimated 2,696,884 tickets sold in its
There is a disconcerting distancing from its subject in Lara Foot’s interesting but flawed The Inconvenience of Wings, which the telling of
Mesmerising: High production values and a compelling narrative make Ross MacKay and Suzie Miller's atmospheric Victorian mystery, Velvet Evening Seance, a suitably haunting experience.