Until The Flood to receive world premiere in Edinburgh

Until The Flood to receive world premiere in Edinburgh

Arcola Theatre has announced that the European premiere of Until The Flood, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize nominee Dael Orlandersmith, will take place in Edinburgh this summer. The production, directed by Neel Keller, will be the first by Arcola Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival. It opens at the Traverse Theatre on 2 August, with previews from 1 August, and runs until 24 August. It then transfers to Arcola Theatre, London, opening on 6 September,…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Edinburgh International Children’s Festival The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival presents the world’s best theatre and dance for young audiences. Various venues, Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June, various times and prices, 0131-228 1404, www.imaginate.org.uk/festival/ Pass Out Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland returns to the Traverse with their unique take on showcase performances for graduate actors. This year, the students will work for two…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Wicked Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Dan and Phil World Tour: Interactive Introverts Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories ..and surprises that will make you laugh, cry, cringe and puts the audience in control unlike anything before! Usher Hall, Lothian Road,…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Remembering Fred Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. ‘Remembering Fred’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment plus audiences will see and hear video footage of famous Fred Fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield sharing stories. Brought to life by the producer…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Fat Friends: The Musical The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning national treasure Kay Mellor (creator of Band of Gold, The Syndicate and In The Club) is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical, with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber. Join the infamous group of TV’s most loveable characters as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local branch…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Scottish Ballet: Highland Fling Highland Fling follows the downfall of James – a young Scot with sex, love and rock and roll on his mind. Recently married to his beloved Effie, his addiction to excess finds him in the company of a wild, gothic fairy. As his love for the strange and beautiful fairy becomes an obsession, James embarks on a fateful journey that takes…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Teletubbies Live! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland. Look out for the Tubby Phone, Noo-noo and Sun Baby in a fun, bright and safe world which captures young children’s imaginations and encourages them to explore the world around them. King’s Theatre, Leven Street, Sat 7 April – Sun…

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We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Trainspotting A coarse, intense and often hilarious rollercoaster ride through the darkest backstreets of the heroin scene of Thatcher-era Leith. In a world where work and opportunities are scarce Renton, Sick Boy, Begbie and Spud rail against the trappings of a successful lifestyle held out of their reach, and seek life through the point of a needle. Published in 1993, Trainspotting defined a generation and…

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