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Robert Burns

Date of Birth: January 25, 1759

Date of Death: July 21, 1796 (37)

Birth Place: Alloway, SCOTLAND

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2023

The newly renovated AMT Theater in midtown will host a special LGBT+ Pride return engagement of the Off-Broadway Premiere of TENNESSEE RISING: THE DAWN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, a solo play written and performed by Jacob Storms.

Television Stars and Award-Winning Theatre Come to Pleasance this Edinburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2023

The third Edinburgh Fringe announcement for the Pleasance Theatre Trust features further huge theatrical and comedic names, noteworthy newcomers, international inspirational talent and insightful talks. 

Full Cast and Creative Team Set to Join Mike Faist and Lucas Hedges in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2023

The full cast and creative team have been announced for world premiere of Brokeback Mountain, a new play with music, written by Ashley Robinson with songs by Dan Gillespie Sells, based on Annie Proulx's short story, and directed by Jonathan Butterell.

Nine-Piece Scottish Rock Band Brings The Heat To Madison
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2023

Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! It's The Red Hot Chilli PIPERS – (NOT the Peppers!), and they're bringing the heat to Overture Center on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. in Capitol Theater.

Alan Cumming Returns OBE, Citing 'Toxicity' in the British Empire
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2023

Alan Cumming has taken to Instagram to reveal that he has returned his OBE, due to his feelings about the 'toxicity' of the British Empire.

Review: BURNS, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 21, 2023

Robert Burns is alive and well and living in the modern world! A genius with weakness? Yes. A womaniser, yes, but a cheat, no. Gifted, passionate and flawed, this farmer's son wants to make his father proud but is pulled between a life of duty and the calling of his creative destiny.

BURNS DISTILLED Celebration Honoring Robert Burns to Take Place at The McKittrick Hotel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

The McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, will host Burns Distilled, a special celebration of the Scottish Bard, Robert Burns, on the eve of his 264th birthday.

2022 Year in Review: Natalie O'Donoghue's Best of 2022
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 21, 2022

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top picks in Scottish theatre from 2022

Review: BURN, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 1, 2022

A co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland, New York City’s The Joyce Theater and Edinburgh International Festival, Burn is a new creation from the legendary Scottish actor and author Alan Cumming and the Olivier award-winning and internationally renowned choreographer Steven Hoggett (Black Watch, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), featuring Robert Burns’ own words and the music of Anna Meredith.

The Sixth Edinburgh International Culture Summit Has Now Closed
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Closing day highlights Climate Change as a crisis of culture and pushes for the twinning of Ukrainian villages, towns and cities with partners around the world to support its recovery.

Alan Cumming and Steven Hoggett's BURN to Open The Joyce's Fall '22/Winter'23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation will celebrate the opening of its Fall ‘22/Winter’23 season with not only a Joyce debut, but the U.S. dance theater debut of award-winning multihyphenate artist Alan Cumming in Burn.

Edinburgh 2022: Review: HAGGIS, NEEPS, & BURNS, RSE Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Aug 10, 2022

What did our critic think of HAGGIS, NEEPS AND BURNS at RSE Theatre?

The Joyce Theater Announces Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in BURN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall ‘22/Winter ‘23 season. Among the ranks of celebrated dance makers and award-winning companies is a refreshing combination of highly-anticipated return engagements and Joyce debuts.

The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece Performed by Alan Cumming & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall '22/Winter '23 season.

EDINBURGH 2022: Pick of the Programme- Musicals
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 13, 2022

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue shares her top picks for musicals at the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Oliver Zeffman Directs A New Series Of Concerts At Major London Museums
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Known for his pioneering spirit, conductor Oliver Zeffman directs a new series of concerts at major London museums, including the V&A, British Library, Science Museum and Cutty Sark. This is the first time Oliver has collaborated with Viking, the small ship travel company known for its destination focus and culturally enriching experiences.

Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2022 Programme
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

From 5 – 28 August 2022, Edinburgh International Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary, and 75 years of bringing world cultures together, with a programme defined by international partnerships and bold collaborations that span continents, generations and genres.

National Library of Scotland and Neu! Reekie! present Neu! Treasures!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

The National Library of Scotland and Neu! Reekie! have commissioned 12 artists to respond to 12 collection items which will be displayed in the new Treasures exhibition space which opened to the public on Friday 25 March.

New Treasures Exhibition Opens at The National Library Of Scotland
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

Treasures of the National Library of Scotland is a new permanent thematic display, featuring objects from the extensive collection at the Library. From early printed books to video installations, maps and medieval manuscripts to passports and letters, this changing display provides a unique insight into Scotland's history, culture and people, and its place in the world. 

Alan Cumming Will Perform At Theatre Royal With BURN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

A creative collaboration between legendary Scottish artist Alan Cumming and Olivier award-winning choreographer Steven Hoggett, Burn is a powerful new piece of dance theatre inspired by the life and legacy of Scotland's most celebrated poet, Robert Burns.

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