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Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2018 Programme Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Scotland

The Traverse Theatre today reveals its Spring/Summer 2018 season, taking in a range of Traverse-produced work including brand new and returning productions, as well as exciting playwright and educational projects. It will also see us build new relationships, and strengthen existing ones, with various visiting companies, to present the very best new theatre on our stages. (more...)
BWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER, Festival Studio Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER, Festival Studio Theatre, Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue on December 11, 2017 in Scotland

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company bring you an exciting retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's first ever children's story. The Tin Soldier is about two people who find each other in a rough tough world, although, like winter, nothing lasts forever. Written by acclaimed writer of young persons theatre Mike Kenny (The Railway Children) and featuring designs by award-winning Russian puppet designer Victor Nikonenko, BOP's new Christmas show is a magical tale of derring do, devotion and never giving up. (more...)
BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, King's Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on December 08, 2017 in Scotland

Once upon a time in a land far away, the beautiful Princess Beauty is given a sixteenth birthday present by her evil godmother Carabosse the Enchantress. By pricking her finger on an enchanted spinning wheel she is placed under a cruel curse and forced to sleep for 100 years. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, Theatre Royal, Glasgow BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on December 07, 2017 in Scotland

Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Sophie's quest to discover the father she's never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they'll never forget. (more...)
BWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND, Tron Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on December 06, 2017 in Scotland

WEEGIELAND: a pantospherical wonderland populated with talking creatures, maniacal power-hungry queens and a fella who can get you a pirate copy of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Part 6 before its even been written yet. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sting Visits Fairfield Heritage Centre to Launch THE LAST SHIP Photo Flash: Sting Visits Fairfield Heritage Centre to Launch THE LAST SHIP
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Scotland

Sting this morning visited Fairfield Heritage Centre in Govan, Glasgow to launch The Last Ship. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Edinburgh Playhouse BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Gregor Dickson on December 02, 2017 in Scotland

Embarking on its first UK tour, 'Beautiful' examines Carole King's remarkable transformation from schoolgirl to superstar, her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. (more...)
BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson on December 01, 2017 in Scotland

The stage adaptation of the hit 2001 comedy film 'Legally Blonde' embarks on a second UK tour and doesn't disappoint, with excellent lead performances from Lucie Jones, Rita Simons and Bill Ward. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Your Wish Is Granted! Glasgow King's Confirms ALADDIN as 2018 Panto Your Wish Is Granted! Glasgow King's Confirms ALADDIN as 2018 Panto
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Scotland

It's time to announce the Glasgow King's panto for 2018 - oh yes it is! As we prepare for curtain up on Sleeping Beauty this weekend we busy dusting off our magic carpet so that it's ready to take us on our next magical pantomime adventure - Aladdin. (more...)
Gilded Balloon to Launch First-Ever Winter Programme with A BOTTLE OF WINE AND PASTY CLINE Gilded Balloon to Launch First-Ever Winter Programme with A BOTTLE OF WINE AND PASTY CLINE
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Scotland

Gilded Balloon will present a brand-new, year-round home for comedy, theatre and cabaret right in the heart of the city's West End. (more...)
Traverse Theatre Presents GUT Traverse Theatre Presents GUT
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Scotland

The Traverse Theatre can reveal that Gut will be the centrepiece of its Spring/Summer 2018 season, produced in association with the National Theatre of Scotland. Written by Fringe First award-winning playwright Frances Poet (Adam), and directed by Traverse Associate Director Zinnie Harris herself Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland's 'Best Director' 2016-17, and winner of a Herald Angel for her trio of productions at Edinburgh Festival 2017 (Meet Me at Dawn, Rhinoceros and This Restless House). (more...)
Amy Howerska, The One-Woman Voice Machine, To Headline Gilded Balloon's New Comedy Night Amy Howerska, The One-Woman Voice Machine, To Headline Gilded Balloon's New Comedy Night
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Scotland

Amy Howerska, the top class comedian whose great jokes and wonderful turn of phrase elevate her above many of her peers, is to headline this week's Nodha, The Gilded Balloon's new comedy night. Edinburgh's ultimate comedy test-ground for new acts and old pros heads to its new home of The Basement Theatre at The Rose Theatre, 204 Rose Street, on Wednesday 29 November at 20.00, as part of The Gilded Balloon's new winter programme. (more...)
Theatre Royal Glasgow to Celebrate 150th Birthday with LA TRAVIATA Gala and More Theatre Royal Glasgow to Celebrate 150th Birthday with LA TRAVIATA Gala and More
by BWW News Desk on November 27, 2017 in Scotland

Theatre Royal will tomorrow celebrate its 150th birthday, an extraordinary milestone that will be honoured over the next few months with a range of events. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
Colin Hoult to Take 'Anna Mann' on First UK Tour in 2018 Colin Hoult to Take 'Anna Mann' on First UK Tour in 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2017 in Scotland

Berk's Nest by arrangement with Independent talent present COLIN HOULT/ANNA MANN IN HOW WE STOP THE FASCISTS UK tour, running February - May 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Traverse Theatre's Education Project, Class Act, Returns for 26th Year Traverse Theatre's Education Project, Class Act, Returns for 26th Year
by BWW News Desk on November 22, 2017 in Scotland

The Traverse Theatre's flagship education project, Class Act, returns for what will be its 26th year. (more...)
Citizens Theatre To Present Work Across Scotland During Transformative Redevelopment Citizens Theatre To Present Work Across Scotland During Transformative Redevelopment
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Scotland

Citizens Theatre confirmed today (Tuesday November 21) it will move out of its historic home in the Gorbals in June 2018 for two years while the theatre undergoes a 19.4 million redevelopment. (more...)
Chrysalis Festival to Return to Traverse Theatre with UK's Best Emerging Talent Chrysalis Festival to Return to Traverse Theatre with UK's Best Emerging Talent
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Scotland

Chrysalis, Scotland's groundbreaking festival for ambitious performance by young theatre-makers, returns to the Traverse Theatre this November. Audiences can look forward to three days of innovative, thought-provoking and challenging performances from the UK's best youth theatres. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Edinburgh International Festival Director's Contract Extended Edinburgh International Festival Director's Contract Extended
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Scotland

The Edinburgh International Festival announced that Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, is to extend his contract and stay in post until Festival 2022. Fergus presented his first Edinburgh International Festival programme in August 2015 and was appointed to lead the organisation for five Festivals until 2019. The Board of the Festival has now invited him to lead a further three Festivals, until September 2022. (more...)
Scott Gibson Brings Comedy Fodder To Drygate Brewery Scott Gibson Brings Comedy Fodder To Drygate Brewery
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Scotland

Scott Gibson, the bald, beefy and bearded Glaswegian, is bringing his award winning blend of heartwarming and foulmouthed comedy to Drygate Brewery, Glasgow, on Friday 01 December 2017, when he headlines the final Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate of 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, Glasgow BWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on November 16, 2017 in Scotland

When a young boy's snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. They meet Father Christmas, dancing penguins, reindeer and crowds of The Snowman's friends, but will they escape evil Jack Frost and get back home for Christmas morning? (more...)