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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special on February 23, 2018 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
National Theatre Of Scotland And Catherine Wheels Take EDDIE AND THE SLUMBER SISTERS On Tour National Theatre Of Scotland And Catherine Wheels Take EDDIE AND THE SLUMBER SISTERS On Tour
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland is teaming up with the award-winning Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, one of Scotland's leading producers of children's theatre, to present a new immersive, theatre show with music, for children and families. Eddie and the Slumber Sisters is created and directed by Catherine Wheels' Artistic Director Gill Robertson and will tour across Scotland in April and May 2018, including presentations at the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival and the Edinburgh International Children's Festival. (more...)
Theatre Royal Brings MACBETH to Glasgow Theatre Royal Brings MACBETH to Glasgow
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Scotland

In autumn 2018 following its sold-out London run, the National Theatre will tour Shakespeare's most intense tragedy, Macbeth. This epic and visually daring production will embark on an 18-venue tour of the UK and Ireland from September 2018 - March 2019, with a week at Theatre Royal, Glasgow from Tuesday 19 February. (more...)
Scott Gibson Presents His Sunday Sessions At Gilded Balloon's Basement Scott Gibson Presents His Sunday Sessions At Gilded Balloon's Basement
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Scotland

The bald, beefy and bearded award winning Glaswegian comedian, Scott Gibson, invites Edinburgh audiences to join him at his Sunday Sessions at The Gilded Balloon's Basement Theatre, Rose Street, Edinburgh on Sunday 25 February 2018 at 20.00, for two hours of stand up, music, slam-style poetry and comedy storytelling entertainment; the perfect way to end the week and end the month. (more...)
Photo Flash: Eden Court Theatre presents THE RETURN Photo Flash: Eden Court Theatre presents THE RETURN
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Scotland

Eden Court Theatre's new production, The Return, inspired by an old and still mysterious story embarks on a Scottish tour in February and March 2018. (more...)
BWW Review: THE MATCH BOX, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: THE MATCH BOX, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 21, 2018 in Scotland

The ties that bind us can never be broken, and the shocking events that bring Sal to exile on a remote Irish island are as unexpected as they are brutal. Her compelling journey through grief, revenge and the temptations of evil begs only one question: what would you do if pushed to the very edge? (more...)
Curtain Rises on Dynamic New Double Act Between Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Rep Curtain Rises on Dynamic New Double Act Between Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Rep
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Scotland

When the smash Broadway musical Spring Awakening opens to audiences in Glasgow and Dundee in March, the curtain will rise on a dynamic new partnership between two of the country's leading arts institutions. (more...)
Russian Rising Star Pavel Kolesnikov Brings The Complex Beauty Of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto To Edinburgh Russian Rising Star Pavel Kolesnikov Brings The Complex Beauty Of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto To Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Scotland

The Usher Hall's highly-acclaimed Sunday Classics programmes continues after stunning performances from the likes of the Brussels Philharmonic and Russian State Symphony Orchestra. Now rising Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov joins the Czech National Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of beautiful classical music in the Usher Hall. (more...)
Your Panto Wishes Have Been Granted: Johnny Mac Returns To The King's Your Panto Wishes Have Been Granted: Johnny Mac Returns To The King's
by BWW News Desk on February 19, 2018 in Scotland

Following the phenomenal success of last year's pantomime Sleeping Beauty, the King's, Glasgow has announced that the doyenne of Scottish panto Elaine C Smith will star alongside the hilarious Johnny Mac in Aladdin from Saturday 1 December 2018, continuing the comedy partnership which delighted thousands of theatregoers last Christmas. (more...)
Assembly Festival Shows Now On Sale Assembly Festival Shows Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2018 in Scotland

Assembly Festival (1-27 August 2018) is working with multi-award winning Scottish theatre companies Grid Iron and Stellar Quines on the production of their new show BINGO! which premieres at Assembly Hall on the Mound, Edinburgh on 6 March. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 15, 2018 in Scotland

Best friends Rita and Sue get a lift home from married Bob after babysitting his kids. When he takes the scenic route and offers them a bit of fun, the three start a fling they each think they control. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at BINGO! at Edinburgh's Assembly Hall Photo Flash: First Look at BINGO! at Edinburgh's Assembly Hall
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Scotland

Promotional images of the new comedy musical Bingo! have been released today. Grid Iron Theatre Company and Stellar Quines Theatre Company present Bingo!, a new musical comedy focusing on lives of six characters and one fateful night at the bingo. Bingo! tours Scotland in March and April 2018. (more...)
Casting Announced for Dominic Hill Production of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Casting Announced for Dominic Hill Production of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Scotland

The Citizens Theatre has released casting details for its forthcoming co-production with HOME, Manchester, of Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night, which runs from 13 Apr - 5 May at the Citizens Theatre and at HOME, Manchester from 9 - 16 May. (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, King's Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 14, 2018 in Scotland

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. (more...)
BWW Review: TEENAGE TRILOGY, Tramway, Glasgow BWW Review: TEENAGE TRILOGY, Tramway, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 10, 2018 in Scotland

Exploring the heady and challenging time of transition that we all must go through, Teenage Trilogy is captivating dance theatre in three dynamic parts: live performance and music, interactive installation and silent disco. Shaped by conversations with teenagers, parents and grandparents in Scotland, Denmark, Belgium, India and Australia, this is a show for teenagers and anyone who has ever been one! (more...)
Traverse Theatre Announce Two New Creative Appointments Traverse Theatre Announce Two New Creative Appointments
by BWW News Desk on February 09, 2018 in Scotland

The Traverse Theatre is excited to announce two new creative appointments for 2018, which see the theatre continue to support and champion woman writers in developing a piece of work from first spark to finished script. Both appointments will result in the completion of a new full-length play. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Highlights of the Opening Weekend of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival Highlights of the Opening Weekend of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 08, 2018 in Scotland

First weekend of the Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival features shows from Kathryn Ryan, Iain Stirling, Ayesha Harazika and Brendon Burns. (more...)
Casting Confirmed for EVITA At King's Theatre Casting Confirmed for EVITA At King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk on February 08, 2018 in Scotland

After 10 years in the UK and two West End seasons, Evita is captivating audiences across the world as it continues on an International and UK tour in 2018. Having already visited Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates, the story of an ordinary woman's meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest will run at the King's Theatre, Glasgow from Tuesday 15 May - Saturday 19 May 2018. (more...)
Photo Flash: COURTNEY ACT at Glasgow's Classic Grand Photo Flash: COURTNEY ACT at Glasgow's Classic Grand
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 08, 2018 in Scotland

After her triumphant win in Celebrity Big Brother, Rupaul's Drag Race superstar Courtney Act performed at Glasgow's Classic Grand as part of a string of intimidate shows before returning to Australia for her brand new one-woman show. (more...)
BWW Review: COURTNEY ACT, Classic Grand, Glasgow BWW Review: COURTNEY ACT, Classic Grand, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on February 08, 2018 in Scotland

SLAY! presents Courtney Act's only Scottish date after leaving the CBB house before jetting back to Australia to start her brand new one woman show tour. (more...)
Brexit Themed Production Puts Community In The Spotlight Brexit Themed Production Puts Community In The Spotlight
by BWW News Desk on February 07, 2018 in Scotland

The Citizens Theatre has released details of a new community led production, Come Hell or High Water, focused on people's hopes and fears for a future outside of the European Union. The show will play in the theatre's Circle Studio from Wed 21 - Sat 24 Mar. (more...)
Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton To Star In FAT FRIENDS Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton To Star In FAT FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in Scotland

Due to a phenomenal critically acclaimed performance and overwhelming public reaction during the opening weeks of Fat Friends the Musical, Natasha Hamilton will continue to play Julia Fleshman during the production's upcoming run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow. (more...)
Casting Confirmed For UK and Ireland Tour of TITANIC THE MUSICAL Casting Confirmed For UK and Ireland Tour of TITANIC THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in Scotland

Casting has been confirmed for the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical. Directed by returning director Thom Southerland, 25 actors from across the country will take the production on its maiden UK and Ireland tour, to visit the cities and communities whose forebears built, manned and sailed on the famous ship. Titanic the musical will dock at the King's Theatre, Glasgow from Monday 28 May 2018 until Saturday 2 June 2018. (more...)