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Edinburgh International Culture Summit Announces 2020 Special Edition: The Trans Photo Edinburgh International Culture Summit Announces 2020 Special Edition: The Transformational Power of Culture
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2020 in Scotland

On 22 August the Edinburgh International Culture Summit will launch a Special Edition online in which a fantastic range of contributors from around the world will bring their voice and expertise to three areas of discussion a?" Culture and Education, Culture and Social Cohesion and Culture in Vibrant Communities.
THE SUN INSIDE Will Be Presented as Part of the Digital Edinburgh Programme Photo THE SUN INSIDE Will Be Presented as Part of the Digital Edinburgh Programme
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Scotland

As part of ZOO's 2020 eclectic digital Edinburgh programme, Luca Silvestrini's Protein will present the UK debut of a new short film capturing the importance of sunlight during the lockdown period.
Exclusive: Watch 'What Could Be Better' From Liz Callaway and Seth Rudetsky LIVE Photo Available Now: Liz Callaway & Seth Rudetsky Duet on 'What Could Be Better'
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Scotland

Liz Callaway's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET and is now available On Demand. Watch Liz and Seth duet on 'What Could Be Better' from Baby in this exclusive clip!
Q&A: Army At The Virtual Fringe Photo Q&A: Army At The Virtual Fringe
by Natalie O'Donoghue on August 10, 2020 in Scotland

BWW catches up with Wendy Faux to chat about Army At The Virtual Fringe
Tickets Now Available For Shedinburgh Fringe Festival; Schedule Update Announced Photo Tickets Now Available For Shedinburgh Fringe Festival; Schedule Update Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Scotland

SHEDINBURGH Fringe Festival featuring some of the best Fringe names and newcomers in theatre and comedy broadcast live from sheds across the country is now onsale at www.shedinburgh.com.
Jermyn Street Theatre and Digital Theatre Release Trevor Nunn's Beckett Double B Photo Jermyn Street Theatre and Digital Theatre Release Trevor Nunn's Beckett Double Bill
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Scotland

Now the theatre is able to announce that an archive recording of this sell-out production is available on Digital Theatre until December 31, by special arrangement with the Beckett Foundation.
Blog: Reflecting On Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Photo Blog: Reflecting On Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Natalie O'Donoghue on August 10, 2020 in Scotland

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue reflects on reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and on how to improve in coming years.
Christmas Pantomime Cancellations Threaten the Future of UK Theatre Photo Christmas Pantomime Cancellations Threaten the Future of UK Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Scotland

The Guardian has reported that the continuing cancellations of Christmas pantomimes in the UK could have a long-lasting and devastating effect on the future of UK theatre. 
Scottish Government Allocates First £7.5 Million of Arts Relief Fund to Venues I Photo Scottish Government Allocates First £7.5 Million of Arts Relief Fund to Venues Including Platform Arts Centre, Tron Theatre, and More!
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Scotland

The Scottish Government is allocating the first £7.5 million of its £12.5 million Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to 20 venues in the country.
Traverse Theatre Brings New Writers From Scotland to Ears Around the World With New Approach on its Breakfast Plays
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Scotland

The Traverse is delighted to announce that one of the most-loved elements of its annual Traverse Festival programme, the Breakfast Plays, will be produced this year as a series of podcast episodes, Breakfast Plays: New Tracks.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - A GHOST STORY Rescheduled To 2021 at Nottingham Playhouse Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL - A GHOST STORY Rescheduled To 2021 at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Scotland

Due to ongoing government guidelines restricting the reopening of theatres at full capacity, producer Eleanor Lloyd and Nottingham Playhouse have today announced that A Christmas Carol a?" A Ghost Story a brand-new adaptation by Mark Gatiss, directed by Adam Penford has been postponed until 2021.
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Scotland

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
Arusha Gallery & Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury Present 'Ancient Deities' Photo Arusha Gallery & Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury Present 'Ancient Deities'
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Scotland

Curators Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury and Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director of Arusha Gallery have called upon eighteen selected artists to invoke and create an ancient deity.
Tron Theatre Announces Innovative, New Program With Scottish Government Grant Ai Photo Tron Theatre Announces Innovative, New Program With Scottish Government Grant Aid
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Scotland

The Scottish Government today announced the list of venues receiving support through their Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund and the Tron Theatre is one of the recipients sharing a specifically designated funding pot worth a total of £7.5m created to help stave off the threat of insolvency, bring staff out of furlough and more.
Scottish Ensemble Launches New Solo Collaborations Photo Scottish Ensemble Launches New Solo Collaborations
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Scotland

Solo Collaborations are online audiovisual works, capturing Scottish Ensemble's approach to imaginative cross-artform collaborations and finding a way to bring amazing performers together while the industry cannot re-open fully.
This Year's King's Panto, SLEEPING BEAUTY, Rescheduled Until 2021 Photo This Year's King's Panto, SLEEPING BEAUTY, Rescheduled Until 2021
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Scotland

Capital Theatres today announces that this year's King's panto, Sleeping Beauty has been rescheduled until November 2021.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Scotland

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Phoebe Waller Bridge Among Underbelly Stars To Take Part In New Fundraising Camp Photo Phoebe Waller Bridge Among Underbelly Stars To Take Part In New Fundraising Campaign From Underbelly
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Scotland

Today Underbelly has launched a fundraiser to support artists who were due to appear at Underbelly Fringe 2020.
SHEDINBURGH Fringe Festival And Fundraiser Announced Photo SHEDINBURGH Fringe Festival And Fundraiser Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Scotland

Celebrating and sustaining the best of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in sheds!
Traverse Theatre Announces DECLAN, A Brand New Take On Their 2019 Festival Hit M Photo Traverse Theatre Announces DECLAN, A Brand New Take On Their 2019 Festival Hit MOUTHPIECE
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Scotland

The Traverse Theatre today announces Declan, a brand new take on their 2019 Traverse Festival hit Mouthpiece about class, culture and appropriation.
Richard Shelton Performs Frank Sinatra Live From Hollywood Photo Richard Shelton Performs Frank Sinatra Live From Hollywood
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Scotland

This August, acclaimed actor and singer Richard Shelton will perform as Frank Sinatra for a special concert from the balcony of his home in The Hollywood Hills, in aid of Nottingham Playhouse's Curtain Up Appeal. 
Edinburgh International Festival Announces Series of Video Works and Light Insta Photo Edinburgh International Festival Announces Series of Video Works and Light Installations, MY LIGHT SHINES ON
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival, the world's leading performing arts festival, today unveils My Light Shines On a?" a series of video works and light installations across Scotland's capital to mark the beginning of the festival season and celebrate the enduring spirit of the Festival City. 
Fringe ExChange Presents ROCKY! RETURN OF THE LOSER and WALK-MAN Photo Fringe ExChange Presents ROCKY! RETURN OF THE LOSER and WALK-MAN
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Scotland

In the wake of the cancellation of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 many artists are working on a number of fringe-adjacent digital projects designed to keep the flame burning until they can fully return in 2021.
Grid Iron Theatre Company At Work On A New Show DOPPLER To Premiere This August Photo Grid Iron Theatre Company At Work On A New Show DOPPLER To Premiere This August
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Scotland

Experts in site specific and promenade theatre, Edinburgh-based Grid Iron Theatre Company hopes to bring a world premiere of Doppler to audiences next month. With very limited audience numbers of up to 20 people, this outdoor, socially distant show would have a limited run starting on or after 24 August with venue and exact dates still to be confirmed.
Actors Touring Company Announces New Chair And Vice Chair Of The Board Of Truste Photo Actors Touring Company Announces New Chair And Vice Chair Of The Board Of Trustees
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Scotland

Actors Touring Company (ATC) announces a new chair and vice-chair of their board of trustees.