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Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Heads For The Edinburgh Fringe For The First Time Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Heads For The Edinburgh Fringe For The First Time
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in Scotland

Stephen Joseph Theatre is to make its first ever visit to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. (more...)
Killian Donnelly to lead LES MISERABLES at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre Killian Donnelly to lead LES MISERABLES at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 20, 2018 in Scotland

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce that Killian Donnelly will play 'Jean Valjean' in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the Boublil and Schonberg musical "LES MISERABLES". (more...)
Australian Cabaret Duo Bound For Edinburgh Fringe Festival Australian Cabaret Duo Bound For Edinburgh Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

After a successful workshop Above The Arts Theatre in London's West End, producer Joe C Brown in association with The MC Showroom will present a Melbourne run of the comedy cabaret The Worst Little Warehouse In London. (more...)
BWW Review: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 20, 2018 in Scotland

The four members of the troubled Tyrone family each have their vice to dull their memories of their painful past and face their current trials. Over the course of one devastating day at their Connecticut summer home the resentments of the family are exposed, pushing their bonds to the limit. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Pleasance Announces 126 More Shows For Fringe Programme Pleasance Announces 126 More Shows For Fringe Programme
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Today, 126 shows go on sale to join the phenomenal Pleasance programme. With a roster this diverse and exciting, you'll want to spend the whole of August in Edinburgh! (more...)
Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018 Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Steven Atkinson, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of HighTide, has today announced that the company will present five world premiere productions at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before transferring them to its Aldeburgh and Walthamstow Festivals, as part of a brand-new mentoring scheme for new playwrights and producers. The launch of the programme marks the company's commitment to creating a bridge that supports new theatre makers starting out on the fringe and is indicative of festival's proven ability in providing a platform for launching professional careers with the UK's leading theatres. (more...)
More Shows Added For Edinburgh Fringe 2018 More Shows Added For Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Gilded Balloon announced that another 70 shows go On Sale today. (more...)
Kerry Ellis announced for Glamis Prom 2018 Kerry Ellis announced for Glamis Prom 2018
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Glamis Proms is delighted to announce the first of the artists taking to thestage for this year's concert featuring The Scottish Pops Orchestra. (more...)
BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness.At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. (more...)
BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, Theatre Royal Brighton BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Fiona Scott on April 18, 2018 in Scotland

The premise sounds promising: a brand new jukebox musical featuring the music of Dusty Springfield. Written by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, Son of a Preacher Man opened in Bromley in September 2017 and is currently touring the UK. (more...)
Photo Flash: Elaine C. Smith Stars in FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL Photo Flash: Elaine C. Smith Stars in FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Scotland

Elaine C Smith is one of Scotland's best-known entertainers and will be taking on the role of Betty in Fat Friends - The Musical, written and directed by Kay Mellor OBE with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber. Now audiences have the chance to get a first look at Elaine C Smith ahead of the production opening at Edinburgh's Playhouse on Thursday 19th April. (more...)
Take Part in Events at Tramway Take Part in Events at Tramway
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Scotland

Tramway's hugely popular Take Part events are back, with lots of fun and fascinating ways for people of all ages and abilities to find out more about the arts and explore your own creativity. (more...)
THE ISLE OF LOVE to tour Scotland in May/June THE ISLE OF LOVE to tour Scotland in May/June
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 16, 2018 in Scotland

The Isle of Love is a bittersweet tale of love and loss, recovery and discovery set on a Scottish island and explores the reasons people choose to visit, to remain, to depart and to return. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Chinese Rite Of Spring To Visit 2019 Edinburgh International Festival Chinese Rite Of Spring To Visit 2019 Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2018 in Scotland

Today the Edinburgh International Festival revealed it will present Chinese choreographer Yang Liping's Rite of Spring as part of the 2019 International Festival. (more...)
Glasgow Theatres' Creative Learning Brings Back Stage Experience With SEUSSICAL Glasgow Theatres' Creative Learning Brings Back Stage Experience With SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in Scotland

Glasgow Theatres' Creative Learning team is proud to confirm that Stage Experience is back for its fourth consecutive year - and the deadline for applications is fast approaching. (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Comes to The King's, Glasgow KINKY BOOTS Comes to The King's, Glasgow
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Scotland

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is coming to Glasgow next year. (more...)
Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2018 in Scotland

Assembly Festival (1-27 August) is delighted to announce more of its 2018 programme going on sale from 10am today (Thursday 22 March). (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 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 COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
Underbelly Festival Opens This Week With Global Celebration Of Circus As Artform Turns 250 Underbelly Festival Opens This Week With Global Celebration Of Circus As Artform Turns 250
by BWW News Desk on April 04, 2018 in Scotland

Today (4 April) marks 250 years since Philip Astley staged the first ever circus in Waterloo. This Friday (6 April) mere yards from the site where one of the world's most exciting global artforms was born, Underbelly Festival will launch its 10th year on the Southbank with its biggest circus programme ever, including four headline shows from four different countries across four continents. (more...)
Citizens Marks Temporary Move From Gorbals With Golden 50p Ticket Prize Draw Citizens Marks Temporary Move From Gorbals With Golden 50p Ticket Prize Draw
by BWW News Desk on March 30, 2018 in Scotland

The Citizens Theatre will host its final 50p ticket sale at the Citizens Theatre before it moves out of its Gorbals home ahead of a landmark two-year redevelopment project and temporary move to Tramway. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: BUNNY, Tron Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: BUNNY, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on March 30, 2018 in Scotland

After her older boyfriend is attacked in the street, Katie is plunged into a wild summer's evening of fights, car-chases and huge life choices. Her thrilling story is a vital coming-of-age tale for our times, tackling the complexities of modern multicultural society with wit and heart. (more...)
200 Musicians And Singers From Bruckner Orchester Linz Recreate The Full Power Of Mahler's Resurrection Symphony At Edinburgh's Usher Hall 200 Musicians And Singers From Bruckner Orchester Linz Recreate The Full Power Of Mahler's Resurrection Symphony At Edinburgh's Usher Hall
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2018 in Scotland

Following the likes of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Basel Chamber Orchestra in the Sunday Classics series, the Usher Hall presents the world-renowned Bruckner Orchester Linz for a thrilling afternoon of music. (more...)