Arcola Theatre today announces its winter season for the remainder of 2016, with new plays by David Greig, Ron Hutchinson, Christina Lamb, Belarus Free Theatre, Christine Bacon, Sergio Blanco and Spitting Image’s Henry Naylor.
A rare beauty: Lyrical, intelligent and completely compelling, Wind Resistance at the Lyceum Rehearsal Studio is a fascinating, thoughtful and entirely stunning piece.
Energetic and driven, Glasgow Girls at the Assembly Hall has definite imperfections, but sweeps the audience along on a tide of politically charged fun.
The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus‘ second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children’s programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew’s ‘something for everyone’ approach. Season 2 marks Glenda Jackson’s return to …
Eleven main stage productions for 2016/17: David Greig has launched his first season as artistic director of Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum with a strong message to the theatre’s funders by increasing the number of main stage productions to 11.
Solid showing for Linehan’s second EIF: The return of Alan Cumming to Edinburgh for the whole festival is the big news of a programme that is more solid than surprising. He will be singing his Sappy Songs for 20 performances of late-night cabaret at the Hub. Cumming is part of the theatre programme, as artistic director Fergus Linehan seeks to question the nature of cabaret.
Extracts from interview features with the Royal Opera House’s (soon departing) Director of Opera Kasper Holten, Sheffield Crucible’s (soon departing) artistic director Daniel Evans, Broadway’s Jackie Hoffman & more.
The Old Vic today announces casting for David Greig’s adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, directed by Max Webster. Simon Lipkin will play the role of the Lorax, alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson, whilst Simon Paisley Day takes the role of the Once-ler. Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is the third production in Matthew Warchus’ opening season as Artistic Director and opens on 16 December, with previews from 3 December.
“Good News” as Lyceum appoints new AD:
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company has announced David Greig as its artistic director designate.
✭✭✭✭✩ The unstageable, staged:
A world of hugely entertaining possibilities is on display in Lanark. The co-production between the Citizens Theatre and the International Festival has all of the excitement and weight of a capital-letter Theatre Event.
Polling day production:
Culture is on the agenda on polling day, with the Traverse staging a pair of Two Minute Manifesto performances that attempt to capture the spirit of debate.