Performing Arts News

Edinburgh International Film Festival

June 20 – July 1

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is an annual fortnight of cinema screenings and related events taking place each June. Established in 1947, it is the world’s oldest continually running film festival.

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King’s Theatre Glasgow I Titanic the Musical

May 28 – June 2

Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own.

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King’s Theatre Edinburgh I Guys and Dolls

May 2 – May 5

This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers features some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day.

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Review: Scottish Opera’s Eugene Onegin

From 29th April – 30th June | Various venues A sweeping tale of unfulfilled love heralds the start of Scottish Opera’s summer season, presented across Scotland and in Belfast .  Eugene Onegin, composed by Tchaikovsky, tells Pushkin’s famous tale of a lovesick young girl and the object of her affections, a cocky young man who

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Birdsong | 8 – 12 May King’s Theatre, Edinburgh | 29 May – 2 June, Theatre Royal Glasgow

Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, Rachel Wagstaff’s acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s best-selling novel ‘Birdsong’ embarks on its final UK tour, arriving at the King’s Theatre Edinburgh and Theatre Royal Glasgow in May/June 2018. ‘Birdsong’, adapted from the 1993 bestselling novel, tells a mesmerising story of love and courage before

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Traverse Theatre I Gut

April 20 – May 12

The centrepiece of the Traverse Theatre’s Spring/Summer 2018 season, produced in association with the National Theatre of Scotland, Gut is the world premiere production of Frances Poet’s debut full-length original play. 

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Citizens Theatre Glasgow I Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Until May 5

One of the greatest American dramas of the 20th century, Eugene O’Neill’s hugely moving and personal Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day’s Journey Into Night delves into the private lives and failings of a conflicted family, while revealing insights into his own upbringing.

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Following sell-out runs in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2017, the five star ‘opera for babies’ BambinO is touring to Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, as well as Paris and five venues around Scotland.  Written by Scottish Opera’s former Composer in Residence Lliam Paterson and directed by Improbable’s critically-acclaimed Phelim McDermott, the pioneering and unique piece of music theatre for infants

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Moving Art I Various Destinations & Attractions

Various Dates

Kirker Music Festivals offer cultural tours & music holidays and their programme includes a range of holidays that will appeal to a wide variety of tastes and interests.
With Holland America Line you can visit worldwide destinations in classic style on beautifully appointed ships adorned with museum-quality antiques appointed ships to over 400 ports of call, including Europe’s and contemporary art.

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Lyceum Theatre I Rhinoceros

Until April 7

Eugène Ionesco’s classic 1959 play is an uproarious absurdist farce – and a chilling examination of conformism, nationalism, fascism and fundamentalism that has been compared with Orwell’s Animal Farm and Camus’s The Plague.

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CCA I Aye-Write!

March 15 – March 25

Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival is pleased to be back at CCA for a second year as part of our biggest programme yet.

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King’s Theatre I The Weir

February 20 – February 24

A shadowy tale delving into the dark corners of human lives, The Weir is a co-production between English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester.

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