Performing Arts News

Sailor Jerry I Jerry’s Open House

February 15 – March 15

Sailor Jerry – the bold and smooth spiced rum – is on the search for Glasgow’s artistic talent with its ‘Back 2 Back’ competition – launching as part of Jerry’s Open House; an all-in month-long pop-up (15th Feb – 15th March) celebrating Glasgow’s thriving art scene.

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King’s Theatre Edinburgh I Pressure

February 13 – 17

D-DAY, June 5th 1944. 350,000 lives depend on the most important weather forecast of all time. Pressure, the acclaimed play by David Haig, is the remarkable real-life tale of two warring Allied meteorologists tasked with predicting the weather conditions for the D Day landings.

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens I Mystical Gardens

February 15 – 25

Glasgow Botanic Gardens presents Mystical Gardens, an illuminated trail showcasing the diverse beauty of the gardens at night through stunning lighting, powerful soundscapes, fire performance and interactive street theatre. 

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Glasgow Theatre Royal I Scottish Opera

February 2 – 3

Following a five star run at the Edinburgh International Festival, the ‘must see’ Scottish Opera production of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s anarchic, contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, ‘Greek’, comes to Glasgow’s Theatre Royal.

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The Lover I Royal Lyceum Theatre

January 20 – February 3

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents The Lover, an adaptation of the semi-autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras, which details her seductive and exotic love affair with a 27-year-old wealthy Chinese heir in French colonial Vietnam in 1929.

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Celtic Connections | Glasgow

Celtic Connections returns for its 25th edition, with an ambitious and eclectic line up, guaranteed to brighten up a dark and cold Glaswegian winter. Throughout its 25 years, Celtic Connections has grown in terms of events, stages and visitors, as well as in the music that it showcases, the genres it embraces and the international

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Rudolf I Platform Glasgow

Until December 17

Entertaining from beginning to end, this two-man show is a great chance to experience some Christmas magic. It’s funny, clever and very engaging.

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The Arabian Nights I Lyceum Theatre

Until January 6

Written by playwright Suhayla El-Bushra and directed by Joe Douglas, The Arabian Nights makes for an incredible show. Lyceum Theatre provides the perfect venue for it, with its atmospheric décor and intimate size.

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Critics are Wowed by Lyceum Shows

Artistic Director David Greig’s barnstorming season at the Lyceum has been rewarded with a flood of nominations for the prestigious Critic’s Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS). Five productions from the last year have pulled in 15 different nominations including Best Design, Best Technical Presentation, Best New Play, Best Director and Best Production – giving the

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The Late Shows 2017

The Late Shows Various venues across Newcastle and Gateshead Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 Times vary between venues Tyneside is famous for a few things. Like stottie cake, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and that bloke from The Police. But none of those are quite as much fun as The Late Shows, the annual after-hours

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Glory on Earth | Lyceum | Edinburgh

May 20 – June 10

Continuing their season of adaptions and brand new plays the Lyceum hands Artistic Director David Greig the directorial reins in this reimagining of the clash between Mary Queen of Scots and radical cleric John Knox.

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