Performing Arts News

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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SCOTTISH OPERA’S BAMBINO RETURNS TO EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

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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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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