Performing Arts News

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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Under the Skin | Scottish Ballet

April proves to be a busy month for Scottish Ballet as the company stretches into film-making and visual media. Under the Skin, is a digital dance season released in stages throughout the month which demonstrates the versatility and artistry of contemporary dance.

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God of Carnage | Tron Theatre

March 9 – 25

Yasmina Reza’s award winning examination of liberal values and the raw emotions underlying ‘civil’ discussion makes its Scottish debut at the Tron this week.

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