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Think House of Cards, as Shakespeare’s darkest, funniest, thriller rips across our stage. Three royal brothers, alike in every way but one - only the eldest can wear the crown. A shame for Edward and Clarence then, that their brother, Richard, is youngest… It’s time for them to stand aside, or face the consequences. Richard is on his way up.
Showing at Perth Theatre, from 17th - 31st March.
A hit of the Edinburgh International Festival 2017 and returning to The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 23rd March - 7th April 2018.
Written by Zinnie Harris and directed by Murat Daltaban, this production sees actors from both Scotland and Turkey collaborating in this insightful political and comical piece of thrilling theatre.
In a sleepy French provincial town, a rhinoceros rampages across the market square. Another crushes someone’s cat. A woman sounds the alarm: it is the townspeople themselves who are transforming into these raging beasts. As more and more of the citizens embrace their future as rhinos, just one man – the drunkard Bérenger – refuses to transform. But why does he feel so out of step with everyone else? And what will his refusal to conform cost him?
★★★★★ (The Scotsman) - 'blazing with theatrical energy and wit'
★★★★★ (The Edinburgh Guide) - 'an exposé of human behaviour, conformity and communication'
★★★★ (The Times) - 'fascinating and wildly stylish'
The McKittrick Hotel welcomes the North American premiere of Flight, an original form of theatrical story-telling direct from a sold-out award-winning run at The Edinburgh International Festival. Previews for the limited 8-week engagement will begin on January 30. Vox Motus' Flight is based on British playwright Oliver Emanuel’s adaptation of Hinterland, a 2012 novel by Caroline Brothers.
Showing at The McKittrick Hotel, New York City, from 3rd February - 21st April.
The Tony Award Winning Musical comes to Dundee with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in association with Dundee Rep Ensemble. Winner of 8 Tony awards, 4 Oliviers and a Grammy for best original cast album, Spring Awakening redefined the boundaries between music and theatre with its fusion of adolescent angst-fuelled anthems.
A group of emotionally unprepared teenagers try to understand their strong, new, thrilling and scary feelings. What’s right and what’s wrong? What are the rules? How far can they be pushed and what happens when you break them?
Showing at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, from 10th - 16th March, and at Dundee Rep Theatre from 22nd - 24th March.
ERT's Artistic Director, Adrian Rawlins, directs David Lindsay-Abaire's award-winning play exploring the hopes and struggles that come with having next to nothing in America. As old wounds are opened and buried secrets unearthed, Lindsay-Abaire's fiercely funny and compelling drama is an exploration of class, loyalty and destiny.
Showing at the East Riding Theatre, Beverley, from 1st until 24th March 2018.
I know my boy. I’d know if something had happened to him. Gut is a taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. And whether it’s more dangerous not to trust at all.
Written by Fringe First award-winning playwright Frances Poet (Adam), Gut was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, and is directed by award-winning Traverse Associate Director Zinnie Harris.
Showing at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, from 20th April - 12th May.
Rachel is a professional, successful woman and, frankly, a bit of a snob. She wants nothing to do with her mother’s side of the family whom she thinks of as a reckless bunch of benefit cheats. But when she discovers she has the BRACCA2 gene, which means an increased risk of breast cancer, she feels duty bound to let her cousins know and advise them to get tested. She didn’t mean to let them into her life but they come barging in anyway and shake up her tidy life.
Written by Ann Marie Di Mambro and presented in association with Traverse Theatre.
Part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint lunchtime theatre programme, showing at the Oran Mor, Glasgow, from 2nd until 7th April, and the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, from 10th until 14th April.
Welcome to the world of White. Full of birdsong and birdhouses, it gleams and dazzles and shines in the night. Two friends look after the birdhouses and make sure the eggs stay safe. The world is bright, ordered and white. But high up in the trees, all is not white. Colour appears. First red… then yellow… then blue…
White is a playful, highly visual show for very young children and is a perfect first time theatre experience.
Touring between 5th February and 29th April 2018, including to the UK, Ireland, France, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Combining exquisite puppetry, scintillating melodrama and chilling shadow projections, this fast-paced adaptation of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic is suitable for enquiring minds aged 7 and above. Will the hour fly by, or will it seem like an eternity? Dare to discover the truth! Starring Rick Conte (The Man Who Planted Trees), Matt Rudkin and our client, Deborah Arnott.
Touring from Saturday 17th February until 31st March 2018.
Set to a live, original piano score, two characters discover a magical place filled with hidden treasures. The precious remainders of past generations are woven into new memories as Lucy entices her grandmother to enter her imaginary world. Little ones and their carers are invited to watch and then join in an extravagant tea party under the stars. Our client, Gowan Calder, plays the Grandmother.
The Attic plays at The Studio at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh from 6th - 21st January 2018, before embarking on a UK tour in April/May 2018.
Six years ago Sandy ruined his daughter’s wedding day with a Top Table speech that laid bare the family shortcomings once and for all. Well, the joke’s on him, because now, he’s dead. You are cordially invited back to the same venue to witness Sandy’s memorial service, where his life will be remembered, commemorated and eulogised. Be prepared to laugh, cry and sing your hearts out as we send Sandy off to the hereafter.
Showing at the Oran Mor, Glasgow, from 16th - 21st April, and at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, from 25th - 28th April, as part of the 'A Play, a Pie & a Pint' Lunchtime Theatre Season.
With unseen ‘little mouths’ and the belching fumes of the local refinery as a backdrop, we find ourselves in the beguiling world of Ma and Pa who spend their time exchanging extraordinary and fantastic stories …until suddenly there is a knock at the door….
A Tron production in association with National Theatre of Scotland. A collaboration with The Traverse Theatre and Tron Theatre. Written by Martin McCormick and directed by Andy Arnold.
Showing at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 3rd until 12th May and Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, from 16th until 19th May.
The Shadow of Heaven is an explosive, hour-long journey through Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost, emphasising the work’s visceral, physical and musical qualities.
Describing Satan’s quest from the depths of hell up to the Garden of Eden – and his meeting with Eve – this highly imaginative adaptation seeks to present the theatrical dynamism at the heart of Milton’s seminal work; which he originally imagined as a piece of tragic theatre.
This production springs from the long-term collaboration of Al Seed and Judith Milligan, who have spent the past two years exploring the interplay between the theatrical forms of Tragedy and Bouffon.
Showing at Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling, from 12th until 13th April, and the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, from 17th until 18th April.
The Isle of Love is a bittersweet tale of love, loss, recovery and discovery. Infused with the quirky lyrics and musical genius of Adam Ross, Randolph's Leap, The Isle of Love explores the beauty and restorative qualities of island life and why people choose to visit, to stay, to leave and to return.
Written by Euan Martin and Dave Smith from award-winning theatre company Right Lines Productions, this indie pop musical captures the feelings evoked by a Scottish Hebridean island - the good, the bad and the glorious. With laughter, tears and fabulous live music, you're bound to fall in love with The Isle of Love!
Touring from 18th May until 16th June.
Written by Stephen Greenhorn, Passing Places is a high octane, fast-paced, contemporary Scottish comedy about the crazy, unpredictable escape of the urban doldrums. This hilarious and intense ‘road movie for the stage’ will take audiences on a wild ride through Scotland from Motherwell to the Highlands on a riotous journey of self-discovery brought vividly to life by the Dundee Rep Ensemble and directed by Andrew Panton, marking the 21st Anniversary of the play.
Showing at the Dundee Rep Theatre from 17th April until 5th May, and then touring to the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, from 8th until 12th May.
As part of the Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival, The Pieman Cometh is a comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs. Written by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher with director Frank Miller.
Showing at the Oran Mor, Glasgow, from 8th - 25th March.
Back by popular demand! Featuring the songs that have rung round Celtic Park over the years (performed by a live band), the show tells the amazing story of this legendary club.
Running at The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow, from 18th April until 12th May.
As part of the Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Wistherface return with a branch new show exploring Wit's Goin’ On? with sketches and stand up. Bring yourselves and your Tena Ladies along for a great night out! Featuring clients Clare Hemphill and Sarah McCardie, and also co-directed by Sarah.
Showing at Webster's Theatre, Glasgow, from 19th until 20th March.
Fierce and playful feminist work exploring the psychology of extremism, Julia Taudevin teams up with three musicians in an explosive piece of gig theatre about a woman who decides to blow the patriarchy sky-high.
"a dynamite hour of sexual politics", 4* The Guardian.
Further dates to be announced.
Delighted to announce that Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, with clients Caroline Deyga & Kirsty Findlay, has won Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2017!
A co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre, that has toured both the UK and internationally, including a sold-out run at the National.
The production will transfer to the West End this May (see further below for details).
The winners of the 23rd annual Leon Sinden Awards were announced on Saturday 14th October at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and we're delighted to announce that client, Rebecca Elise, has won Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Liz Imbrie in High Society.
We are delighted to announce that Billy Mack has won Best Male Performance for his role as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. Clients, Robert Jack (Much Ado About Nothing) and Gerry Mulgrew (Krapp's Last Tape), were also nominated.
Death of a Salesman, starring clients, Billy Mack and Ann Louise Ross, also won Best Ensemble and Best Production.
Click on the link below to see all this year's winners.
Delighted to announce that after a fantastic run of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour with our clients, Caroline Deyga & Kirsty Findlay, the production has been nominated for The Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2016.
Now in its 63rd year, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards celebrates the outstanding achievement and performance in London's theatreland.
Further details of the other nominees can be found following the link below.
Delighted to announce that Waiting For Godot with client Benny Young has won Best Ensemble & Best Production at this year's Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
Other winners & nominees included -
Great Expectations with Ann Louise Ross (Nominated for Best Ensemble)
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour with Caroline Deyga (Winner of Best Music & Sound, nominated for Best Ensemble & Best Production)
Lanark: A Life in Three Acts with Helen Mackay, Gerry Mulgrew & Camrie Palmer (Winner of Best Design & Best Technical Production, nominated for Best Production)
Lost at Sea with Ashley Smith (Nominated for Best Production for Children and Young People)
Little Red and the Wolf with Billy Mack and Ann Louise Ross (Nominated for Best Production for Children and Young People)
Please click the link below for further details.
We're delighted that client Benny Young was nominated in the inaugural Sunday Herald Cultural Awards in the category for Best Actor (Theatre). The other nominees included Maureen Beattie and Paul Higgins, with Alan Cumming taking home the award.
Delighted to announce that The Royal Lyceum's production of Caucasian Chalk Circle with our clients Deborah Arnott & Buchan Lennon won four awards including Best Ensemble, Best Production & Best Director!
Our client Meg Fraser was also nominated in the Best Female Performance category.
Benny has won The Stage Award for Acting Excellence for his role of Tom in Owen McCafferty's Unfaithful. Directed by Rachel O'Riordan at the Traverse Theatre, part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2014.