What's on

Scottish productions coming up


by Mark Fisher

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From March 2017

The Suppliant Women, Royal Lyceum/ATC, on tour, 10 Mar–25 Nov


From May 2017

High Society, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 26 May–14 Oct


From June 2017

Mary Rose, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 3 Jun–11 Oct

People, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 8 Jun–12 Oct

Absurd Person Singular, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 15 Jun–12 Oct


From July 2017

The Ruling Class, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 20 Jul–14 Oct


From August 2017

Europe, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 24 Aug–13 Oct


From September 2017

The Steamie, Neil Laidlaw and Jason Haigh Ellery, on tour, 4 Sep–11 Nov

Blanche and Butch, Birds of Paradise, on tour, 14 Sep–14 Oct

Rocket Post, NTS,on tour, 19 Sep–21 Oct

The Story of the Little Gentleman, Catherine Wheels, on tour, 23 Sep–29 Oct

At a Stretch, Jordan and SKinner, on tour, 23 Sep–28 Oct

The Macbeths, Citizens, Glasgow, 27 Sep–14 Oct


October 2017

Look Back in Anger, Cumbernauld Theatre, 2–14 Oct

The Sunshine Ghost, Scottish Theatre Producers and Festival and King’s, Edinburgh, on tour, 5–28 Oct

Cockpit, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 6–28 Oct

Achilles, Company of Wolves, on tour, 7 Oct–Jan

Hysteria!, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 9–14 Oct

Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Edinburgh, 10–14 Oct

Dragons of Drummohr, Vision Mechanics, Prestongrange Museum Visitor Centre, 10–29 Oct

One Mississippi, Bijli, Traverse, Edinburgh, 11–12 Oct and Tron, Glasgow, 13–14 Oct

Love Song to Lavender Menace, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 12–21 Oct and on tour until 29 Oct

Dostoyevsky’s Brothers Karamazov, Tron, Glasgow, 12–28 Oct

ThingummyBOB, Lung Ha, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 14 Oct

Horizontal Collaboration, Fire Exit, on tour, 14 Oct–5 Nov

From the Air, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 16–21 Oct

White, Catherine Wheels, on tour, 20 Oct–17 Dec

The Maids, Dundee Rep, 17 Oct–4 Nov

Hysteria!, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Edinburgh, 17–21 Oct

Trainspotting, Citizens, on tour, 18 Oct–18 Nov

Our Fathers, Magnetic North, on tour, 21 Oct–18 Nov

#71, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 23–28 Oct

From the Air, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Edinburgh, 24–28 Oct

Old Boy, Glas(s) Performance, Platform, Glasgow, 25–28 oct

The Burton Taylor Affair, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 30 Oct–2 Nov

#71, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Edinburgh, 31 Oct–4 Nov


November 2017

Tabula Rasa, Vanishing Point, on tour, 3–24 Nov

Wind Resistance, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 3–11 Nov; Perth Theatre. 17–22 Apr

Meat Market, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 6–11 Nov

Lampedusa, Citizens, Glasgow,8–18 Nov

Kind Stranger, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 13–18 Nov

The Weir Sisters, Oran Mor, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, 20–25 Nov

Chick Whittington, MacRobert, Stirling, 23 Nov–31 Dec

A Play, A Poet and a Pastry, Theatre Royal, Dunfries, 24 Nov

The Arabian Nights, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 25 Nov–6 Jan

Cinderella, Citizens, Glasgow, 28 Nov–31 Dec

Beauty and the Beast, Brunton, Musselburgh, 28 Nov–6 Jan

Eric the Elf's Chaotic Christmas, MacRobert, Stirling, 28 Nov–24 Dec

A Christmas Carol, Cumbernauld Theatre, 30 Nov–24 Dec

A Christmas Carol, Dundee Rep, 30 Nov–30 Dec

Beauty and the Beast, Byre, St Andrews, 30 Nov–31 Dec

Tinsel Toon, Tron, Glasgow, 30 Nov–31 Dec


December 2017

Alice in Weegieland, Tron, Glasgow, 1 Dec–7 Jan

Cinderella, King's, Edinburgh, 2 Dec–21 Jan

Sleeping Beauty, King's, Glasgow, 2 Dec–8 Jan

How to Disappear, Traverse, Edinburgh, 6–23 Dec

The Tin Soldier, Birds of Paradise, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 7–23 Dec

Cinderella, Shona Reppe, Traverse, Edinburgh, 8–24 Dec

Aladdin, Perth Theatre, 9 Dec–6 Jan

Sleeping Beauty, Gardyne, Dundee, 9–31 Dec


January 2018

The Attic, Starcatchers, on tour, 9–21 Jan

The Lover, Royal Lyceum/Stellar Quines/Scottish Dance Theatre, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 20 Jan–3 Feb

Bold Girls, Citizens, Glasgow, 24 Jan–6 Feb

A Play, A Poet and a Pastry, Theatre Royal, Dunfries, 26 Jan


February 2018

Knives in Hens, Perth Theatre, 1–17 Feb

The Belle's Strategem, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 15 Feb–10 Mar

Deathtrap, Dundee Rep, 20 Feb–10 Mar


March 2018

Richard III, Perth Theatre, 17–31 Mar

Spring Awakening, Dundee Rep, 22–24 Mar

Rhinoceros, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 23 Mar–7 Apr

Three Sisters, Lung Ha, on tour, 23–24 Mar

A Play, A Poet and a Pastry, Theatre Royal, Dunfries, 30 Mar


April 2018

Passing Places, Dundee Rep, 17 Apr–5 May

Creditors, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 27 Apr–12 May


May 2018

The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 31 May–2 Jun


June 2018


July 2018


August 2018

Edinburgh International Festival, 3–27 Aug

Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 3–27 Aug



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