What's on

Scottish productions coming up


by Mark Fisher

"A perfect introduction to what could be a lifetime of pleasure"
British Theatre Guide

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With a foreword by Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune




From September 2015

White, Catherine Wheels, on tour, 13 Sep 2015–16 May 2017


From February 2017

Heads Up, Kieran Hurley/Show and Tell, on tour, 22 Feb–Jun 8


From March 2017

The Suppliant Women, Royal Lyceum/ATC, Royal Exchange Manchester, 10 Mar–1 Apr

Careful, Horse McDonald, on tour, 16 Mar–27 May

Titus, Red Bridge Arts, on tour, 21 Mar–23 May

Faslane, Jenna Watt, on tour, 29 Mar–19 May


April 2017

And Then Come the Nightjars, Perth Theatre/Theatre by the Lake, on tour, 3–29 Apr

On Our Way to Lisbon, Robert C Kelly, on tour, 18–28 Apr

Monstrous Bodies (Chasing Mary Shelley Down Peep o’ Day Lane), Poorboy, Dundee Rep, 19 Apr–6 May

Cock and Bull, Nic Green, on tour, 19–30 Apr

Safe Place, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 24–29 Apr

Short Attention Span Theatre, Old Hairdressers, Glasgow 24–25 Apr

Voices in her Ear, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Edinburgh, 25–29 Apr

His Final Bow, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, 25–29 Apr

Charlie Sonata, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 29 Apr–13 May

Descent, on tour, 29 Apr–20 May


May 2017

Confessional, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 1–6 May

Room, NTS, on tour, 2 May–10 July

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Rapture, on tour, 3 May–3 Jun

Travels with my Aunt, Citizens, Glasgow, 3–20 May

The 306: Day, NTS/Perth/Stellar Quines, on tour, 5 May–3 Jun

Joan Eardley: A Private View, Heroica, on tour, 5 May–10 Jun

Beg Borrow Steal, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 8–13 May

Night Light, Andy Manley/Theatre Refleksion, on tour, 9 May–3 Jun

Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound, Blood of the Young, Tron. Glasgow, 9–13 May

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, NTS, Duke of York’s, London, 9 May–2 Sep

Off Kilter, Ramesh Meyyappan, Tron. Glasgow, 10–13 May

For the Love of Cousins, Blazing Hyena, on tour, 13 May–24 Jun

But That Was Then, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 15–20 May

Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues, David Archibald and Carl Lavery, Tron. Glasgow, 16–17 May

Music is Torture, Tromolo Productions, on tour, 18 May–1 Jun

Glory on Earth, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 20 May–10 Jun

Small World, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 22–27 May

War in America, Attic Collective, Former Royal High School, Edinburgh, 24–27 May

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

Imaginate, various venues, Edinburgh, 27 May–4 Jun

The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, Dundee Rep on tour, 29 May–17 Jun


June 2017

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

People, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 8 Jun–12 Oct

Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 11 Jun

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

Submarine Time Machine, NTS, Spiers Locks. 26 Jun–


July 2017

The Lying Kind, Tron, Glasgow, 6–22 Jul

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


August 2017

The Last Queen of Scotland, Stellar Quines/NTS/Dundee Rep, on tour, summer

Adam, NTS, on tour, Aug–Sep

Eve, NTS, on tour, Aug–Sep

Edinburgh International Festival, 4–28 Aug

Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 4–28 Aug

Europe, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 24 Aug–13 Oct


September 2017

The Threepenny Opera, Attic Collective, King's, Edinburgh, Sep

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

Rocket Post, NTS,on tour, 23 Sep–


October 2017


November 2017

Chick Whittington, MacRobert, Stirling, 23–31 Dec

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


December 2017

Alice in Weegieland, Tron, Glasgow, Dec

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

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

Aladdin, Perth Theatre, 9 Dec–6 Jan



by Mark Fisher

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