Emergency Appeal for Capital Theatres – #SaveOurTheatres

https://youtu.be/usy1s0q2bZc Across Scotland, venues are struggling to maintain a future and stave off the fears of going dark permanently. Tragically, the dawning reality is that the coming months will determine the fates of Scotland’s cultural hubs for generations to come. Capital Theatres, the charity responsible for running Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, The Studio and heart of … Continue reading Emergency Appeal for Capital Theatres – #SaveOurTheatres

My Light Shines On – Ghost Light

Written by Hope Dickson Leach Direction of Photography by Kate Reid BSC ★★★★★ The streets may teem with life as ‘normality’ restores itself, but for many, this year will always sit as a stark reminder of the time the Festival city doused its lights for the safety of all. Well, we kept a few lights … Continue reading My Light Shines On – Ghost Light

Raise The Curtain – Capital Theatre’s Digital Engagement

"The curtain will rise again. But until then, we invite you to Discover it. Create it. Perform it" From the heart of one of the nation’s Theatrical epicentres, Capital Theatre, managing charity for Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, King’s Theatre and The Studio announces Raise the Curtain, a wide-range of events and digital activities to engage with … Continue reading Raise The Curtain – Capital Theatre’s Digital Engagement

Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information

As of March 16th, the Scottish Government advises a policy to protect the capacity of our public services, advising that organisers should cancel or postpone all mass events of 500 people or more – indoors or outdoors. Below is an ongoing list of Scottish Theatre & events venues which have provided their stance on the … Continue reading Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information

Cirque Berserk – Festival Theatre

Creative Direction by Julius Green What’s a circus without a tent, but maintains all the wonderous surprises we would find within? Why a Berserkus of course! That’s precisely what Cirque Berserk aims to achieve with their touring production. An amalgamation of more than thirty circus stunts honed within the big tops of the world and melding them … Continue reading Cirque Berserk – Festival Theatre