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Company – Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen

Book: George Furth Music & Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director: Derek Anderson Musical Director: Nick Barstow Designer: Nick Corrall Reviewer: Duncan Harley If you are a big fan of Sondheim then this production of Company at Aberdeen Arts Centre is a must. If you are a big fan of the less radical and traditional Broadway style musical, then take a great ...

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Peter Pan – His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

Writer: JM Barrie Adapter: Alan McHugh Director: Nick Winston Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Someone's flying high above the roofs of Aberdeen this Christmas as Peter Pan arrives to sprinkle some magic fairy dust over the boys and girls who come to pay him a visit, in a swashbuckling adventure filled with fun for all the family. Peter, the boy who never ...

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NEWS: The countdown starts to Scotland’s newest music festival in Aberdeen

With just days to go, Aberdeen is gearing up to host Scotland’s newest music festival with a weekend of gigs, pop-up performances in pubs, late night jamming sessions, workshops and a star-studded Neil Young celebration. Starting on Friday, September 25 2015,True North will turn a national spotlight on the north-east's singer-songwriter tradition and provide a platform for thevery best music ...

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NEWS: Scots battle with the Roman Empire inspires North-east artistic project

Independent storytelling artist Andy Cannon begins a month-long artist exchange with Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA)with a deeply Scottish flavour. For the partnership will help him to develop a new show based on the battle of Mons Graupius, calledThe Last People on Earth, an odyssey to discover the stories behind the stories behind the story of the first recorded battle in ...

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NEWS: Aberdeen theatres launch Theatre Bus pilot

A TheatreBus project to be launched by Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) in the autumn will mean theatre-goers won’t need a Fairy Godmother’s magic coach or a magic carpet to get home after a night out at His Majesty’s Theatre. As part of the pilot scheme, the special buses will run 15 minutes after the curtain comes down on Friday andSaturday ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with And The Beat Goes On’s Johnny McKnight

Horsecross Arts in Perth recently announceda new creative partnership with highly acclaimed Scottish theatre company Random Accomplice to take Olivier Award-winning writer, Stef Smith’s new play And the Beat Goes On out on tour this spring. The chilling tale will be performed by Random Accomplice artistic directors Julie Brown and Johnny McKnight, along with Julie Wilson Nimmo. TPR Scotland's Fraser ...

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NEWS: Famed novelist Irvine Welsh takes A Decent Ride to Aberdeen’s Music Hall

Acclaimed and often controversial Scottish author Irvine Welsh is to spend an evening in Aberdeen’s Music Hall on 18 April, chatting about his latest and some say his funniest and fifthiest novel this spring. InA Decent Ride, the Edinburgh-born novelist, playwright and short story writer celebrates an un-reconstructed misogynist hustler, a central character who is shameless but also, oddly, decent ...

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