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NEWS: Scottish Government Save Scottish Youth Theatre from Closure

Announcement by Scottish Culture Secretary allows company to continue during Year of Young People. A short-term funding agreement has been reached to enable the Scottish Youth Theatre to remain open beyond July 2018, allowing young people across the whole of Scotland to benefit from their programmes. The company had previously announced that they would have to cease operations in July ...

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The Last Bordello – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: David Leddy Director: David Leddy Reviewer: Dominic Corr "If you would like a programme, it's just in the bin to your right" before this evening's production commences, already we are on a slight back foot. An innovative theatrical creation has lasting effects outside of its runtime, something synonymous with David Lenny and Fire Exit theatre. Those familiar with his ...

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NEWS: Perth’s Horsecross Arts welcomes increased theatre redevelopment funding

Perth's Horsecross Arts has welcomed additional funding pledged by project partners Perth &Kinross Council towards the on-going project to restore and redevelop Perth Theatre, and announced three Open Sessions which are being held for members of the public to find out more about progress on the project. Following a detailed design, cost and programme review, to ensure that the design ...

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Sunset Song – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon Director: Julie Ellen Musical Director: Morna Young Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Sunset Song is the touching and often tragic tale of Chris Guthrie, a young girl growing up in 20th Century Scotland. Sell a Door Theatre, in association with Beacon Arts Centre, brings the adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic tale to life and succeeds in securing ...

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The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam – The Town House, Hamilton

Writer: Johnny McKnight Director: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:4.5] 15 year old Sam McTannan has a superpower, the ability to make himself invisible: invisible to the cool kids at school, invisible to his teachers and invisible to the girl of his dreams. It's a superpower he's really rather happy with, ensuring as it does a pretty quiet life. But ...

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NEWS: St Andrew’s Byre Theatre to Close

Scotland's only five star theatre, The Byre Theatre in St Andrew's is to close, it was announced by the board of the landmark theatre today. The theatre, which underwent a £5.5 million refit in 2001, and was re-opened by Sir Sean Connery, was originally used as a cow shed, has been hosting shows since the 1930s. The announcement comes after ...

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NEWS: National Theatre of Scotland to Relocate to New HQ

The National Theatre of Scotland is to relocate to a new HQ following a £2 million investment from the Scottish Government. The new base, which will house the NTS' admin, storage, technical and rehearsal spaces, is to be in a converted warehouse owned by Glasgow Canals in the north of the city. The move is expected to be completed by ...

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