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Prince Charming – Perth Theatre

Writer: Jenny Worton Director: Ross McKay Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There’s a lot of pressure being charming all the time. So many expectations. It’s enough to make you take to your bed and stay there in the same pants for three months. Prince Charming is crippled with anxiety, worrying about the dark, being struck by lightning, getting lost in the Bermuda ...

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INTERVIEW: Lu Kemp and team talk Perth Theatre’s production of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens

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Perth Theatre continues its reopening season with a staging of David Harrower’s modern classic, Knives in Hens. Set in a pre-industrial isolated Scottish rural community, the play explores the love triangle between a nameless young woman, her ploughman husband and the hated village miller. The coming of age tale includes the young woman’s emerging realisation of the expressive power of ...

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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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NEWS: Perth Theatre’s Redrooms serves up interactive dining comedy Tips

Following the recent success of the National Theatre of Scotland’s The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Perth Theatre is reopening its Redrooms performance space once again to present Random Accomplice’s interactive dining comedy Tips on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 May. Closed to the public, with work on its restoration and redevelopment scheduled to start later this year, Perth Theatre ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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NEWS: Cinderella brings down curtain on Perth Theatre for a two year transformation

Perth Theatre is preparing for this year’s pantomime Cinderella which opens on Friday 6 December and runs until Saturday 4 January. Cinderella is the last production in Perth’s 114 year-old theatre before the historic venue closes for a two year transformation period which will see the Edwardian auditorium fully restored and new performance and workshop spaces and public areas created. ...

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Macbeth – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Rachel O’Riordan Writer: William Shakespeare Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:4] A refreshingly gory and thought-provoking production ofMacbethawaits audiences at the Tron Theatre this October. Directed by the award-winning leader of Perth Theatre, Rachel O’Riordan, this co-production between the Tron Theatre and Perth Theatre invigorates the well-worn and equally well-known story ofMacbethand brings welcome new, and much-needed life to Shakespeare’s seminal ...

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NEWS: Noël Coward classic comes to Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre have this week announced their next production as Noël Coward’s classic comedy Blithe Spirit.Directed by Johnny McKnight, this supernatural comedy full of ghostly goings-on and mysterious misunderstandings is a vintage night of laughter and thrills. Part thriller, part farce, part domestic drama, yet always funny,Blithe Spiritoffers the audience a thoroughly spirited evening, but also asks… does first love ...

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