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Theatre

Saving the world (...ish) at Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival

We speak to writer and director Nicholas Barton-Wines, whose production "How to Save the World...ish" will feature at the Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival from Friday 17 November.

Rapture Theatre gears up for Streetcar Named Desire 70th anniversary tour

This autumn, Rapture Theatre’s new production of the iconic American masterpiece, Streetcar Named Desire, will transport Scottish audiences to the sultry surroundings of New Orleans. A Pulitzer-prize-winning play by Tennessee Williams, this new production features a cast of ten top class performers. Under Michael Emans’ direction, it swiftly on his (...)

Hacking the Android Circuit

Bob Moyler's adaptation of Tom McGrath's sci-fi comedy, The Android Circuit, is a unique fusion of science and theatre. We hacked Bob's neural networks to find out more about the production, his inspiration, and the challenges of working with robots.

Glasgow-based theatre-makers bring Daphne Oram's legacy to life

From 10 May to 2 June, the award-winning Blood of the Young present their first touring stage production ‘Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound’.

Music is Torture

Music is Torture is a new piece of darkly comic, gig-theatre featuring live music and new songs by Glasgow art-poppers A Band Called Quinn.

Iconic role is a homecoming joy for leading lady Sara

Next week sees the classic play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" depart on a tour across Scotland. We found some time to chat to lead actress Sara Stewart about the production, her career so far, and why this role holds particular significance.

Science in the Spotlight: Cosmonaut

Co-commissioned by Edinburgh International Science Festival and supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund, we speak to writer Francis Gallop about new piece Cosmonaut.

The Flames set to reignite

Ahead of the opening of their new piece at the CCA in Glasgow on Wednesday 19 April, Fiona Miller, Artistic Director of Tricky Hat, talks about The Flames and directing their upcoming show.

One-woman Fringe show goes nuclear as it prepares for tour

Faslane is a unique one-woman show about the UK's nuclear deterrent, written and performed by Jenna Watt. Following an award-winning Edinburgh Fringe debut last year the show is now preparing for its UK tour. We caught up with Jenna and producer Callum Smith to hear about the journey so far.

Witness new beginnings at Chrysalis Festival

A platform for ambitious performance by young theatre-makers, the Chrysalis Festival returns from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 November 2016 at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre. We find out more from Youth Theatre Arts Scotland CEO Kenny McGlashan…