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Streetcar: Stage and Screen

A look back over Elia Kazan’s classic 1951 film version at the Filmhouse as Scottish Ballet prepare a dance adaptation of Streetcar.

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Interview: Ramon Tikaram

Ramon Tikaram, who plays the King in Paul Kerryson’s The King and I adaptation, speaks to us about the Orient, the Occident and everything in between.

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The King and I

With promise of giant gold Buddhas, acrobatic dancers and a ten-piece orchestra, Leicester Curve’s lavish spectacle opens in Edinburgh this Christmas.

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Alston

The chance to see these pieces, particularly Roughcut, is not something that should be missed by lovers of dance and those who appreciate Alston’s seminal contribution.

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The Barber of Seville

Period costumes and colourful sets get Scottish Opera back to the traditional days of the art form in their staging of Rossini’s classic.

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Slava’s Snowshow

Slava Polunin’s veteran clowning production returns, still as joyful and innocent as the snow it has found inspiration in.

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Street Scene

Kurt Weill’s dark, brooding American Opera full of jazz tinged arias comes to Edinburgh Festival Theatre.

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Rhinestone Mondays

A musical big-hitter which tosses up a mix between regenerated stage careers and renowned TV stars.

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Eastern Shakespeare @ EIF

CLASSIC ADAPTATION
Entertaining, illuminating and fascinating take on Shakespeare’s work filtered through the culture and traditions of the East.

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Intermezzo

Scottish Opera bring an autobiographical comic opera from one of the 20th Century’s giants.

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Cleopatra: Northern Ballet

Magical take on the legendary Egyptian queen from Northern Ballet directed by David Nixon and featuring a lyrical score from Miss Saigon and Les Miserables composer Claude-Michel Schönberg

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Peter Pan on Ice

Showing @ Festival Theatre 9-13 Feb, a daunting performance by some of the best in the business.