Aberdeen (September - April)
A major new Aberdeen arts project celebrating the city and its people. Across the city, September 2015 to April 2016. We are inviting the people of Aberdeen to take part in a new production that will explore the city’s rich history, celebrate the character of its citizens and re-imagine its future place in the world.
Ann Arbor, Michigan (December - January)
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens' immortal tale of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is brought to eerie life by the National Theatre of Scotland in this unique, boutique production.
Edinburgh (January 2016)
Meet the Artists...
Meet the Artists… is a free event that offers audiences the rare opportunity to hear more about the National Theatre of Scotland’s forthcoming 2016 season directly from the writers, directors, designers and actors involved in creating the work that will be on stage.
UK and international tour in 2016
The James Plays
Exhilarating and vividly imagined, The James Plays bring to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland from 1406 -1488. By award-winning playwright Rona Munro. Embarking on a major UK and international tour in 2016
USA and Scottish tour (Feb - June 2016)
The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart
With a rollicking text by David Greig, barnstorming live music; and a ‘terrific, inventive sense of fun…' (The Scotsman), The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart is the lock-in to end all lock-ins.
UK tour (Feb to April 2016)
I Am Thomas
A glimpse into Edinburgh’s dark past brings out black humour in the true story of Thomas Aitkenhead - the last person in Britain to be executed for blasphemy. A co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Told by an Idiot and the National Theatre of Scotland.
Glasgow (April & May 2016)
This Restless House
A new trilogy of plays by acclaimed writer Zinnie Harris, inspired by Aeschylus’ Greek tragedy The Oresteia. Dominic Hill directs the bloody saga of a family torn apart by a succession of murders and betrayals. A co-production with the Citizens Theatre.
Perth (May & June 2016)
The 306: Dawn
A new piece of music theatre based on real events. The 306 charts the heartbreaking journey of three of the 306 British soldiers who were executed for cowardice, desertion and mutiny during World War I (1914-18). A co-production with 1418 NOW and Perth Theatre, in association with Red Note Ensemble.
UK & international tour (June - Sept)
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour
Adapted by Lee Hall from the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner. Funny, sad, raucously rude. Six girls on the cusp of change spiral out of control. A musical play about singing, sex and sambuca.