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What's On

May 2016
M T W T F S S

Current Productions

The James Plays

UK & international tour (Feb - June 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


The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

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.

The 306: Dawn

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.

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

UK & international tour (May - Sep 2016)

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.

Anything That Gives Off Light

Edinburgh International Festival (Aug 2016)

Anything That Gives Off Light

A new co-production from Brooklyn-based ensemble The TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland. Featuring live music from the Scottish and American folk traditions, Anything That Gives Off Light is a foot-stomping collaboration exploring the tension between self-interest and sacrifice, as well as between the individual and the collective, in the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness.

Glasgow Girls

Edinburgh Festival Fringe & UK tour (Jul - Oct)

Glasgow Girls

Cora Bissett and David Greig’s life-affirming Scottish musical returns for a UK tour in 2016. Presented by Pachamama Productions, National Theatre of Scotland, Theatre Royal Stratford East & Regular Music, supported by Citizens Theatre and Richard Jordan Productions Ltd.