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Scots actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68

Scots actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
TRIBUTES have been paid to Kenny Ireland, one of the leading figures in the Scottish theatre world, who has passed away at the age of 68.


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Scotland's smallest theatre up for sale - News - The Stage

Scotland's smallest theatre up for sale - News - The Stage | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The 48-seat Swallow Theatre, Scotland's smallest and most southerly theatre just south of Wigtown in Galloway, has been put up for sale for offers over £32
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Lallands Peat Worrier: Stands Scotland where it did?

Lallands Peat Worrier: Stands Scotland where it did? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Well, the damn thing's difficult to shift.  Earlier this week, I went to Glasgow's Theatre Royal to see David Greig's Dunsinane. The play saw its first production in 2010, is much-coloured by the Iraq War, and represents a counterfactual take on what happened after the end of Shakespeare's Macbeth.  
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Play tells tale of PM Gordon's 'paranoia'

Play tells tale of PM Gordon's 'paranoia' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
GORDON Brown will be portrayed as 'obsessive and paranoid' in a new show about his ill-fated spell as Prime Minister
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Review: A Satire of The Three Estaites

Review: A Satire of The Three Estaites | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

There was a glorious informality to this major restaging of the oldest known play in Scotland's dramatic history, presented as part of a major research project involving the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Edinburgh University and Historic Scotland.

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Alan Cumming’s Macbeth set to hit Broadway

Alan Cumming’s Macbeth set to hit Broadway | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE National Theatre of Scotland is set to take centre stage on Broadway with its first major production there – Alan Cumming’s one-man depiction of Macbeth.
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Made in Scotland 2013 | Creative Scotland

Made in Scotland is a curated showcase of some of the most exciting dance and theatre productions from Scotland at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was set-up to raise the international profile of Scottish dance and theatre, and is a joint initiative between the Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Creative Scotland - supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund.

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Black Watch returns to Glasgow in 2013

Black Watch returns to Glasgow in 2013 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Black Watch by Gregory Burke, directed by John Tiffany, returns to Glasgow in 2013 playing at the SECC from Wednesday 28th March to Saturday 13th April, supported by Scottish Power. Black Watch has...
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Acting Strange Theatre Company (Scotland)

Acting Strange Theatre Company (Scotland) | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

We are a #yesscot #indyref radical theatre group. Let me know if you want to be involved. Check out our blog

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JUMP with the National Theatre of Scotland

JUMP with the National Theatre of Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The culmination of a 10 month project involving over 1000 Scottish secondary school boys from Glasgow and Fife, JUMP is a freshly devised theatrical production.
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Last Chance to Enjoy Inverness Street Theatre Festival Fun! | Inverness

Last Chance to Enjoy Inverness Street Theatre Festival Fun! | Inverness | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The streets of Inverness will be alive with a wealth of festival fun today – as the city enjoys the final day of the Inverness Autumn Street Theatre Festival.

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See theatre sister act at The King’s - Lifestyle - Milngavie Herald

See theatre sister act at The King’s - Lifestyle - Milngavie Herald | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
FIFTEEN SCOTTISH actresses, including the popular Karen Dunbar, star in The Guid Sisters at The King’s Theatre next month - a ‘rich raucous and gritty’ Scots version of a French/Quebecois play.
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Edinburgh Fringe venue St Stephen's closes in on sale - News - The Stage

Edinburgh Fringe venue St Stephen's closes in on sale - News - The Stage | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Edinburgh venue St Stephen's could be open as a fringe venue this August, if a community trust succeeds in its bid to purchase the historic building from c
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Silent production Dragon brings Chinese and Scottish theatre together in a mythic tale for our time

Silent production Dragon brings Chinese and Scottish theatre together in a mythic tale for our time | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE astonishing, spectacular and ambitious silent theatrical production involving huge dragon puppets is set to visit Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh.
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Scottish independence focus of NTS 2014 programme

Scottish independence focus of NTS 2014 programme | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE NEW head of the National Theatre of Scotland has revealed that the company will stage a year-long programme inspired by the independence debate in 2014.
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Jimmy Savile-inspired drama wins Scottish ‘Oscar

Jimmy Savile-inspired drama wins Scottish ‘Oscar | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

A DARING and controversial play partly inspired by the Jimmy Savile scandal, Hollywood actor Alan Cumming’s one-man version of Macbeth and Taggart star Blythe Duff’s portayal of a husband killer have all been honoured at the Scottish theatre “Oscars”.

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Citizens Theatre, Glasgow Far Away/Seagulls

There is something astonishing about this rare double bill of short plays by Caryl Churchill, if only to get some kind of insight into how the mind of this most singular of writers works.

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Glasgow's Theatre Royal gets £4m in government funding for makeover

Glasgow's Theatre Royal gets £4m in government funding for makeover | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Announcement means Scottish Opera has raised 90% of the money it needs for the £11.5m renovation.
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Theatre to go into liquidation

Theatre to go into liquidation | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Byre Theatre in St Andrews is likely to go into liquidation next week, BBC Scotland has learned.
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Neil Cooper | Herald Scotland

Internationalism and collaboration on scales both great and small were very much on the agenda in a Scottish theatre year that rode the recessionary wave with consistently ambitious programming unafraid to mix up classical and popular forms.

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Theatre review 2012: Scottish theatre showed itself to be a powerful force

Theatre review 2012: Scottish theatre showed itself to be a powerful force | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
FROM the scale and might of the Edinburgh festivals to an intimate show at Oran Mor. Here are the greatest moments from a memorable year.
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Towards a Native Theatre? An Open Letter to Laurie Sansom, NTS Artistic Director Designate

Towards a Native Theatre? An Open Letter to Laurie Sansom, NTS Artistic Director Designate | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
An open letter to Laurie Sansom, the artistic director designate of the National Theatre of Scotland from Thom Cross You have taken up the challenge in difficult days I assure [...]...
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Launch of Theatre Club

Launch of Theatre Club | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The National Theatre of Scotland are trying out a new idea for older people who would like to go to the theatre more, and are interested in forming a group(s) to meet regularly and attend performances across Scotland.

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Win tickets to National Theatre of Scotland’s The Guid Sisters courtesy of Bank of Scotland

Win tickets to National Theatre of Scotland’s The Guid Sisters courtesy of Bank of Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Germaine Lauzon wins a million Green Shield stamps. She's in for a windfall but the only way she can collect the money is to stick each stamp into a book. Calling upon her family, friends and neighbours to help, the play listens in as this formidable group of women talk about life, the world and the men in their lives.

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