Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is thrilled that performances will return to the Mill Studio for the first time since March 2020! The autumn programme is full to the brim welcoming amazing new talent and acclaimed companies to the studio for the first time. The lauded Paines Plough Theatre’s Sessions (30 Oct) which dives into the complexities of masculinity, and Who Cares (23 Oct) by award-winning Lung Theatre, which uses real life testimonies to examine the failing care system.
Other highlights include Edinburgh hit First Time (7 Oct), from HIV+ theatre-maker Nathaniel Hall (Channel 4’s It’s A Sin); darkly comic Flinch (6 Nov); hilarious spoof horror musical Scream Phone (10 Nov); moving new play Our White Skoda Octavia (28 & 29 Oct); and The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe (4 & 5 Nov), investigating the truth behind the Hollywood legend.
Folk lovers can enjoy BBC 2 Folk Award winner Rowan Rheingans’ Dispatches on the Red Dress (12 & 13 Nov) which combines immersive storytelling and original folk music to unravel the story of her grandmother’s youth in 1940s Germany. There’s also music from New York-based cabaret star, Tori Scott, in her autobiographical show that features pop classics and a dash of musical theatre (21 Oct).
There are festive treats galore in the lead up to Christmas. Mr Charles Dickens presents A Christmas Carol (20 – 24 Dec) recreates Charles Dicken’s famous performance of his best-loved ghost story; famous floral designer Mig Kimpton unfolds the tale of The Golden Goose in evening of flowers, feathers and wintery thrills (11 Nov); and popular band Duo perform two evenings of Christmas music and popular tracks in their signature style (10 & 11 Dec).
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