Virtual table-read

Our rehearsal rooms may be quieter than usual at this time of year, but we still have some theatrical activity for you to get involved in as we’re arranging a virtual table-read for Monday 10th August at 7:30pm. The EGTG committee have chosen a selection of classical works to perform digitally in the months when we would have been appearing on stage.

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We will return after the interval.

We on the EGTG committee have been closely monitoring updates from the Scottish Government on the easing of the lockdown, as I’m sure many of us have been, and under current guidance we don’t think it would be practical or responsible to prepare for a live production this year. So for the safety of the potential cast and audience we have made the decision to postpone the remainder of our 2020 season to 2021. We have already spoken to relevant rights holders and have received permission to go ahead with our performances next year. We hope you will continue to give us your support and look forward to seeing you all in person next year. 

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Fringe 2020 Update

It was with heavy hearts that we received news of the Festival Fringe cancellation this week; disappointing as it is, we believe it is the correct thing to do under current advice to suspend our preparations for the Fringe. It will make for a strange August indeed without our annual visit to The Royal Scots Club, but we look forward to returning next year. 

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The Return of The Improbables

Runs 24 Feb – 27 Apr, 19:30 18 Buccleuch Place
Book at theegtg.com, course fee £10

EGTG has announced the return of The Improbables, its highly successful Improv troupe, with a 10-week introductory course into short-form improv. Workshops will begin on Monday 24 February and run at 19:30 on Mondays for ten weeks till 4 May. The course, run by original Improbables member Gordon Craig, will teach the basic principles of short-form improvisation, with each workshop focusing on a different aspect of the artform.

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Hay Fever

Hay Fever
By Noel Coward
POSTPONED

It is with regret that we have had to postpone our production of Noel Coward’s Hay Fever due to the ongoing health crisis. We are hopeful that we will stage the play in spring 2021. For those of you who have bought tickets already, refunds should be issued by the venue Assembly Roxy within 3-5 days.
Thank you to the cast for their understanding, and to our audience for your continued support.

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