18:00 Sunday 3 April
18 Buccleuch Place
We invite you to join us to read and hear the two scripts that EGTG will perform at this year’s Festival Fringe. New and existing members are welcome as we read The Merchant of Venice, adapted by director Angela Harkness Robertson, and Lucy Kirkwood’s Bloody Wimmin, directed by Hilary Spiers.
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Virtual table-read of three scripts for the Festival Fringe
Wed 23 June, 19:30 on Zoom
Tickets free via Eventbrite.
An advance look at the three scripts proposed for the 2021 Festival Fringe. We’ll be reading through three short pieces written by the EGTG membership with a view to producing each of them as part of our digital programme in August.
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— Updated 11 April —
This is the time of the year when we would normally be announcing auditions for the 2021 Festival Fringe. Unfortunately that is not the case and we have made the decision to postpone our planned productions once again, with the intention of bringing both The Merchant of Venice and Bloody Wimmin to the stage in 2022.
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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 Merry Wives of
Windsor Holyrood by William Shakespeare
Performances 5th – 10th August, 19:00 The Royal Scots Club
Tickets £12 https://tickets.edfringe.com/
An uproarious tale of marriage, mischief, jealousy, lies, and laundry.
Set in and around Page’s Steamie on the Windsor Estate in 1950s Edinburgh, Falstaff woos two women in an attempt to swindle their husbands and regain his squandered wealth. The wily wives see through him, however, and plot their hilarious revenge. Meanwhile, Anne Page is pursued by two unlikely suitors, each one approved by her respective parents. But she prefers another.
Will true love prevail? Will Falstaff get his comeuppance and mend his ways? And will Ford ever accept that wives may be merry yet honest too?
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