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Guys and Dolls Audition News

EMT are delighted to announce details of our production team, and auditions for Guys and Dolls, which will be staged at the King’s Theatre from 2-5th May 2018. Production Team The production will be directed by Ian Hammond Brown (dir. Fiddler on the Roof, EMT, April 2017; composer/lyricist ‘Carnegie – the Musical’ and ‘Whisky Galore […]

Opening Night!

The curtain is about to rise on EMT’s 2017 Fringe season, and this picture is giving you a sneaky hint of what you might expect.   Along with director/choreographer Sarah Wilkie, musical director Paul Gudgin, and assistant choreographer Stephen Dillon, our cast have been working their socks off to polish up two shows of spectacular […]

TWO shows at the Fringe – we spoil you, we really do.

It’s Edinburgh and August is looming, which can mean only one thing: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and as usual Edinburgh Music Theatre will be part of it. As with recent years we are treating our audiences to two shows: this year they are ‘Fringe Fantasmic’, and ‘Anthems – The Movie Musicals’.  The first may appeal if […]

Fantastic ‘Fiddler’

The dust has settled on the road out of Anatevka after the passing of its people, leaving it sadly behind – and that’s the literal leaving of our company from the theatre as well as the fictional villagers of the piece.  We all loved our journey to that little Russian village so full of life […]

Rehearsal photos from Act 2 of Fiddler

Fiddler on the Roof is almost upon us, with just a week of rehearsals before it moves into the King’s Theatre, opening on Wednesday 5th April.  If you’re not already convinced to come and see it, maybe these photos will entice you.   See the full set on our Facebook page.  Photos from rehearsals for […]

First photos from rehearsal – Act 1

If you want a sneak peak of how the production will look, a few photos are below but head over to our Facebook page where you’ll find a full gallery of rehearsal photos of Act 1 of Fiddler on the Roof.  Act 2 photos will come soon. Fiddler on the Roof King’s Theatre April […]

525,600 Minutes – times 20

This week a new production of Rent celebrating its 20th anniversary rolls into the Festival Theatre. Edinburgh Music Theatre were lucky enough to do Rent six years ago at the Church Hill Theatre. The 20th anniversary production is testament to the show’s enduring popularity. The musical, about young artists trying to make their art and a […]

Happy Hanukkah, and a Merry Christmas, to our friends and supporters!

In Fiddler On The Roof we meet people of different faiths and different cultures who live alongside each other, celebrate together, commiserate together, and learn and grow from each other.  In the spirit of our Fiddler story Edinburgh Music Theatre would like to wish all our friends and supporters a Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, or […]

Fiddler auditions…! Everything you need to know!

EMT are hosting a Fiddler Welcome Night on Wednesday 14th September from 7pm – 10pm at Barclay Church (upper hall).  It will be a chance to meet EMTers and our creative team. There will also be a Fiddler-inspired workshop which will help give you a feel for what it will be like to be part […]