Returning from war overseas, servicemen Davy and Ally find their way in their hometown of Edinburgh in this funny and moving story. They embark upon intertwining journeys of life and love, set to the timeless songs of the much-loved band The Proclaimers, including I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), Letter from America and of course the emotive Sunshine on Leith, as they question what ‘home’ really means.
Featuring BAA client Neshla Caplan.
Touring from 20th April and reaches the King’s Theatre 18th – 23rd June.
More information can be found here.The Arabian Nights
This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves.
Join us in the bustling bazaar of Baghdad for this sparkling adventure featuring tales of Sinbad, Ali Baba and mysterious genies, not to mention hidden treasure, a chess-playing monkey, a flying horse and a whole host of heroes and villains.
Rich with suspense, enchantment, and fun, the ancient tales of The Arabian Nights are irresistible for all ages. Book your seats for a magic carpet ride that will transport your family to the glittering heat of a marvellous faraway land.
Featuring Neshla Caplan and Tim Licata.
Begins the 25th November. More information here.The Sunshine Ghost
A new musical from Andy Cannon and Richard Ferguson, directed by Ken Alexander. The Sunshine Ghost tells the wonderfully comic story of the acquisition of Castle MacKinnon by a love-struck billionaire and property tycoon for his fiancé, ‘Astrobeth’ – Hollywood’s favourite astrologer.
Featuring Neshla Caplan and Barrie Hunter. This musical will tour theatres from the beginning of October. More information can be found here.Breakfast Plays – B!rth
Neshla Caplan can be seen in two of this year’s BREAKFAST PLAYS at the Traverse Theatre over the Festival OUROBOROS by Swati Simha (India) & Q&Q by Liwaa Yazji (Syria).
The plays can be seen on intermittent mornings from the 15th-27th August.
Heartfelt and hard-hitting, these plays tackle one of the key issues today: the vast inequality in healthcare across the world. Each year, millions of women and children die from preventable causes. These are not mere statistics. Start your festival day with these script-in-hand performances, and enjoy a breakfast roll and tea/coffee with your ticket.Adam – NTS
If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice. Adam is the remarkable, true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. From Egypt to Scotland, it charts Adam’s fight across borders and genders to find a place to call home. In a world first, Adam features a 120-strong international world choir of trans individuals from across the globe which has been uniquely integrated into this remarkable multimedia production.
Neshla Caplan stars in ADAM, which runs at the Traverse Theatre from 5th – 27th August. Ticket are available here.Wee Free
1984. Morna escapes the city to teach music on the remote Isle of Munst. When she accidentally marries a pillar of the community, she finds herself at odds with the quirks of The Kirk and the strange ways of the locals. Can a New Romantic survive on an island ruled by The Old Testament?
Continuing their Mini Musical season, Play, Pie and a Pint present the Wee Free! Musical, the run begins week commencing 12th June, with a brilliant cast, including Neshla Caplan.Voices in Her Ear – Play, Pie, Pint
Don’t miss Alison Peebles and Neshla Caplan in this week’s production from A Play, A Pie and A Pint.
Talking to the dead is a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. Betty has been talking to dead people for thirty years and she’s weary, heart sore, and filthy rich. So, she’s packing up, taking down the website and retiring somewhere warm.
That’s a problem for Siobhan her assistant, (and the thirty other people employed in this multi million pound scam business). Tonight though, there’s just one final private session with yet another punter desperate for answers.
The production can be seen this week at Oran Mor, Glasgow and then next week at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh.