The Brunton in Musselburgh kicked off its October-January season, offering a lineup of theater, music, dance films and more to wrap up 2021 and celebrate the New Year – with the first event of the season taking place tomorrow!
What moves you? presents a solo performance by dance artist Niamh O’Loughlin. An outdoor show heralded the return of live performances from the Brunton in June. Now inside, this performance mixes dance and live music with the movie.
In partnership with the Edinburgh Book Festival, Citizen Winter Warmer is a day of events with authors and artists, celebrating the voices of local communities.
National Treasure Su Pollard gives a tour de force to a woman in Harpy. This dark and bittersweet drama from Fringe First award winner Philip Meeks (Kiss Me Honey, Honey!)
The Lunch Theater returns with a short classic play and the option of a light lunch of soup and a sandwich. Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey), The Dock Brief is a comedy about law, life and love, hosted on stage by Rapture Theater.
The popular Noon Classical Concert Series, where the audience can have lunch in the upstairs lounge followed by an hour of classical music at Venue 2, continues with the guitar recital by Tim Beattie in November and Ariel Lanyi, at the piano in December.
The theater’s beloved professional pantomime, will return live on stage with Hansel & Gretel. Produced in-house by The Brunton, written and directed by award-winning writer and director John Binnie.
There’s plenty of family fun this fall and winter with mid-October entertainment featuring Starcatchers’ Spike: A Dinosaur Tale and How The Koala Learned To Hug. December sees the return of the hugely popular Funbox with Santa’s Pajama Party.
In association with the Lammermuir Festival, the festive lineup also includes a candlelight concert with Royal Northern Sinfonia, at North Esk Parish Church, Musselburgh.
In November, the Saltire Festival is celebrated with award-winning Scottish folk music from Kris Drever, while Keith Jack and the MacDonald Bros. guarantee a “braw night” celebrating all things Scotland by covering the music of the Proclaimers, Lewis Capaldi and Dougie Maclean among other stars. .
The charming and heartwarming classic film Local Hero is on the big screen The Brunton.
The popular Midweek Movies continue with new releases such as No Time to Die and The Last Duel and there is a concert screening of Cliff Richard live from the Royal Albert Hall.
Musical tributes fill the hall this winter, paying homage to The Rat Pack and Kate Bush.
Full information on all these events and the Back to The Brunton FAQ are available at www.thebrunton.co.uk.
Tickets can be purchased directly from The Brunton’s website www.thebrunton.co.uk or through the new ticket office phone number 0131 653 5245, open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., until further notice .
Tickets are not available for purchase on site at this time.