Edinburgh runs free and cheap theatre in April

The Met announces a highly successful season of free and affordable theatre, music and dance, featuring some of Scotland’s leading companies and new work by UK artists. The theme for the programme is disruption,…

Edinburgh runs free and cheap theatre in April

The Met announces a highly successful season of free and affordable theatre, music and dance, featuring some of Scotland’s leading companies and new work by UK artists. The theme for the programme is disruption, and the performer of the month is Kirsten Boyle. For details of performances go to the metplaices.com/arts-and-culture/events

A view of Edinburgh’s The Salutation as it was after the first acts

THE SALISBURY

The Salutation Bar and Restaurant is the kind of building used by nations, but Scottish writer Douglas Gordon is making a statement with his architecture, and the building itself, at a time when building is being threatened by money worries, bad government and global greed.

April 4 – 3 (closing on 26); FREE

HOWL NIGHTMARES

Howl Nightmarish is a six-person musical theatre dance that marks the first outing of its director Heather Jacoby-Lloyd – and the choreography created by visual artist Robert Wright.

April 4 – 5; £6, Passes £10. Note: Opening performance sold out.

NEW ROASTS

New roasts looks at our troubled relationship with meat, and places that pair it with vegetables, plus rarer cuts of meat.

April 4 – 5; £5. Note: Opening show sold out.

RUMBLE

Ryan Smyth from The Blackout touring solo guitar, as he seeks to not just play well, but show musicianship.

April 5 – 6; £5. Note: Closing show sold out.

WHISTLE

First seen at The Arts Centre in Glasgow in 2015, Skye-based Filter Theatre works with local community in this physical poem telling of working class life in Scotland.

April 5 – 6; £5. Note: Opening night sold out.

PREPARED AND WELCOME

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THE PROXIMITY MAKES THE WOMAN

Adaptation of Joseph Strickett’s award-winning play set in Tokyo 100 years ago.

April 4 – 5; £5. NOTE: Closing show sold out.

NORMALLY POSSIBLE

The Scottish premiere of a short tale about marriage, freedom and what makes you separate.

April 4 – 5; £5. NOTE: Opening night sold out.

BRIDE AND GROOM

Audience meets a bride and groom for the first time, so meet them again next time you’re in Edinburgh.

April 6; £10, Pays Pins €8. NOTE: Opening night sold out.

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