To complement the Victorian splendour of The Lyceum we’ll be teaming up with Flint & Pitch Productions to present two spectacular Variety Nights featuring an eclectic line-up of Musicians, Poets, Theatre-makers, well known names and new discoveries who will bring inspiration and entertainment to your Sunday nights.
Sunday 4 June 2017
Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Sian Bevan, we are delighted to announce that the third and final Lyceum Variety Night of Season 2016/17 will feature spoken word and poetry from Kathleen Jamie, who's most recent collection The Bonniest Companie was named the Saltire Society's Book of the Year in 2016; and Caroline Bird, an award winning poet whose first collection was published when she was just 15! Then for the first time at a Lyceum Variety Night we'll introduce you to dancer and choreographer Jack Webb winner of the One to Watch Award at the Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards in 2016.
Then what about some music? Well we've got that covererd too, madrid born Maud the Moth will enchant us with her unique style that fuses jazz, classical, avant gard and soul to create music that is heartfelt and vibrant; then hailing from closer to home Mairi Campbell will peform songs from her inimitbale repertoire highlighting why she continues to be such an influential and pioneering figure in Scottish music. Completing the musical offerings are folk-rock band The Miss's whose latest album Crash was released with a headline show at this year's Celtic Connections.
Rounding out what is already an incredible night we'll have award-winning Scottish playwright/ theatre-maker Kieran Hurley who will entertain audiences with a unique piece for the Variety Night. His past work includes the Fringe First Award winning Heads Up; ceilidh/theatre piece Rantin (National Theatre of Scotland/The Arches) and the highly acclaimed Beats (The Arches) which won the Best New Play Award at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
So that's poetry, spoken word, dance, music and theatre all jam packed in to one cracking night! What a way to bring the curtain down on Season 2016/17 at The Lyceum.
Dates and Times
Sunday 4 June 2017, 7.30pm
Running time: 2hrs 30 minutes, this includes two 15 minute intervals