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Great Summer Theater at 59E59 Street & Festival of Arts, New Haven

National Theater of Scotland – June 10 – 25                            The Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven, CT 

Exclusive premiere of “Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour” – A musical play about losing your innocence and finding yourself. Music by Handel, Bach, and 70s classic rock band Electric Light Orchestra. From the writer of Broadway smash hit ‘Billy Elliott’.

Ladies of Perpectual..”Once again the NTS has produced an outstanding piece of theatre which rivals the best seen in the last decade”.  Daily Record, Scotland .                                                                                                               “#1 stage show in the UK 2015″   The Guardian

Nominated for three CAT Awards including Best Production and Best Ensemble.  ASF Members & Friends : CODE TARTAN21 for a $5 per ticket discount.

59e59 logoBrits off Broadway Seaon thr July 3rd                 59E59th Street Theater59 East 59th Street, NYC                                                                                The best of British theater has been showing never before seen productions in the USA as part of the annual Brits off Broadway. The terrific season continues through July 3rd

For tickets and details visit 59E59.org

“A highlight of the theatrical year in New York.”  Charles Isherwood, The New York Times


East to Edinburgh Season – July 12th – 31st                    59E59th Street Theater59 East 59th Street,                             NYC

Experience the excitement of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe without leaving New York!  59E59 will present 13 plays as part of their annual East to Edinburgh festival.

 The productions are new works   from North American  companies  before they travel across the pond toEdinburgh.  Tickets details visit 59E59.org



East to Edinburgh: Experience The Festival Fringe in New York

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If you can’t make it to Edinburgh for the Festival Fringe, have a taste of the exciting performances in New York City.


Every August since 1947, the city of Edinburgh has played host to a festival celebrating the arts. Today this festival, known as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is the biggest arts festival in the world. Visitors from all over the world flock to Scotland’s capital every summer in order to view dramatic performances, listen to music, attend exhibits, and wander the lively, crowded streets.

broadwatBefore the festival even begins, the 59E59 Theater company is hosting a preview of the Fringe fun. 59E59 is an off-Broadway theater complex which hosts the East to Edinburgh Festival every year. This festival gives audiences an opportunity to preview the American acts being taken over to Scotland, and performers an opportunity to practice their acts before a live audience.

The festival only lasts for limited time, as the Festival Fringe starts in Edinburgh on August 7th. This year’s performances are as follows:

Bettie Davis Ain’t For Sissies –  July 8-21

Raft – July 18-22

Derby Day –  July 21 – 25

Trans Scripts – July 23 – 26

These Troubled Times – July 23 – 24

 Ferdinand – July 25 – 26

Bug Bite – July 25 – 26

Learn more about the East to Edinburgh Festival and the acts here.

All images via ticketcentral.com