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Pitlochry Festival Theatre – 2024 season programme

Scotland’s largest producing theatre has announced an exciting line up for its 2024 summer season which will run from May 24th until September 28th together with The Sound of Music as its’ 2024 Christmas production November 15th – December 22nd

Auditorium

Footloose (May 31st – September 26th) – When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. But he is not prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town's youth. This award-winning musical feature the hit songs Footloose and Lets Here it for the Boy
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (June 7th – September 28th) - An amazing jukebox musical that tells the story of the early life and career of Carole King from school girl to superstar.
Sense and Sensibility (June 21st – September 27th) – The story of the Dashwood sisters Elinor and Marianne and their journey navigating the hardships and rules of life and society of Georgian England after the death of their father. Each with their own personality – Elinor’s pragmatism and Marianne’s sensibilities.
Shirley Valentine – (July 4th – September 28th) - A celebration of women, freedom and what it means to find yourself again. Sally Reid is Shirley Valentine in this one-character play that tells the story of a middle-aged, working-class Liverpool housewife and her life before and after a transforming holiday abroad.

Studio

Nan Shepherd: Naked and Unashamed. (May 24th – July 6th) - The extraordinary, unconventional story of the woman behind the glamorous portrait on the Scottish £5.00 note.
The Brenda Line (August 15th – September 18th) - Harry Mould’s debut is inspired by the narrative of the Samaritans organisation in the 1970s and 1980s and is a story of women, love and listening.

Amphitheatre

The Secret Garden (July 12th – August 22nd) – A delightful adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s much-loved novel.
Dido and Aeneas (August 31st – September 15th) - A co-production with Scots Opera Project, this Scots and Gaelic language production offers a vibrant drama as a moving interpretation of the opera.

Christmas 2024

The Sound of Music – a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, is based on the 1949 memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.