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Pitlochry Festival Theatre – 2023 season programme

Scotland’s largest producing theatre has announced an exciting line up of world premières, classic plays, new writing and a smash-hit musical for its 2023 summer season which will run from 19 May until 30 September.


Gypsy (19 May) – Speculated by many to be the greatest of all American musicals, this legendary musical opens the 2023 season in May.
A Streetcar Named Desire (2 June) - Tennessee Williams’ critically acclaimed play is a classic of the twentieth century.
Brief Encounter (6 June) – The Scottish première of Emma Rice’s adaptation of Noël Coward’s romantic drama.
Group Portrait in a Summer Landscape (25 August) - World première of Scottish playwright Peter Arnott’s new play.
Sunshine on Leith - Set to fantastic songs from world-renowned Scottish band The Proclaimers, Sunshine on Leith is both a funny and moving play about Davy and Ally, two Edinburgh natives returning to their hometown after serving in war-torn countries overseas, who are questioning what ‘home’ really means.


To The Bone - Première of Scottish playwright Isla Cowan’s new play which explores haunting, healing, and what we call ‘home’.
The Great Replacement - Uma Nada-Rajah’s darkly comedic romp through intergenerational politics and the absurdities and peculiarities of race.
The Maggie Wall - Martin McCormick’s acclaimed play inspired by a mysterious monument built to commemorate the death of a woman tried and executed for witchcraft.


The Secret Garden – A new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s much loved novel.
Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Lipstick, Ketchup and Blood - Lesley Hart’s adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1887 classic A Study in Scarlet.