Archive for April, 2018

Fat Friends The Musical

Fat Friends The Musical

★★★☆☆ Feel-good fun:

It’s been almost 20 years since Fat Friends burst onto our TV screens, but its back in the form of an entertaining touring musical making its Scottish debut at the Playhouse this week.

April 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
EMT Casting Call

EMT Casting Call

Open call for EMT’s EdFringe showcase:

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out and open call for auditions for its two Edinburgh Fringe 2018 showcases, running in the evenings Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 August.

April 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
War Horse

War Horse

★★★★★   Magnificent:

The National Theatre’s touring production of War Horse at the Festival Theatre is involving, emotional, visually spectacular and every bit as good as you have probably heard.

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EdFringe casting call

EdFringe casting call

Healthcare professionals casting call:

The producers of new musical: The Mould that Changed the World, have put out a casting call for “passionate amateur singers” who work or study in healthcare, to join its amateur chorus for the Edinburgh fringe 2018.

April 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cocoa and Cuddles

Cocoa and Cuddles

★★☆☆☆ Curiously disconnected:

Saughtonhall Drama Club opens its 70th anniversary year with Cocoa and Cuddles by Jane Lockyer Willis, a strange and worryingly disconnected piece of theatre.

April 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
PPP: Margaret Saves Scotland

PPP: Margaret Saves Scotland

★★☆☆☆   Sugary:

Margaret Saves Scotland, the latest offering in the Play, A Pie and A Pint season, marks the return of Val McDermid to the stage. Anyone expecting a taut and bloody crime thriller, however, should be warned that this is a low-key piece, wistful and almost wilfully slight.

April 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
This week: 16 – 22 April 2018

This week: 16 – 22 April 2018

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

It’s War Horse week, with the big boy galloping into the Festival theatre, at last. But there is a lot more happening around Edinburgh’s stages.

April 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

★★★★☆   Giddy up for a giddy show:

Oh, the Deadwood stage is a-rolling on over the plains… and stopping at the Brunton Theatre for MAMA’s production of Calamity Jane.

April 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
FCT Open Auditions

FCT Open Auditions

It’s Sister Act for FCT’s #EdFringe show:

Forth Children’s Theatre has announced open auditions for its EdFringe 2018 production of Sister Act, which will play the Edinburgh Tabernacle from Friday 3 to Saturday 11 August 2018.

April 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Grads’ open Auditions

Grads’ open Auditions

Open call for EGTG’s EdFringe shows:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out an open for auditions for its two productions which will run at Royal Scots Club during week one of EdFringe 2018.

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