Archive for September, 2018

Open call for BBE 2019

Open call for BBE 2019

Casting call for Easter concert and Summer show:

The Beyond Broadway Experience is staging two courses in 2019 – leading up to a concert at the Usher Hall in the Easter holidays and performances of Legally Blonde the Musical at the King’s in July.

September 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Rona Munro to adapt de Bernier novel:

A new adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, based on the novel by Louis de Bernière, is to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019.

September 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Still Alice

Still Alice

★★★☆☆ Poignant:

The portrayal of early-onset Alzheimer’s in Still Alice, touring to the King’s all week, will certainly resonate with many, thanks largely to Sharon Small’s magnetic central performance.

September 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tynecastle play returns

Tynecastle play returns

A War of Two Halves to get further performances:

Site-specific play A War of Two Halves, based on the WW1 story of McCrae’s Battalion, is to get a further performances this November following its a hugely successful run during this year’s EdFringe.

September 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Showcase 2018

Showcase 2018

★★★☆☆     Fun and Eclectic:

The biggest songs in rock, pop and musical theatre are celebrated in Showcase 2018 on at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday

September 26, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Listings 24 – 30 September

Listings 24 – 30 September

On stage this week:

There is plenty of great theatre on Edinburgh’s stages this week, with the Lyceum’s fabulous Twelfth Night just hitting its stride for week two (of three), McLuckies Line touring to the Brunton and Assembly, and the King’s hosting the tour of Still Alice.

September 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Islander

Islander

★★★★☆  Etherial:

Mystical in content and audacious in its presentation, Islander is a musical for just two performers which is thought-provoking and intriguing in equal measure.

September 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Benidorm Live

Benidorm Live

★★★★☆ Bawdy:

Boldly brash – and brazen with it – the live musical version of ITV hit Benidorm combines plenty of recognition for the show’s fans with the kind of comedy that would make a panto dame blush.

September 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

★★★★☆ Kaleidoscopic:

Shifting emotions are filtered through autumnal sunlight in the Lyceum’s Twelfth Night, with as much defiant sadness on view as happy resolution.

September 19, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Europe is a dancer

Europe is a dancer

Hogmanay gets Euro appeal:

Underbelly has announced its 2018/19 Hogmanay events with a three day affair that sets out to celebrate Europe – and Scotland’s ties to Europe – while sharing the love and embracing friends old and new

September 19, 2018 | By | Reply More