Archive for November, 2018

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

★★★★☆ Unstoppable:

Nativity! The Musical, at the Festival Theatre until Sunday, is an unashamedly cheesy romp that bears little serious examination, but whose energy and sugary optimism will brook no argument.

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aladdin

Aladdin

★★☆☆☆ Mixed bag of fun:

Pantomime season is here as the St Serf’s Players become the first company in Edinburgh to pull the panto curtain up – revealing a lively but up-and-down production of the classic tale, Aladdin.

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Producers

The Producers

★★★☆☆ Dedicated:

Taking on the maestro of satire, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group drags the Pleasance theatre onto Broadway for their performance of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, swastikas and all.

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Let’s Face the Music and Dance 2018

Let’s Face the Music and Dance 2018

★★★★☆ Packed:

There’s so much quality on stage at the Church Hill Theatre this week in choreographer Janice Bruce’s portmanteau production Let’s Face the Music and Dance, that you could easily make two programmes out of it.

November 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Facing the Music

Facing the Music

Dance is the way to do it:

This week there is an extravaganza of dance up at the Church Hill Theatre. Let’s Face the Music and Dance is both a celebration of all things rhythmic and a huge personal statement for its founder, Janice Bruce.

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Wunderbar Edinburgh dates in October 2019

Eddie Izzard is to play the Edinburgh Festival Theatre in October 2019 as part of the UK leg of his international Wunderbar tour.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Flutter

Flutter

★★★★☆ Cheeky:

Built in a flurry of snow, Flutter from Tortoise in a Nutshell at the Assembly Roxy and then out tour, is the charming story of young sisters who venture out into the garden after a snowstorm.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
We Will Rock You for Playhouse

We Will Rock You for Playhouse

“Reimagined” Queen musical to return on UK tour:

The Queen and Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You is to be reimagined for a 2019 UK and Ireland tour, coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2019.

November 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
All About My Mother

All About My Mother

★★★☆☆ Ambitious:

Clever in its staging and ambitious in scope, the EGTG’s Scottish premiere of All About My Mother, at the Roxy to Saturday, provides plenty to satisfy but a certain amount of confusion along the way.

November 23, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More