Archive for November, 2018

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La Clique Noel – Part Deux

La Clique Noel – Part Deux

★★★★☆  Spectacular

La Clique returns with an eclectic array of outrageous and magnificent circus cabaret to Edinburgh this festive season for Noel – Part Deux.

November 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rambert: Life is a Dream

Rambert: Life is a Dream

★★★☆☆ Woozy poetry:

Rambert’s Life is a Dream, at the Festival Theatre to Saturday, is a peculiar, poetic piece that suffers from pulling in too many directions at once.

November 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

★★★★☆ Electric:

Motown The Musical, touring to the King’s until December 8, has a strangely conceived storyline, but is carried along on a wave of wonderful music.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Here we go again in 2019:

The Abba juke-box musical Mamma Mia! is to open its 20th anniversary UK tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

★★★★★ A Christmas cracker:

The Gilded Balloon Basement in the Rose Street Theatre hosts top-tier talent this Christmas as five fabulous female stars tell their stories… via three spookily talented backstage assistants.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Gang Show 2018

Edinburgh Gang Show 2018

★★★★☆     Spectacular:

Epic in scope, local in coverage and inclusive in its effect, the 59th Edinburgh Gang Show is a wonderful spectacle.

November 21, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Motown’s in town

Motown’s in town

Motown musical does much more than sing the hits:

Big of voice and oh so slick in presentation, the West End production of Motown the Musical – which is now on UK tour and hitting the Playhouse for a three week run – was everything I had expected.

November 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Gang Show Time!

It’s Gang Show Time!

The Gang is back at the King’s:

The Christmas lights might be busting out all over, but here at Æ, we don’t really believe that the Christmas season starts until the Edinburgh Gang Show hits the stage of the King’s.

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Listings 19 – 25 November 2018

Listings 19 – 25 November 2018

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

There’s plenty of pre-Christmas joy to be had on Edinburgh’s stages this week, as theatres begin to gear up for the seasonal rush, the first Christmas shows open and the real harbinger of Christmas theatre takes to the King’s stage in the form of the Edinburgh Gang Show.

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Almodovar on stage

Almodovar on stage

Scottish premiere of Almodovar adaptation:

When All About My Mother opens at the Assembly Roxy this week, it will be the culmination of a decade-long mission from director Ross Hope to bring the stage adaptation to Scotland.

November 19, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More