Archive for January, 2019

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Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph to star in Annie tour for Edinburgh:

Lesley Joseph will play the role of Miss Hannigan when the touring production of Annie visits the Edinburgh Playhouse in September and October 2019.

January 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Open Call for White

Open Call for White

EUTC to stage UK premiere of James Ijames’ comedy:

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company has put out an open call for its UK premiere of James Ijames’ White, a comedy about race, gender and the place of art in an absurdly divided society.

January 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stones in His Pockets for King’s

Stones in His Pockets for King’s

Comedy replaces Mockingbird in April:

Marie Jones’ Olivier Award-winning comedy Stones in His Pockets is to fill the gap in the Edinburgh King’s schedule left by the shock cancellation of To Kill A Mockingbird.

January 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Zappa ghosts into Playhouse

Zappa ghosts into Playhouse

Frank Zappa Hologram Tour’s only Scottish date:

The “mind-melting” Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa hologram tour has its only Scottish date, at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Thursday 9 May 2019, 42 years after Zappa’s only ever Edinburgh appearance.

January 27, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Touching The Void

Touching The Void

★★★★☆ Viscerally convincing:

There is a depth and grit to Touching The Void at the Lyceum that threatens to carry all before it.

January 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sing-along Gondoliers

Sing-along Gondoliers

EdGAS annual G&S sing-along for Feb:

The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society will be staging a sing-along performance of The Gondoliers on Sunday 3 February 2019.

January 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

★★★★☆  Politically Powerful:

A thought-provoking and inspiring piece of musical theatre, Glasgow Girls at the Kings Theatre feels more relevant than ever as it returns for a new tour.

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jane McDonald for Playhouse

Jane McDonald for Playhouse

UK Tour for star of Cruising With Jane McDonald:

Jane McDonald the BAFTA award-winning star of Cruising with Jane McDonald, is playing one night at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

January 22, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Mockingbird pulled

Mockingbird pulled

King’s pulls To Kill A Mockingbird as tour cancelled:

The full UK tour of To Kill A Mockingbird has been cancelled following threats of litigation from the American rights holders.

January 21, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
McFadden for Playhouse Priscilla

McFadden for Playhouse Priscilla

Joe McFadden to star in UK tour of Priscilla:

An “over the moon” Joe McFadden is to play the lead in the all-new production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening this Autumn and touring to the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2019.

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More