Archive for February, 2019

Pippin

Pippin

★★★☆☆    Overambitious:

There is a great deal of vocal talent on show in the EUTC’s production of Pippin at the Bedlam. However, some ill-judged staging choices conspire against the production, resulting in a definite curate’s egg.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ghost The Musical

Ghost The Musical

★★★★☆ Believable:

A refreshingly strong turn from Rebekah Lowings ensures that the latest touring production of Ghost The Musical is alive and vibrant at the Festival Theatre, despite the show’s cloying sentimentality.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King Tickets Onsale Dates

Lion King Tickets Onsale Dates

Bristol, Edinburgh tickets announced:

Ticket details for the 20th anniversary tour of The Lion King have been announced with tickets for the Bristol Hippodrome dates on sale today, Wednesday 27 February 2019, from 8am.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

★★★☆☆ Variety packed:

Fake folkies and Armenia’s greatest boogie-woogie pianist stand out in the sixth instalment of Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

★★★★☆ Elegant:

Twisted Thistle’s production for Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival at the Assembly Roxy, is an intriguing and beautifully presented exploration of the characters of Edinburgh-born Arthur Conan Doyle.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Theatre Uncut Shortlist

Theatre Uncut Shortlist

Save Leith Walk play up for award:

A play inspired by the Save Leith Walk campaign and Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood is on the eight-strong shortlist for the inaugural Theatre Uncut Political Playwriting Award.

February 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Forbidden Planet Open Call

Forbidden Planet Open Call

ELT to Return to Forbidden Planet in June:

Edinburgh Little Theatre has put out an open call for auditions for its June 2019 production of the Olivier award-winning classic Shakespearean Rock’n’Roll musical Return to the Forbidden Planet.

February 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Formation Fest

Formation Fest

2019 Formation Festival Listings:

Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival returns this week for six days of new, innovative and small scale work with a dozen shows at Assembly Roxy.

February 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Leitheatre tops one-acts

Leitheatre tops one-acts

Zoo Story takes first place at One Act Fest

Leitheatre has taken first place at the Edinburgh District round of the SCDA’s One Act Festival at the Church Hill Theatre this week with Edward Albee’s Zoo Story and got highest marks for acting.

February 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ulster American

Ulster American

★★★★☆  Hard Hitting:

Trailing clouds of glory from 2018, David Ireland’s Ulster American has returned to the Traverse with a bang. If it is not quite as good as some have said, it is still impressive – and certainly is impressively nasty.

February 22, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More