Archive for April, 2019

Fondly Remembered

Fondly Remembered

★★★★☆    Involving:

Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ Fondly Remembered, at St Ninian’s until Saturday, is a production of considerable charm and emotional truth.

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Performance opportunity

Performance opportunity

Mollycoddlers wanted for Anatomy #20:

Live art cabaret ANATOMY is shaping up for its 20th edition, to be held in June, with an open call for performances on a theme of “Mollycoddler”

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
King’s Wins Panto Award

King’s Wins Panto Award

Beauty and the Beast is panto of the year:

The Edinburgh King’s 2018 panto, Beauty and the Beast, has won Pantomime of the Year at the Great British Pantomime Awards 2019.

April 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 29 April – Sun 5 May

Listings Mon 29 April – Sun 5 May

On Edinburgh’s stages this week…

For those about to Rock, we salute you! As the sweetness of Mark Knopfler’s music for Local Hero fades into its final week, Rock of Ages kicks Matilda off stage at the Playhouse.

April 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gin Joint Ticket Jump

Gin Joint Ticket Jump

Casablanca PPP moves to Traverse 1

Casablanca, the Gin Joint Cut, this coming week’s A Play A Pie and A Pint lunchtime theatre show at the Traverse has been moved into Trav 1.

April 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Comedian returns to EdFringe:

Craig Ferguson is to perform Hobo Fabulous, his first UK stand-up show for 25 years at the Playhouse during EdFringe 2019.

April 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Locker Room Talk

Locker Room Talk

★★★★☆ Troubling:

Deeply worrying and fascinatingly constructed, Locker Room Talk’s return to the Traverse is intriguing in theatrical terms and thoroughly unwelcome in what it reminds us about the world we inhabit.

April 24, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Jaxx is Back

Jaxx is Back

Rock of Ages returns to Playhouse:

After a month of Matilda, the Playhouse is getting back to weekly turnarounds from Tuesday 30 April, with the arrival of the Selladoor tour of Rock of Ages.

April 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
PPP: The Mack

PPP: The Mack

★★★★☆ Quietly raging:

A dark undercurrent of fear runs through Rob Drummond’s fascinating account of the burning of The Mack, the affectionate nickname for architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art building.

April 23, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
King’s misses Sunshine

King’s misses Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine pulls Edinburgh dates:

Selladoor Worldwide’s tour of Little Miss Sunshine will not play the Edinburgh King’s in November as previously scheduled.

April 22, 2019 | By | Reply More