Archive for April, 2019

Listings Mon 22 – Sun 28 April 2019

Listings Mon 22 – Sun 28 April 2019

On Edinburgh’s Stages This Week:

Happy 21st birthday to LYAMC, which is celebrating up at the Church Hill with This Is Us for a three night run in what is otherwise a slightly limited week of theatre.

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Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

★★★☆☆ Enjoyable:

Inspired by Broadway and the Big Apple, there’s lots to love in Broadway Bound, a celebration of musical song and dance from the Beyond Broadway Experience.

April 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
8:8 EdFringe Open Call

8:8 EdFringe Open Call

Paid EdFringe opportunity from Swiss company:

Swiss company Mercimax is looking for a diverse range of Edinburgh-based professional and non-professional performers to take part in 8:8 – The Line Up which is being staged as part of EdFringe 2019

April 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

★★★★★ Joyous:

Bursting with emotion and tuneful energy, the return to the Traverse of What Girls Are Made Of is a thing of wonder.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Mike Griffiths joins Lyceum

Takes up post from May:

Mike Griffiths is to join the Lyceum Theatre as co-chief executive director alongside artistic director David Grieg, following the departure of Alex McGowan to the Glasgow Citizens earlier this year.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Abigail’s Party

Abigail’s Party

★★★☆☆ Glossy:

There are plenty of laughs to be had in the production of Abigail’s Party which finishes an extensive UK tour this week at the King’s. Not surprisingly, many of them are laughs of embarrassment.

April 17, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
PPP: Lion Lion

PPP: Lion Lion

★★★☆☆  Troubled:

Joy Adamson and the lion Elsa, immortalised in the film Born Free, where the figureheads of African wildlife conservation in the 1960s, changing public opinion towards big cats as animals to be nurtured rather than shot.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

★★★★★ Charity ball:

The minute you walk in the joint, you can see Sweet Charity at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday, is a show of distinction.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More