Archive for June, 2019

Hair – the Musical

Hair – the Musical

★★★★☆ Lets the sun shine:

Over 50 years on and the Age of Aquarius is still providing a relevant, controversial (in parts) and – eventually – thunderously entertaining piece of musical theatre in Hair, at the Playhouse to Saturday.

June 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 17 – Sun 23 June 2019

Listings Mon 17 – Sun 23 June 2019

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

Plenty to see here, as the various youth companies of Edinburgh Little Theatre, Strangetown and MGA Academy put on their end of year shows.

June 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Solaris Cast

Solaris Cast

Video role for Hugo Weaving:

Australian film actor Hugo Weaving will be featuring in the Lyceum’s Autumn 2019 season opener, an adaptation of SF classic Solaris, in disembodied video form.

June 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Redknapp & Davies take 9 to 5

Redknapp & Davies take 9 to 5

Headline casting announced for 9 to 5 The Musical:

Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies will take lead roles in the production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in November.

June 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beautiful for Playhouse

Beautiful for Playhouse

Carole King Musical confirms 2020 dates:

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, is to play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s in May 2020 with tickets going on general sale for both venues from Friday 14 June 2019 at 10am.

June 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Knives in Hens

Knives in Hens

A Concert Reading from Pearlfisher

At the beginning of this one-off concert reading of Knives in Hens in memory of Pauline Knowles, playwright David Harrower related a telling anecdote about Pauline and the play in which she originated the central character.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana

★★★★☆ Camp and colourful:

Passports at the ready! It’s time to jet off to the Club Tropicana Hotel in this brand new jukebox musical which is touring to the Playhouse until Saturday.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Twenty Five

The Twenty Five

Full cast of Knives in Hens announced:

The full cast of 25 actresses taking on the role of Young Woman in the concert reading of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens at the Lyceum on Tuesday 11 June 2019 has been revealed.

June 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings Mon 10 – Sun 16 June 2019

Listings Mon 10 – Sun 16 June 2019

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

If its an 80s Jukebox Musical, a steampunk opera or a couple of modern riffs on The Tempest you are hankering after, then this is the week for you.

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wake up!

Wake up!

Strange Town looks to the future for its tenth anniversary:

Edinburgh youth company Strange Town is taking to the Traverse stage this week with a pair of new plays loosely inspired by the theme of The Future, but both going in very different directions.

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More