Archive for February, 2020

Comic Turns up at Playhouse

Comic Turns up at Playhouse

Tix on sale for Manford, Dolls, Kay and Ramseys.

Tickets have gone on general sale today, Friday 28 February 2020, for four new comedy dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse, with further dates in Glasgow.

February 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Getting a kick out of SLO…

Getting a kick out of SLO…

It’s De-Lovely at the King’s this week:

Edinburgh’s oldest musical theatre company, Southern Light Opera, is taking to the High Seas this week with a production of Cole Porter’s breakthrough musical, Anything Goes, at the King’s.

February 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

★★★★☆ Engaging:

Classic British play Dial M For Murder is at the King’s all this week before going to Glasgow’s Theatre Royal next, and no one is phoning it in.

February 25, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Waitress for Playhouse

Waitress for Playhouse

West End and Broadway hit sets Scottish debut:

Waitress the Musical, based on the 2007 movie staring and directed by Adrienne Shelly, is making its Scottish debut at the Edinburgh Playhouse in January 2021 as part of a UK-wide tour.

February 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
It’s One-Act Week

It’s One-Act Week

SCDA One Act Festival returns to Church Hill:

The SCDA’s One Act Festival returns to the Church Hill Theatre this week with a dozen plays set to be performed over the four night run.

February 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

★★★★☆  Nowt wrong:

Brilliantly silly and utterly hilarious, Mischief Theatre returns to Edinburgh with Peter Pan Goes Wrong, spending the half term holiday until Sunday at the Festival Theatre.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★☆  Nun better:

Sisters are doing it for themselves – and packed houses – at the Brunton this week as Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players aim for the heights in an ambitious production of Sister Act.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

#EdFringe to recruit new Chair of board:

Tim O’Shea is to step down as chair of board of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society this August 2020 having completed two, four-year terms in the role.

February 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
LYT seek writer in residence

LYT seek writer in residence

Lyceum open call for 7 month residency:

The Lyceum has put out an open call for applications for its new Writer in Residence post with the Lyceum Youth Theatre, who will be working with the young company to ask the question: What Would Greta Do?

February 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Hollow

The Hollow

★★★☆☆   Stately:

Huge care and attention has gone into the staging of Threepenny Theatricals’ version of Agatha Christie’s The Hollow. That care, however, does mean that there is a definite absence of energy in a production that never outstays its welcome but frequently threatens to.

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More