Archive for April, 2022

Kyiv opera at Playhouse

Kyiv opera at Playhouse

Ellen Kent’s operas feature Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv

The Edinburgh Playhouse is hosting the Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv this week, performing in Ellen Kent Productions’ trio of operas: Tosca, Carmen and Madama Butterfly.

April 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

★★★★★ Gloriously ebullient

They have turned the tap full on at the Festival Theatre this week, for the return of Jonathan Church’s phenomenal production of Singin’ in the Rain, adapted from the classic MGM movie.

April 28, 2022 | By | Reply More
Passing Places

Passing Places

★★★★☆ Charming

After too long away, Edinburgh Theatre Arts are back in Stockbridge with their take on Passing Places, exhibiting a vibrant spirit and huge delight.

April 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Keli – an audio drama

Keli – an audio drama

★★★★☆ Intense

Martin Green’s audio drama Keli, previewed earlier this month at the Lyceum, has arrived on the theatre’s Soundstage audio platform. While there is much that is odd about its presentation, it is an absolutely engrossing piece.

April 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

★★★★★   Find your joy

With a title like Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, it’s unsurprising that the first night King’s audience for this touring production was mainly female.

April 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 25 April – Sun 1 May

Listings: Mon 25 April – Sun 1 May

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

It’s a week of big shows in Edinburgh’s theatre-land this week, although not all on the biggest stages. The EUTC has All My Sons at Teviot (Thurs-Sat), ETA is at St Ninian’s with Passing Places (Tue-Sat) and Townsend Productions is at North Edinburgh Arts with Yes! Yes! UCS! (Weds).

April 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Charlie’s Edinburgh Ticket

Charlie’s Edinburgh Ticket

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Edinburgh Playhouse

Tickets go on sale on Friday April 22 for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical which is touring to Edinburgh for three weeks in April 2023.

April 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

★★★☆☆ Strong performances

Edinburgh Music Theatre’s post-pandemic return at the Church Hill Theatre is The Drowsy Chaperone, a show which began life as a collection of songs presented to comedian and writer Bob Martin and his fiancée as a wedding present.

April 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
FCT Picks Oliver!

FCT Picks Oliver!

Forth Children’s Theatre picks a pocket of Oliver! for return

Forth Children’s Theatre returns to live this week with a new production of Oliver!, playing the Edinburgh Tabernacle at Inverleith Gardens from Wednesday through to Saturday 23 April 2022.

April 19, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 18 – Sun 24 April 2022

Listings Mon 18 – Sun 24 April 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

Amateur musicals return with a swagger this week, as FCT’s Oliver! and EMT’s Drowsy Chaperone take the stage. Meanwhile The Meaning of Zong enters its second and final week and there’s a Waitress in town…

April 18, 2022 | By | Reply More