Archive for April, 2022

The Meaning of Zong

The Meaning of Zong

★★★★★   Stunning

The Meaning of Zong at the Lyceum for a two week stay is a hugely important, superbly staged piece of theatre.

April 15, 2022 | By | 2 Replies More
Easter Play Rises

Easter Play Rises

Passion Play returns to Princes St Gardens

Edinburgh’s open-air Easter Play returns to Princes Street Gardens West on Saturday April 16 with a fresh take on the Easter story which brings it right up to the present day.

April 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
Magic Goes Wrong

Magic Goes Wrong

★★★★☆ Cleverly stupid

Magic Goes Wrong is the latest touring offering from Mischief Theatre, the team behind The Play That Goes Wrong and its sequels. It represents a return to their comic roots, together with a considerable sprinkling of glitter.

April 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
Addams Family Cancels

Addams Family Cancels

Festival Theatre’s June dates fall to Covid

The producers of The Addams Family have cancelled its dates in the Festival Theatre, where it was booked to run Tue 14 – Sat 18 June 2022, blaming the effects of Covid in its audiences.

April 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
My Doric Diary

My Doric Diary

★★★☆☆ Affa fine

A breezy, charming musical tale of family, time travel and the cultural cringe, the final offering in this season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Traverse is My Doric Diary by Aye Tunes! (Katie Barnett and Jamie Siggens).

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Orphans

Orphans

★★★☆☆ Raucous

Full of comic bravado, the National Theatre of Scotland’s long-delayed musical adaptation of Orphans at the King’s is an attractive but unwieldy beast.

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Carr’s new Edinburgh date

Carr’s new Edinburgh date

Jimmy Carr adds Edinburgh Playhouse to major tour

Tickets have gone on sale for a new date on Jimmy Carr’s Terribly Funny 2.0 tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Sunday 12 February 2023.

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 11 – Sun 17 April 2022

Listings: Mon 11 – Sun 17 April 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages This Week…

All Edinburgh’s major stages are in use this week with some brilliant productions on offer from the NTS at the King’s, Giles Terera at the Lyceum, the Goes Wrong stable at the Festival, Vanishing Point at Traverse (where PPP is in its final week) and the second week of Dreamgirls at Playhouse.

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
1902

1902

★★★☆☆ Homecoming

There is a celebratory air to 1902 at Easter Road. Saltire Sky’s production of Nathan Scott-Dunn’s play has been staged to great acclaim for several years, but has finally arrived at the home of Hibernian FC, who are the focus of much of the action.

April 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Beautiful – The Carol King Musical

Beautiful – The Carol King Musical

★★★★☆ A beauty

Clever staging and a spot-on cast of actor-musicians bring director Nikolai Foster’s slick new production of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical to life on the Festival Theatre stage this week.

April 7, 2022 | By | Reply More