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Mockingbird pulled

Mockingbird pulled

King’s pulls To Kill A Mockingbird as tour cancelled:

The full UK tour of To Kill A Mockingbird has been cancelled following threats of litigation from the American rights holders.

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
McFadden for Playhouse Priscilla

McFadden for Playhouse Priscilla

Joe McFadden to star in UK tour of Priscilla:

An “over the moon” Joe McFadden is to play the lead in the all-new production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening this Autumn and touring to the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2019.

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
MAMA Annual Revue 2019

MAMA Annual Revue 2019

★★★☆☆ Dramatic:

Starting as it means to go on Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association’s Annual Revue 2019 kicks off with a song from The Greatest Showman – but not the one which became ubiquitous over the panto season.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Local Hero Extends Run

Local Hero Extends Run

Extra fortnight and full cast announced:

The world premiere production of the musical adaptation of Local Hero at the Royal Lyceum has scheduled an additional two weeks of performances as it announces full casting for the show.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lion King Returns

Lion King Returns

Playhouse Christmas dates for Lion King:

The Lion King is to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse this December 2019, running over the Christmas period at the venue where it had its Scottish premiere six years ago.

January 14, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
Gray back at King’s

Gray back at King’s

Andy Gray on stage at panto:

The audience at the Edinburgh King’s were treated to an emotional return to the stage of panto legend Andy Gray on Saturday night, January 12.

January 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Doctor Dolittle Cancels

Doctor Dolittle Cancels

No Festival show for Dolittle:

The run of the musical Doctor Dolittle, which was scheduled to play the Festival Theatre in May, has been cancelled.

January 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Werq the Playhouse outa this world…

Werq the Playhouse outa this world…

Official RuPaul’s Drag Race for Playhouse:

The all new 2019 Werq The World tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race arrives in the UK in May, with the first of two Scottish dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 6, returning to the Glasgow SEC on May 17.

January 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
In The Willows Open Call

In The Willows Open Call

Audition and Free Hip Hop Workshop:

New hip hop musical In The Willows has put out an open casting call for young dancers to join the community chorus when the show comes to the Festival Theatre in March.

January 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cabaret for Festival Theatre

Cabaret for Festival Theatre

New shows on sale for Festival, Kings & Studio:

A new tour of hit musical Cabaret, the last ever tour of the Richard Alston Dance Company and Leitheatre’s take on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof are among new shows going on sale at Capital Theatres.

January 3, 2019 | By | Reply More