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White

White

★★★★☆ Layered:

Comic, brutal and certainly confrontational, the UK premiere of James Ijames’ White at St Cecelia’s Hall delivers a well-judged prod at the often unguarded underbelly of white liberal self-satisfaction.

March 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
David Blaine for Playhouse

David Blaine for Playhouse

First UK tour opens in Edinburgh:

David Blaine, magician, illusionist and stunt artist, is to open his first-ever U.K. and Ireland tour with two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 18 – Sun 24 March 2019

Listings: Mon 18 – Sun 24 March 2019

On Edinburgh’s stages this week…

It’s the week that many in the theatre world have been waiting for, with the official opening of Local Hero at the Lyceum on Saturday. But besides the promise of preview tickets at a tenner a pop, there is plenty else to intrigue.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oor Wullie for King’s

Oor Wullie for King’s

New musical set for Scottish tour:

A new musical based on DC Thomson’s comic strip Oor Wullie will tour to the Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre in January 2020.

March 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Parton’s 9 to 5 for Playhouse

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 announces UK tour:

There’s a cup of ambition doing the rounds as 9 to 5 The Musical announces a UK tour this Autumn, arriving at the Playhouse in November.

March 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mikado

The Mikado

★★★☆☆  Solid

There are big ambitions and some sparkling moments to Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s latest take on The Mikado, which at the King’s Theatre all week to Saturday.

March 15, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
Riverdance Returns

Riverdance Returns

25th anniversary tour for 2020:

Tickets go on sale today at 9am for Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show which plays the Edinburgh Playhouse at the end of April 2020.

March 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Respect for Edinburgh

Respect for Edinburgh

Aretha Franklin Songbook date for Playhouse:

A new production of Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook staring Amber Riley and Mica Paris is to play the Playhouse on Sunday 24 March.

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More