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Rain Man Casting

Rain Man Casting

Casting Announced for Rain Man Tour:

Matthew Horne – Gavin from Gavin & Stacey – and Downton Abbey’s Ed Speleers are to play brothers Raymond and Charlie Babbit in the tour of Rain Man coming to the King’s in October.

May 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Animals

Animals

★★★★☆ Quirky:

Gentle as the velvet of a puppy’s ear, yet unafraid to take a deadpan gawp at a recently demised goldfish, Animals, Greg Sinclair’s examination of childhood tales of animals is a constant revelation of delight and surprise.

May 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Fame Stars Announced

Fame Stars Announced

Keith Jack joins cast of Fame the Musical:

Keith Jack is to fly, high, as Nick Piazza in the 30th anniversary tour of Fame the Musical, coming to the Edinburgh King’s in October 2018 after opening in Manchester in June.

May 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Singing back to happiness:

Raw in delivery and driven by big emotions, Sunshine on Leith returns to Edinburgh in a tough new version produced by the West Yorkshire Playhouse which retains the heart of the original 2007 musical while bringing it right up to date.

May 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

★★☆☆☆   Shiny-edged:

Exhilarating moments and a couple of great individual performances ensure a shiny edge to Encore’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Brunton to Saturday.

May 18, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Teddy’s coming home

Teddy’s coming home

Leitheatre stage Pinter’s The Homecoming:

Leitheatre is returning to the Studio at the Festival Theatre this week, with four performances of Harold Pinter’s morally ambiguous and darkly humorous The Homecoming, from Wednesday 16 May 2018.

May 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Magic

It’s Magic

MagicFest returns with new venues, dates:

Edinburgh’s MagicFest is back this Friday 11 May 2018 for its ninth iteration with a week-long celebration of all that is magic as it moves its dates forward from early Summer.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

Edinburgh companies dominate Critics Awards shortlist:
The shortlist for this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been published and exactly half the nominations are for productions made or co-produced in Edinburgh.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Finest Cuts

Finest Cuts

Anatomy breaks out:

Alternative cabaret producer Anatomy is taking a trip away from its home in Summerhall this week to present two showcase performances at the Traverse.

May 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

★★★★☆   Distinctive:

By focussing on the music, and getting it pretty much spot on, Edinburgh Music Theatre succeed in bringing out the theatre in Guys and Dolls at the King’s all week until Saturday.

May 4, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More