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Aladdin

Aladdin

★★★★☆    Magical:

Aladdin is Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s 67th consecutive pantomime but there is nothing tired about it. There may be baggy elements, but these are more than overcome by attention to comic detail, awareness of what really makes a panto and sheer good fun.

December 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Creeping Beauty

Creeping Beauty

★★★★☆  Fairy dust:

In the midst of panto season, Edinburgh’s Pretty Knickers grassroots company get their mitts on the genre, give it a twist the traditionals and plump it slap back down in the 21st century as Creeping Beauty.

December 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sunny Afternoon for 2020

Sunny Afternoon for 2020

Kinks musical for Playhouse in November:

Ray Davies’ Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon is set to return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2020 as the only Scottish stop on a 15 date tour. Tickets go on sale today Friday 13 Dec 2019.

December 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mrs Brown is Coming to Town

Mrs Brown is Coming to Town

D’Live Show for Playhouse in June 2020:

Mrs Brown’s Boys is going back on tour in 2020, including July dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow’s SEC Hydro.

December 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bat Out Of Hell to Glasgow

Bat Out Of Hell to Glasgow

Scottish premiere for Glasgow King’s:

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, featuring Jim Steinman and Meatloaf’s greatest hits, gets its Scottish premiere at the Glasgow King’s in November 2020, with tickets on sale Today, Monday 9 December 2019.

December 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
PAW Patrol Live! in Edinburgh

PAW Patrol Live! in Edinburgh

Race the Rescue gets July 2020 dates:

PAW Patrol Live, the stage adaptation of the Nickelodeon favourite, is racing to the rescue at the Edinburgh Playhouse in July 2020 as part of a UK tour.

December 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Strictly Ballroom for Edinburgh

Strictly Ballroom for Edinburgh

November 2020 dates for Playhouse:

Craig Revel Horwood is to direct a new tour of Strictly Ballroom – The Musical, playing the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2020 with tickets on sale from 10am Wed 4 December 2019.

December 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Playhouse & SEC Black Friday Ticket Deals

Playhouse & SEC Black Friday Ticket Deals

Ticket Deals for Edinburgh and Glasgow still available:

Black Friday ticket deals for both Edinburgh and Glasgow are still available at the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow’s King’s, Theatre Royal, SECC and O2 Academy.

November 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
It’s Hairspray for the 45!

It’s Hairspray for the 45!

Balerno TC hit Baltimore:

Balerno Theatre Company is moving away from its traditional pantomime for this year’s seasonal offering at the Church Hill Theatre and returning to its roots to stage the Edinburgh amateur premiere of Hairspray, The Musical!.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dreamgirls for Edinburgh

Dreamgirls for Edinburgh

November 2020 date for R’n’B smash hit:

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Dreamgirls, the 1960s-set musical about the rise and rise of a three person R’n’B girl group, which is set to hit the Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2020.

November 27, 2019 | By | Reply More