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Lion King Cast

Lion King Cast

Casting for The Lion King at Edinburgh Playhouse:

The principal company has been announced for the UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King which opens in Bristol and arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in December for its only Scottish dates.

June 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Pauline Knowles remembered

Pauline Knowles remembered

Scholarship fund launch at unique Knives in Hens performance:

A unique concert reading of Knives In Hens is to be staged at the Lyceum as a memorial to Pauline Knowles and an opening fundraiser for a new scholarship fund in her memory.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

Listings Mon 27 May – Sun 2 June

All that’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

This week’s main event is the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, but there are also the decidedly adult matters of Avenue Q at the King’s and The Duchess [of Malfi] at the Lyceum.

May 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

Now your Mamma knows…

Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! which will be opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September.

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 20 – Sun 26 May 2019

Listings Mon 20 – Sun 26 May 2019

The week on Edinburgh’s stages…

There’s a very strong showing for new Scottish writing this week, with three important works on three of the city’s main stages.

May 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun

★★★☆☆    Tootin’ ‘n’ Shootin’:

There’s no shooting of vocal blanks from Encore and Musical Youth in this thoroughly entertaining and engaging production of Annie Get Your Gun at the Brunton through to Saturday.

May 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

★★★☆☆ Solid:

Leitheatre give a meaty and satisfyingly verbal account of Tennessee Williams’ great drama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, at the Studio of the Festival Theatre, running through to Saturday.

May 17, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Small Wonders

Small Wonders

★★★★★ Magic:

World renowned immersive theatre company Punchdrunk makes its first ever foray to Scotland with a comprehensively startling piece of work, Small Wonders, as part of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival.

May 15, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
PPP: Toy Plastic Chicken

PPP: Toy Plastic Chicken

★★☆☆☆    Curate’s egg:

First seen as a somewhat explosive work-in-progress at last year’s Hidden Door, Toy Plastic Chicken is the final production in this Spring’s A Play, A Pie and a Pint lunchtime theatre slot at the Traverse.

May 15, 2019 | By | Reply More