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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Clear-voiced:

Youth musicals company A-Team Productions has pulled out all the musical stops this week in a hugely enjoyable production of The Sound of Music up at the Church Hill Theatre.

February 14, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Spotlight on Theatre at the Edinburgh Science Festival:

Edinburgh Science Festival is taking its cue from the moon landings of 50 years ago for its 2019 edition, with a series of themes which focus on frontiers of different kinds.

February 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Singing Mermaid

The Singing Mermaid

★★★★☆ Tuneful:

All the delight of the original picture book story of the singing mermaid who gets swept away in the circus is brought to the stage in this puppet adaptation from the Little Angel Theatre. And more.

February 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jaymi Hensley is Joseph

Jaymi Hensley is Joseph

Dreamcoat role for Union J star:

An excited Union J star Jaymi Hensley will be in the title role when the latest tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2019.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch musical for Festival Theatre:

The first ever UK tour of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will play both Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre and Glasgow’s SEC in November 2019.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Idiot

American Idiot

★★★★☆ Rumpus rock

The tenth anniversary tour of Green Day’s American Idiot kicks up a storm – complete with an eye that isn’t so much calm as nurdling – as the Selladoor production arrives at the Playhouse for a week.

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anthropocene

Anthropocene

★★★☆☆ Icy:

Anthropocene, from Scottish Opera at the King’s, is a work that is constantly shifting its ground both dramatically and musically; while it is absorbing it never entirely solidifies.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Breaking the chains

Breaking the chains

Ghost The Musical returns, unchained:

Bill Kenwright’s 2019 tour of Ghost the Musical arrives in Edinburgh with the spectre of its previous visit’s miscasting firmly put to rest, as proper musical theatre stars take over the main roles.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Barrie’s Midsummer reckoning

Barrie’s Midsummer reckoning

Threepenny Theatricals take on JM Barrie’s “Peter Pan for Adults”:

Edinburgh amateur company Threepenny Theatricals is stepping up a gear for its second outing as it brings JM Barrie’s Dear Brutus to the Church Hill Theatre for four performances from Thursday 7 Feb 2019.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph for Miss Hannigan

Lesley Joseph to star in Annie tour for Edinburgh:

Lesley Joseph will play the role of Miss Hannigan when the touring production of Annie visits the Edinburgh Playhouse in September and October 2019.

January 31, 2019 | By | Reply More