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Blitzing the Brunton

Blitzing the Brunton

MAMA take on Bart’s WW2 musical:

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association promise old-fashioned knees-up entertainment, delivered with a contemporary edge in their production of Blitz!, opening at the Brunton on Thursday for three nights only.

April 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

★★★★☆  Storytelling musical theatre:

Stories rule in the RSC’s brilliant production of Matilda The Musical in an adaptation which feels properly true to the spirit of its Roald Dahl original – complete with dangerous spikes and revolting children.

April 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

EGTG take on Puppet Profanity:

The devil is coming to Edinburgh this Easter holidays thanks to EGTG – a company that revels in a challenge and upholds the long tradition of the city’s amateur companies in taking on difficult work.

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Variety show to mark Festival’s silver anniversary in June:

The 25th anniversary of the Festival Theatre will be marked in June with a one-off night of variety, featuring specially commissioned pieces and work produced over the last year in a packed evening of dance, music, film and song.

April 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stones In His Pockets

Stones In His Pockets

★★★☆☆ Clever:

There’s plenty of life and bundles of irony in the latest production of Marie Jones’ magnificent two-hander, Stones In His Pockets, which is at the King’s all week as part of a major UK tour.

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Open Call

EGTG EdFringe Open Call

Shakespeare and Ravenhill for #EdFringe Shows:

EGTG has announced open auditions for its two 2019 Edinburgh Fringe productions on Wednesday 24 and Sunday 28 April when it is looking for a total of 19 cast members.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 1 – Sun 7 April 2019

Listings: Mon 1 – Sun 7 April 2019

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week:

A relatively quiet week on Edinburgh’s stages this, after last week’s flurry activity, but still plenty to see and you’d be an April Fool to miss what’s on offer.

March 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iolanthe

Iolanthe

★★★☆☆    Concise:

There is a pleasing and playful lightness of tone to the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Iolanthe, which is at the Teviot Debating Hall until Saturday.

March 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
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
Listings: Mon 25 – Sun 31 March 2019

Listings: Mon 25 – Sun 31 March 2019

On stage this week:

There is a proper plethora of brilliant theatre on in Edinburgh this week, with over 20 productions of various kinds to tickle your tastes.

March 24, 2019 | By | Reply More