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Wicked

Wicked

★★★★★   What’s it all about, Elphie?

It’s been to Edinburgh a few times, but this latest touring version of Wicked drops in on the Playhouse with the power of a flying farmhouse.

May 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

★★★★★   A cut above:

Captivate Theatre’s revival of last year’s Fringe production of Sweeney Todd has matured over the months, and is a must-see as it reaches the Brunton Theatre.

April 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

★★★★☆   Giddy up for a giddy show:

Oh, the Deadwood stage is a-rolling on over the plains… and stopping at the Brunton Theatre for MAMA’s production of Calamity Jane.

April 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

★★★☆☆   Puzzling:

The seminal story of a 19th century physician who uses a potion to unlock the darkness within gets a puzzling treatment as the Touring Consortium Theatre Company’s production reaches the King’s.

April 11, 2018 | By | 5 Replies More
The Weir

The Weir

★★★☆☆ Ghosts – and scarier:

An evening of tall tales puts a spotlight on the human heart as the King’s presents Conor McPherson’s modern Irish classic, The Weir.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

★★★☆☆    Budding genius:

The classic horror musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors, takes root at the Brunton courtesy of Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players – and it may not be what you expect.

February 15, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Celebration: Revue 2018

Celebration: Revue 2018

★★★☆☆     Magic in Musselburgh:

The Honest Toun’s am dram clan banishes the winter blues with a production filled with fun and talent in the 2018 version of their annual revue: Celebration.

January 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

★★★★★     Triumphant tragedy:

Miss Saigon, a musical tale of love, longing and sacrifice, lands at the Festival Theatre this week in a rather impressive chopper.

January 20, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

★★★★☆ Santa… claws?

A splendid script and pitch perfect performances make a tale as old as time feel as fresh as a daisy at Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre.

December 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

★★★★★ Oh Carole:

Beautiful, the musical life story of a pop legend Carole King makes for perfect entertainment at the Playhouse all week until Saturday.

November 29, 2017 | By | Reply More