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Disney’s High School Musical on Stage!

Disney’s High School Musical on Stage!

★★★★☆  Class act

‘Get your head in the game!’ That’s the message of one of the big numbers in Disney’s much-loved High School Musical, and it’s certainly one the Kids From Musselburgh have taken on board.

August 12, 2022 | By | 2 Replies More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★☆☆ Sunshine and showers

With the Edinburgh King’s set to bring down the curtain for a refurbishment, what could be better than a good old Sunshine on Leith singsong to send it on its way?

June 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Bring me sunshine

Community theatre gets real this week at the Brunton in Musselburgh, where this fab amateur production of Sunshine on Leith is running until Saturday.

May 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Anything Goes

Anything Goes

★★★★★ Just go!

The West End hits central Edinburgh this week, as Cole Porter’s seaborne musical Anything Goes sails into the Festival Theatre for a very limited run until this Sunday.

May 12, 2022 | By | Reply More
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

★★★★★   Find your joy

With a title like Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, it’s unsurprising that the first night King’s audience for this touring production was mainly female.

April 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hairspray

Hairspray

★★★★☆ Pump up the volume

Unlikely civil rights heroine Tracy Turnblad dances her way to a social justice triumph as Hairspray returns to the Playhouse for a week until Saturday and comes back to Glasgow at the end of the month.

March 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sheila’s Island

Sheila’s Island

★★★★☆ Captivating

A Nineties hit is back with a twist as the King’s Theatre is transformed into Sheila’s Island, the Tim Firth comedy on tour in an Yvonne Arnoud Theatre production.

March 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

★★★★☆ Spellbinding

Bedknobs and Broomsticks, the musical based on the 1971 Walt Disney film, flies into the Festival Theatre for a short but spellbinding stay, until this Sunday.

February 18, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

★★★★☆   Sweet treat

It’s back! Oh yes it is. After Covid sent the 2020 Brunton panto online, the regulars are once more live on stage before a very appreciative audience. Hansel and Gretel brings festive fun back to Musselburgh, bigger and better than ever.

December 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

★★★★☆ Magnificent mean girls

When a beloved film turns stage musical, you can bet that the original’s best-remembered line will become a song. Not Heathers, whose most-quoted piece of dialogue involves, shall we say, the recreational use of a chainsaw.

December 8, 2021 | By | Reply More