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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

★★★★☆ Jersey royal:

Never mind your eyes, your ears will adore the tour of Jersey Boys which has arrived at the Edinburgh Playhouse for a fortnight turn.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

★★★★☆ Without a Hitch:

The Lady Vanishes, but audiences won’t as a stage version of Alfred Hitchcock’s beloved thriller comes to the King’s as part of its UK tour.

February 19, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

★★★★★ Bootiful:

ky Boots brings musical comedy with sole to the Playhouse for five glamorous weeks over Christmas and into the New Year.

December 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

★★★★☆ Sparkling:

Beauty and the Beast comes to the King’s in pantomime form for the first time since 1946 in a show that continues a classic run of hits – and is sticking around well into January next year.

December 6, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

★★★★☆ Giant fun:

There’s a happy ending, beginning and indeed, middle, as Jack and the Beanstalk gets a Musselburgh makeover at the Brunton theatre this festive season.

December 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

★★★★★ A Christmas cracker:

The Gilded Balloon Basement in the Rose Street Theatre hosts top-tier talent this Christmas as five fabulous female stars tell their stories… via three spookily talented backstage assistants.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fame The Musical

Fame The Musical

★★★★☆  High energy:

Grab your legwarmers as the King’s Theatre hosts a high energy, if not Hi-Fidelity, spin-off from the Alan Parker film Fame.

October 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Handfast

Handfast

★★★★☆ Wedded bliss:

Sweet and true, Handfast by Edinburgh-based company Nutshell at Summerhall, is the wedding day you deserve.

August 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

★★★★☆   Fun from the Peanuts gallery:

A classic family musical is revived by a capital company at Paradise in Augustines, as newcomers Bare Productions take on You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.

August 7, 2018 | By | 7 Replies More
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