Playhouse

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

✭✭✭✭✩ Dream Team:
It’s nearly 50 years old but Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the Playhouse until Saturday, doesn’t need to be mothballed.

March 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

✭✭✭✭✩ Sequinned:
High kicks and high camp dominate La Cage Aux Folles, at the Playhouse to Saturday, as it explodes in a glorious melange of sequins, feathers and a timely political message wrapped up in an over-sugared package.

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Evita

Evita

★★★★★ Star-kissed:
Evita returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse with more than a little starryness about the turns, to match the starry nature of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical.

February 8, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

★★★☆☆ Not strictly brilliant:
Pop quiz. Hum a song from Thoroughly Modern Millie, which is at the Playhouse until Saturday. Aha, Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen’s title number. Very good. And?

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonderland

Wonderland

★★★★☆ Wonderful:
You don’t have to go down a rabbit hole to find Wonderland, it’s at the Playhouse until Saturday.

January 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

★★★★★ How can I resist you?
The winner takes it all at the Edinburgh Playhouse, as the Mamma Mia! tour arrives for an extended run over the festive season.

December 1, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Ghost the Musical

Ghost the Musical

★★★☆☆ Unbelievable:
Part thriller, part romantic comedy, part Sarah Harding casting error, Ghost: the Musical, at the Playhouse to Saturday, does just about everything expected of it.

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Keep Dancing

Keep Dancing

★★★☆☆ Not Strictly necessary:
Accomplished and brash ballroom dancing makes the touring Keep Dancing at the Playhouse entertaining enough.

November 16, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

★★★★★ Tutu Good To Miss:
Five stars and ten tissues as the smash hit musical of a working class boy’s battle to do ballet comes to the Playhouse.

September 22, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Sunny Afternoon

Sunny Afternoon

✭✭✭✭✩ Kinky Bootiful:
One of the seminal British bands of the Sixties gets the biographical treatment at The Playhouse this week in Sunny Afternoon, a show that’s several cuts above the jukebox musical you may be expecting.

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More