Playhouse

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
Chicago

Chicago

★★★★☆ Murderously merry:
Those merry murderesses are back on the Playhouse stage for a Chicago that isn’t perfect but definitely doesn’t deserve the death sentence.

June 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters

★★★★★ Song of Bernadette:
Broadway legend Bernadette Peters graces the Playhouse stage on the final night of her three-date tour, after London and Manchester. And the crowd goes wild.

June 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
That’s Entertainment

That’s Entertainment

★★★☆☆ Bold McDonald
A supposed tribute to Hollywood musicals at the Playhouse proves a bit of a headscratcher but That’s Entertainment.

June 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Annie

Annie

★★★★★ Captivating style:
They say you should never work with animals or children. The touring production of Annie, at the Playhouse until Saturday, proves that, boy, were they wrong.

May 17, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More