Festival Theatre

Doctor Dolittle Cancels

Doctor Dolittle Cancels

No Festival show for Dolittle:

The run of the musical Doctor Dolittle, which was scheduled to play the Festival Theatre in May, has been cancelled.

January 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
In The Willows Open Call

In The Willows Open Call

Audition and Free Hip Hop Workshop:

New hip hop musical In The Willows has put out an open casting call for young dancers to join the community chorus when the show comes to the Festival Theatre in March.

January 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cabaret for Festival Theatre

Cabaret for Festival Theatre

New shows on sale for Festival, Kings & Studio:

A new tour of hit musical Cabaret, the last ever tour of the Richard Alston Dance Company and Leitheatre’s take on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof are among new shows going on sale at Capital Theatres.

January 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Sparkling:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella, back at the Festival Theatre this Christmas, is still a festive treat with huge reserves of charm and elegance.

December 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Wunderbar Edinburgh dates in October 2019

Eddie Izzard is to play the Edinburgh Festival Theatre in October 2019 as part of the UK leg of his international Wunderbar tour.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rambert: Life is a Dream

Rambert: Life is a Dream

★★★☆☆ Woozy poetry:

Rambert’s Life is a Dream, at the Festival Theatre to Saturday, is a peculiar, poetic piece that suffers from pulling in too many directions at once.

November 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Macbeth

Macbeth

★★★☆☆ Fractured:

There is a peculiar absence of majesty at the heart of the UK National Theatre’s touring production of Macbeth, at the Festival Theatre until Saturday.

October 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

★★★★★ Magnificent:

It’s 23 years since Mathew Bourne changed the gender of the swans in Swan Lake for his choreography of the ballet, which is at the Festival Theatre all week to Saturday.

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Calendar Girls – The Musical

Calendar Girls – The Musical

★★★★★  Heartfelt:

Big, powerful emotions are harnessed to most glorious effect by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth in this musical version of the Calendar Girls story, which is touring to the Festival Theatre for a fortnight.

October 4, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate

★★★★☆   Sparkling:

Visually and musically, Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate is something of a feast at the Festival Theatre until Saturday.

July 5, 2018 | By | Reply More