Festival Theatre

Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

★★★☆☆ Festive:

The touring version of Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is a suitably frothy confection for the upcoming festivities; not particularly full of nutrition but oddly irresistible all the same.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
New boss for Capital Theatres

New boss for Capital Theatres

Fiona Gibson to replace Duncan Hendry:

Fiona Gibson, currently CEO of Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse Theatres has been announced as the new CEO of Capital Theatres, the charitable trust that runs Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cabaret

Cabaret

★★★★☆  Have a Kit Kat (Klub):

Emotional truth and powerful staging make Bill Kenwright Productions’ touring version of Cabaret at the Festival Theatre to Saturday nigh unmissable.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

SB’s Swan Lake for Festival

Scottish Ballet launches 2020/21 season:

Scottish Ballet is to open all three of its major tours during its 51st season from Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre, starting with David Dawson’s production of Swan Lake, opening in April 2020.

November 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

CBeebies Xmas Show for Edinburgh

Hansel and Gretel to be recorded at Festival Theatre

CBeebies 2019 Christmas Show is to be recorded at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre over four performances in October.

September 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Phantom at the Festival

Phantom at the Festival

UK Tour plays Festival Theatre in 2020:

The Phantom of the Opera has announced a major UK and Ireland tour for 2020 which will play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre for six weeks in September and October.

June 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Variety show to mark Festival’s silver anniversary in June:

The 25th anniversary of the Festival Theatre will be marked in June with a one-off night of variety, featuring specially commissioned pieces and work produced over the last year in a packed evening of dance, music, film and song.

April 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

★★★★☆ Haunting:

Birmingham Royal Ballet put on a truly magical and haunting performance of David Bintley’s Beauty and the Beast, playing the Festival Theatre until Saturday.

March 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ghost The Musical

Ghost The Musical

★★★★☆ Believable:

A refreshingly strong turn from Rebekah Lowings ensures that the latest touring production of Ghost The Musical is alive and vibrant at the Festival Theatre, despite the show’s cloying sentimentality.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch set to steal Festival Xmas

Grinch musical for Festival Theatre:

The first ever UK tour of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will play both Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre and Glasgow’s SEC in November 2019.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More