Festival Theatre

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
Breaking the chains

Breaking the chains

Ghost The Musical returns, unchained:

Bill Kenwright’s 2019 tour of Ghost the Musical arrives in Edinburgh with the spectre of its previous visit’s miscasting firmly put to rest, as proper musical theatre stars take over the main roles.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
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