King’s Theatre

The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera

★★★★☆    Explosive:
The Threepenny Opera continues the verve and vitality of the Attic Collective’s previous outings, adding a musical dimension that makes for an explosive extravaganza.

September 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Last Call for Oz 2018

Last Call for Oz 2018

BBE 2018 applications close this Sunday:
Beyond Broadway Experience’s summer 2018 show will be The Wizard of Oz and applications to take part in the auditions for the fortnight summer school will close online at midnight on Sunday 10 September 2017.

September 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bohemian Boys Wanted!

Bohemian Boys Wanted!

Bohemians call out for Footloose men:
The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company has put an urgent call-out for male chorus members for its Spring 2018 production of Footloose the Musical.

September 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Tollcross

Sunshine on Tollcross

Proclaimers Musical for King’s:
Sunshine on Leith is to be “revived and revitalised” as a new touring production of the musical based on the songs of the Proclaimers is announced for the Edinburgh King’s in Spring 2018.

September 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Divide Parts One and Two

The Divide Parts One and Two

★★★☆☆     Long time coming:
The official Festival’s flagship production of Alan Ayckbourn’s The Divide at the King’s contains multitudes.

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Shakedown’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakedown’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

★★★★☆    Shaken & stirred
Shaking down Shakespeare is a well-worn pastime, but Pab Roberts has taken it to a new level with his Shakedown version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, staged at the King’s for two performances only.

June 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cox for King’s

Cox for King’s

Brian Cox made honorary patron for King’s campaign:
Scottish actor Brian Cox is to become honorary patron of the £25m campaign to transform the King’s Theatre for future generations.

June 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

★★★★☆    Haunting
A quiet profundity burns at the heart of the Royal and Derngate, Northampton’s touring production of Arthur Miller’s Death Of A Salesman at the King’s. Largely eschewing the showy and portentous, it is anchored by a couple of outstanding performances.

June 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Footloose Auditions Afoot

Footloose Auditions Afoot

Bohemians boot camp and casting call for Footloose:
The Bohemians’ boot camp for putative performers in the March 2018 production of Footloose the Musical is this weekend, 10-11 June 2017, ahead of open auditions the following weekend.

June 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hello, Creatives!

Hello, Creatives!

Southern Light reveal Hello, Dolly! creative team:
The creative team behind Southern Light’s March 2018 production of Hello, Dolly! at the Edinburgh King’s has been revealed with Crawford Moyes taking over as Musical Director.

June 2, 2017 | By | Reply More