King’s Theatre

The Weir

The Weir

★★★☆☆ Ghosts – and scarier:

An evening of tall tales puts a spotlight on the human heart as the King’s presents Conor McPherson’s modern Irish classic, The Weir.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

Cinderella gets two nods in panto awards:

Cinderella, the 2017/18 Edinburgh King’s pantomime, has received two nominations in the Great British Pantomime Awards – for its script and its baddie.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Guys wanted

Guys wanted

EMT short of men for Guys and Dolls:

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an extended casting call for male performers to take part in its amateur presentation of Guys and Dolls at the King’s Theatre this May 2018.

January 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fame tours to King’s in 2018

Fame tours to King’s in 2018

Autumn dates for Fame: the Musical:

Fame: the Musical will fly, high, into the Edinburgh King’s in October 2018 as part of Selladoor’s 30th anniversary tour of the musical based on the 1980 movie, Fame.

January 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Still Sparkling:

This year’s King’s pantomime – Cinderella – is a more plot-driven and less reliant on effects than many of recent years. It also lacks some of the more interactive elements of panto, but for sheer fun and laughter it scores very highly indeed.

December 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Gang is Back

The Gang is Back

Edinburgh Gang Show ready for 58th season:

The full run through is done, band call has passed and now the Edinburgh Gang Show is ready to take over the King’s Theatre for the 2017 edition of the annual production it has been staging since 1960.

November 19, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Steamie

The Steamie

★★★★☆   Far from mince:

There is genuine warmth as well as hilarity in The Steamie, at the King’s until Saturday.

November 7, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Rent for Shoogly summer school

Rent for Shoogly summer school

Shoogly Peg Productions to stage Rent at King’s:

The Edinburgh based youth company Shoogly Peg Productions is to stage Rent the Musical as its intensive summer programme at the King’s Theatre in July 2018.

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Duet For One

Duet For One

★★★☆☆   Solid:

Thought-provoking and icily emotional, Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s version of Duet For One at the King’s until Saturday is wonderfully acted but never really takes flight.

November 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Real Thing

The Real Thing

★★★☆☆   Stoppard the play, I want to get off:

It’s love among the middle classes at the King’s this week as Laurence Fox stars in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing.

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More