Musicals

Islander on Radio 4

Islander on Radio 4

Award-winning musical hits the airwaves

Amy Draper’s two-hander musical Islander, a sell-out hit at the Fringe of 2019, has had a new interpretation for radio and is available on BBC Sounds.

January 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Osmonds for Edinburgh

Osmonds for Edinburgh

Osmonds musical to visit Festival Theatre

The Osmonds: A New Musical, is set to visit Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in October 2021 as part of its world premiere tour, starting in London in August and running through to 2022.

November 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

★★★★☆ Deliciously cynical:

Room 29 theatre has come out of the Covid closet with a neatly packaged and deliciously cynical production of I love you, your perfect, now change available online for just 24 hours.

August 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Broadway Bound 2020

Broadway Bound 2020

Easter school continues in lockdown

While many Easter holiday performance schemes have decided not to run during Covid-19 lockdown, one school has stayed resolutely open and is even going to give its annual concert – online.

April 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Big Bare Quiz

Big Bare Quiz

Bare Productions to host online musicals pub quiz:

The folk at Edinburgh’s Bare Productions are to host an online Musical Theatre pub quiz this Friday 10 April 2020 at 8pm through their Facebook page.

April 4, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

★★★★☆ Joyous:

Everybody is talking about Jamie, and for all the right reasons, in this funny, heart-warming and joyous show which plays at the Festival Theatre until Saturday and tours to Glasgow in June.

March 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Getting a kick out of SLO…

Getting a kick out of SLO…

It’s De-Lovely at the King’s this week:

Edinburgh’s oldest musical theatre company, Southern Light Opera, is taking to the High Seas this week with a production of Cole Porter’s breakthrough musical, Anything Goes, at the King’s.

February 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★☆  Nun better:

Sisters are doing it for themselves – and packed houses – at the Brunton this week as Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players aim for the heights in an ambitious production of Sister Act.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Six The Musical

Six The Musical

★★★★☆  Royally good:

You’ll lose your head over Six The Musical, which is bringing a new audience to the Festival Theatre just a week ahead of the show’s Broadway debut.

February 5, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

★★★☆☆   Sparky:

Oor Wullie, the touring musical from Selladoor, Dundee Rep and DC Thomson has moments of comic brilliance. However, it never quite coheres into a wholly convincing story.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More