Musicals

In The Heights

In The Heights

★★★☆☆    Fiery:

The tuneful commitment of the young performers in A-Team’s production of In The Heights means that problems of a less than ideal staging are soon forgotten.

February 14, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Fame – The Musical

Fame – The Musical

★★★☆☆ Delivers on flair:

There is plenty of talent, both on stage and off, in the Edinburgh University Footlights production of Fame – The Musical, up at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Local Hero for Lyceum

Local Hero for Lyceum

Musical adaptation to get Edinburgh world premiere:

The Royal Lyceum is to stage the world premiere of a musical theatre adaptation of Bill Forsyth’s iconic 1983 movie Local Hero as part of its Spring 2019 season.

February 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Celebration: Revue 2018

Celebration: Revue 2018

★★★☆☆     Magic in Musselburgh:

The Honest Toun’s am dram clan banishes the winter blues with a production filled with fun and talent in the 2018 version of their annual revue: Celebration.

January 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

★★★★★     Triumphant tragedy:

Miss Saigon, a musical tale of love, longing and sacrifice, lands at the Festival Theatre this week in a rather impressive chopper.

January 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

★★★☆☆  Breezy:

Big, bright and brash, there are plenty of laughs in the new touring production of Shrek the Musical, which is debuting at the Playhouse until the first week of the new year.

December 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Dangerous:

There’s a fascinating concept behind the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Oliver!, at the Pleasance Theatre until Saturday evening.

November 30, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

★★★★★ Oh Carole:

Beautiful, the musical life story of a pop legend Carole King makes for perfect entertainment at the Playhouse all week until Saturday.

November 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Legally Blonde The Musical

Legally Blonde The Musical

★★★★☆ Hilarious:

“OMG You Guys!” The Festival Theatre is awash with pink as the hilarious Legally Blonde arrives in Edinburgh at the end of the first leg of its extensive UK tour.

November 28, 2017 | By | 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