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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

★★★★★  Spell-tastic

Phylactery, cystitis, and Mexican are some of the words the contestants of have to spell in Room 29 Theatre’s hilarious production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

August 16, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde

★★★☆☆    Folie á deux

Thistle N’ Thorn productions has brought Frank Wildhorn’s musical theatre take on the iconic tale of outlaw lovers, Bonnie and Clyde, to the Sweet Grassmarket this fringe.

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Man’s A Man

A Man’s A Man

★★★★☆    Moving and fun:

Robert Burns’ poetry has an inherent melodic quality of its own and staging a full-length musical on his life and work seems like a natural progression.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

★★★☆☆    Splurge-tastic:

Captivate Theatre’s production of Bugsy Malone takes you right back to the roaring twenties at Gilded Balloon’s Rose Theatre, with two different casts for alternating performances.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Rent

Rent

★★★★☆ Raw and powerful:

It’s another success story for Edinburgh University Footlights as they put on an emotionally powerful performance of the classic rock music, Rent.

August 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
In Space…

In Space…

★★★★☆ Hilariously ambitious:

Napier University Drama Society take us into space in this sci-fi comedy musical, their first original Fringe production at Greenside venues.

August 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Bohemian Fairytale

A Bohemian Fairytale

★★★★☆  Magical music:

The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company take us on a trip down the rabbit hole in this year’s Fringe show – at the Stockbridge Church for three performances only.

August 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anthems & Movie Music

Anthems & Movie Music

★★★☆☆ Anthems
★★★★☆  Movie Music

Edinburgh Music Theatre is back at St Andrew’s and St George’s West on George Street, for EdFringe opening week and a thoroughly successful double bill of musical treats.

August 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family

The Addams Family

★★★★★ Spookily entertaining:

Spooky, funny and entertaining, Bare Productions have brought back to life one of the most dysfunctional family’s in the world in the kooky Addams Family musical at this year’s Fringe.

August 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★☆☆   Strong performance
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The Edinburgh Little Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist to life this week at the Hill Street Theatre.

August 9, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More