Musicals

Son of a Preacher Man

Son of a Preacher Man

★★★☆☆    Nostalgic:

Dusty Springfield fans will love Son of a Preacher Man as the 60s return to the Kings this week with Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood on both direction and choreographic duties.

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Sunshine Ghost

The Sunshine Ghost

★★★☆☆    Reassuring:

Spirited and melodic, the first small-scale run of The Sunshine Ghost is not yet the finished article but shows signs of developing into something popular.

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunshine Daydream

Sunshine Daydream

World premiere for new musical:
A new musical by Edinburgh-based pairing of storyteller Andy Cannon and composer Richard Ferguson had its world premiere in The Studio this weekend before setting off on a Scottish tour.

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

★★★★★    Triumphant:

There is no doubt that Ria Jones, as Norma Desmond, owns the Curve theatre’s production of Sunset Boulevard that lights into the Playhouse this week, on the first date of its major UK tour.

October 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spamalot

Spamalot

★★★★☆    Hilarious:

The Mercury Theatre, Colchester’s touring version of Monty Python’s Spamalot for Selladoor Productions is consistently funny and may just be the best version of the show to have come to Edinburgh.

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
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
Eusog Wants More

Eusog Wants More

Open casting for Eusog’s Oliver:
The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has put out an open call for its all-adult production of Oliver!, which will be staged at the end of November, 2017.

September 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Grease

Grease

★★★☆☆    Over greased
There’s enough pizzaz and passion for a whole production in the opening number of Grease, at the Playhouse to Saturday.

September 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Laura Main for Playhouse Shrek

Laura Main for Playhouse Shrek

Casting for Shrek’s Xmas Playhouse stay announced:
Laura Main is to join the cast of the new production of Shrek the Musical, which opens at the Edinburgh Playhouse for the Christmas Season 2017, before touring the UK and Ireland.

September 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
High School Musical

High School Musical

★★★☆☆    Packed:
A gentle romance combines reinforces the right-on message that you can be who you want, in LYAMC’s tuneful take on High School Musical at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday.

September 9, 2017 | By | Reply More