Musicals

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

★★★★☆ Hilariously entertaining:

It’s all big hair and eighties music as The Bohemians take us back to 1985 in their annual trip to the King’s with The Wedding Singer, playing until Saturday.

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

★★★★☆ Go Go Go Joseph!

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat proves it’s still at the top of its game as it returns to the Playhouse – again – over 50 years since it first launched.

March 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
SLO’s Fair Lady

SLO’s Fair Lady

My Fair Lady seen in Southern Light:

Southern Light is bringing a new production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady to the King’s from Tuesday 5 March 2019, and promise a 21st century feel to a story which is over a century old.

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hairspray Open Call

Hairspray Open Call

Balerno TC announce December 2019 production:

Balerno Theatre Company has put out an open casting call for its December 2019 amateur production of Hairspray, the Broadway Musical.

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pippin

Pippin

★★★☆☆    Overambitious:

There is a great deal of vocal talent on show in the EUTC’s production of Pippin at the Bedlam. However, some ill-judged staging choices conspire against the production, resulting in a definite curate’s egg.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

★★★★☆ Jersey royal:

Never mind your eyes, your ears will adore the tour of Jersey Boys which has arrived at the Edinburgh Playhouse for a fortnight turn.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bohemians Creatives Call-out

Bohemians Creatives Call-out

Bohemians seek MD & Director for EdFringe:

Edinburgh’s Bohemian Lyric Opera Company has put out an open call for a Musical Director and a Creative Director for their annual Fringe concerts.

February 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Clear-voiced:

Youth musicals company A-Team Productions has pulled out all the musical stops this week in a hugely enjoyable production of The Sound of Music up at the Church Hill Theatre.

February 14, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
American Idiot

American Idiot

★★★★☆ Rumpus rock

The tenth anniversary tour of Green Day’s American Idiot kicks up a storm – complete with an eye that isn’t so much calm as nurdling – as the Selladoor production arrives at the Playhouse for a week.

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More