Playhouse

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.

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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
Cilla Wanted!

Cilla Wanted!

Open auditions for Cilla the Musical:
The producers of Cilla the Musical have announced open auditions in Edinburgh to find a “charismatic and talented actress with a great voice to portray the title role”.

April 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Let The Band Shine

Let The Band Shine

Take That musical to wind up at Playhouse
The Band, the new musical written by Tim Firth and featuring the music of Take That as performed by the winners of Let It Shine, is to play the Edinburgh Playhouse.

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

✭✭✭✭✩ Dream Team:
It’s nearly 50 years old but Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the Playhouse until Saturday, doesn’t need to be mothballed.

March 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

✭✭✭✭✩ Sequinned:
High kicks and high camp dominate La Cage Aux Folles, at the Playhouse to Saturday, as it explodes in a glorious melange of sequins, feathers and a timely political message wrapped up in an over-sugared package.

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Evita

Evita

★★★★★ Star-kissed:
Evita returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse with more than a little starryness about the turns, to match the starry nature of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical.

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Wonderland

Wonderland

★★★★☆ Wonderful:
You don’t have to go down a rabbit hole to find Wonderland, it’s at the Playhouse until Saturday.

January 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Wicked Flies Back

Wicked Flies Back

2018 Playhouse dates for smash musical:
Wicked, the musical telling the back-stories of the witches of Oz, has announced a 2018 UK tour, including a five week run at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

January 19, 2017 | By | Reply More