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It’s Hairspray for the 45!

It’s Hairspray for the 45!

Balerno TC hit Baltimore:

Balerno Theatre Company is moving away from its traditional pantomime for this year’s seasonal offering at the Church Hill Theatre and returning to its roots to stage the Edinburgh amateur premiere of Hairspray, The Musical!.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

Pop-up theatre at Dynamic Earth
Feature by Federica Balbi
The first thing the curators of the Greenhouse will tell you about their creation is that it is the first entirely green venue on the Fringe. And so it is, but it is also much more interesting than one might think.

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Bodyguard Returns

The Bodyguard Returns

Burke is back and better than ever:

When Alexandra Burke takes to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage on Tuesday July 9 2019, as The Bodyguard returns for a fortnight stint, she will be in very familiar territory on several counts.

July 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wake up!

Wake up!

Strange Town looks to the future for its tenth anniversary:

Edinburgh youth company Strange Town is taking to the Traverse stage this week with a pair of new plays loosely inspired by the theme of The Future, but both going in very different directions.

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Jaxx is Back

Jaxx is Back

Rock of Ages returns to Playhouse:

After a month of Matilda, the Playhouse is getting back to weekly turnarounds from Tuesday 30 April, with the arrival of the Selladoor tour of Rock of Ages.

April 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blitzing the Brunton

Blitzing the Brunton

MAMA take on Bart’s WW2 musical:

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association promise old-fashioned knees-up entertainment, delivered with a contemporary edge in their production of Blitz!, opening at the Brunton on Thursday for three nights only.

April 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More