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Hair Cast

Hair Cast

Casting announced for Playhouse dates of Hair the Musical:

Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marcus Collins will lead the cast of the UK tour of Hair the Musical when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

December 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
We Will Rock You for Playhouse

We Will Rock You for Playhouse

“Reimagined” Queen musical to return on UK tour:

The Queen and Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You is to be reimagined for a 2019 UK and Ireland tour, coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2019.

November 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Mamma Mia! for Playhouse

Here we go again in 2019:

The Abba juke-box musical Mamma Mia! is to open its 20th anniversary UK tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Alexandra Burke returns in Bodyguard

Burke returns to Playhouse with Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Burke back at Playhouse with The Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Amelie for Edinburgh

Amelie for Edinburgh

Amélie the Musical to play King’s:

The UK premiere production of Amélie the Musical is set to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019 with dates at the Glasgow King’s in August 2019.

October 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ulster American Returns

Ulster American Returns

Eleven dates for Traverse’s #EdFringe hit:

The Traverse Theatre company production of Ulster American by David Ireland, a sell-out and critical hit of #EdFringe 2018, is to return for a strictly limited run in Spring 2019.

October 18, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Bohemians grab Shrek!

Bohemians grab Shrek!

Shrek to play King’s in 2020:

Edinburgh’s Bohemians Lyric Opera Company is to stage an amateur production of Shrek The Musical at the King’s theatre in Spring 2020.

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
New show for Leith Theatre

New show for Leith Theatre

First professional theatre show for 30 years:

Leith Theatre is to re-open on Armistice Day with its first professional theatre production for 30 years with The Last Days of Mankind, an epic anti-war satire by Viennese writer Karl Kraus with songs by The Tiger Lillies.

October 3, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More