Archive for January, 2014

Big girls, don’t cry! The Jersey Boys are coming…

Big girls, don’t cry! The Jersey Boys are coming…

Award-winning musical Jersey Boys is to visit Edinburgh on its first ever UK tour, which sets out in September from Manchester.

January 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – War Horse

Review – War Horse

★★★★★ Big and emotional:

Ambitious in scope and able to deliver on every level, War Horse – at the Festival theatre for a sold-out run until 15 February – is a spectacular and emotional ride.

January 29, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Review – 1933: Eine Nacht Im Kabarett

Review – 1933: Eine Nacht Im Kabarett

✭✭✩✩✩ Musically sound
Dress up, take part and join in at Anke’s, the Berlin night-club created in Summerhall, for this politically-charged production set on 30 January 1933, the night Hitler became Chancellor of Germany.

January 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Love and Friendship

Review – Love and Friendship

✭✭✭✩✩ Delicious trifle

Brimming with overplayed emotions and inappropriate attitudes, Laura Witz’ adaptation of Jane Austen’s early epistolary novel – Love and Freindship – is an utter treat.

January 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Community bid for St Stephen’s

Community bid for St Stephen’s

St Stephen’s Centre in Stockbridge could be purchased by a local trust as a bid is made to save the building for the community.

January 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Review – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

✭✭✭✭✩ Intensely emotional
Intense, disquieting and ultimately rewarding, the Lyceum’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night is worthy of very high praise.

January 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Panel confirmed for EdFringe roadshow

Panel confirmed for EdFringe roadshow

The panel for the Edinburgh fringe’s participants roadshow being live-streamed on Thursday night has now been confirmed.

January 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gang Show nominated in business awards

Gang Show nominated in business awards

The volunteer-run production company behind Edinburgh’s Gang Show has been nominated in two categories in the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2014.

January 22, 2014 | By More
Spoken word: January listings…

Spoken word: January listings…

Hot of metric foot from pounding that poetry beat, resident poet J.A. Sutherland feels it is wise to keep his powder dry for a strong and erudite post of Wordly Wisdom in February. So here are some listings…

January 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
EdFringe live-streams participants roadshow

EdFringe live-streams participants roadshow

Potential Edinburgh fringe participants will get a chance to find out from the experts how to take part in the largest arts event on the planet, when the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society live-streams a participants roadshow on Thursday night through its website.

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More