Archive for February, 2014

Tonight’s The Night – Review

Tonight’s The Night – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Ooh La La

It’s fast and furious fun, featuring one hit after another for the Rod Stewart jukebox musical, Tonight’s the Night, which is at the Playhouse to Saturday.

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Private Lives – Review

Private Lives – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Comic pleasure

Comic and crowd-pleasing, the Lyceum’s production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives provides fine entertainment.

February 19, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Dial M For Murder – Review

Dial M For Murder – Review

✭✭✭✭✩ Hitchcock without a Hitch

A fascinating mix of naturalism and the dreamlike give this this touring production of the original play behind Hitchcock’s 1954 movie an added edge as it arrives at the King’s.

February 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

The thrill of erotica in many and varied styles and outfits is to be the theme for this week’s Village Pub Theatre, with details revealed here on Æ for the first time.

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Summerhall back in the saddle – feature

Summerhall back in the saddle – feature

Horses returned to Summerhall, the one-time Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, with the arrival of Les Amis d’Onno’s Vintage Cabaret over the weekend of February 15.

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sweeney cutting it fine

Sweeney cutting it fine

The A-Team production of Sweeney Todd, scheduled for a week long run at the St Brides Centre in Dalry from Monday 17 Feb, has had its opening night postponed to Tuesday.

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Going Underground

Going Underground

You would be hard put to find as inventive a setting as the one being used this week by fledgling Edinburgh company, Underground Productions, using Gilmerton Coves to stage their first production.

February 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
My Name is Saoirse opens tonight

My Name is Saoirse opens tonight

Edinburgh’s smallest theatre opens for 2014 business tonight (Thursday) with a new one-hander from Traverse 50 playwright Eva O’Connor.

February 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
In The Heights

In The Heights

✭✭✭✭✩ Dynamic musical premiere:
Energetic, high-tempo and thrilling, the Edinburgh University Footlights’ Scottish premiere of In The Heights is a real treat.

February 12, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – review

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – review

✭✭✭✩✩ Happy Holly days

Still pulling in the crowds after 25 years on the road, The Buddy Holly Story is still pretty buddy entertaining for 20 big reasons – and a few more besides.

February 12, 2014 | By | Reply More