Archive for April, 2021

Beauty & Beast cast

Beauty & Beast cast

Casting for Playhouse dates of Beauty and the Beast

Casting has been announced for the UK tour of Disney’s “reimagined” Beauty and the Beast musical, booked in to the Playhouse for six weeks from October 21 to November 27 2021.

April 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Dreamgirls On Sale

Dreamgirls On Sale

New Playhouse dates for R’n’B smash hit

Dreamgirls, the 1960s-set musical about the rise and rise of a three person R’n’B girl group, is now set to hit the Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2022, in its rescheduled tour.

April 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Hold The Door!

Hold The Door!

Hidden Door sets September 2021 return

The Hidden Door festival will return in September 2021 for an outdoor festival of music, visual art, theatre, dance and spoken word, its organisers have announced.

April 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
A Space To Bless

A Space To Bless

★★★★☆ Invaluable

A Space to Bless, a series of meditations from Queen Jesus Productions filmed in St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, provides much-needed balm for the soul.

April 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Imaginate goes Hybrid

Imaginate goes Hybrid

Children’s Festival announces outdoor and online programme

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival has announced a hybrid programme of online and live outdoor theatre and dance for this year’s event, running from Tuesday 25 May to Sunday 6 June 2021.

April 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Jodie Prenger stars in UK tour

Tell Me On A Sunday, staring Judie Prenger in “the most naturally socially distanced musical in the world”, has booked into the Edinburgh King’s for a week in September 2021.

April 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Smile

Smile

★★★☆☆ Sympathetic

Smile, Dundee Rep’s football-themed online offering, transfers to the screen to provide a satisfactory record of 2020’s successful play about the legendary Jim McLean.

April 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Distance Remaining

Distance Remaining

★★★☆☆ Assured

There are some wonderful, and wonderfully human, performances in Distance Remaining. The three separate sections of the production ultimately fail to gel, but there is more than enough to sustain the interest.

April 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
EdFringe sets dates

EdFringe sets dates

EdFringe adds Fringe Player & opens registration May 5

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that show registration for the 2021 fringe will open on May 5 and that participants can use a new Fringe Player to share productions online.

April 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
EIF Returns

EIF Returns

Live performance in outdoor venues for August 2021

The EIF has announced that it will definitely take place this August 2021, and that it will add three temporary outdoor pavilions to its existing venues.

April 13, 2021 | By | Reply More