Archive for October, 2022

Gang Show Lives!

Gang Show Lives!

Edinburgh Gang Show is back, at Festival Theatre

The long-running Edinburgh Gang Show is back this week after the Covid hiatus, opening on Tuesday 1 November 2022 at the Festival Theatre with what its director says is the highest number of new recruits since the first one, back in 1960.

October 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
Burns musical’s Edinburgh premiere

Burns musical’s Edinburgh premiere

Playhouse premiere for Musical based on Burns’ life

Tickets have gone on sale today, for Burns, a new musical based on the life of Robert Burns, which will premiere at the Edinburg Playhouse on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January 20223.

October 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
South Pacific

South Pacific

★★★★☆ Enchanted evening

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to the Festival Theatre for a week, bringing triumph, tragedy and a truckload of Broadway’s best tunes.

October 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
A New Life

A New Life

★★★★☆ Baby blues

A New Life, Andy McGregor’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint hit about a young couple failing to come to terms with unexpected parenthood, returns to the Traverse for one night.

October 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Clue sets Edinburgh date

Clue sets Edinburgh date

ISIHAC for Playhouse, March 2023

Tickets have gone on sale for the Official Stage Tour of I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, playing one night only at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Sunday 12 March, 2023.

October 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Crocodile Rock

Crocodile Rock

★★★☆☆ Strong performance

Crocodile Rock – at the Traverse for one performance only – is an affecting and well-judged piece of musical theatre, that only suffers from being stretched a little too far.

October 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Kissing Linford Christie

Kissing Linford Christie

★★★★☆ Tenacious

Youthful dreams and adult reality rub into each other with pleasing effect in Victoria Beesley’s Kissing Linford Christie, based on her own life, and seen at the Brunton before touring around Scotland.

October 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

★★★★★ Spectacular comedy feast

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) returns to Edinburgh in spectacular style. The retelling of Jane Austen’s classic highlights a time when, for a woman, finding financial security in the shape of a man took priority, while featuring a strong all-female cast who prove that women really can do it all.

October 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

★★★★☆ Faithful revival

Rapture Theatre go back to Martin McDonagh’s first play, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, for their first major production since the death of founding artistic director Michael Emans.

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Girl from the North Country

Girl from the North Country

★★★★☆ Organic

Possessing theatrical craft and endless soul, Girl from The North Country is in danger of giving touring jukebox musicals a good name.

October 19, 2022 | By | Reply More