Archive for November, 2022

Christmas Listings

Christmas Listings

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this Festive Season.

It feels like theatre is properly back after the Covid hiatus, as every Edinburgh theatre and amateur theatre company rolls out its Christmas or seasonal offering.

November 28, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sinbad the Pantomime

Sinbad the Pantomime

★★★★☆ Sin-good

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Sinbad sails into Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre for the festive season. And with the Arabian Nights legend, played with gusto by Calum Barbour, comes a slew of familiar faces making up the supporting cast.

November 26, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

★★★★☆  Timely

There is so much to commend in the return of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol to the Lyceum, where it runs through until December 31.

November 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Cell Outs

Cell Outs

★★★★☆  Searing

Cell Outs from Glasshouse Theatre follows two young, idealistic graduates who join a training scheme offering a postgraduate qualification and work experience in rehabilitation, hoping to have a positive impact and make a real change to the lives of prisoners.

November 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

★★★★☆     Beautifully wintry

The traditional Scottish Ballet festive slot may have shifted forward a little due to the King’s pantomime moving across town, but the return of The Snow Queen still manages to provide the appropriate Christmas glitter.

November 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hidden Door goes hexagonal for 2023

Hidden Door goes hexagonal for 2023

Pop-up festival to take over “Tardis”-like Scottish Widows complex

Hidden Door is to take over the A-listed former Scottish Widows complex at 15 Dalkeith Road for a five-day immersive event running from 31 May to 4 June 2023.

November 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
On Stage Mon 21 – Sun 27 November 2022

On Stage Mon 21 – Sun 27 November 2022

Listings for week ending Sunday 27 November 2022

Christmas must be just around the corner – the first of the big Christmas shows and the first pantomime of the season have their openings this week.

November 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
Mannequins at the Pianodrome

Mannequins at the Pianodrome

Citadel Arts stages new plays in Ocean Terminal

The Citadel Arts Group is to stage an evening of new works under the title A Mannequin for All Seasons, in the Ocean Terminal, where the Pianodrome has set up its latest temporary residency in the Wee Hub at the Old Debenhams.

November 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Dolls House

A Dolls House

★★★☆☆ Effervescent

The EUTC have taken Ibsen’s great classic, A Dolls House, and given it an immersive telling at the Bedlam all week, in a production which updates the setting to contemporary times.

November 18, 2022 | By | Reply More
Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

★★★☆☆   Jam packed

Leitheatre’s Vanity Fair at the Church Hill Theatre is a well directed, well acted production that falls victim to many of the problems inherent in putting a sprawling novel on the stage.

November 17, 2022 | By | Reply More