Archive for December, 2022

New Year Week Listing

New Year Week Listing

What to see at the theatre before New Year

Magic Fest is in town and there’s a last chance to see the Brunton Sinbad the Panto and the Lyceum’s Edinburgh Christmas Carol which are closing on New Year’s Eve.

December 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

★★★★☆ Reassuringly funny

The ‘King’s pantomime’ may have moved across to the Festival Theatre this year, but little else has changed in this year’s offering of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

December 22, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The Gift

The Gift

★★★★★ Magical

Barrowland Ballet’s jewel of a dance theatre show, The Gift, is pitched perfectly towards its intended audience of eighteen months to five year olds.

December 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
Christmas Week Listings

Christmas Week Listings

Shows to get you in the holiday mood…

There is a full card of productions to see in Edinburgh this week before Christmas, with availability for nearly every show (but not every performance) and something for most tastes.

December 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

★★★★☆     Sparkly and shining

Nativity! The Musical, Captivate Theatre’s seasonal offering at Fettes, is ideal Christmas fare. Full of joy and melody, it sometimes lacks polish, but never lacks heart.

December 17, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

★★★★★ Simply Loverly

Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical, My Fair Lady, warms hearts in a chilly Playhouse, where it is in residency into the New Year, with a sumptuous, but not soulless, production.

December 16, 2022 | By | Reply More
MagicFest Listings

MagicFest Listings

Edinburgh International Magic Festival dates

Edinburgh’s MagicFest takes place across the city from 17-31 December, featuring international stars including Edinburgh’s own Kevin Quantum and Spanish winner of the Magic World Championships, Héctor Mancha.

December 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
Babes in the Wood

Babes in the Wood

★★★★☆ Fantastic fun

If you are hankering for a proper family panto after missing out in recent years, you could hardly do better than Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s Babes in the Wood, at the Church Hill until Sunday 18th December.

December 10, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Once Upon a Snowstorm

Once Upon a Snowstorm

★★★★☆ Gently Engaging

Once Upon a Snowstorm at the Traverse is a gentle, snowy tale based on Richard Johnson’s picture book, adapted and directed by Jo Timmins, that totally engages its target audience of children aged 5 – 8 and their parents.

December 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Captivating the Nativity

Captivating the Nativity

Captivate stage Nativity! the Musical

Local company Captivate Theatre is bringing a production of Nativity! The Musical to Edinburgh for six performances only this Christmas, alongside its new take on A Christmas Carol.

December 10, 2022 | By | Reply More