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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

★★★★☆ Compelling tragedy

All may not be right in the world but some things just don’t change. Judging from the opening night audience at the start of its week long stay at the Playhouse, Blood Brothers is still the musical guaranteed to end with a standing ovation.

October 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

★★★☆☆ Surprisingly deep

There’s an unexpected and more than welcome depth to the hearty production of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown staged by Happy Sad Productions at the Assembly Roxy Upstairs until Sunday.

October 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Joseph Returns!

Joseph Returns!

October 2022 dates for Edinburgh Playhouse

Alexandra Burke, Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow, the young new wearer of the dreamcoat, are to star in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat when it returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2022.

October 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
2nd degree for White Xmas

2nd degree for White Xmas

Casting announced for White Christmas at Edinburgh Playhouse

Shiela Ferguson, the second longest-serving member of the Three Degrees, is to star as Martha Watson in the production of White Christmas playing the Playhouse over the festive period.

October 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Chicago

Chicago

★★★★☆  Tight and technical

Chicago’s tale of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery whispers back into the Playhouse with a thrum of double bass, a twitching off-beat on the drums and a haunting moan of muted trumpet.

September 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum sets return

Lyceum sets return

Big bold plays mark the Lyceum’s return season

There have been moths, floods and ceiling collapses, but the Lyceum will finally reopen in November with a big, bold season of plays, according to its artistic director David Greig.

September 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Killer drag

Killer drag

Christie pastiche Death Drop for King’s

Death Drop, the “Dragatha Christie” murder mystery pastiche written by and starring drag queen Holly Stars has been announced for five shows only at the Edinburgh King’s in November 2021.

September 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
EMT Chaperone Call Out

EMT Chaperone Call Out

Open Call for Drowsy Chaperone

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an open call for amateur performers to join the company for its Spring 2022 production: The Drowsy Chaperone, to be staged at the Church Hill Theatre.

September 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
PPP: Celestial Body

PPP: Celestial Body

★★★★☆ Brooding

The return of A Play, A Pie and A Pint to the Traverse with Morna Pearson’s Celestial Body, which runs to Saturday, is certainly something to celebrate.

September 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

★★★★☆ Fit for work

After 545 days of darkness, the Playhouse stage lit up last night with a crisp and swinging production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical, which is playing through to Saturday.

September 15, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More