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MAMA’s venue reprieve

MAMA’s venue reprieve

M.A.M.A finds replacement venue for 2024 revue

The Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association has found a new venue and posted new dates for its postponed annual revue, the M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards.

Apr 18 2024 | By | Reply More
Arkle nose what’s up

Arkle nose what’s up

Arkle sniffs out Maxwell adaptation of Cyrano for Spring show

Edinburgh’s Arkle Theatre bring Edmond Rostand’s swashbuckling 1897 tale of panache, poetry, romance and a prominent proboscis Cyrano de Bergerac, to the Hill Street theatre next week.

Apr 18 2024 | By | Reply More
Preview and Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 April 2024

Preview and Listings: Mon 15 – Sun 21 April 2024

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week?

The big news is the opening of The Girls of Slender Means at the Lyceum (ends Sat 4 May, tickets) in a week which is otherwise surprisingly, well, slender, on new shows.

Apr 16 2024 | By | Reply More
Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse

Johannes Radebe to star in Kinky Boots tour coming to Playhouse

A new production of Kinky Boots the Musical, staring Johannes Radebe as Lola and Dan Partridge as Charlie Price, will tour to Edinburgh’s Playhouse and the Glasgow King’s in February 2025.

Apr 11 2024 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family

The Addams Family

★★★★☆ Finger clicking good

Edinburgh Music Theatre have a beautifully concise production of The Addams Family at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday. It hits its mark bang on, from the very first finger click of that iconic introduction right up its full blown love-in finale.

Apr 10 2024 | By | Reply More
Preview & Listing: Mon 8 – Sun 14 April 2024

Preview & Listing: Mon 8 – Sun 14 April 2024

What is on Edinburgh’s stages this week?

Musical theatre or straight theatre? The choice is yours this week, with plenty of both on offer and a couple of juicy one-off events thrown in for good measure.

Apr 8 2024 | By | Reply More
MAMA pulls annual revue

MAMA pulls annual revue

M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards postponed

Rising costs and low ticket sales have forced the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association to postpone its planned revue, the M.A.M.A Spotlight Awards at Portobello Town Hall.

Apr 7 2024 | By | Reply More
The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

★★★★☆ Shining

Young grassroots company Court Jester Theatre give an entertaining take on Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray in a nicely twisting new version which isn’t precious about its vocabulary.

Apr 5 2024 | By | 1 Reply More
Chicago razzles back

Chicago razzles back

Playhouse dates for Feb 2024

The latest UK tour of Chicago has announced new venues, including a week at both the Edinburgh Playhouse (Tue 4 – Sat 8 Feb 2025) and the Glasgow Kings (Mon 18 – Sat 23 Aug 2025).

Apr 5 2024 | By | Reply More
Biolanthe

Biolanthe

★★★☆☆ Inventive

The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has created an inventive updating of Gilbert and Sullivan in Biolanthe, running in the intimate Tech Cube 0 at Summerhall for three performances only.

Apr 5 2024 | By | Reply More