Brunton Theatre

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
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
549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War

549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War

★★★★☆ Rousing

Wonder Fools theatre company return to its 2019 hit, 549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War, in a re-written, updated and expanded version which hits its mark with much greater accuracy.

September 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Disney’s High School Musical on Stage!

Disney’s High School Musical on Stage!

★★★★☆  Class act

‘Get your head in the game!’ That’s the message of one of the big numbers in Disney’s much-loved High School Musical, and it’s certainly one the Kids From Musselburgh have taken on board.

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Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Bring me sunshine

Community theatre gets real this week at the Brunton in Musselburgh, where this fab amateur production of Sunshine on Leith is running until Saturday.

May 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Melodic

The steeply-raked seats of the Brunton are alive with the Sound of Music this week as Musselburgh Amateur Musicals Association bring the singing Von Trapp family to Musselburgh.

May 2, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Chess

Chess

★★★☆☆ Re-opening gambit

Musselburgh Amateur Musicals Association make a spirited return to live with a production of Chess at the Brunton which hits all the high and the low notes while making a solid fist of the tricky ones in between.

March 5, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

★★★★☆   Sweet treat

It’s back! Oh yes it is. After Covid sent the 2020 Brunton panto online, the regulars are once more live on stage before a very appreciative audience. Hansel and Gretel brings festive fun back to Musselburgh, bigger and better than ever.

December 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Rapunzel: The Pantomime

Rapunzel: The Pantomime

★★★★★  Towering achievement

The Brunton’s panto is a little different this year – Oh yes it is! Covid means the Brunton’s 2020 offering was filmed, with smaller audiences able to watch Rapunzel in the venue’s cinema. As it turned out, tier changes meant that plan was abandoned, but a web link ensures kids of all ages don’t have to miss out.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★☆  Nun better:

Sisters are doing it for themselves – and packed houses – at the Brunton this week as Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players aim for the heights in an ambitious production of Sister Act.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More