Festival Theatre

Hey Duggee – the Live Theatre Show

Hey Duggee – the Live Theatre Show

★★★★☆ A-Woof!

Hey Duggee and the five Squirrels who are the regular attendees at his club house in the popular Cbeebies cartoon, rock up to the Festival Theatre with an almost pitch-perfect production for pre-school audiences.

January 29, 2023 | 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 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
Gang Show 2022

Gang Show 2022

★★★☆☆ Shining

The Edinburgh Gang Show is back, on song and up on its dancing feet – but in a brand new venue as it takes to the Festival Theatre stage while the King’s is being refurbished.

November 2, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
South Pacific

South Pacific

★★★★☆ Enchanted evening

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to the Festival Theatre for a week, bringing triumph, tragedy and a truckload of Broadway’s best tunes.

October 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
James IV – Queen of The Fight

James IV – Queen of The Fight

★★★★☆ Resonant

James IV – Queen of The Fight at the Festival Theatre until Saturday and then on tour, is epic in scope and highly satisfying.

October 5, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Osmonds: A New Musical

The Osmonds: A New Musical

★★★★☆ I hear music

They were whipping out their Osmond fan club scarfs in the front row of the Festival Theatre on opening night of The Osmonds: A New Musical. It’s that sort of show.

September 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Big sings

Huge performances, memorable staging and a strong message make Southern Light’s 125th anniversary production, The Sound of Music at the Festival Theatre, a fabulous night out.

September 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Grease

Grease

★★★★☆  The Word

The Beyond Broadway Experience production of Grease, at the Festival Theatre for three performances only, is as vibrant a staging of the show as you could want.

July 31, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Anything Goes

Anything Goes

★★★★★ Just go!

The West End hits central Edinburgh this week, as Cole Porter’s seaborne musical Anything Goes sails into the Festival Theatre for a very limited run until this Sunday.

May 12, 2022 | By | Reply More