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Legally Blonde – The Musical

Legally Blonde – The Musical

★★★★☆    Absolutely Fabulous:

Big and vibrant, the Beyond Broadway Experience’s summer school production of Legally Blonde the Musical, at the King’s to Saturday, is a glorious mix of huge ensemble numbers and strong solo performances.

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Boyle Is Back

Boyle Is Back

Frankie Boyle for Playhouse:

Outspoken comedian Frankie Boyle is to stage what he says is his first “proper” Scottish tour in over a decade in Autumn 2019, including two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

July 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Bodyguard Returns

The Bodyguard Returns

Burke is back and better than ever:

When Alexandra Burke takes to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage on Tuesday July 9 2019, as The Bodyguard returns for a fortnight stint, she will be in very familiar territory on several counts.

July 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 1 to Sun 7 July 2019

Listings Mon 1 to Sun 7 July 2019

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week:

School’s out for summer and theatre pickings are thinning out ahead of the annual glut of August.

July 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Von Teese for Playhouse

Von Teese for Playhouse

2020 is Glamonatrix time:

Tickets go on sale today, Friday 28 June, for the Playhouse date in April 2020 of the ever-dazzling international Queen of Burlesque’s latest extravaganza – Dita Von Teese: Glamonatrix.

June 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Phantom at the Festival

Phantom at the Festival

UK Tour plays Festival Theatre in 2020:

The Phantom of the Opera has announced a major UK and Ireland tour for 2020 which will play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre for six weeks in September and October.

June 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Women in Parliament

Women in Parliament

★★☆☆☆ Attic Crude:

Crude on several levels, amateur company Athens of the North’s project to stage Andrew Wilson’s new translation of Aristophanes’ Women In Parliament is both fascinating and infuriating.

June 27, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Amélie The Musical

Amélie The Musical

★★★★☆ Half-step Toodeloo:

Peppered with emotion and fizzing with energy, the touring production of Amélie the Musical – at the King’s to Saturday – is the sort of treat which gives musical theatre a good name.

June 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 24 – Sun 30 June 2019

Listings Mon 24 – Sun 30 June 2019

All the sights to see on Edinburgh’s stages:

Almost the end of term but there is a bouncing plethora of theatre to be had this week, as the Formation Festival opens at the Roxy and Amelie The Musical arrives at the King’s.

June 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Sideshow

The Sideshow

★★★☆☆ In the zone:

In the week when moves to regulate AirBnB failed and it was decided to curtain Princess Street Gardens off during commercial gigs, Active Inquiry’s The Sideshow feels remarkably relevant.

June 24, 2019 | By | Reply More