Playhouse

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

✭✭✭✭✩ Whip cracks along
There ain’t no dead wood on the Playhouse stage this week as a sparkling Calamity Jane staring Jodie Prenger lights into town at the start of its long tour around the UK.

September 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Puttin’ On The Ritz

Puttin’ On The Ritz

✭✭✭✩✩ Glitz and Glamour
Spirit Productions takes the audience on a journey back to 1920s Hollywood in a glitzy, glamorous production of Puttin’ on the Ritz.

September 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun

✭✭✭✩✩ Crack-shot Annie

Annie Oakley, one of America’s first superstars, demonstrates at the Playhouse all this week that Anything You Can Do, she can do better.

June 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Let It Be

Let It Be

✭✭✭✩✩ A great gig

The Fab Four are back, delivering hit after hit at the Playhouse every night until Saturday.

June 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

✭✭✭✩✩ Believe the Noize

Big hair, big licks and a big ending provide a return to the world of late eighties codpiece rock, as Rock of Ages sticks a pair of socks down its tight leather trousers and struts into the Playhouse where it runs to Saturday.

May 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fame the Musical – Review

Fame the Musical – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Learning to fly

Souped-up, remixed and updated, Fame returns to town in a new production that is – as it boasts – “like you’ve never seen it before”.

April 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The musical – Review

Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The musical – Review

✭✭✩✩✩   What a drag

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – which tells of a trio of drag queens who journey deep into the boiling heart of Australia on a bus called Priscilla – is, of course, fahbulous dahling.

March 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tonight’s The Night – Review

Tonight’s The Night – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Ooh La La

It’s fast and furious fun, featuring one hit after another for the Rod Stewart jukebox musical, Tonight’s the Night, which is at the Playhouse to Saturday.

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Evita – review

Evita – review

✭✭✭✩✩ Force & Frailty

A real sense of human frailty pervades the latest touring revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s late-seventies hit Evita to arrive at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

February 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Lion King

The Lion King

✭✭✭✭✩ Simply spectacular

A thunderous spectacle of live theatre, The Lion King sweeps out from the Playhouse stage, drawing the audience into its world.

October 24, 2013 | By | Reply More