✭✭✩✩✩ Promising fusion
Part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival, this one man show by Michael Neto fuses together magic with theatre in the story of a man who has to make a choice between the thing that he loves and the one that he loves.
✭✭✭✭✩ Magic and Music Hall
Sleight-of-hand, stagecraft and comedy combined to make an entertaining gala opening to this year’s Edinburgh International Magic Festival.
✭✭✭✭✩ Hello Sailor
Following its award-winning debut at the Brighton Festival in May, one man show Thief makes its wayward progress towards this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
✭✭✭✩✩ 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.
✭✭✭✭✩ Wise and wonderful
The dales are alive with the sound of animals. We don’t see ‘em on the stage of the King’s Theatre, though. Maybe that’s down to the old ‘never work with children or animals’ edict, or health and safety rules.
✭✭✭✭✭ Streets ahead
An adults-only take on Sesame Street, Avenue Q teaches us a thing or two about life while being one of the wittiest, most tuneful shows in Broadway history.
✭✭✭✭✩ Simple but not simplistic
Charming, funny and with deceptive depth, First Cosmonaut from Sligo-based Blue Raincoat Theatre tells the story of the first man in space entertainingly.
✭✭✭✩✩ A great gig
The Fab Four are back, delivering hit after hit at the Playhouse every night until Saturday.
✭✭✭✩✩ Faithful adaptation
The thrill of the circus and the fear of poverty bring their competing twists to this sumptuous touring production which is on its way to the Vaudeville theatre in London’s West End.