Bizarre to the point of obscurity, French composer-artist Francois Sarhan’s collaboration with Red Note Ensemble slides from the quaint to the surreal – and returns all the stronger for the journey.
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It’s going to be a wicked festive season in Edinburgh next year, as Wicked, the musical is announced for an eight week run at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
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Fun and frothy, there is little to deconstruct in Edinburgh G&S Society’s entertaining and distinctly slight production of The Sorcerer, which is at the Church Hill theatre to Saturday.
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The Lion King is a thunderous spectacle of live theatre, which sweeps out from the stage into the audience, drawing them into the anthropomorphised world of Simba the Lion prince who returns from self-imposed exile to claim his kingdom.
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A magnificently sordid energy runs through Rufus Norris’ production of Cabaret, staring Will Young as the Emcee, which plays at the King’s theatre all week.
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In 2003 the original production of Our House took the Lawrence Olivier Award for Best New Musical, with nominations for Best Actor in a Musical and Best Theatre Choreographer. The new touring production arriving at the Festival Theatre this week bears no resemblance.
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Sweetly cynical and taking all the right steps, the Edinburgh University Theatre Club production of world-record holding musical The Fantasticks plays at the Bedlam Theatre to Saturday.
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The Lion King opens at the Playhouse tomorrow night for previews of its first ever Scottish run, with just over 60% of all tickets sold.
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High in energy and ingeniously presented, Music and Lyrics Limited’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Festival Theatre proves a resounding success for the Edinburgh-based company’s touring co-production with Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre.
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Dancing and singing – but mostly dancing – all the way, the big touring production of Seven Brides for Severn Brothers, climbs high into the Oregon mountains as it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse for a week-long stay.
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