✭✭✭☆☆ Flirting with celebration
A hundred productions down the line, and the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group returns to the Mikado, the show which launched the company back in 1961 under the guidance of John Burgess.
Continue reading: The Mikado – Review
✭✭✭✭☆ Diva Next Door
From Big Breakfast weather girl to Broadway star, the talents of Denise Van Outen have taken her a long way.
Continue reading: Some Girl I Used to Know – 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.
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The A-Team production of Sweeney Todd, scheduled for a week long run at the St Brides Centre in Dalry from Monday 17 Feb, has had its opening night postponed to Tuesday.
Continue reading: Sweeney cutting it fine
✭✭✭✭☆ Dynamic musical premiere
Energetic, high-tempo and thrilling, the Edinburgh University Footlights’ Scottish premiere of In The Heights is a real treat.
Continue reading: In The Heights – Review
✭✭✭☆☆ Happy Holly days
Still pulling in the crowds after 25 years on the road, The Buddy Holly Story is still pretty buddy entertaining for 20 big reasons – and a few more besides.
Continue reading: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – 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.
Continue reading: Evita – review
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.
Continue reading: Review – Enough Already/Lachez Tout
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.
Continue reading: Wicked flies into Edinburgh for Xmas 2014
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.
Continue reading: Review – The Sorcerer