Assembly Roxy | Reviews

The Mikado – Review

Lucy Evans as Yum-Yum. Photo © Paul Alistair Collins

✭✭✭☆☆ 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.

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King's | Reviews

Some Girl I Used to Know – Review

Denise Van Outen. Photo © Pamela Raith

✭✭✭✭☆ Diva Next Door

From Big Breakfast weather girl to Broadway star, the talents of Denise Van Outen have taken her a long way.

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Playhouse | Reviews

Tonight’s The Night – Review

Jade Ewen as Dee Dee

✭✭✭☆☆ 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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News | Previews

Sweeney cutting it fine

Sweeney Todd, demon barber. Photo © Daniel Thompson

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.

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Church Hill Theatre | Reviews

In The Heights – Review

Benjamin Aluwihare (Usnavi). Photo © Daniel Harris

✭✭✭✭☆ Dynamic musical premiere

Energetic, high-tempo and thrilling, the Edinburgh University Footlights’ Scottish premiere of In The Heights is a real treat.

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King's | Reviews

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – review

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✭✭✭☆☆ 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.

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Playhouse | Reviews

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.

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Reviews | Summerhall

Review – Enough Already/Lachez Tout

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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News | Previews

Wicked flies into Edinburgh for Xmas 2014

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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Church Hill Theatre | Reviews

Review – The Sorcerer

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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