City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre

Snapshots 3, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review


Snapshots 3 showcased three new works by three companies, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Song of the Goat, Traverse, Manipulate Festival, Review

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Expect the unexpected from Compagnie à from Angers in France who bring their acclaimed show Le Chant du Bouc (Song of the Goat) to this year’s Manipulate Festival for its UK Premièr

Ragnarök, manipulate Festival 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review

Tortoise in a Nutshell, Ragnarök

Ragnarök (Snapshots 1)

“The world is breaking.”

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

The Lover, Lyceum, Review

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French writer Marguerite Duras’ 1984 semi-autobiographical novel The Lover has been exquisitely adapted for the Lyceum stage by Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, bringing together fo

Dear Esther, Usher Hall, Review

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“Dear Esther. I sometimes feel as if I’ve given birth to this island. Somewhere, between the longitude and latitude a split opened up and it beached remotely here.”

Miss Saigon, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Another of Cameron MacKintosh’s extravagant spectacles propels its way onto the Festival Theatre stage this month, captivating eyes, ears and hearts.

Flashdance (2018), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


Flashdance was the unexpected movie hit of the early 1980’s. With a Grammy-winning soundtrack and at least one memorable dance routine, it’s an obvious choice for a stage musical.

Relaxed Cinderella Pantomime, Kings Theatre

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There is a decided pink glow enveloping this year’s Kings’ panto Cinderella that has been garnering a galaxy of stars in its reviews this festive season.