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Edinburgh News: theatre


Flashdance (2018), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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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.

Assembly Roxy Theatre Opens Entries for The ART Award

Assembly Festival, the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is proud to announce that the ART(Assembly Roxy Theatre) Award is now open for entries from emerging Scott

The Attic, FTE Studio, Review

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Reviewing a show is about what’s happening on stage and not in the audience. But when it comes to children’s shows it pays to keep an eye on the target audience of wee tots.

It’s a Wonderful Life; a radio play on stage, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Time has been spun back like an old 78 record to 1946, where it’s all fair isle slipovers, high piled hair, block heeled shoes, bow ties and braces.

King’s and Festival Theatres announce this season’s Relaxed Performances

Over the last few years, the Festival City Theatres Trust has been building a programme of ‘relaxed performances’ that help to overcome physical barriers to attending the theatres and to foster a new

Jekyll & Hyde return for an alternative festive treat at the Storytelling Centre

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A bit sick of Christmas? Come indulge your dark side with a modern dramatisation of RL Stevenson’s 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.

A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline, Gilded Balloon Rose Street Theatre, Review

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As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, the Gilded Balloon is staging A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline that was originally part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór, with the dynamic Gail Watso

Cinderella, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Cinderella, this year’s Christmas show at the Traverse, is a wee gem for children aged nought to ninety.

How to Disappear, Traverse, Review

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Beyond a sad wee half decorated tree that sits in the corner of the chaotic room where Robert Broom has lived for 12 years, there is ostensibly nothing seasonal about the latest play from Traverse Ass

Cinderella, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

Allan Stewart, Grant Stott and Andy Gray in Cinderella at the King's Theatre, Ediinburgh

Yes, folks it’s Panto time again.