City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Musicals


Casting Announced for Disney's The Lion King at the Edinburgh Playhouse

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The principal company for Disney's The Lion King has been announced, making their home here in Edinburgh at the Playhouse starting in December.

Rock of Ages, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Rock of Ages Cast April 2019

Rock of Ages returns to Edinburgh, hair quaffed and ready to rock, with their classic love story, giving the middle finger to pretending to be anything more than a silly romp that enjoys mocking music

Matilda the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Over 30 years since its conception in Roald Dahl’s humble writing shed in Great Missenden, his marvellous tale of a magical girl and her mean and miserable minders has finally reached the massive stag

Jersey Boys, Playhouse, Review

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Four boys from Belleville, New Jersey blew everyone away with their one-of-a-kind sound; we now know them as The Four Seasons.

American Idiot, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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There is no faulting the music to American Idiot.

Les Misérables, Festival Theatre, Review

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A sold-out theatre holds its breath as the triumphant orchestra booms its first few notes, signaling the revolution is about to begin.

The Glasgow Girls, King's Theatre, Review

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Since it first premiered at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre in 2012, ‘The Glasgow Girls’ has been winning awards (2013 Best New Musical at the Off-West End Awards, 2016 Amnesty International Freedom of Exp

Kinky Boots, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Kinky Boots 2018

Queens rule the stage as the sparkly musical that’s anything but a drag hits the Playhouse for the holiday season.

Nativity! The Musical, Festival Theatre, Review

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Debbie Isitt knows what she’s doing. Seeing the potential to create drama and comedy around a relatable scenario of stress, scepticism and the “most wonderful time of the year”, her film Nativity!

Motown The Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Motown the Musical 2018

Slick, smooth and soulful is the summation to this sensational showcase of an era of music that redefined the world of record making, changing the face of and paving the path for future popular music.