City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Musicals


Summer Holiday, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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It’s wet and cool and you want to bring the sunshine back into your life.

The Last Ship, Festival Theatre, Review

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Sea shanties and Celtic folk orchestrate Sting’s inspiring debut musical, The Last Ship, which sings the plight of the working class of Newcastle upon Tyne during the end of the region’s shi

Sunshine on Leith, King’s Theatre, Review

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A decade on from its Dundee debut, with awards and a silver screen version to boot, James Brining and Stephen Greenhorn’s jukebox musical of The Proclaimers hits has taken on a life of its own, and th

Wicked, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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L.Frank Baum’s story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, first published in 1900, is undoubtedly best known in its 1939 cinematic musical guise starring Judy Garland.

Crazy for You, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Born from George and Ira Gershwin’s 1930 musical Girl Crazy at the height of Depression-era escapism, the parallels are not lost that this 2018 tour of Crazy For You occurs durin

Footloose (2018), King's Theatre, Review

Once again, the Bohemian Light Opera take to the King's stage with another triumph.

Hairspray (2018), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Hairspray 2018 Tour

Bigotry is at the heart of John Waters’ most commercial success, Hairspray, and the message remains in its musical adaptation too.

Bingo!, Assembly Hall, Review

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It’s eyes down and look in as two of Scotland’s renowned theatre companies, Grid Iron and Stellar Quines, have teamed up to create a brand- new comedy musical set in a bingo hall.

Hello Dolly, King's Theatre, Review

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Southern Light Opera Company, hailed by their president Jonathon Tait as the ‘mother of Edinburgh am-dram’, celebrates its 121st birthday this week with their first ever production of Hello Dolly.