Roddy swaps his designer suit and expensive shoes for waterproofs and walking boots and takes off on an unexpected and life-changing journey.
Local company Edinburgh Music Theatre present their second production in a double bill and achieve a true West End sound.
Local company Edinburgh Music Theatre return to the fringe for their annual production with a double offering, the first of which is Fringe Fantasmic.
There are some musicals which take their basis from real life and
transform them into fairy tales.
Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boubil’s classic Miss Saigon is currently enjoying a revival at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End.
In 2007, Eurobeat: Almost Eurovision exploded on the Edinburgh Fringe and has appeared practically every year since with a few tweaks.
No Fringe is complete without the inclusion of the Lady Boys, who return to their Edinburgh home – for what could be the last time – under the Sabai Pavilion on The Meadows for…
Joe Dipietro and Jimmy Roberts’ musical comedy, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change has become a staple of the fringe in recent years, probably because it requires a small, …
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is celebrating ten years of musical theatre at the Fringe and in traditional style, alongside a main full scale production (this year the Addams…
The idea of the song cycle is to use an original thought from which the music and lyrics is constructed as opposed to writing a book or adapting material from an original source.
During last year’s Fringe, LR Stageworks presented Silence in Court, an interactive courtroom drama, which proved such a success both
that original production and this brand new…
The Addams Family is a musical comedy with music and
lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
On Saturday April 15th 1989, over 3000 faithful Liverpool FC
supporters made the journey to Sheffield Wednesday’s home ground of
Hillsborough to see their team take on Nottingh…
Through the 60’s and 70’s BBC television went through a golden period for producing some of the best situation comedy, amongst which was the great Dad’s Army.
Philip Ridley’s Mercury Fur is set in a
post-apocalyptic version of London’s East End, where a gang of youths survive
by their wits, dealing with butterfly-like drugs traded fo…
Michael Shand’s new one-hour
play starts with two men visiting the edge of the cliff from which their friend
fell a year before.
Sondheim’s classic tale of murderous intent arrives at C too in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, home to many a murderous event itself.
Music is a passion for most people as it enriches our lives and there is space for every type of music.
The Fringe has always been a place of no limits and of being accessible to all, including the numerous school groups and companies who bring their efforts with them to Edinburgh.
The life story of Jimmy Boyle, who in his younger years was a notorious criminal, was first staged back in 1977 at the Traverse.
It’s now ten years since Michelle McManus broke through to fame following her winning on ITV’s Pop Idol.
What do you get when you cross a story of a boy who loves westerns with pop music and the Jeremy Kyle show? You get Billy With His Boots On.
Scotland’s first and foremost LGBT choir returned to the Fringe with a selection of a cappella music which stirred the soul.
Sometimes the simplest idea for musical is often the best idea and this is showcased brilliantly here by Slipstream Theatre Company and their production of 8 Storeys Up.
What is it like to live with an HIV positive diagnosis in today’s world? With the advances in medication being what they are, is it really that difficult? West Avenue Theatre Com…
A Family Beyond The Army shines a human and compassionate light on the many men and women who hold families and daily lives together awaiting news of their loved one far away.
Returning for their fourth consecutive Fringe season are the seasoned voices from Oxford University, who are celebrating twenty years of the ‘Alts’ with this new show.
Nestling under the great arches of the North Bridge is a musical that blows all of its contemporaries out of the water.
Local company EMT have turned to the Songbook of the Disney Company for this year’s Fringe concert.
It is now 43 years since Love Story hit our movie screens and caused a generation to weep as one with its emotional storyline.
Waiting For The Call is an exercise in improvised musical theatre, performed by some of the younger students at Wellington College.
There is a legendary club, it is said, made up of a number of celebrities who have passed away at the age of 27; it includes the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, …
No Edinburgh Fringe is complete without the inclusion of the Lady Boys, who return to their Sabai Pavilion home on The Meadows for another season with a new production, Glamorous A…
It always interesting when the fringe guide promotes a late night musical.
It was in June 1960 that the Lionel Bart’s Oliver! took to the stage for the very first time and the show has gone on to achieve great things in the ensuing fifty plus years.
As Told By productions in collaboration with Greenwich Theatre have brought a new piece of musical theatre to Fringe this year.
The transition between leaving secondary school and heading into University, or indeed a life of work and paying one’s way, is the subject for this riveting little lunchtime play…
There is no greater theatrical performance, some say, than that which goes on in the courts throughout Great Britain, although the system differs north and south of the border, it�…
Though this show is featured in the theatre section of the fringe guide, it is actually a fusion of theatre, stand-up comedy and physical theatre.
Mix a delicious three-course supper with an intimate audience of 16 sat around a dinner table high above Queen Street in the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and simmer with the illusion…
If you want to see a show that has some of the biggest songs to ever hit Broadway and the West End and a storyline from both on and off the stage, then go and see Storming the Barr…
Tucked away in a quiet corner of surgeons hall is a play which comes to the Fringe all the way from South Africa.
American Television audiences have always enjoyed the chat show genre, from the likes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson to David Letterman and of course Oprah.
A unique concept of a musical about two guys writing a musical thats all about two guys writing a musical, [title of show] made it debut on Broadway back in 2008 but remains unkno…
The Fringe is and always has been a breeding ground for new work and experimentation and rightly so.
For many of us, there is deep fascination with trying to understand those who commit shocking and horrifying crimes.
Tucked away in the Baillie room of the Assembly Hall venue is a play tackling the healthcare crisis plaguing America and asks the vital question, how far would you go to help a lov…
Karli Evans and Kat Roma Greer of Australia’s Rue de La Rocket company come to the Fringe with a show which, though billed as theatre, could easily be mistaken for a sketch comed…
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland return to the Fringe with an outstanding 50 minute musical from the absorbing pens of Scott Gilmour and Claire McKenzie.
Everyday society accepts woman who wear jeans, trainers and a t shirt as normal, yet if a man walked down the street in stockings, skirt and high heels that is seen as abnormal.
At 4pm every Saturday, from 1976 to 1988, tens of millions of Britons and countless more world-wide were in the grip of an extraordinary sports phenomenon: watching two fat men - S…
The world of Illusions and magic has provided many an audience with hours of puzzlement as they try to figure out exactly how the performer achieved the tricks they just saw before…
Sometimes it’s difficult to write a review but, as this production highlights, I am fortunate to have the ability to do so without asking for assistance.
Stemming from Names Project Aids Memorial Quilt and Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, this show made its breakthrough on the popular stage in the Late 80’s at the heigh…
Long term residents of the Kings Theatre Edinburgh pantomime Andy Gray and Grant Stott leave pantoland behind and come to the fringe with a brand new play from Philip Meeks, creato…
Written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, The Bridge is a beautiful addition to the C Venues programme.
The Fringe has always been a breeding ground for new writing especially in the musical category.
The events of Saturday 15th of April 1989 will be forever etched in the memory of both Merseyside and around the world, as viewers of BBC Grandstand watched the Hillsborough footba…
When everyone is trying to push the boundaries in their performances at the Fringe it’s refreshing to watch simple and beautiful talent carry a show on its own.
Can such an everyday thing like playing the Beatles Rock Band game on the Xbox really give rise to a new comedy musical? Well this is the Fringe where anything is possible, and boy…
How does a person deal with a devastating incurable degenerative disease, and what effect does it have on their friends and family, is the focus of this play from edgeeradica.
No Shoes Theatre Company, whose massive success “The Improvised Musical” continues to pull the crowds at the Fringe, are debuting this powerful, articulate and ultimately movin…
A modern Scotland where for many of today’s youth the problem of knife and drug crime is rife is the basis for this potent musical by writer/director/producer Finn Anderson which i…
As a firm believer that theatre is not just watched or performed but indeed experienced, the return of Green Room Productions with their second show, Ordinary Days, affirms that be…
This new play taking place in C Eca revolves around three main questions, what happened in the past?, what happens now? and what happens in the future?.
Can a university players’ production do justice to an adaptation of a seminal film classic? The film is Dogme 95 by the great David Eldridge, which has become the stage play Fest…
The country remains split on the justification of the war currently being waged in the Middle East, but we all accept the bravery of those men and women who serve on the front line…
In 1928, at the young age of 18, Django Reinhardt lost the use of two fingers in a fire.
Welcome to the fabulous Glasvegas is a musical which originally debut in 1977 from the pen of legendary film composer Patrick Doyle.
Everyone’s been to a house party at some point but can anyone say they left the party as sober as when they arrived?.
In 1993 Bosnia broke free from Yugoslavia during the war that raged there, destroying some of the country’s best known architecture and costing many lives.
INdepenDANCE Youth dance-theatre brings a conceptual and at times emotional piece of modern dance to the Spaces on Niddry Street.
Frisky and Mannish are well known for their comedy capers in their madcap tribute to pop icons, but what happens when the duo turn serious and take a look at the pop and rock pheno…
The legendary Mark Trevorrow brings his comic masterpiece Bob Downe back to the Fringe for an amazing 16th Fringe run and boy does he deliver in spades.
If you’re the President of the United States, you probably get more than your fair share of death threats.
Four performers from New York’s famous Queen’s Theatre bring a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s in Briefs to the Fringe with mixed results.
Sometimes it’s better to leave a production which is intended to be a musical revue concert in its original form rather than try and turn it into a full blown musical.
Ricardo Garcia offers Fringe-goers the opportunity to explore the origins and background of Spain’s national dance phenomenon known as Flamenco.
The question of how a person really measures the value of their lives and those lives that they effect has always been the heart and soul of the Broadway smash-hit rock opera Rent.
One of the successes of the 2008 Fringe returns to Edinburgh with a new cast and fresh direction but retains its ability to be an uncomfortable experience.
Dysart Productions return to the Fringe with an updated version of their 2011 show and really wows the crowds with their peerless vocal performances of some of the great songs from…
The Tony Award winning musical revue Smokey Joe’s comes to the Fringe care of Tempo Productions, a native Amateur company with a long history of presenting musicals.
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