World premiere of Gabriel McDerment’s new mental-health work! As Andrea, a high school senior, fights through the daunting US college application process, she experiences the menta…
Join the Bohemians as they take you through an evening of their most iconic musical theatre songs.
Glory dreams of singing at the world’s most prestigious festival, the only thing standing her way is a mysterious pyramid.
I’m the Greatest Starr (but no one knows it) takes a musical trip down memory lane as the award-winning Starr Domingue shares the herstory of an aspiring musical theatre performer …
Direct from London’s West End, The Barricade Boys are the UK’s most exciting theatrical vocal group.
Verity and Dexter – the perfect love match.
Is Exeter University emerging as the new powerhouse in student musical groups on the Edinburgh Fringe? Let’s not complicate this - the answer is simply but emphatically Yes.
Picture This is a new musical-thriller that follows stop-motion animation filmmaker Mary.
Following a sell-out 2022 run at Glasgow’s Oran Mor, acclaimed chanteuse Christine Bovill conjures Kiki de Montparnasse, the celebrated model and painter, as she relives her glory …
In August of 2019, Shana Pennington-Baird found herself in Dingle, Ireland, travelling alone, when she had a major health emergency.
Inspired by Georges Seurat’s painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Sondheim’s classic follows George as he strives to finish his masterpiece while his ne…
Cat-Like Tread makes a welcome post-Covid return to the Fringe with this ever-popular jolly romp, a Gilbert and Sullivan classic and a dashed good night out.
Join four friends weighed down by their past and frightened of their future as they take a trip around a natural history museum and explore the big bang, loving difficult parents, …
Gillian Lacey-Solymar, Carrie Penn and Toby Huelin’s Irrepressible, whilst a compelling story seems to rehash old messages without leaving us with a sense that we should do somet…
An exceptionally enthusiastic and talented youth theatre put on a revival of the 2013 version of Pippin.
Nothing is stronger than female friendship, except maybe the pressures of adulting.
In the dramatic musical A Mirrored Monet, it’s 1916 and the painter Claude Monet struggles to complete his government commission for the Water Lilies.
Celebrating the rule and reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II, featuring songs from musicals that have played Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End – including Fiddler on th…
Featuring West End performers, this family-friendly musical concert will take you on a journey through some of the most iconic songs from films like Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Toy Stor…
Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for! Fringe’s ultimate musical theatre party night has arrived.
It’s poetic, musical, funny, moving.
Flower arranging becomes a life and death hobby in Little Shop of Horrors, a popular-on-the-circuit science fiction cult musical classic.
Ben Tomalin, Maisie Fawcett and Sophie Holmes’ Without is an interesting contender at this year’s Fringe Festival in that it has a very strong cast that handles an equally stro…
A laugh-out-loud, immersive, comedic, heartfelt tribute to Hollywood’s most iconic blonde bombshell.
The Night of the Musicals is a dazzlingly fun, exceptionally energetic hour of musical entertainment.
Shing-a-ling what a creepy thing to be happening! The much-loved musical comedy returns in a fast-paced, physical production.
Northbrook is excited to present Made for This! A contemporary musical theatre and dance showcase filled with gripping, comedic and upbeat numbers.
Bare Productions return following a string of five-star, sell-out Fringe runs with the rousing and heartfelt musical, Little Women.
Ordinary Days is the captivating story of what happens when frazzled and uptight student Deb loses the notebook that contains all her notes for her thesis somewhere on the streets …
‘When my grandmother’s sister Agnes was nine years old, she disappeared.
Seven women attend a wake where they discover that their lives are mysteriously intertwined.
Our show will take you on an exciting journey through the world of Broadway showtunes all the way to some of your favourite pop song classics.
The classic musical The Legends of Mountains and Seas is a representative work of the Graduate Institute of Performing Arts of National Taiwan Normal University.
A stunning song cycle by Jason Robert Brown centring human relationships in all their messy beauty.
Brass Colours presents the frenzied life of a brass quartet suddenly disrupted by a genial and unpredictable percussionist.
This evening’s performance will include an eclectic mix of solo and ensemble song and dance pieces from some of the West End’s best-loved musicals.
A Chorus Line - and what a chorus line! I was wowed by this performance of A Chorus Line presented by the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group.
2020 the musical follows main characters Emily Goodhand and Adam Pictor, two musical theatre performers who have faced a lot of rejection, finally get their big break in a show tha…
Theatre Travels and Olivia Ruggiero Productions present Broadway Diva.
A heartfelt, humorous investigation into the things mothers pass onto their daughters – for better or worse.
Lydia Whitbread’s Winging It is a vague yet very intense coming of age musical.
Expecting a retelling of the Greek myth, the office set is initially a little confusing.
The Talentz Musical Theatre Company are bringing all the sparklejinglejolly magic of Elf The Musical.
The best way to express what this show represents, is to say it is like a classic cabaret crossed with a night with Mr Rogers.
Edinburgh Music Theatre is delighted to present a selection of wonderful songs from newer and lesser-known musicals that have broken out and broken new ground within the last two d…
In its 40th performing year and 20 years since we’ve been performing musical revues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Music Theatre takes a little bit of a departure into…
From cat allergies and fruit preferences, to student life and inverted friendships, this is a coming-of-age musical with a compelling and, at times, chaotic cast of characters navi…
Stephen Sondheim’s hilarious musical romp tells the bawdy story of a slave and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door.
From musical theatre greats, Stephen Schwartz and John Caird, comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith.
If you liked Six, then you will love Fierce.
Café L’Arté is a brand-new immersive musical set in real time in a coffee shop.
It’s 1940 and Bartók goes into exile in the United States, taking with him his 44 duos for two violins, based on Hungarian, Slovakian, Serbian, Romanian or Arabian folk tunes, s…
The 2006 musical Spring Awakening, based on the book of the same name, tells the story of teenagers at a strict religious school in late 19th century Germany, struggling as they di…
It’s showtime! Sing along to all your favourite show tunes in this immersive musical megamix experience! With live piano and dazzling cabaret performances get ready for an evenin…
Written and composed by Bethany, Cameron and Natasha Lythgoe, Pandemonium is a biblical musical of mundane proportions built upon a confusing amalgamation and re-telling of stories…
In 1970s New York, failed actor, Kit, is haunted by his deceased theatre-star mother.
Attempting to retell the story of someone as iconic of the modern age as Steve Jobs will naturally present a challenge, particularly as books and films have combed over every aspec…
This musical, composed by Joel Goodman and Jan Osborne, with a new script by Joan Greening is a journey through the extraordinary life of Alan Turing.
Award-winning FCT return for their 42nd Fringe with their spooky, kooky production of The Addams Family.
Many people wish to be famous, successful, or simply stand out from the crowd.
Enjoy musical satire at its finest: celebrating the mischievous wit of Tom Lehrer, performed by Australian entertainer, singer and pianist, Antony (DrH) Hubmayer.
In a world of lies, big lies and total whoppers, one way is invent your own even bigger lies.
The students of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s MA Musical Theatre programme are a staple at the Fringe, and they never let us down!Edges, a song cycle written by Benj Pasek an…
Aristophanes’ wild fantasy, The Birds, has been reimagined as a contemporary musical comedy complete with cuckoo characters and a happy ending that soars above the footlights!
A song cycle inspired by the photographs of Matthew Murphy, 35MM: A Musical Exhibition is a unique concept and the perfect choice for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Dogfight follows the exploits of three marines who are about to be deployed in the conflict in Southeast Asia.
Brand-new original musical drama comedy based on the true stories of Jill Morrell and John McCarthy.
Set in a mythical once-upon-a-time sort of land, Shrek the Musical Jr is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that cross…
It’s Lights Up! on this Fringe debut: a completely improvised musical comedy! Unforgettable characters sing, dance, rap, and harmonise their way through action-packed stories in …
Everybody Sing are delighted to present a musical journey through the decades.
Ripper is an unfortunate example of a show that may have promise, but not quite the ability to realise it.
A blocked playwright with a looming deadline is haunted by the subject of her last failed show: Ernest Hemingway.
Situated in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Eigg has a fascinating history of sovereignty.
The little iceberg holds a secret.
Performed by talented students, Captivate’s production has been seen by an estimated 22,000 people, with sell-out crowds, standing ovations, and multiple five-star reviews.
Dewey Finn, wannabe rock star, decides to earn some cash by posing as a substitute teacher at a prep school.
The show tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrols at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner.
Thank You for the Music, a new American musical revue, celebrates the greatest hits from radio, stage and screen.
You'll begin this show painfully aware that you’re sitting in the hall of a secondary school.
Come and join us for a wonderful adventure in Neverland and see how Peter, Wendy, John and Michael battle the Pirates, Mermaids and Native Indians with help from the Lost Boys and …
This musical is based on the concept album by Green Day and centres around Jonny, Tunny and Will as they fight to get out of their boring, mundane lives.
Avenue Q is the puppet-based musical following the people who live on the worst street in the world.
Alan doesn’t understand Carol after they met via a dating app which was organised by bestie Karen, but now Carol has met Tony to complicate matters as she becomes the Queen Of T…
Everyone knows about the code-breaking genius of Alan Turing, but behind the mathematical genius lay a man of great passion.
La vie Bohème! I can’t believe it’s been nearly 30 years since the rock musical RENT hit the stage and almost 20 years from the film version.
The story of a girl dreaming of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the “revolting children” who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.
If you still chuckle at those Twilight memes making fun of Kristen Stewart’s awkward portrayal of Bella Stark, or harbour some nostalgia for the immortal (and problematic) YA ser…
Based on one of Grimm’s lesser known fairytales, Godfather Death is a hidden gem and a must-see this Fringe.
Join Talia in a family-friendly venue for an interactive musical journey to some major European cities.
Our first impression when seeing Antonio! is that it’s chaotic and hedonistic, a impression that is quickly proven to be correct, but in a gloriously celebratory way.
Edward Bloom’s larger-than-life stories delight everyone – much to the dismay of his pragmatic son, Will.
Captain Macbeth is Vice-President.
A new musical, written by serving Scottish soldiers and veterans, about their own experiences as young soldiers.
In this original musical, volunteer camp counsellors, Sky and Jess, struggle to keep up with their relationship after being placed in opposite camps.
Nunsense is a hilarious talent show staged by the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery, the rest of the sisterhood having succumbed to botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Si…
Ludmilla Dabo, accompanied by Moliere award-winning writer, director and musician David Lescot, sings a moving, intimate and dazzling portrait of the iconic ‘High Priestess of So…
Written/directed by Amanda Bothma; musical direction/piano by Germaine Gamiet; starring Daniel Anderson.
In this multi award-winning show, Kerry Hiles – accompanied by Germaine Gamiet – shines the light on Judy Garland, the undisputed queen of cabaret.
The Drowsy Chaperone kicks off when a die-hard musical theatre fan plays the record (yes, record!) of his favourite show, and the musical magically bursts to life! We are instantly…
When his daughter Elodie is born, Ben realises the closure he thought he’d found with his own long-dead father needs to be re-examined.
A young Irishman, profoundly affected by his experiences in World War Two, struggles to regain his faith in love and the world as he fights to save his ancestral home – and once-…
The story of a lonely and disconnected young office worker who, through a series of minor admin errors, quite accidentally destroys the entire world.
A magical musical with modern sensibilities, King School of Stamford Connecticut, just north of New York City, presents the grand and classic tale of a virtuous young woman who fin…
Get ready to sing your heart out at Sing-a-Long to Smash-Hit Musicals! CRE8IV presents an exhilarating revue show that brings together the best of Broadway’s iconic tunes.
This is a story of Chandra, a woman Tamasha troup owner who is struggling to survive the changing audience demands.
By the end of 1928, all three Fail sisters will be dead: expiring in reverse order, youngest to oldest, from blunt object to the head, disappearance, and finally consumption.
The smash-hit, gig-theatre show returns, charting the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey from 90s indie-kid to wised-up woman.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Beyond Broadway, a spectacular revue show presented by CRE8IV THEATRE CO.
For too long the supporting characters of Star Wars have been overshadowed by the popularity of the beloved heroes.
A magical fairy tale for young and old.
I gave you Politics for Bitches and What Would Beyonce Do?! Now brace yourself for my female Book of Mormon.
Using the back catalogue of The Proclaimers, this jukebox musical follows Davy (Lewis Kerr) and Ally (Kerr McKinley) as they navigate life after serving in the army.
We spend a third of our lives in bed.
The incredible Oliver Harris sings the great songs from Les Misérables, Chess, Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, We Will Rock You and many more.
Judith Kerr’s Mog the Forgetful Cat, adapted for the stage by The Wardrobe Ensemble.
Musical theatre fans – this one’s for you! Edinburgh-based cabaret group, the Little West End Theatre, brings you a night of sass and show tunes.
Brad’s 12-year-old daughter came home from the Halloween dance and said, ‘They only played three total Halloween songs!’ Three? Brad was incensed, so he and Steve wrote nine origin…
Join this talented team of award-winning improvisers for an hour of live music and laughter! Every show is opening – and closing! – night as these top comics compose brand new …
Child of Sunday examines the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the ‘ordinary people’ in our communities.
A new gig-theatre show featuring songs by Kyle Falconer of The View.
A unique new musical with a fully actor-muso cast, this Charlie Hartill Award finalist blends contemporary pop, soul, and folk music in a dynamic story of convent school life.
Join Mr Toad, Ratty, Badger and friends in a new family musical by Roger McGough, inspired by The Wind in the Willows.
The must-see, Olivier Award-winning West End hit is back! Watch the masters of musical improv create a brand-new musical comedy from scratch at every single performance of this mul…
Answering the question, “what if Avenue Q took place in a hospital?” Potty The Plant is a dark, tongue in cheek, comedic musical that subverts our expectations time and time ag…
Davina scouts scallies.
Have you ever felt judged for not having the right body shape? Not eating the right foods or going to the gym? Our Photoshopped world is not always kind to our feelings of self-wor…
From the creators of Moon Dragon, Sea Dragon is the most perfect experience for babies under one at the Fringe in 2023.
Receiving its world premiere at the Fringe is Sound Clash: an urban love story set in a dystopian world of dancehall, where MCs, not MPs, rule the nation! In Sound city, music is c…
If you think you’ve seen it all, you haven’t.
From the creators of Moon Dragon, Sea Dragon is the most fun for under 5s.
This is a feel good musical with banging songs, fantastic performers and countless laughs.
BBD Productions return to the Fringe with their five-star show, which made Best Productions of 2022 lists from London Theatre and Theatre Scotland.
USA, 1985: Rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson joined the force to protect and serve.
When Adam Lenson was diagnosed with cancer in 2019; it caused all past, present and future versions of him to collide in the oncology department.
What’s big, blue, bossy and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling-enthusiast…
Blossoming (You Undo Me) is a straightforward one-person musical about a young Chinese man growing into his queerness and yet it weaves several narrative threads and theatrical for…
30 Minute Musicals, direct from Hollywood, reports for duty with their fan favourite musical parody of quintessential homoerotic 80s film, Top Gun.
This is a wickedly fun idea for a production, a retelling of 80s favourite, Die Hard, as a pantomime/musical parody.
Footsteps to Theatre (in association with Cumbria Curtain Call) present a youth production of Lionel Bart’s classic musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
Singing sensation Thomas Cameron is a charismatic, Classic Brit Award-nominated tenor, whose powerful voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and is making ‘wave…
Join the Bohemians in their return to the Fringe and hear an eclectic selection of their favourite Broadway songs.
Thomas Farriner (the one who burnt London to a crisp in 1666?) is a fantastic (albeit dead) baker, and we have resurrected him.
Self-described musical genius James Love and his sequin-clad showgirl wife Stephanie have been married for 12 years.
Practically Perfect! takes a light-hearted and affectionate look at the many aspects of Julie Andrews’ career and personal life, exploring the contrast between the public face of…
An original new musical that puts a bluegrass twist on contemporary musical theatre.
Lighthouse is an upbeat Irish-American musical full of original drinking songs and step dancing numbers.
Halle-berry-lujah! Your sassy, dyslexic King of the shoes is heaven scent in a cloud of Febreze to tell you how he came to be the fabulous influencer that he is whilst setting the …
This show presents a collective of exciting musical theatre numbers relating to the theme of being unapologetically you and making a lasting impact on the world around you.
When her grandmother dies, Cece spirals into a quarter-life crisis.
Show Me What You’re Maid Of follows a bridal party on the day of Flora’s wedding.
Four young New Yorkers’ lives intertwine in unexpected ways as they try to figure out life, relationships and whether Cabernet goes with fish.
William Roby stars as centenarian cabaret artist Mr Noel Howard in this solo show about a veteran performer who at a hundred-and-something (his actual age is revealed in the show i…
Torn is part verbatim testimony and part jukebox musical: an affectionate and uncompromising love letter to the power of the uterus.
‘Everything starts with a dream’.
BBD Productions return to the Fringe to premier their new show, Divas, after their five-star sell-out run in 2019.
A mesmerising concert of West End musical theatre favourites starring Leona Marie.
Smashing Cabinets Theatre’s adaptation of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet is ghost-like and haunting, confusing at times, but generally falls somewhere between the mysteriousness o…
After a sold-out run, The B Collective returns with their exhilarating high-octane show Murder Ballads, adapted from the album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
The New Act of the Year 2022 and Musical Comedy Award 2021 finalists debut their salacious cabaret of unbridled fun.
If you’re not convinced by the title I have no idea what this is going to do.
David and Emma arrive at work on Christmas Eve – the only two people in the office the morning after the Christmas party.
The pantomime is called Panto She Wrote and it was written by two panto-enthusiasts at the University of Bristol.
The year is 1348 and the small Yorkshire village of Bogsfield is about to be hit by the Black Death.
One hour of existential crisis and millennial dread about dating whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories of Sesame Street.
Have you ever noticed how all female leads in historical fiction are.
Set in – you guessed it – Chicago, a young woman named Lulu is looking for job after job.
You Can’t Sing With Us! The Bristol Suspensions are back better than ever with their all-new Fringe set! After winning the UK national championships of collegiate a cappella (and…
Based on the popular Scottish folk song, we follow the comic adventures of Maggie played by Jacqueline Hannan, a bus conductress in Fife in her new job.
A rock concert in a courtroom.
We live in a crazy world of fear and anxiety! But don’t worry, Dr Theatre is here to solve your problems in a show packed full of fabulous musical theatre songs with all the answ…
In this cabaret exploring body standards in the entertainment industry, Abby Rose Morris details her experiences as a plus-size performer while dismantling the ever-present cultura…
Peter Straker has one of the greatest, sweetest voices in British theatre, a unique performer who has starred in original productions of Hair and Tommy.
The Riverside Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh to take on this Euripides classic.
When Amy, Megan, Nicole and Olivia decide to go on a week-long girls holiday to Magaluf, some of them are excited for sun, sex and sangria.
Join Papageno on his quest to find a magpie feather for the Queen of the Night, encountering a number of his friends, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel and Carmen, as well as…
Award-winning musical theatre company The Talentz are bringing festive sparkle to you for our eighth year at the Fringe.
World-renowned songsmith and pianist extraordinaire, John Thorn, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a sublime collection of new original songs exploring the meaning of life and t…
Divine Dance presents John the Baptist and the Bees.
If life is about the journey and not the destination, then the passengers on the 15:00 train from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverley don’t know which way to go.
The songwriting genius of Neil and his writing partners will go down in history as one of the most successful of all time.
Would you save the world if you could? Alexander Fleming’s penicillin was a life-changing discovery that became a world-changing cure.
A group of eclectic pre-teens (played by just as eclectic adults) learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything as they spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up)…
The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable show of movie musical showstoppers.
Formed in 1982, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be celebrating its big birthday (40 years young!) by performing a musical revue.
This Is Us – The Greatest Showman Tribute you will Never Get Enough of! A show of A Million Dreams, so Come Alive and Rewrite the Stars! Come sing along to This is Me.
A Scottish/African group presenting original songs by composer/playwright, Neo Vilakazi, based in Edinburgh.
Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl wants to help the piano find it again, and together they set off on a magical adventure.
A fast, unexpectedly heart-warming play written by Paul Richards.
By invite, the Windrush Generation came to rebuild Britain following the end of the Second World War.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch, a thoroughly modern, fully empowered female role model.
Madagascar Jr is the stage musical version of the 2005 children’s movie, a charmingly simple story of friendship amongst lovable animals.
Minutes before the clock strikes 12, a group of friends rediscover themselves and their goals for the new year.
Following their 2021 five-star Fringe show, Little Shop of Horrors, A-Team are back with a bang (bang)! Bonnie and Clyde is a fast-paced, Tony Award-winning musical which tells the…
Based on the hit film, this award-winning musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth tells the story of an ordinary group of women in a Yorkshire Women’s Institute who create an artist…
You‘ve read the books and seen the movies.
Alan Turing – A Musical Biography.
This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as: ‘the relationship.
An experimental reimagining of Shakespeare’s great play.
Learn your lessons well! Stephen Schwartz’s acclaimed gospel musical gets the Royal (Conservatoire of Scotland) treatment in this fully staged, full-length production.
A songwriter with severe writer’s block and a looming deadline battles the version of Ernest Hemingway that lives in her head.
From the brilliant minds behind SiriusXM – Kids, Harry’s Wand (Steve Goodie) and best-selling author of Don’t Feed the Bully (Brad Tassell), comes the Halloween show that every…
Sue Kelvin stars in a tribute show to Bette Midler, covering her life and songs from the perspective of a lifelong fan.
Playwright, composer, actor, singer; Noël Coward defined and shaped the 20th century.
This new folk musical comedy reimagines Jane Austen’s classic novel in modern America with gender-swapped characters.
Murder has come to Rothersdale, where nothing ever happens.
Lori Hamilton's retelling of her eventful life is touching and amusing, despite the whirlwind pacing.
After sell-out performances and five-star reviews from 2016-2019, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring worl…
Lauren Brewer and Will Geraint Drake’s The Single Lady is a musical extravaganza, giving Elizabeth I the same treatment that Hamilton did to the Founding Fathers.
This cast of professional performers is excited to return for their fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sell-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
A play about love transcending separation.
Omigod You Guys! Come and join Stage Avenue for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde.
Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in Oz.
As the daughter of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth has witnessed, first hand, the consequences of when love goes wrong.
An insistent palm-reading drag queen declares Jenny will never find love, sending her reeling back to a high school match-making scheme that horrifyingly matched her with the bigge…
Whilst it may be apt to stage John Montgomery and Derek Batchelor’s Flesh - a musical about Burke and Hare - at Surgeon’s Hall, the novelty stops there.
BBD Productions return to the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway after their five-star sell-out run in 2019.
An original musical with plenty of spark, Vote Macbeth! aims to present a fresh take on the well-worn story of the Scottish play.
Love, song, dance and murder – Domitius retells the tale from an unbiased viewpoint paving the way for audiences to experience that particular reign in Ancient Rome.
Bare Productions return following their five-star, sell-out Fringe 2019 run with the fabulous musical – Kinky Boots.
It’s time for us to play.
Turning what we know about morality on its head, Gabrielle James and Joshua Newman’s Living With Sin is an interesting twist on the traditionally 'evil' seven deadly sins…
Stevensongs: Stevenson meets the French touch! Setting to music some of the most beautiful poems and letters by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, the French duo Fergessen, di…
Mary Jo’s boyfriend hijacks a workshop of her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Born MYdentity.
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner.
Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved.
Are you ready to be dumped on? Prepare to be caught with your pants down as six all-too-relatable characters celebrate their triumphs, lament their griefs and reveal their secrets …
Set in late 19th-century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of adolescent sexuality.
At St Cecilia’s school, Peter and Jason have a hidden love affair, but what happens when this is exposed to their family and friends? A riveting piece of musical theatre brought to…
When the three little wolves go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the Big Bad Pig.
Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is a macabre new play by the innovative Scottish playwright, Annie James with original music by Singer/Songwriter/Composer Adam Usnami.
Working, from the book by Studs Terkel.
Avenue Q is back after its sell-out 2019 run.
Picture this: a musical based on the women of the Manson Family set to the music of Fleetwood Mac.
Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret.
Broadway, here we come! The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s production of Little Women is astonishingly professional, from the high quality costumes and stage setting to the ph…
Back for its 10th year this show bounces with energy.
Watch music, theatre and reality collide in this brand-new musical production! Feeling Pretty tells a story of women reclaiming their power.
The Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group is back at Paradise Green with a musical whodunit by Kander and Ebb, the pair behind Chicago and Cabaret.
Gethsemane has a wide selection of new, fresh, and contemporary music with rock, acoustic and classical themes.
The Christmas story, Broadway-style.
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind the Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s…
Following their sell-out 2018 show, UK’s best-selling author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much loved books including The Smartest Gi…
Imagine if Prince and Mae West were best friends.
A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder, obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of…
A potty-mouthed romp through this bizarre-but-true story, from cult internet phenomenon and two-hit-wonder Kunt and the Gang.
Gen Z has arrived.
All Things Must Pass, they say.
Paul Simon is a name that has cemented itself into the ‘hearts and bones’ of audiences all over the world.
Award-winning performer Michael Kunze makes his Edinburgh solo debut as the world’s greatest rapping pasta chef: Lil Saffron, aka the King of the Kitchen.
Some shows are Fringe standards, you can’t help but think that they’re like the ravens at the Tower of London; that if they weren’t here, everything would come tumbling down.
Now in our 10th year! Smash-hit production, The Improv Musical returns to take the Fringe by storm.
A magical, charming show of dance and acrobatics which will delight children and adults alike.
The professional pissheads at Shit-faced Showtime return to Edinburgh with their smash-hit festive boozical! After the pesky pestilence scuppered our plans, we’ve decided to give…
This new folk musical seeks to explore our heritage and legacy, weaving two parallel stories; one of a crofter and a wandering soldier in the 18th Century, and one of an old pensio…
The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy.
Join this multi award-winning musical storyteller for another collection of story-songs.
The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy.
During a bizarre childhood accident, Trevor was drenched head to toe in dragon’s blood.
Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019.
An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart.
Jakko Jakszyk, guitarist/singer with King Crimson, was born Michael Curran.
Irish gig theatre call to arms.
What happens when you train for something your whole life, only to fail at the crucial moment? This question is the stimulus behind False Start, from acclaimed French-German theatr…
Comedy supergroup Baby Wants Candy presents improvised hip-hop homage to Hamilton! After sold-out runs in Chicago, NY and LA, Shamilton comes to the Fringe! Join Shamilton as we im…
Well-written, though lacking in some areas, Out to Lunch is an enjoyable watch for anyone interested in a slice of wacky humour.
Where do you start if your ultimate goal is a West End and Broadway musical? Revivals often start at Chichester and new concepts here at the Fringe.
Our story is human, that of a company built on the road, created through encounters, personal tragedies and destinies.
An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families.
Something special happens when you play piano for yourself at home.
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Pantomime is back.
This 1920s pantomime farce takes place at a weekend country house party.
Downtown New York is the setting for our tale of good versus evil, where Seymour – a nerdy florist’s assistant – fights for the survival of mankind against a giant plant with a…
ChasingRainbows presents Looks Like We Made It.
A dazzling multimedia extravaganza depicting the story of mysterious drag queen, Orlando, who inspires people to start fighting against oppression by telling the story of historica…
La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change.
On Your Bike comes with a lot of hype.
Corona Cutie is a student-written-and-produced virtual musical created completely remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The untold side to the story of Aladdin’s Jafar and how he went from a selfless royal advisor to a man desperate to make things right again…
Witches, wolves, fairies, frogs, princes.
At the Feelgood Academy of Performing Arts, competition is tough, even for the school’s two best singers.
The word that most immediately springs to mind is 'joy'.
As Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in the world, lies on his death bed, Peterson, the embodiment of St Peter, brings John, a steelworker killed in the infamous Carnegie Steel Home…
‘Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain’.
Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Island’s amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, Steven Kazuo Takasugi’s Sideshow is a work of music theatre framed in a chamber…
Perth’s Jambouree Cabaret Singers, directed by Edna Auld, have missed coming together for performances, but this has emboldened their solo voices.
Banana and the Ice Cream Crew is a story about acceptance, friendship and, yes, singing bananas.
Stuck on a broken-down train are: Dave and Alex, two students who have met on the journey; Kate, a young mother who has started her own business; Marc, recently left by his fiancé…
Come and join the Bohemians on a spectacularly colourful musical journey! We’ll be featuring songs from musical theatre and film, both old and new, which include In The Heights, Wi…
A quirky, short show with songs. One woman reflects on her day, by talking and singing to her dog.
Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand-new interactive musical sho…
Have you ever been at a wedding and forced to accept that today isn’t all about you? You’ve had to fake a smile and mingle with distant relatives you can’t remember the names…
Set in 1928, this new musical production gives Sophocles’ ancient Greek play a city-noir twist.
Broadway / West End veteran Timothy Quinlan exposes the humbling truth about life in musical theatre.
Iona Fyfe, Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, has carved a name for herself in the folk circuit as one of Scotland’s foremost singers, touring extensi…
Ever thought about what you’d do if the world was going to end? Six friends living on the outskirts of London are caught up in the shenanigans that ensue when a solar flare is anno…
Let Bossa Nova balladeers Baiana take you on a magical journey into the heart and soul of Brazilian musical heritage.
A powerful musical about living with dementia.
After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and 2019, The Last Five Years returns! Written by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, this two-character musical tracks the emot…
Enjoy an afternoon of musical theatre delivered by fantastic voices.
Through song and improvisation, Bookends follows two people’s relationship as it changes over time, delving into life and the intricacies of human connection.
All your favourite Dr Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie and more.
Melody is the most cheerful hotel receptionist in town.
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews the past four years, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring…
American Performing Arts International is excited to return for the fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sold-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
Two fit guys discover they can earn big bucks from tickling.
This show is a musical comedy with adult themes and scantily clad men! It contains steam and lots of bubbles! Billy is a young man, looking for love.
Come into the scariest house in town! Where ghosts and monsters are ready to make it all about you.
Judy Garland is an icon, loved as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.
Reprising their recently sold-out production, MYT is delighted to bring Rent to the Fringe – Jonathan Larson’s iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that shaped a generation and …
Jamie MacDougall stars in the story of Sir Harry Lauder, the Portobello boy who became a global superstar, the highest-paid and most popular entertainer of his time.
A modern musical by the Tony Award-winning Jason Robert Brown that follows the comedy highs and heartfelt lows of Jamie and Cathy’s five-year relationship.
Edinburgh’s favourite showgirl invites you to a private viewing of her personal collection.
The world premiere of a brand new musical! In a London nightclub at the height of the Blitz, a female impersonator falls for an army officer, but finding a happy-ever-after ending …
The legendary dark prince of comedy-cabaret has brought his new show to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Join lifelong friends, Annie and Angela, as they celebrate approaching forty, single and ready to mingle in a drag-infused musical comedy where you’re on the very special guest l…
The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for an incredible 13th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is creat…
Fresh from sell-out performances in London and Los Angeles, two of the co-creators of Fringe sell-out smash-hit Thrones! The Musical bring you a Harry Potter parody musical that is…
A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of …
Thomas Cameron is a Classic Brit Award-nominated tenor, whose vibrant voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities.
Appearing for the 29th successive year in the magnificent setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www.
They were the definition of cool during their fifties and sixties Vegas heyday – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
The devil went down to Edinburgh and was defeated by five local boys in fierce fiddlin’ combat.
In equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience.
This musical theatre applies a double-structured storyline to interpret contemporary understandings of Tang Xianzu, known as Shakespeare of the East.
Affectionate comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Hosted by Jayde Adams and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Amusical is a comedy celebration of all things West End (or Broadway if you’re American, or more well off than us).
The five-time Tony Award and seven-time Drama Desk Award-winning show now revived for 2019.
We highlight the Latin music elements, which were so important in films internationally, with European tangos, Balkan gypsy jazz and operetta alongside iconic Dietrich hits and new…
Expulsion, electioneering and enchantment.
Florist’s assistant Seymour becomes a sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving.
‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular.
Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael…
Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure.
Come in from the rain, put your feet up and chill the f*ck out.
Sell-out shows at the Fringe 2016 to 2018 (inc)! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ev…
This is your chance to sing along with the fantastic and versatile Massaoke band, guided by giant video lyrics, as they raise the curtains on all your favourite show tunes includin…
Bicycle Boy: an interactive, bike-powered eco-musical for children aged five to ten and their families.
Experience a slice of West End in Edinburgh, with a musical theatre showcase presented by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Musical Theatre Summer School students! Featuring new a…
Django Reinhardt was a musical genius and his influence on generations of guitarists has been immense.
Based on Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, this evocative tale of a brilliant doctor and his murderous counterpart has become a modern classic.
‘A far-reaching generational story that crosses divides, ignites memories and pulls at your heart-strings’ (Stage Whispers).
Award-winning performance arts school, LAFA, brings to life the story of Spamalot! telling the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail.
Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical back to the Rose Theatre.
Natalie’s stunning soprano voice will enchant you as she takes you on a musical journey.
Jesus Christ Superstar is back and will once again be rocking the main stage at the Rose Theatre.
How do you confess your wildest dreams when words fall short? Follow the journey of Xingxing, the boy from the stars, as he’s thrust into the midst of city life.
Coming off their sold out shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City and Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles, this concert version of Dahan and D’Angelo’s emotional and exp…
Get ready to raise the roof with Viva’s heaven-sent production! Sister Act is a divine musical comedy that will have you wanting to don a habit and sing along.
Join Viva for a fabulously funny, nostalgic romp back to the swinging 60s! A Slice of Saturday Night is set in a nightclub where young love, teenage dreams, fashion and music are t…
BBD Productions make their debut at the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway.
Talented but troubled Clio has three months to go until the biggest boxing match of her life.
Ten years on from its debut, MacPherson’s Rant returns to Edinburgh to tell the tale of Scottish outlaw James MacPherson and the tragic events that led to his unjust hanging in the…
‘When you leave here, everything else will be exactly the same.
In an unassuming French restaurant, an American news anchor meets with a man who reveals to her that the 1969 moon landing was faked and this time there’s proof.
Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, one of the most successful partnerships in the 30s and 40s, (dead now unfortunately.
Murder Ballads is adapted from the 1995 album of the same name by cult artist Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Award-winning Room 29 Theatre return with this fast-paced Tony Award-winning musical, following an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents that vie for the spelling championship of a …
This summer, a hero will brew.
A Chorus Line is a stunning concept musical capturing the spirit and tension of 15 professional performers, auditioning for a job in a Broadway show.
It’s the final year of university for Tom, but he’s afraid he’ll never be good enough to become a superhero.
Kimjang is a Korean foodie tradition, where families and friends come together to make kimchi.
Two lifelong Scottish friends – Hamish, an Islander, and Dougie from Edinburgh – fulfil a plan to hike to Edinburgh through Scotland’s Islands, Highlands and Lowlands.
A spoiled boy, Chao, decides to run away from the world of chocolates, ice cream, fries and decayed teeth to a new healthy world.
Based on the classic Scottish folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife.
Follow us down the rabbit hole to discover heroes and villains, witches and more in The Bohemians’ take on a classic theme.
The Book of Thel is a new musical adaptation of William Blake’s prophetic poem, written in 1788.
A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, ‘the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of’ (Texas Monthly).
This revolutionary rock musical follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished bohemians struggling to survive and create in the East Village of 90s New York.
Prince En is bored of the royal life.
Lionel Bart’s Oliver! remains one of the most-loved British musicals ever, combining Dickens’ classic story and characters with a sensational and unforgettable score.
An army of foreign invaders, bad guys, rapists and thieves, fake news, sensationalist tweets and buckets of ice cream, Creon rules Thebes with ungoverned rage.
Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl is sure she can help the piano find it again.
It’s a new millennium.
An evening of musical theatre anthems from the shows you know and love, with songs from We Will Rock You, Matilda, Hairspray, Singing in the Rain and other classics.
Join us on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and mor…
That Bastard Brecht reverberates with contemporary relevance: the exploitation of women as artists throughout time, the withholding of recognition and financial reward.
A musical song cycle with a blues, jazz and rock score inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Two infamous bank robbers turned killers: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
BSC Theatre joyously celebrate diversity and minority identities through this tender and thought-provoking glimpse into life on the outside.
What makes Shakespeare funny after 400 years? Theatre OCU (Bad Shakespeare, Fringe 2016 and 2018) explores, answers and celebrates the giddy mysteries of love and romance in scenes…
Grease – the original high school musical that has never dated, with its toe-tapping high-energy mix of raw teenage emotional power, stunning vocals, exceptional dance routines a…
The mayhem of the Court of Miracles, Quasimodo’s torment, screaming gargoyles and the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate naivety.
An evening that ‘bubbles with wit and good humour’, celebrating the timeless Savoy operas of the Victorian masters, WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.
A fully improvised, Hollywood-style performance created from your all-time favourite movie titles! A different Director’s Cut every time by Steve Worsley and Charles Hindley from…
A past hit at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival! #213 is a silent, sad clown who has learned how to find laughter through the tears.
The Addams Family.
Follow Tytyl and Mytyl as they embark on an adventure in search of their grandparents and the Blue Bird of Happiness.
Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show.
In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and H…
There may be trouble ahead.
FCT returns with its 41st Fringe show following five-star reviews and sell outs for Sister Act and Jesus Christ Superstar.
An interesting insight into the man who stole Christmas, leader of the ‘doomsday cult that controls eight million lives’.
A brand-new adaptation of this rarely performed musical song cycle with fully fledged characters and setting.
After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017, and 2018 we’re excited to return to Edinburgh with this new revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the Best …
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017 and 2018, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh with a new line-up of songs! Featuring world-clas…
The first man in space is back on Earth and facing new temptations.
If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing.
Enigma, a new musical presented by Enigma Theatre UK is an exciting piece of historical musical theatre telling the story of a unit of female code breakers in America during World …
A feel-amazing, disco, gospel extravaganza chock full of amazingly talented women! And a few bad guys too.
When Shelly, recent grad and marketing whizz, is summoned to the secret headquarters of the world’s largest oil and gas company she thinks she’s hit the big time.
A powerful drama interspersed with original songs, looking at the lives of the main protagonists involved in the struggle for the vote between Emmeline Pankhurst’s Suffragettes a…
This World War II farce is a good choice for a 25-strong company to showcase their talents, with a wide range of roles on show.
Always a source of top-quality musical theatre at the Fringe, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, brings us perhaps one of the best ways to spend a morning at Fringe.
It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset.
What is it about guns? Today’s American high school students have been raised at a time when school shootings have become common and suicide rates have drastically increased.
Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family, and is sure to inspire younger membe…
What a show! With a new cast of talented teens, this fast-paced, hilarious coming-of-age musical with an unforgettable rock score is back at the Rose Theatre.
Shang is back for its eighth year.
Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know).
This crowd-pleasing musical is inspired by and features the songs of Elvis Presley.
What do the widow and mistress of Scotland’s famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose finally meet.
Follow Johnny’s life as he moves from small town America to the bright lights and party life of Tinseltown.
The Weegie boys are back again after two consecutive sellout runs at the fringe! They can’t wait to go mental in the capital with an even bigger and bamier show than the last! From…
Annie Jr, the musical performed by the outstanding Edinburgh Youth Theatre. Musical fun for all the family to enjoy. Experience the joy that is Annie!
Muse 90401 is a one-woman show written by, and starring, internationally acclaimed actress Fadik Sevin Atasoy.
Maggie Lalley’s one-woman musical comedy tells the true story of her demented stint as a teen witch.
A young boy with an enormous gift. Follow Ma Liang as he discovers a very special skill that could help his whole village as long as it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands…
I’ll Be Broken Home for Christmas is a dark comedy musical written by Jeffrey Baldinger and Jessica Michelle Singleton.
Bare Productions return following their sell-out run in Fringe 2018 with a deliciously wicked musical.
An Edinburgh Fringe hit of 2016 and 2017, My Leonard Cohen also sold out the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe.
Les Quizérables is a fun and intimate quiz taking place in a dungeon-like cellar that entirely enhances the atmosphere.
When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play.
Tokyo Rose is a complex story, told phenomenally well by a company quickly proving itself to be one of the hottest theatre groups in the country.
The Capulets and the Montagues hate each other but Romeo has something else on his mind.
Following the overwhelming success of this performance last year, it’s back – and this time with a full cast of professional actors.
The crowd is lively, laughing and waiting expectantly for the venue to open.
Beach Comet return with a double bill of batshit, smash-hit B-musical comedy featuring never-before-seen material, a live band, nuns and the end of the world.
If you’ve been unlucky in love, nothing makes you feel better about yourself than laughing at someone else.
Friendsical is billed as a ‘musical parody’ of Friends and unfortunately it fails to hit the mark on both counts.
Your favourite movies – musicalised! And you choose! Top Gun, Die Hard or Jurassic Park from the critically acclaimed Los Angeles comedy company, 30 Minute Musicals.
What do you get when you blend the works of William Shakespeare, with an all singing and dancing musical extravaganza? You get the Elizabethan’s answer to Flight of the Conchords…
A fun-packed feast of traditional music, dance, song and myth with historic Prestonfield House and the magnificent setting for this nightly dinner show.
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark in the Park!? From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s …
The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for its 12th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created from sc…
Returning to the Fringe for another year Thrones! The Musical Parody is exactly what it says on the tin.
Baby Wants Candy has become almost as much a staple of the Fringe as being slapped in the face with flyers on the Royal Mile.
Since their explosive debut a few years ago, Waiting For The Call Improv (WTFC) and their signature show, Notflix, have been tipped as rising stars.
Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teen that couldn’t talk to girls.
How much of your future would you sacrifice in order to preserve the past? Sarah Burns is a mother and wife, but in 1865 she gave up her life in Australia to return to Britain.
With sold-out shows on London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s newest and hottest sensation; The Tap Pack are high energy entertainment inspired by Frank, Dean an…
Ahh, Love Island.
One Duck Down.
One bright and sunny day, a fish jumps out of a river, and promptly meets a fellow animal with whom he will share the next 46 years of his life.
Multi award-winning musical storytelling from the creator of Jewish Chronicles and Gefilte Fish and Chips.
Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance.
B-movies typically have negative connotations.
Rebecca Perry’s one-women tribute to four icons of the Golden Age of cinema is a cheery and bouncy hour celebrating Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton and Lucille Ball.
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner Brave Macbeth is back.
The framing of Paradise Lodge is odd at first.
Drawing the line between the exaggerated and the tender is no easy feat.
In this historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance…
It’s hard to make a comedy about the murder of 45,000 women but Holly Morgan does just that, and then some.
‘Who are you?’ asked the Cheshire cat.
‘There’s no humour in having so many tumours’.
Brunch Bunch Theatre Company presents Tappuccino! A brand-new interactive, playful and joyous show that follows a tap-dancing coffee bean on her adventures across the world! From b…
As the last notes of La Vie en Rose hang in the air, we jump to our feet to give our enthralling leading lady the standing ovation she so richly deserves.
Born in a snow bank on the Manitoba/Nunavut border to a family of nomadic caribou hunters, Cree playwright, pianist and musician Tomson Highway has been called one of the most impo…
A Maori boy’s musical about his Hollywood hero.
It may be because of the stage productions and films which I saw growing up, but my innate and core expectation about musical theatre is that it tends to be on the big size, if not…
When critiquing a musical about the difficulties of being a performer, there’s nothing to do but write a review about the difficulties of being a critic.
Appearing for the 28th successive year in the magnificent setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www.
Healthy Harmonies, NHS Fife’s staff choir, together with specially invited guest soloists, is delighted to be returning to the Fringe with a programme of show tunes and popular m…
Award-winning stand-up Sooz Kempner spent the 90s playing Sonic, going from a little kid to a fully grown teen.
The shows are based on Chinese classical myths of the very beginning of the world.
For one night only.
Join The Bohemians as they twist your all time favourite musical numbers, taking a fresh perspective on classic anthems.
In their 19th year at the Fringe, following previous sell-out productions of West Side Story (2016) and Oliver (2015), Stage 84 proudly presents Sister Act.
From the company that previously brought you Peter Pan and Elf the Musical comes this spooktacular new musical comedy.
I can’t imagine that anybody has nostalgia for life in their early teen years.
From Show Boat to Showman, there’s always Another Op’nin, Another Show about the sparkling self-obsessed world of musical theatre! And why not? Some of the best shows are all a…
When things are coming to an end, the best thing to do is to go back to the beginning.
A new musical by Helen Brown and John Moore, based on Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca.
A musical memoir about one woman’s solo bicycle/music tour 1,254 miles down the west coast of the USA.
After last year’s sold-out, five-star run, Exeter University’s Spotlights Show Choir are back at the Fringe with another set of musical hits! With songs ranging from classics l…
‘I’ve given you sunlight, I’ve given you rain.
Could there be a more relevant show for our society? A shocking 50 years after the workers’ strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, women are still fighting for equal pay and conditio…
Questing Voles – All’s Well That Ends As You Like It, 2017: ‘a pretty anarchic hour of fun and frolics’ (FringeReview.
Sell-out shows at the Fringe in 2016 and 2017! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ever…
Take a trip through time to discover the origin of classic fairy tales from Aesop’s Fables to the Brothers Grimm to Disney.
Thomas Cameron is an English tenor whose voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and performs classics such as Bring Him Home.
Performed entirely by very talented students, Captivate’s production has been seen by an estimated 22,000 people, with sell-out crowds, standing ovations, and multiple five-star re…
In the intimate surroundings of the Basement Theatre, with a small and extremely talented cast, Captivate’s original take on Larson’s rock musical will be intense and emotionally c…
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime.
Kangaroos and Bagpipes is an unique blending of Australian singers and their Scottish counterparts performing traditional and contemporary songs designed to entertain, enthrall and…
Compared by many to Dudley Moore and Victoria Wood, The Fabulous TT will captivate you with true stories about her life with Robert Burns, David Gest, Michael Jackson and her ambit…
Captivate Theatre is delighted to be bringing the universally acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Wonder: a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar or inexplicable.
Side by Side Theatre Company, serving learning disabled performers from the West Midlands, returns to Paradise in Augustines this year with their adaptation of As You Like It, the …
13 is a hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that cool is sometimes where we least expect it.
A new musical adaptation of the classic tale of Cinderella, by Charles Perrault.
Pete wants to keep The Burnt Part a shrine.
What happens if you find the love of your life at the end of the world? This hilarious and moving new musical follows Jack who discovers that the world will end in one week.
The Trail to Oregon is based on the 90s video game The Oregon Trail follows an all-American family of five (two parents, two children and the grandpa) as they make their way from M…
The Understudies is a completely improvised comedy musical that enjoyed a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.
In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams.
Pining for the Southern Cross? Spend a five-star night with The Girls From Oz! Full of sass and armed with killer harmonies, these Sheilas can sing, joke and put on one helluva sho…
Set in a post-apocalyptic world this student-run, original musical theatre production takes place after humankind has destroyed the surface of our planet.
Horror writer Arthur Machen journeys from rural Wales to the suburbs of late Victorian London, reflecting on the intangibility of things.
Get your ticket into Loserville from the team behind Fringe sell-out American Idiot! The Son of Dork musical comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time.
There is no denying the writers’ talent; both Louis Pattison and Harry Style have created a highly enjoyable script and score rich in farcical humour and lighthearted silliness, …
Green Day’s visceral and provocative Grammy and two-time Tony Award-winning musical.
With the theme ‘the starting point of love, silk road and art’, our festival has a variety of performances and art from countries on the One Belt One Road.
Based on the popular traditional folk song, Kelty Clippie follows the comic adventures of a bus conductress in Fife.
Award-winning company Room 29 Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with the hauntingly beautiful musical Dogfight.
The talented performers of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with an unmissable evening of musical theatre classics you will know and love.
The talented vocalists of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with another fantastic musical extravaganza for all the family this August.
An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure…
Through wine, laughter and tears, Louise explores the pressures of life and love.
The Opera North Youth Company is proud to present an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular and much-loved Pirates of Penzance, directed by Emma Black and conducted by Nich…
A picture is worth 1,000 words – what about a song? A punchy contemporary musical that will leave you questioning what a picture really is and how it can be so much more than a s…
A desperate inventor.
In Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century, a vampire walks the streets, invisible to those who choose not to see her.
The Battle of Boat is a new musical set in a seaside town on the English coast.
A contemporary musical set in the lift between Covent Garden Tube platform and street level of the piazza with a rich and complex musical score.
Loosely based on a comedy written by Aristophanes in 405 BC, The Frogs is a hilarious send-up of Greek comedy and satire.
Beacon Boy Players return to The Sanctuary to stage Bugsy Malone – a knockout show full of slapstick comedy and catchy, swinging tunes! Expect plenty of panache and pizzazz from …
Adam Larter plays Sir Dance-a-lot, one of the Boogie Knights who has been exiled from a land where disco lovers are persecuted, and where rock ‘n roll and the evil King Gary now …
A wanderer believes his destiny is written along the North Carolina Interstate.
This summer, four of West End’s leading ladies take residence in McEwan Hall – Janie Dee, Danielle Hope, Ria Jones and Claire Sweeney.
An evening celebrating the legendary partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
At first glance The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's two collaborative productions with the American Music Theatre Project may seem remarkably similar to last year's pair.
Mistaken identities, a corpse in a wheelchair, a short-sighted ex-lover, an avaricious dogs’ home, an English shoe salesman, a French cabaret singer and some nuns.
Assassins is a show of rich thematic complexity, difficult harmonies and challenging characterisation.
Join your favourite Doctor Who characters for their greatest journey yet! It’s a musical adventure in time and space! After the TARDIS mysteriously crash lands, the Doctor and hi…
Careering from his glittering ex-career as an incomparably successful composer/performer on Broadway, Reuxberre Bereré spends just one preciously distilled hour showcasing on the …
The bathroom of a student flat is not a place you'd want to spend 5 minutes, let alone an hour.
One sunny afternoon David and Lucy were playing with their dog in the garden and suddenly a strange creature called a Rapadoodle appeared.
Ever wondered what might happen if Queen Victoria met Genghis Khan? In this totally improvised comedy, the audience choose which chapters of history they want to see rewritten.
Born in Scotland, Bon Scott emigrated to Australia and joined rock band AC/DC to become a legend.
Haggis, Neeps and Burns is about as Scottish as tartan and the trinity.
Back for its seventh year at the Fringe! Shang is back! This is life growing up in 70s Scotland.
Legacy: A Mother’s Song, one of two devised musicals under the ‘Legacy’ banner at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is the distinctly less crowd-pleasing of the pair.
Discover the span of universal highs and lows faced by us all through the experiences that life throws at us – love, heartache, fear, growing up and growing old.
A town hall meeting in Anytown, USA provides the dramatic context for a panoply of songs in a wide range of musical styles and genres, whose cleverly constructed lyrics explore an …
Attempting to create a spin-off to one of the most beloved musicals of recent memory is a brave choice, and unfortunately it is a gamble that didn't pay off in this case.
A fast-paced, hilarious, coming of age musical by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horne.
Swallow finds a man hiding in the barn, when she asks who he is his words are ‘Jesus Christ’.
Multi award-winning FCT bring Alan Menken’s smash-hit musical comedy Sister Act to the Fringe.
Following the plot of Horton Hears a Who by Dr Seuss, you will be transported to a truly “seussified” world where you will be confronted with the power of loyalty and friendship! T…
This jukebox musical, based on Twelfth Night and Elvis music, is a fantastic, foot-tapping show.
Mandrogyny contains many universal themes, including an exploration of self, identity and gender expression.
Halleberrylujah! Having told his backstory in the award-nominated Christ on a Bike and demonstrated the wonders of Pontius Pilates in Cross Fit, your sassy King of the Shoes, Jesus…
After yet another five-star run, EUSOG returns for its 25th year at the Fringe with The Drowsy Chaperone! A satirical masterpiece, paying homage to Jazz Age musicals of the 1920s, …
Fringe madness has descended once again with the weird and wonderful from all over the globe in our bonnie wee city.
Sweeney Todd returns to London having been unjustly exiled by the evil Judge Turpin.
Typecasting and a theatre career drove our heroine to insanity.
After a sell-out, five-star run in 2016, One Musical to Rule Them All returns to parody everyone’s favourite trilogy about wizards, hobbits and a quest to destroy some magical je…
Musical farce based on the hit 1988 film.
After a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2017, we return with the story of Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows! You may have heard a similar story before, but we will take you o…
Alexander Fleming’s death-defying, worldly wonder antibiotic drugs have saved us for the last 90 years.
Join Shoogalie Road as you’ve never seen them before for an evening of musical theatre as we perform excerpts from Jekyll and Hyde, Phantom of the Opera and Sweeney Todd.
After last year’s Fringe success with sell-out audiences and great reviews, Captivate is bringing back this much-loved family favourite.
Students Peter and Jason meet and fall in love at a Catholic boarding school but everything is conducted in secret and hidden behind lies.
Bare Productions are a new, fresh Edinburgh-based company comprising of some of the best local talent who have all performed in multiple five-star sell-out shows at the Fringe.
A modern take on the classic tale.
Frisky are transporting audiences to a fantasy land created by two pre-pubescent girls, Tilly and Inga (played by Camille Dawson and Serena Ramsey).
What do the widow and mistress of Scotland’s famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose, finally meet.
A story of one of the 200,000 Koreans who were deported from the Russian-Korean boarder by the Soviet government in 1937.
A darkly comic new musical about love, loss and being different.
A newly qualified journalist gets his first big break writing for the Maily Dail just as the biggest upset in British politics is about to occur.
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner 2017, Brave Macbeth, is back.
Are you, or someone you love, pretending you’re not losing your hearing? Well at 31, Tom GK is losing his.
‘Is it too much to ask for everything?!’ she shouted drunkenly at a bin.
She is arguably the most famous Hollywood screen icon and pin-up.
Drag Superstar, Jonny Woo and Olivier Award-winning composer, Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer The Opera) bring you this sequin-spangled musical ripped straight from the headlines.
Life’s a journey, chauffeur driven by someone else.
Enthralling one-woman musical narrative.
A story of a man who wants to make the world a better place.
Following a sell-out 2017 Fringe, nine five-star reviews and two awards, the Kweens are back – and they’re bringing glitter! From the producer of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho …
The magic of New York is effectively captured in 89 Nights, a new musical from Troubadour Stageworks.
The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show 2016) West End hit returns for its 11th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created fr…
The Rocky Horror Night at Frankenstein’s — now in its 17th year — is one of the staple nightlife experiences in Edinburgh.
Elf Lyons should be feeling pretty good right now.
Hamilton (Lewis) is the epic story of a self-starter who worked a lot harder, by being a lot faster, born and raised in Stevenage, the most successful British F1 driver in the hist…
I was unsure what to expect from this performance, but "a musical about Robert Burns" already had my interest piqued.
Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teen at Hogwarts.
While Henry the 8th fights for his life, his daughter Mary Tudor has a battle of her own: she wants to claim his soon-to-be-empty throne.
The legendary Ms Anderson brings you her seriously comical cabaret.
It’s the musical they said would never happen! After last year’s award-winning show, he’s back with stories from his life set to music.
You’ve never seen comedy like this before.
Hold onto your shades as the smash hit returns – back by popular demand! We’re putting the band back together for rhythm’n’blues to remember.
From the creators of the sell-out hit Buzz: A New Musical.
The secret life of man’s best friend is pondered in BARK: The Musical.
Total sell-out 2015, 2016 and 2017! One of the best-known, longest-running and most celebrated improv shows in the world.
Malcolm doesn’t like animals, which is a problem because his family love them.
Five-star, total sell-out show Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and 2017 and Vaults 2017.
With success in the likes of Shitfaced Shakespeare and Shitfaced Showtime, Magnificent Bastard Productions return to the Fringe with their take on Lionel Bart’s 1960 musical.
Stripped is a new beginning.
Le Gateau Chocolat has brought his background in drag to this kids show, which is a solo act loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling.
Deciding to take on Scientology, the notoriously thin skinned and litigation happy “religion”, as the central subject matter of a comedy rock musical is certainly a brave choic…
Music Theatre Warwick returns to the festival with their long-form, entirely improvised musical that is a rollicking good time, even if there are a few kinks that need ironing out.
Total sell-out in 2015, 2016 and 2017! Updated with new deaths and sexcapades from seventh series.
Ian Stroughair delivers an hour of avante guarde post modern drag, with a voice so powerful he should require a license to operate it.
Jukebox musicals are undeniably hit and miss.
A Belgian pop star moves to London to steal the job of British pop stars.
Expect sharp suits and smooth vocals as Frank, Sammy and Dean hit the stage with their live band.
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet: The Musical.
There is such a plethora of Donald Trump-inspired shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year, it feels like it should almost become its own genre.
Relive the magic of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in this remarkable tribute to the most successful band in music history.
Buried certainly made a splash at the Fringe last year, winning awards left, right, and centre, and deservedly so – Tom Williams and Cordelia O’Driscoll’s new musical is quir…
A big bonkers blast of fun with super-duo Cat (the Spot Bots Mermaid on CBeebies) and Nicko.
Following last year’s popular success with The Magic of MGM, Fife’s leading operatic concert group, Ensemble (ensembleinfife.
After an exciting run at the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival the companies of three musicals (Porn, X and Suicide) come together to perform musical highlights from the shows in what…
A magical rollercoaster noir mystery tour through Japanese children’s folklore.
For one night only Jayde Adams and Kiri Pritchard-McLean host this celebration of all things West End (or Broadway if you’re American/better off than us).
One man, a piano and an unexpected item in the bagging area… the supermarket trip is explored in musical form with a fun, frantic and family-friendly trolley dash to the conveyor…
This touching new musical explores the interior monologues of three interconnected characters through acoustic songs, focusing on their lack of communication and the difference bet…
Spring Awakening is a touching and affecting musical.
Ethereal Theatre Company’s Little Shop of Horrors is a powerhouse of zany energy.
Based on the Gospel according to Matthew, Godspell is a conceptual piece where a comedic troupe of eccentric players team-up with Jesus to teach his lessons in a new age.
Cold Comfort Farm is the story of Flora Poste, a bright young thing who finds herself forced to live with her relatives in the countryside.
‘It’s about one moment.
The story of Peter Pan is a familiar one for many and The Talentz present a lovely retelling of the classic tale.
‘A show that you watch with your heart and not your head.
I Love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change is earnestly performed by a youthful and small cast – the reason for scraping the second star – but the uninspired script and the overa…
Every given year one in four people will experience a very serious diagnosable mental illness – if it’s not you it’s a mate.
Oh! Carol, the musical story of Sedaka & Greenfield.
After sell-out productions of Sunshine on Leith, Oliver! and Les Misérables School Edition, Captivate Theatre brings you the most uplifting and rousing songs from the world of mus…
On his way home from battle, Brave Macbeth meets the witches who tell him that he will become king.
Trying to do a hallowed musical such as Les Miserables at the Fringe is a bit of a rigged game.
Five-star, total sell-out show, 2016 Edinburgh Fringe and Vaults Festival, 2017.
Join the Bohemians on a whistle stop tour of all your favourite musicals from stage and screen! Featuring songs from shows ranging from Mamma Mia to Kiss Me Kate and Calamity Jane …
Captivate Theatre is thrilled to bring Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd to the Edinburgh Fringe.
One million people on all sides were killed in Italy in WW2.
His Lordship has returned home. The ghosts have been waiting (and they’ve hidden the gin). Welcome to Moistly Hollow, it’ll put the willies up you…
‘Catchy riffs and rapid-fire word play’ ***** (Kryztoff.
The 11:87 Theatre Company’s debut at the Fringe is a new musical following the lives of Sophie and George as they are guided by both angels and demons.
You never know who you share your space with, who you touch, or how you touch them.
Paul Shapera’s steampunk opera The Dolls of New Albion is a macabre four acts featuring four generations in a small town where the dead can come back to life as human-sized, unwo…
Snow is the newest prisoner at HMP Young Offenders Institution, Hull.
Edinburgh University Footlights is blessed to be making a spirited return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their production of the feel-good musical Sister Act! Sister Act follows the …
Forthright and sincere, Mulan is the first-born daughter to her family.
Based on the legendary musical comedy classic about rolling the dice and falling in love under the lights of Broadway, this may be the perfect musical comedy! Set in Damon Runyon�…
Welcome to the story of Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows! You may have heard a similar story before, but we will take you on a very different journey.
One of the most beautiful and timeless shows ever written, Fiddler on the Roof is a wonderful tale of traditions, culture, displacement and loss.
The idea of taking a serious topic and turning it into a musical is not a new to the Fringe.
In a modern cabaret format, Now Here’s A Funny Story is a jaunty romp through the golden age of music hall, often delving into its dark underbelly.
Relive the magic of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons in this remarkable tribute to the most successful band in music history.
Spend a five-star evening with the most dinky-die singing sheilas this side of the black stump.
The charming, funny and original musical It Shoulda Been You invites you to a wedding day you’ll never forget, where anything that can go wrong does and love pops up in mysterious …
‘Oh fe fi fo, and fe fi fum! Now what shall I do to wipe my.
Father Christmas is back, and this time he’s had three helpings of sprouts! As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows h…
Ami and Tami is a reimagined Hansel & Gretel for the modern day.
Celebrating the music of Peter D Robinson (MTM nominee, Best Composer on the Fringe, 2007) this concert features music from a range of productions.
I think this show is emblematic of a lot of the problems that new musicals at the Fringe tend to have.
A musical marvel – a magical journey undertaken by three little children, each with their own striking personality, who unite their efforts and complete a series of challenging t…
A rap opera written entirely in rhyme, performed as one continuous song.
Returning with their sell-out show, Cluedo Inc bring the familiar whodunnit board game to life.
Sarah, a single parent, and her child Barney are caught in a time loop, destined to return to the small Suffolk village where a tragedy occurred; Sarah was drowned as a witch in th…
Funbox at the Fringe! Join Gary, Anya and Kevin (the former stars of The Singing Kettle) for songs and silliness that all the family can enjoy! The Funbox has everything you need i…
Suicide: The Musical is a one-man show that discusses male depression and disconnection due to social media.
Take a first-class big band with leading West End star Kate Graham (Mamma Mia, Billy Elliot, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).
Porn is a musical that aims to show the emotional side of those working in the adult film industry.
Join Rosie at Fingers Piano Bar for an afternoon of song and banter, with classics from musical theatre, cabaret and pop.
Christine is standing at a crossroads in life, looking back at her past decisions.
Based on the international bestseller, Pinkalicious the Musical is a delicious romp for children of all ages.
The ambiguity and space for misunderstanding in [title of show]’s name and concept are such that it is entirely possible it could put audience members off, but the University of …
An action-packed, spy thriller, one-woman musical.
You would be forgiven for thinking that a production of The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck performed in a circus tent might involve people dressed up as the character…
Following last year’s five-star reviews for Sondheim’s Assassins at the Fringe, BB Theatre Productions present a poignant, uplifting musical which explores friendship, ambition and…
Just Like the Movies is a cheery musical exploring the world of show business as the characters battle to make a statement in a world where success is often decided by major realit…
It’s impossible to miss the irony in the name of the production company behind Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – Car Crash Productions.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbable New Musical: The Fringe Lozenge has, as you might expect from the title, a very specific target audience.
Youth theatre is a weird thing to critique.
Shove on some Dr.
Direct from a sold-out appearance in Toronto, the 2014/15/16 smash-hit sell-out show returns.
Robert S J Lucas’ new show, X The Musical is set in a vaguely sketched-out dystopian future where politics are the most important thing in the world and everyone is required to v…
There is beautiful music at the heart of Atlantic: America & The Great War.
Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel: two French musical icons.
Film stars in the 50s and 60s needed to sing.
Musical comedy versions of Macbeth, and Romeo and Juliet.
We all have our idols and for one girl growing up that was a singer and actress from a bygone age.
If you feel sceptical about the idea of Macbeth as a comedy for children, let me put your mind at rest.
A killer haunts the shores of Edgartown.
A cast of expert improvisers promise a fast-paced, tuneful turn on the Bard’s works as if Shakespeare met Sondheim.
Detailed, charismatic and humorous, State High Thespian Troupe’s take on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale is an accessible musical for all the family.
Stephen F Austin University student Bobby Britton’s semi-autobiographical play leads us on a young man’s journey to discover his personal truth in a conservative Texas town.
Sometimes, all a show needs to be good is to be simple and earnestly performed.
Company, Sondheim’s second Tony Award winner, is a difficult show to get right: it’s disjointed, complex, and built on subject matter that can be uncomfortable to look at.
When viewing a show as celebrated and adored as How to Win Against History there is always the risk that it’ll never be able to live up to the hype.
My Leonard Cohen is a soulful and informative show celebrating the life of the recently deceased Canadian musician and poet.
Is it a curse to stay? What if we couldn’t travel, could never leave home and see the world? Can we still be happy? A girl looks across the ocean and longs to discover.
Fairytales don’t really make much sense.
Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical to life.
Captivate Theatre’s cast of fresh-faced talent do not disappoint in this adaptation of Annie.
Cambridge University Musical society hits Edinburgh to redefine the stories of Henry VIII’s six wives through a contemporary pop girl-band SiX.
This little-known musical is tremendous fun in its own right, but the extremely talented and energetic cast of The Great American Trailer Park Musical make it engaging for a full 9…
Award-winning improvisers The Maydays present this skin-prickling tale full of black comedy and haunting music, inspired by the warped imaginations of Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket an…
With over 5,000 performances in over 25 countries, Drum Tribe invites you to join in on the rhythm and rumble, which has wowed audiences all around the world! Using rhythm and fun …
A musical fable of how the Giant’s Causeway came to be built, when the Irish giant Finn McCool, with the help of his clever wife Oona, battled wits with the mighty Scottish giant…
Cockadoodlemoo is a brand new moo-sical for all the family! Join a prize-winning cow, sassy fox, playful dog and forgetful sheep who each have a lot to learn about friendship, lone…
“A musical about two serial killers,” is how Buried: A New Musical by Colla Voce Theatre describes itself.
There is a lot to like about this package.
The premise of this musical is that four professional actors share their insights into the scary world of auditions.
In the shadow of Arthur’s Seat, Australian cabaret sensation Pamela Shaw launches her spirited child from within.
This slick performance of Robin Hood by Manhattan Children’s Theatre (Edinburgh) will leave you laughing, humming the songs, and with a strange desire to shout ‘Hail King Richa…
Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story won the first Broadway Baby Bobby Award in 2014 as one of the most outstanding productions of that year’s Festival Fringe.
C Theatre’s production of Robin’s Hood is a silly pantomime style show featuring the classic characters.
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical seems to have become synonymous with the Fringe; their billboards plastering every major walkway across Edinburgh.
In a Fringe riddled with long-form improvisation – especially musicals – this is one of the stand-outs.
Colin the Country Cockatoo is on a mission to reunite all the notes of the stave and save his friends from the dastardly plans of Calando the duck who wants to bring eternal silenc…
Warning: Spoilers, swearing and a hilarious combination of incest and sex jokes.
One hot summer’s day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down.
Master songwriter and Fringe favourite returns with more of his trademark smart and funny story songs (plus new gems).
A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) is about a woman’s struggle with depression, told through a simple, storytelling format and soundtracked by original music from Fris…
Did you know that when you go through a break-up you become 25% uglier? Newly single and living in the trendy part of town, Tamar is nervous about leaving the house.
A pure and exhilarating romp of a good time.
Magnificent Bastard Productions have become a hit at the Fringe throughout the last few years with their productions of Shit-Faced Shakespeare.
On first viewing the stage I thought I would try and count all the instruments I could see scattered around waiting to be played.
The Inevitable Quiet of the Crash is a show whose tagline betrays its true value.
If you love Donald Trump, you’ll hate this show! Get ready for a hilarious, thought-provoking, heartbreaking yet inspiring experience – in glorious four-part harmony and over-the…
That’s Life on Lisgar is a story of family fissures and the intimate workings of life as a daughter of a Portuguese family in Canada.
Korean performance company GGIRIPROJECT aims to create the perfect collaboration between music and martial arts, a pursuit that has resulted in the catchily-titled Monkey Dance: Th…
Edges is a musical that follows four individuals’ journeys as they step onto the ladder of adult life.
How many times in the past year can you say that you felt genuinely sorry for Michael Gove? Or that you felt goose-bumps (the good kind!) when you heard Theresa May speak? Or perha…
At a college songwriting class in Chicago, an end-of-year competition involves the students performing each other’s anonymous submissions for a celebrity guest judge.
This show is dumb.
To be surprised by a show at the Fringe is a rare and wonderful thing.
The New York musical is so much of a trope that it could almost be its own genre.
See Frank, Sammy and Dean’s world-famous recordings brought to life on stage in this sophisticated evening of razor-sharp wit and silky smooth swing.
Hold onto your shades as this smash hit returns – back by popular demand! We’re putting the band back together for a night of rhythm and blues to remember.
Based on the 1984 cult classic, The Toxic Avenger captures everything good about spoof musicals.
A new comedy musical from the Cambridge Footlights.
New York, 1906.
Sugary pop meets classical opera in Leoe and Hyde’s The Marriage of Kim K.
Due to popular demand, the ‘Britpop Rocky Horror’ returns for a second year! Following an epic premiere at Brighton Fringe 2016, and a nationwide tour including a full show at …
Six hilarious young women.
‘Eve’s Dawning’ combines storytelling, live music and animation to tell the dystopian fairy tale of Eve, the last girl in the world, as she navigates a post-apocalyptic waste…
It’s a celebration of song and dance, an international phenomenon that has swept across the globe like a tidal wave of soaring voices and stomping feet.
Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britain’s first Black judge in 1978.
The STAC @ Northbrook
Showcase featured 14 Musical Theatre Degree students, advertising their many
performance talents in just over an hour of song and dance.
The Brighton Academy of Performing Arts uses its Preston Park studio theatre to showcase the talents of its students.
This semi-staged professional show is set in the same form as Christ’s Passion.
Go on an award-winning, magical, musical, multi-sensory adventure in the Kalahari desert with Little Meekat and her friends Elephant and Wise Monkey to find out all about Calm and …
With candid, poignant and irreverent original songs, Mac and Eden present ‘The Unbearable Pleasure of being a Woman’, a side-splitting comedy/cabaret, brain-child of singer/songwri…
A mermaid play with a pizza-delivery-guy, songs, romance and an adult-sized-tricycle ride to the pub, with pug (in a basket), though the mermaid can’t pedal because she’s got flipp…
Valerio brings surreal stand-up with a pinch of spice, whilst Dervish brings hilarious musical and spoken word idiot genius.
A breathtaking theatre show that offers a window to the soul of Russia’s turbulent past.
A musical story for children where each character is a musical instrument .
The WWII official secrets act is over and Eva is ready to set the record straight.
A comedy rap musical about urban poet Wisebowm, a working class guy who falls in love with a middle class girl, so goes gluten free and gets into yoga and pilates to win her heart.
On the hottest day of the year, the Warren was worlds apart from the shady alleyways of Victorian London.
Through the use of film projection, plays, and music by Justyna Ponikowska, 7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of meaning.
A preview performance of a new jukebox musical is due to take place.
Florence and Watson are honey badgers of a very rare sort.
Shit-faced Showtime is the all-singing, all-dancing, all-drinking phenomenon from the professional piss-heads behind Shit-faced Shakespeare.
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet.
The Super Sheep are back in a new adventure! Shadwell must help three friends (a brave fairy, a reluctant sheep and a bonkers pig) save a Sleeping Beauty.
A Taiwanese gay boy who fled from his tiger mum, trained as an accountant in London, but escaped to “find himself” in Berlin, ended up performing stand-up comedy in English, in Ger…
A fascinating opportunity to learn the mime choreography technique behind the award-winning performance ‘I Will Carry You Over Hard Times’.
A refreshingly innovative take on Mary Shelley’s 19th century novel, Augustus Stephens’ one-man performance effortlessly portrayed mental illnesses through the depiction of Vi…
Oh la la la C’est Magnifique - musical theatre meets Parisian nightlife.
Being inspired by fairy tales, Gothic themes and the warped imagination of Tim Burton was all-too-clear in the wide and undeniably impressive range of sketches, theatre troupe The …
An original musical & gastromonical journey from the 5th Century settlement of Boerthlelm’s Tun to Brighton in 1795, with affectionate portraits of the colourful inhabitants of 24 …
Settling into a pew at Sweet St Andrew’s along with a small but eager crowd, I had no idea what to expect from I Will Carry You Over Hard Times.
Set in postwar Britain where one of the only distractions from recovery and rationing is the hope brought by the upcoming wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, this perf…
‘Witt ‘n’ Camp’ brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment.
Swim swim swim - we get around.