Preview: Guys and Dolls, Edinburgh Playhouse

Preview: Guys and Dolls, Edinburgh Playhouse

Richard Fleeshman, Louise Dearman and Maxwell Caulfield are set to the lead a cast of over 40 when Guys and Dolls arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse tonight (April 12) Having first premiered on Broadway in 1950, the Tony Award-winning show is one of the world’s most legendary musical theatre productions. A gloriously vibrant celebration of Prohibition-era New York, Guys and Dolls is based on stories by the renowned American journalist Damon Runyon and follows the…

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Preview: Impossible, Edinburgh Playhouse

Preview: Impossible, Edinburgh Playhouse

Do you believe in magic? No? Well, if you head along to the Edinburgh Playhouse later this week to see their latest show then you might just change your mind. Fresh from its ground-breaking run at the Noel Coward Theatre in London’s West End, Impossible brings together some of the world’s best illusionists for a fast-paced show that fuses death-defying stunts, technological trickery and grand illusions with up-close magic tricks. Starring TV Escapologist Jonathan Goodwin, Cirque du Soleil’s Lee…

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Preview: A Christmas Wish, Usher Hall

Preview: A Christmas Wish, Usher Hall

Talented students from The MGA Academy of Performing Arts are set to spread some festive cheer while raising money for charity when they star in a Christmas stage production at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall tomorrow.  A Christmas Wish is a family-friendly stage spectacular featuring a dazzling array of uplifting festive songs, spectacular costumes and stunning dance routines. Directed by Andrew Gowland, the annual show brings together more than 200 young performers from The MGA Academy, ranging from…

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Review: Circa: Beyond, The Spiegeltent

Review: Circa: Beyond, The Spiegeltent

There are few shows that will have you teetering on the edge of your seat, watching with as much fear as adoration in your eyes, more than Circa: Beyond, the centrepiece of Edinburgh’s 2015 Christmas festivities. Performed by a talented acrobatic troupe from Australia, the hallucinogenic show is set in a dream-like world where the lines between animals and people, fantasy and reality, madness and sanity have become blurred. The show lacks a cohesive narrative,…

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