Casting announced for UK tour of Sunset Boulevard

Casting announced for UK tour of Sunset Boulevard

Hollyoaks star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Danny Mac will lead the cast of Sunset Boulevard when it arrives in Edinburgh this later this year. The actor, who has previously performed in both Wicked and Legally Blonde, has been cast as male lead Joe Gillis in the upcoming UK tour of the popular musical. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning production of Sunset Boulevard, which opens at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Tuesday 3 October, tells the…

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Wicked to fly back to Edinburgh

Wicked to fly back to Edinburgh

It has been confirmed that Wicked will fly back into Edinburgh for a limited run next summer. The musical, which was seen by more than 175,000 people when it took up residence in the Capital back in 2014, will return to the Edinburgh Playhouse for five weeks from Tuesday 8, May until Saturday, 9 June 2018. Based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling novel, the Broadway and West End phenomenon tells the incredible untold story of Oz’s…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Showstoppers’ Kids Show review

Edinburgh Fringe: Showstoppers’ Kids Show review

Whoever said you should never work with children or animals had clearly never been in the audience for a performance of The Showstoppers’ Kids Show. Interactive, fun and completely crazy, the improvised musical gives an audience full of kids the rare opportunity to create the stage musical of their dreams by deciding everything from who the characters are to where the story is set and what happens to them. It’s an interesting concept, and one…

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Preview: Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse

Preview: Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse

There might be countless shows that pay tribute to The Beatles currently doing the rounds of UK theatres, but one that’s definitely not to be missed is Let It Be. At the Edinburgh Playhouse this week, the show celebrates the iconic band’s meteoric rise to the top right from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club in 1962 to the height of Beatlemania, through to their eventual demise in 1970. Since opening on London’s West…

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