Review: 9 to 5 The Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse ****

Review: 9 to 5 The Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse ****

There is a lot the world can thank Dolly Parton for: her multi award-winning country music; her iconic style and character; her philanthropy; and of course her $1 million donation to the lifesaving Moderna vaccine —which makes it so fitting for 9 to 5 the Musical to be the opening show as the Edinburgh Playhouse comes back to life. Based on the 80s cult film of the same name, 9 to 5 the Musical tells…

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Stars pay tribute to Glen Campbell, after country singer dies aged 81

Stars pay tribute to Glen Campbell, after country singer dies aged 81

Musicians lined up to pay tribute to Glen Campbell last night after the Rhinestone Cowboy singer died at the age of 81. Brian Wilson, of the Beach Boys, and country superstar Dolly Parton were among the first to pay tribute. “An incredible musician and an even better person. I’m at a loss. Love & Mercy,” Wilson wrote on Twitter. “I’m very broken up to hear about my friend Glen Campbell. An incredible musician and an…

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Theatre: 9 To 5 The Musical, preview

Theatre: 9 To 5 The Musical, preview

Every once in a while, an am-dram theatre group comes along that gives the impression they’re actually a professional touring company instead. Case in point: Edinburgh’s Bohemians Lyric Opera Company. Formed in 1909, their production of Legally Blonde at the King’s Theatre last year was on a par, if not better, than the West End touring version. In short, a show well deserving of the general public’s cash, and not just invited friends and families….

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