The Osmonds: A Musical – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/ZcOt0O6pPTo Story by Jay Osmond Book by Julian Bigg & Shaun Kerrison Music by The Osmond Family ★★★ One hundred million records, twenty-eight albums, television icons, and a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. One entertainment family empire. But how much do we genuinely know about the Osmonds? Hell, how many of us even … Continue reading The Osmonds: A Musical – Festival Theatre

Sally – Traverse Theatre

Written by James Ley Directed by Jemima Levick ★★★★ So, are you telling me you haven’t wanted to watch a one-woman version of Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret? To witness the decadence of the Kit-Kat swanning around the theatres of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Broadway: all to the distinct twang and ad-libbed jabs from a Scottish star? Madness … Continue reading Sally – Traverse Theatre

The Beauty Queen of Leenane – The Brunton Theatre

Written by Martin McDonagh Directed by Lyn McAndrew ★★★★ Family just ain’t all it's cracked up to be, is it? But if you think you’ve had it bad, wait until you see what Maureen must put up with. At the beck and call of her mother: making tea, porridge, and stirring the Complan. Or is … Continue reading The Beauty Queen of Leenane – The Brunton Theatre

The Herd by Rory Kinnear – Church Hill Theatre

Written by Rory Kinnear Artistic Direction by Fiona Main ★★★★ It’s a special day for two Andys. For Murray, it’s 2013 and his first Wimbledon title. For another, it’s his 21st birthday – and his adoring family have gathered with gifts, cake, balloons, and a couple of additional guests. As Andy’s mother feverishly gets things … Continue reading The Herd by Rory Kinnear – Church Hill Theatre

The Book of Mormon – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book, Music & Lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker ★★★★ The New York Times described The Book of Mormon as ‘The Best Musical of the Century’ for its ingenuity, shrewd lyrics, and ability to cut at throats others in the genre would never dream of, let alone stage. … Continue reading The Book of Mormon – Edinburgh Playhouse