Waitress – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/z_RMZURPGQ8 Book by Jessie Nelson Music & Lyrics by Sara Bareilles Directed by Diane Paulus ★★★★ The kitchen. The hub of the home where secrets are spilt, wine is poured, and all the best parties happen. A chore for some, the escape of cooking is a (literal) lifesaver for others, a place to have autonomy … Continue reading Waitress – Edinburgh Playhouse

Dreamgirls – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/P5TkbXqRB2U Book and Lyrics by Tom Eyen Composition by Henry Kreiger Direction and Choreography by Casey Nicholaw ★★★★★ Everyone has a dream. For some, it’s a shiny new Cadillac, for others it’s something more simplistic; approval – and for some, this form of acceptance manifests as the desire we all strive for secretly – fame. … Continue reading Dreamgirls – Edinburgh Playhouse

Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Composition and lyrics by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman & Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton Directed & Choreographed by Matt West ★★★★★ Sharing its name and narrative from the hegemonic version of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s version of the fairy-tale, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has been a glittering, shining rose for the lives of children and … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Blood Brothers – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/oL3IC6Q35VM Book, Song & Lyrics by Willy Russel Directed by Bob Tomson & Bill Kenwright ★★★★ Legendary - Willy Russell’s musical Blood Brothers, beloved across the country, draws the ancient philosophical narrative of nurture versus nature into the contemporary world. Downtrodden and faced with no alternative, Mrs Johnstone is scarcely able to feed her existing children … Continue reading Blood Brothers – Edinburgh Playhouse