Heathers The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

Books, Music & Lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe Directed by Andy Fickman ★★★★ Dear Diary; This evening, a glorification of suicide, loss, slut-shaming and high-notes were woven into a musical extravaganza – capitalising on the peak interest of nostalgia, and every second of it was mean-spirited, snappy, and sheer perfection. Heathers, the cinematic classic, … Continue reading Heathers The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

https://youtu.be/EesMGylaMfE Written by Jeff Wild Directed by Sean Olson ★★★ Throughout 2020, being indoors has offered us the opportunity to explore the places we call home. To familiarise each nook and cranny, and know the inside of the door frames from the brickwork outside. For Max Winslow however, life is a little duller, and she … Continue reading Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

Fame: The Musical – The Show Must Go On

https://youtu.be/sq14EjRxxEE Book by Jose Fernandez  Music & Lyrics by Steve Margoshes & Jacques Levy Directed by Nick Winston ★★ 2020 has solidified one particularly nasty fact concerning the arts industry – its fickleness. A career in this industry is far from a secure path, where the merriments and passion for creativity are always at the mercy … Continue reading Fame: The Musical – The Show Must Go On

Anything Goes – King’s Theatre

Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman It’s that time of year again folks, time to round up the family, the friends and the dogs, cause this time we’re going on a cruise. Southern Light Opera (SLO) return to their home in the King’s Theatre with a revival … Continue reading Anything Goes – King’s Theatre

Club Tropicana – The Playhouse, Edinburgh

Writer: Michael Gyngell Director: Samuel Holmes & Nick Winston It’s June, the weather in Scotland is, well, Scottish. So where can you get guaranteed sunshine, sea and Joe McElderry? Club Tropicana: The Musical – that’s where. From the producers of Hairspray, Club Tropicana sets itself in a holiday resort in the 80s, a decade famous for big hair, wide … Continue reading Club Tropicana – The Playhouse, Edinburgh