20 September - 8 October 2022
The Book of Mormon
Award-winning musical shines at Edinburgh Playhouse
Reviewed here

8 - 9 August 2022
The Pulse
Voice and movement combine beautifully in pulsating performance
Reviewed here

7 August 2022
Herbie Hancock
Promises to take us to intergalactic heights. Does so.
Reviewed here

3 - 7 May 2022
Derren Brown: Showman
British illusionist wows audience with his most personal show to date
Reviewed at His Majesty's Theatre

5 - 16 April 2022
Dreamgirls
Motown magic sizzles on Edinburgh Playhouse's stage
Reviewed here

14 - 19 March 2022
Hairspray
Big time musical entertains and educates with its infectious charm
Reviewed here

8 - 19 February 2022
Bat Out Of Hell
A rocking tribute to the late, great Meat Loaf
Reviewed here

7 - 11 December 2021
Heathers
Problematic themes tarnish an otherwise-excellent take on an 80s classic
Reviewed here

21 October - 27 November 2021
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Delighted audience are magically transported into a tale as old as time
Reviewed here

12 - 16 October 2021
Blood Brothers
A stellar rendition of Willy Russell's classic tale of class and brotherhood
Reviewed here

27 September - 2 October 2021
Chicago
A sizzling production brings razzle-dazzle to Edinburgh Playhouse!
Reviewed here

5 December 2019 - 29 March 2020
The Lion King
Edinburgh Playhouse comes alive with a roaring success of an adaptation
Reviewed here

12 - 16 November 2019
9 to 5 The Musical
Musical adaptation of the 1980 film hits many high notes
Reviewed here

28 October - 2 November 2019
The Rocky Horror Show
An erotic nightmare beyond any measure
Reviewed here

18 - 26 October 2019
The King and I
Orientalist nature of musical detracts from this production's opulent aesthetic and commanding lead performances
Reviewed here

7 - 12 October 2019
We Will Rock You
Queen musical is spectacular but soulless
Reviewed here

30 September - 5 October 2019
Annie
Sparky revival fizzes with energy
Reviewed here

19 - 28 September 2019
MAMMA MIA!
The audience thank ABBA for the music in this fun time musical now celebrating 20 years on stage
Reviewed here

3 - 5 August 2019
The Crucible
A sublime and enrapturing adaptation of Arthur Miller's drama
Reviewed here

30 April - 4 May 2019
Rock of Ages
If you haven’t stopped believin’, this is the show for you.
Reviewed at King's Theatre (Glasgow)

19 - 23 June 2018
Summer Holiday
This touring production pairs excellent choreography with a childish script.
Reviewed here

12 - 16 June 2018
Titanic the Musical
Currently docked at the Kings Theatre in Glasgow, this is the adaptation of the Titanic story that people ought to see.
Reviewed at King's Theatre (Glasgow)

8 May - 9 June 2018
Wicked
Amy Ross's Elphaba is astounding in the latest UK touring production of Wicked.
Reviewed here

30 - 31 March 2018
Madama Butterfly
Not the greatest version ever, but Ellen Kent production is worth the ticket price for some good to outstanding performance.
Reviewed here

6 - 10 March 2018
Blood Brothers
Class theme is still relevant in this musical heart-wrencher of nature vs nurture
Reviewed here

20 - 24 February 2018
The Sound of Music
The sound of this music thrills the King’s Theatre audience
Reviewed at King's Theatre (Glasgow)

15 - 20 January 2018
Flashdance
Cast reshuffle may take time to gel, but what a feeling!
Reviewed here

25 - 27 August 2017
Rain
Tightly structured and beautiful to watch.
Reviewed here

12 - 13 August 2017
Yo, Carmen
Bold and direct, but just a little too predictable.
Reviewed here

12 December 2017 - 7 January 2018
Shrek the Musical
The anti-fairy tale returns to the Edinburgh stage
Reviewed here

3 - 7 October 2017
Sunset Boulevard
Sumptuous dip into Hollywood classic given the full Andrew Lloyd Webber treatment
Reviewed here

11 - 16 September 2017
Grease
The ultimate nostalgia-fuelled joyride of the 50s comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse
Reviewed here

12 - 17 June 2017
Dirty Dancing
It may be corny but the dancing, music and chemistry more than make up for it.
Reviewed here

18 - 22 April 2017
Funny Girl
Sheridan Smith is utterly mesmerising in top class, large scale musical.
Reviewed here

3 - 15 April 2017
Sister Act
A heavenly comedic hit, bound to fill the theatre seats
Reviewed here

7 - 11 March 2017
La Cage aux Folles
A welcome, fantabulous spritz of Shalimar for a drab world
Reviewed here

27 February - 4 March 2017
The Commitments
The jukebox musical that belts out soul but struggles to find one of its own
Reviewed here

30 January - 4 February 2017
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Frivolous and fun, this musical visit to the Jazz Age has its moments
Reviewed here

20 - 28 January 2017
Wonderland
A musical, full of wonder and magic, that will transport you away from the worries of everyday life, if only for two hours.
Reviewed here

14 January 2017
Vampires Rock: Ghost Train
A sultry, gothic affair fit for a rock star with top class comedy throughout
Reviewed at King's Theatre (Glasgow)

29 November 2016 - 7 January 2017
Mamma Mia!
Songs from Sweden's finest export; you know what to expect!
Reviewed here

21 - 26 November 2016
Ghost
This brand new production takes a step too far from the original.
Reviewed here

20 September - 22 October 2016
Billy Elliot
A gritty musical challenging stereotypes through it's pirouetting star
Reviewed here

13 - 17 September 2016
Sunny Afternoon
Ray Davies' musical biography of British Invasion bad boys The Kinks brings a welcome splash of sunshine.
Reviewed at King's Theatre (Glasgow)

11 August 2016
Louis CK
Arguably the world's best stand-up ventures into even darker territory than ever before.
Reviewed here

8 - 9 August 2016
Monumental
A fearless, earth-pounding roar of defiance.
Reviewed here

4 - 9 July 2016
Cats
A sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse, for a new generation.
Reviewed here

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Fat Friends - The Musical
Despite its comedic charm, Fat Friends fails to weigh in on the conversation of dieting and weight loss.
Reviewed here

4 - 27 April 2019
Matilda The Musical
A quirky musical with phenomenal performances, which is let down by its convoluted plot.
Reviewed here

19 February - 2 March 2019
Jersey Boys
Slick production of the story of The Four Seasons has enduring appeal.
Reviewed here