Tag archive for ‘King’s Theatre’
By John Kennedy On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Theatre review – The Attic Collective’s Threepenny Opera****

Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill’s subversive 1928 alt.opera-noir, scurrilously drawing on John Gay’s satirical 18th century, The Beggar’s Opera, allows enfants-terrible, The Attic Collective, their ultimate More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Romeo & Juliet / Twelfth Night @ The King’s

        Following their successful season at the King’s in 2016, stripped-back Shakespeare company, Merely Theatre, bounce back to Edinburgh with a double-barrelled Bard-fest. They take risks, More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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At the King’s and Festival Theatre Autumn 2017

DAKSHA SHETH DANCE COMPANY Our thespian thoroughbred friends at The Festival and King’s Theatres are forever burrowing further in to the labyrinthine warrens of theatrical magic. The Edinburgh Reporter takes a More...

By Mike Smith On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Fame – The Musical Heads to Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre

Fame – the Musical, a West End smash hit based on the 1980’s film Fame including the best-selling title song arrives in Edinburgh this summer on an epic scale. Directed by Alan Parker and written by Christopher More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Theatre preview: The Wedding Singer – King’s Theatre

If, and it is a big IF, you can deal with the eponymous vocalist naming his band Simply Wed, this touring show is a two hour guilty pleasure. Based on the 1998 money-spinning film of the same name, its frothy More...

By John Kennedy On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Theatre review: The Attic Collective perform War In America – Former Royal High School

Our rating ***.5 ‘It’s times like this I really wished I’d listened to what my Mother said!’ What did she say? ‘I don’t really know, I wasn’t listening!’ Counter-intuitively, More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Theatre preview: Shakedown presents Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – King’s Theatre

Edinburgh schools have been invited to take part in a new performance project that breaks down, or shakes down, the plays of William Shakespeare and gives high school students the opportunity to make the plays their More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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FINAL CALL! Theatre preview: War In America – Former Royal High School

It is Final Call for  – War In America. The days are counting down to what must be one of Edinburgh’s almost unique ‘found space’ theatrical events – at the former Royal High School. War in America More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Theatre preview : Shirley Valentine – King’s Theatre

To multi-star reviews and wildfire word of mouth praise, Jodie Prenger immerses herself in the role of semi-detached from life to rising Phoenix kitchen-sink rebel, Shirley Valentine, with withering Scouse panache. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Grant Stott brings his one man show to The King’s – 7 May

With a professionally crafted mix of funny, awkward and embarrassing stories, outrageous radio clips, video, offensive reactions on social media and his own cult songs, Grant Stott lifts the lid on his 27 year More...