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West Side Story – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Arthur Laurents Music: Leonard Bernstein Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director/Choreographer: Joey McKneely Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The glorious finished product that West Side Story became is extraordinary considering how fraught the relationship between the show's tyrannical director Jerome Robbins (whose choreography is re-produced on this tour by his former assistant Joey McKneely) and the creative team of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen ...

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The Provoked Wife – Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Sir John Vanbrugh Director: Kate Nelson Reviewer: Edie R Sir John Vanbrugh is more famous as the architect of Blenheim Palace than as a dramatist; but the ex-Bastille prisoner and controversial playwright could turn a good Restoration comedy as well. The Provoked Wife, his second play, focused on the options for a good woman trapped in a horrible marriage, ...

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Aladdin – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Jimmy Chisholm Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Crash, bang, wallop what a show, they don't come any bigger than the full-on assault on the senses that is the annual King's Theatre pantomime, which next year celebrates a 50 year unbroken run of festive shows. With a roster of Scottish acting and comedy talent and a storyline tailor-made for ...

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Bauble Trouble – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Guy Hollands Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald In this energetic and heartwarming musical farce, Bauble Trouble delivers a truckload of festive cheer in an innovative and engaging way that keeps both adults and children thoroughly entertained. Entering the living room of an ongoing farce, Dad (Keith MacPherson) hangs Christmas cards as the narrative unfolds; it’s Christmas Eve and there’s much to ...

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The Snow Queen – Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld

Writer: Hans Christian Andersen Dramaturg: Roderick Stewart Director: Ed Robson Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The wish for any festive show is that you leave the theatre feeling thoroughly entertained, filled to the brim with Christmas spirit and if you're really lucky, a little bit heart-warmed; Cumbernauld Theatre's glorious production of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen delivers all of this and ...

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Peter Pan – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director: Ed Curtis Musical Director: Richard Anderson Choreographer: Stillie Dee Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald It’s that time of year again… oh yes it is! Pantomime, as part of the long-standing tradition of variety hits the UK’s theatres once again this Christmas. At The King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, however, it seems Peter Pan simply doesn’t hit the mark. With an experienced principal cast, ...

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Betty Blue Eyes – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Book: Ron Cowen &Daniel Lipman Music: George Stiles Lyrics: Anthony Drewe Director: Dougie Irvine Reviewer: Rachel Clark For one week only, in the intimacy of the Chandler Studio Theatre within the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the future faces of musical theatre are treating audiences to their wonderful performances of Betty Blue Eyes. A musical that is both uplifting and sorrowful, ...

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