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Othello – Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

Director: Max Lewendel Writer: William Shakespeare Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:4] Venetian tragedy, racial tension and deadly ambition lie at the heart of Max Lewendel’s revival of his 2009 production ofOthello. A co-production with Icarus Theatre Collective and Kings Theatre, Southsea, this production brings music, energy and unity to this infamous and controversial tragedy. Written in the early 16thcentury, Shakespeare’s classic ...

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To Sir, With Love – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: E R Braithwaite Adaptor: Ayub Khan Din Director: Mark Babych Reviewer: Dominic Corr [rating:4] Rarely do we see a side of post war Britain which focuses on things we consider basic human rights, education and respect. To Sir, With Love is adapted by Ayub Khan Din from the original autobiographic story of ex RAF pilot E. R. Braithwaite. Following ...

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NEWS: Edinburgh’s Festival City Theatres Trust Appoints New Chair

The Festival City Theatres Trust today announced the appointment of Professor Dame Joan K Stringer DBE FRSE as the new Chair of the Board. Dame Joan follows Dr Chris Masters and his predecessor, Sir George Younger, as the third Chair of the FCTT Board since the Trust was set up in 1991 to manage the Festival Theatre and then later ...

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Dinosaur Zoo – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director – Scott Wright Designer – Steve Howarth Reviewer – Edie R [rating:4] Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo has made it all the way from Australia to the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh, and it’s a treat: a sort of Jurassic City Farm complete with full-size dinosaur puppets and witty, sardonic commentary by Aussie dinosaur enthusiast Lindsey Chaplin. We start off small: puppeteers ...

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NEWS: Katie Hall leads cast in West Side Story revival.

Katie Hall is to lead the cast in the forthcoming UK 50th Anniversary tour of West Side Story in the rôle of Maria, with Louis Maskell as her star-crossed lover Tony. Hall has most recently finished playing the rôle of Christine in the 25th Anniversary production of Phantom of the Opera and prior to the Cossette also in the 25th ...

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NEWS: Principal casting for Wicked UK & Ireland Tour

Principal casting has been announce this morning for the UK &Ireland tour of the international smash hit musical Wicked. Leading the cast as the misunderstood green witch is previous West End Elphaba Nikki Davis-Jones who joins the cast fresh from playing Maureen in the first leg of the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT. Davis-Jones was also in the World Premiere ...

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Susan Boyle to Embark on First Ever Live Tour

International singing sensation Susan Boyle is taking to the stage in her very first live tour, Susan Boyle In Concert in July 2013. The exclusive seven-night Scottish tour is said to herald a new era in Susan’s career, and is sure to be very popular with Susan’s many fans in Scotland, the UK and beyond. For the very first time ...

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Southern Light Opera: Oklahoma! – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director – Laura Jordan Reed Musical director – Peter Robinson Choreography – Janice Bruce Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:3] Edinburgh’s oldest amateur operatic society, Southern Light Opera return once again to the King’s Theatre. With a repertoire of successful performances that have included Fiddler on the Roof and Beauty and the Beast, Roger and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! isas equally as entertaining. It’s ...

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