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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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Abigail’s Party – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Original Director: Lindsay Posner Tour Director: Tom Attenborough Writer: Mike Leigh Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:4] Now seen as being probably one of the most famous plays of the last century, Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party is a tale of class, marriage, relationships, youth and domestic politics. Brilliantly realised by the original director, Lindsay Posner, and directed by the tour director, Tom ...

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The Cone Gatherers – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Peter Arnott Music: John Kielty Director: Kenny Ireland Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:4] From the producers ofSunset SongandTheSilver Darlings,Aberdeen Performing Arts presentsThe Cone Gatherersmarking the centenary year of the birth of the author of the novel, Robert Jenkins.In an original adaptation of Jenkins’ novel, the critically acclaimed Scottish writer Peter Arnott masterfully adapts the literature for stage. In conjunction with ...

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Good Grief – Kings Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Keith Waterhouse Director: Tom Little Reviewer: Rebecca Brown [Rating:3] Grief is a funny thing. How often do we tell a quick joke to laugh off something that cuts deeper than we let on? Keith Waterhouse’s Good Grief, an adaptation of his own novel of the same name, understands that laughter can offer a cathartic release from pain and that ...

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