Ghost The Musical – review

‘A visually striking show which breaks the barriers of traditional musical theatre’

When it was initially announced that the 1990 Oscar-winning film Ghost was to be reincarnated into a West End show, the overall assumption was that there was no chance it would be anything more than a gimmicky take on a well-loved but, ultimately, cheesy classic. Fast-forward three years and Ghost the Musical has not only enjoyed successful runs on Broadway and in the West End but has also recently embarked on it’s first even national tour of the UK. Read more about Ghost The Musical – review

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Review, Edinburgh Playhouse

The opening night of the camp classic disappointed fans in Edinburgh with a series of first night blunders but still managed to thrill the majority of the crowd with its extravagant costumes and catchy power-pop score. Read more about Priscilla Queen of the Desert Review, Edinburgh Playhouse

CATS Edinburgh Review

 

Picture by Alessandro Pinna Photography.
Picture by Alessandro Pinna Photography.

 

With its unusual source material and non-generic approach to mainstream musical theatre, CATS should never have been destined to have universal appeal. However, as the fantastic touring cast proved in Edinburgh last night, CATS has actually come to be a shining example of how musicals need not be ‘dumbed down’ with easy-to-follow dialogue for them to be both relatable and enjoyable for a widespread audience. Read more about CATS Edinburgh Review

The Lion King Roars On To The Stage

'CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT' - Photo of London Production

The Disney-obsessed little girls inside of us could barely contain our excitement when we were invited to the exclusive press launch of The Lion King in Edinburgh this week. As if hearing the news that the smash-hit musical was finally set to tour the UK and Ireland wasn’t exciting enough, we were treated to a behind the scenes look at how one of Disney’s most iconic films came to dominate the stage both on Broadway and in London’s West End.  Here’s some things we learnt at the launch…. Read more about The Lion King Roars On To The Stage

Soul Sister Review – Edinburgh Festival Theatre

The road to superstardom never did run smoothly and nobody knew that better than Tina Turner. Soul Sister is both a fun and energetic tribute and a shocking and heart wrenching insight into her turbulent life both on and off the stage. Married to soul managed Ike Turner from a young age, she found herself battling with domestic abuse and a lack of personal confidence in private whilst enjoying worldwide musical success as the leading lady of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue. Read more about Soul Sister Review – Edinburgh Festival Theatre