Blog / Edinburgh Fringe

Check here for the latest musical news with links to all your #StageFaves performers, shows and theatres. Also look out for our regular #GetSocial features and contributions from our syndicate media partners including MyTheatreMates.com and the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society.

25 Jul
2019

Shane Richie’s BOOGIE NIGHTS heads back to the London stage during Camden Fringe, care of JR Theatre Company with a week-long run from 5 to 11 August 2019 at Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Time to return to the 1970s – and to get booking!

02 Jul
2019

Presented at the Edinburgh Fringe by the team behind West End smash Heathers The Musical, the UK premiere of hit US musical Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical – based on the cult Hollywood film – has attracted quite a cast including Dominic Andersen, Rebecca Gilhooley, Evelyn Hoskins, Sophie Isaacs and Dean John-Wilson. Are you ready to binge on 90s hits?

22 Apr
2019

Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical is based on a cult Hollywood movie, it’s packed with 90s pop classics from Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, Natalie Imbruglia, *NSYNC, R.E.M and many more, and it’s having its UK premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. What else could we ask for?

17 Apr
2019

Something special is coming: The Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey are collaborating once more, this time on the world premiere of cabaret show MUSIK at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Frances Barber back in the role of Billie Trix from the writers’ musical Closer To Heaven. Plus we are going to get to hear FOUR new Pet Shop Boys songs written especially for the show.

27 Mar
2019

They've sold-out at the Edinburgh Fringe, played to packed houses at the Vaults Festival, run their own all-female comedy night at Southwark Playhouse, and now the ladies of NOTFLIX are back at Underbelly Southbank Festival for a second year, ready to improvise two brand new movie-musicals in front of your very eyes...

13 Mar
2019

Bringing sun, songs and 90s nostalgia, Summer Street – The Hilarious Aussie Soap Opera Musical! is heading to the Brighton Fringe before transferring to Waterloo East Theatre this May. As four Aussie soap stars try to resurrect their careers, there are hilarious and unexpected consequences – and, of course, plenty of songs to tap your foot to.

05 Sep
2018

We bet Lewis Hamilton had many a sleepless night after HAMILTON hit the American stage. After all, he was used to being the most famous Hamilton around. Well, he need cry no more because HAMILTON (LEWIS) has arrived, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, and it opens today at the Kings Head Theatre. If you're a big fan of either Hamilton's, this is definitely the show for you...

29 Aug
2018

By royal decree... and overwhelming popular demand, SIX The Musical has added three extra weeks to its limited season at the West End's Arts Theatre. Quintessential Queendom...

27 Aug
2018

In terms of column inches and broadcast time, SIX THE MUSICAL reigned supreme at Edinburgh Fringe, where it finished its sold-out, extra-dates-added run at the Udderbelly today (27 August 2018). The show's hard-working PR Kevin Wilson was keeping track of the show's frenzied festival coverage throughout. As it now transfers to London's Arts Theatre, catch up here... and don't forget to enter our competition to win tickets!

27 Aug
2018

As the real Lewis Hamilton competed this weekend in the Belgian Grand Prix, the musical parody inspired by him, and Lin-Manuel Miranda's (Alexander) Hamilton, completed its final lap at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. HAMILTON (LEWIS) now races to London for a limited season at the King's Head Theatre trailing a Musical Theatre Review Best Musical nomination and a slew of festival raves. We've rounded up some of the show's festival buzz on Twitter below... and don't forget to enter our competition to win tickets!

31 Jul
2018

With Club Tropicana the musical soon to tour the UK, and an ex-Dreamgirls cast member Samira Mighty starring on the ITV2 show, it seems that Love Island and the theatre world are being inescapably drawn together.

31 Jul
2018

The Edinburgh Fringe is fast approaching and a firm staple has to be the Olivier Award-winning SHOWSTOPPER: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL which also enjoys a residency in London's West End. This talented lot improvise a whole new musical every day! Don't believe us? Give these videos a watch...

19 Jul
2018

There are going to be some seriously awesome women taking to the stage during the Edinburgh Fringe this August! Four fab female leads will be stealing the spotlight during the festival to share their stunning vocals and personal stories with audiences...

27 Jun
2018

Another Hamilton will be hitting the London stage this September after a run at the Edinburgh Fringe. HAMILTON (LEWIS) is the musical parody that'll have you laughing in your (driver's) seat! It tells the story of Lewis Hamilton, the most successful British F1 driver ever and it sounds hilarious...

26 Jun
2018

Have you written the next great British musical!? Well, Theatrical Rights Worldwide want to meet you! They've recently opened a UK office and they're looking for talented Brits to work with for The British Musicals Collection...

25 Jun
2018

Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded... #WestEndLIVE! The six wives of Henry VIII made history last weekend with a kick-ass performance at the annual two-day extravaganza in Trafalgar Square. All in preparation for a new tour and returns to first Edinburgh Fringe and then the Arts Theatre, with several new queens...

15 Jun
2018

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII are at the Arts Theatre in August – after a short tour – to take the mic to tell their tale and we know which actresses are giving it plenty of sisterly sass-itude...

06 Jun
2018

Turn up the volume. We've got TWO thrilling videos for Stephen Dolginoff's THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story, which returns to London this month after a major tour and international success. Watch the new show trailer plus an extract of Ellis Dackombe and Harry Downes' killer performances in Guy Retallack’s production...

31 May
2018

Did you miss murderous musical hit Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story in its previous London dates or at last year's Edinburgh Fringe? Then get your diary out now and plan to catch it at The Other Palace, where it returns for one week only at the end of June...

25 Apr
2018

The Tudor queens are ready to rule again! After extended, sell-out showcase dates earlier this year, SIX The Musical, about the six wives of Henry VIII, is returning to the Arts Theatre for a full season after a triumphant reprisal at this summer's Edinburgh Fringe...