Musicals and Opera

Making a Murderer: The Musical

Created by and starring BAFTA-winning comedy writer Phil Mealey (The Royle Family, Early Doors), the show highlights the many flaws, biases and inconsistencies led to Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey's convictions.  These inconsistencies still exist today... Featuring a West End cast, this captivating comedy-drama takes you on an emotional and eye-opening journey into the life and story of a man and his family's fight for freedom that has enthralled people all over the world and has helped shine a light on the injustices and failings of a broken system. In fact it is the passion and conviction of the show that has captured the hearts of all its supporters. Proud supporters of The Innocence Project.

3 - 29 August 2022, 5:40 pm

Underbelly Bristo Square

Musicals and Opera

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

From multi-award-winning Fat Rascal Theatre and fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed hit parody musical. ‘Unfortunate’ splashes into Edinburgh with a 70-minute festival version - and things are gonna get wet.  Join everyone’s favourite Disney Diva, Ursula, as she gives her take on what really happened all those years ago under the sea. With an original hot pop soundtrack and trademark filthy humour, it’s time to take the plunge and dive in to this year’s hottest night out.   Cruella told her side, and Maleficent’s had her moment. Now the legendary queer queen is ready to spill, in this tell-all tale of sex, sorcery and suckers.  Starring: Elliotte Williams-N'Dure as Ursula Allie Dart as Sebastian Miracle Chance as Ariel George Whitty as Triton and Cover Scuttle Jamie Mawson as Eric Jack Gray as Scuttle and Cover Eric/Triton Robyn Grant as Cover Ursula Danni Payne as Cover Sebastian/Ariel Book and Lyrics by Robyn Grant and Daniel Foxx Music by Tim Gilvin Director: Robyn Grant Choreographer: Melody Sinclair Musical Director: Arlene McNaught Associate Musical Director: Amelia Davies Set Design: Abby Clarke Costume Design: Cory Shipp Lighting Design: Douglas Kuhrt Sound Design: Dominic Cusack and Joe Cusack Puppet Design: Abby Clarke and Hugh Purves Make-Up Design: Maya Lewis Arrangements and Orchestrations: Tim Gilvin Additional Casting: Pearson Casting Creative Associate: Allie Munro Production Management: Andreas Ayling and Aimee Woods CSM: Katie Jackson Sound No.1: Aeron Donnelly Jackson/Erik Jackson Wardrobe: Kirsty Hale

4 - 29 August 2022, 5:55 pm

Underbelly George Square