Join award-winning Ed MacArthur in this madcap, multi-instrumental, one-man musical comedy. Star of hit shows Inheritance Blues (**** (Scotsman)), Swansong (**** (Stage)), Stack (**** (Fest)) and Murder For Two (**** (Telegraph)), MacArthur will delight audiences with his razor-sharp wit and stunning musicianship. 'MacArthur, straight-backed and deadpan, has talent in spades' (Dominic Cavendish, Telegraph). Co-produced by Edinburgh Fringe favourites DugOut Theatre, The Mistakable Sound of Ed MacArthur is a hilarious hour in which MacArthur thrills audiences on piano, guitar, accordion, ukulele and more. ‘MacArthur has natural charm and considerable skill’ (Lyn Gardner, Guardian). **** (List). **** (ThreeWeeks). ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). **** (ThePegReview.com). **** (AYoungerTheatre.com). **** (WestEndFrame.com).Book Now
Ed MacArthur is an award-winning actor, comedian and musician. His work as an actor and writer for DugOut Theatre includes ‘Inheritance Blues’ (Cameron Mackintosh Commendation Award, ISDF Award for Best Ensemble and Best Play) and ‘Swansong’ (Manchester Theatre Award Nomination for Best Studio Production). His Musical Theatre credits include the critically acclaimed ‘Murder For Two’ at The Other Palace Theatre (‘MacArthur has talent in spades’ Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph, ‘Ed MacArthur has natural charm and considerable skill’ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian). His work as a solo performer, writer and composer includes the cult fringe hit ‘Stack’, (‘madcap energy, intuitive comic timing and whip-smart script’ Fest, ‘Incredibly funny...will have you laughing out loud’ Broadway Baby). He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where he was awarded the Julian Slade Music Award, a scholarship that recognises outstanding achievement in Musical Theatre. His theatre and TV work as an actor outside of DugOut includes Arcadia (ETT tour), The Shining City (Crucible Theatre Sheffield), Grey Dogs (Sky), The Life of Stuart: Backwards (HighTide), The Borrowers (The Watermill).Book Now
(All reviews and links can be found at https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/client/ed-macarthur)
"Ed MacArthur, who plays the titular role, is an outstanding comic performer. When onstage, he exudes supreme confidence and ad-libs with the audience with supreme ease - a trait to be admired in the greatest comedians". Alan Stewart, Broadway Baby on Stack
"Ed MacArthur is certainly a comedic and musical talent. If you’re looking for a bright moment in this regularly gloomy world then Humoresque is a joyful hour that is sure to lift your spirits." Elanor Parker, Broadway Baby on Ed MacArthur: Humoresque
"Ed MacArthur, straight backed and deadpan, has talent in spades" Dominic Cavendish, The Telegraph, on Murder For Two
"The natural charm and considerable skill of the performers, Ed MacArthur and Jeremy Legat...MacArthur works a lot with DugOut Theatre, which is taking a new approach to comedy musical theatre" Lynn Gardner, The Guardian on Murder For Two
"MacArthur grounds the madcap antics and ably conveys thatput-upon charm of someone just waiting for their chance to come. Talented, hilarious AND an excellent pianist too? The level of skill on display here is simply stunning." Barbara Hughes-Moore, Get The Chance Wales on Murder For Two
"Ed MacArthur plays the part of Marcus with great charm and tickles the ivories with panache." Siobhan Newman, Maidenhead Advertiser on Murder For Two
"Ed MacArthur is just sensational as the hapless cop-cum-wannabe detective." Paul Thomas
Slough & South Bucks Observer on Murder For Two
"Praise must go to Ed MacArthur who channels most of the comedy through his character Steven; his bright stupidity and delayed responses create lots of laughter" The Peg, on Swansong
"Witty and at turns unpredictable, this is a well-rehearsed piece of sheer entertainment, oozing charisma" Fiona Orr
Musical Theatre review on Stack
"Ed MacArthur and Jeremy Legat are 100% guilty of absolutely smashing it in this funny, fast, clever and ever-evolving musical
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