The Boards – 20th December 2012

Edinburgh’s first regular Musical Theatre Cabaret night at Edinburgh Playhouse’s Cocktail Bar, the Boards.

A Christmas special! Look out for mince pies and lovely mulled wine tonight, plus musical festive favourites


Cynthia Gentle

Cynthia Gentle is one of the most exciting new voices on the jazz, blues soul scene.

She is based in Edinburgh, and this city of culture’s influence is reflected in her performance, as is a childhood diet of her father’s eclectic collection (Bay City Rollers to Sankomota and everything in between).

She cites the great ladies of song, such as Miriam Makeba, Ella Fitzgerald and Anita Baker, but she …has let life itself provide a wider source of inspiration.


Clark Stewart

International recording artiste Clark Stewart has spent the last 20 years performing around the world onboard luxury Cruise Ships with Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Royal Caribbean Line, Silverseas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&0 Cruises and Cunard Line.

Clark spent the last 5 years at sea, as Cruise Director onboard Airtours Cruises, Direct Cruises, Cunard Line and was the youngest ever Cruise Director onboard the world famous “Queen Elizabeth 2”.

Whilst at home in Scotland, Clark performed in many prestigious venues including: Kings Theatre (Edinburgh), Pavilion Theatre (Glasgow), Dundee Rep, Adam Smith Theatre (Kirkcaldy), Carnegie Hall (Dunfermline), Alhambra Theatre (Dunfermline), Gleneagles Hotel, Balmoral Hotel, Carlton Highland Hotel, Roxburghe Hotel, Prestonfield House, George Hotel, Dundas Castle, King James Hotel, Glasgow Thistle Hotel, Glasgow Mariott, Oran Mor, Dunblane Hydro, Edinburgh Hilton, Radisson Blu, Alea Casino, Maybury Casino, Gala and G Casino, as well as numerous Corporate Events, Golf Clubs, Bowling Clubs and Holiday Parks. Clark also sang with the “Tommy Sampson Big Band”, “Sound of Seventeen Big Band” and “Razz Big Band”, at the Edinburgh Festival.

He has also appeared many times on STV and BBC television and has sung live on “Pebble Mill at One”.
He has sold over 10,000 albums and has had airplay on Radio Forth, Radio Tay and Radio Scotland.

Clark has played leading roles in many musicals and production shows including Phantom of the Opera, Guys & Dolls, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Hello Dolly, Brigadoon, Evita, Copacabana, Beauty & The Beast, 42nd Street and West Side Story. Clark recently played “MacDini” in Jim Davidson’s “Sinderella!” at Glasgow Pavilion.

Clark recently sang the role of “Javert” alongside John Owen Jones, Ruthie Henshall & Keith Jack in “An Evening of Movies & Musicals” at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, with an 80 piece Orchestra and a 180 strong Choir.

Clark’s current show, “One Night In Las Vegas”, includes a “Musical Tribute to the Rat Pack”, featuring all the classic songs such as Lady Is A Tramp, Come Fly With Me, Mr Bojangles and Mac The Knife as well as many other timeless hits made famous by “Las Vegas Legends” such as Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond, Matt Monro, Elvis, Tony Christie and more recently, Michael Buble.