Archive for March, 2018

The Sorcerer

The Sorcerer

★★★☆☆    Loved-up:

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group go back to the Sixties for their take on The Sorcerer, Gilbert and Sullivan’s tale of love potions and universal love.

March 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
New script rises for Easter

New script rises for Easter

Fresh take for annual Easter play:

The two thousand year-old story of Easter is getting a fresh take in the brand new Passion Play which will be performed in Edinburgh city centre on Easter weekend.

March 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ten Times Table

Ten Times Table

★★★★☆   Accomplished:

Ten Times Table, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s first production of their 75th anniversary year, displays commendable skill and attention to detail in a production that is both funny and involving.

March 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
EPT Win with Frank

EPT Win with Frank

EPT celebrates 75 years with full length play win:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre has started its 75th anniversary year with the news that its production of The Diary of Anne Frank has won the Scottish Community Drama Association Eastern Division’s full length play competition.

March 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady

★★☆☆☆   Static:

Reliable performances by a host of crowd-pleasing big TV names cannot quite redeem the disappointing script of The Case of the Frightened Lady.

March 27, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Travels With My Aunt

Travels With My Aunt

★★★★☆ Inventive:

There is a beautiful comic rhythm to Arkle’s Travels With My Aunt at the Assembly Roxy, coupled with an almost boundless invention in its staging, that is very pleasing indeed.

March 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
HMS Pinafore

HMS Pinafore

★★★★☆   Hits the heights:

There is a strong musicality and big professional polish to EdGAS’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore which is at the King’s Theatre until Saturday.

March 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Young Reviewers Call-out!

Young Reviewers Call-out!

Playhouse opportunity:

All Edinburgh Theatre is teaming up with Edinburgh Playhouse to offer the opportunity for four young people to review the 2018 touring production of Crazy for You.

March 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
This week: 19 – 25 March 2018

This week: 19 – 25 March 2018

On Edinburgh’s stages this week:

In the run-up to the Easter holidays, there are plenty of great productions on stage this week in Edinburgh. Not to mention a couple of real curios, which are well worth seeking out.

March 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three Sisters

Three Sisters

★★★★☆  Direct:

Edinburgh’s Lung Ha theatre company has created a strong and emphatically direct production of Chekhov’s Three Sisters, in a new version by Adrian Osmond at the Traverse and on short tour.

March 18, 2018 | By | Reply More