Archive for June, 2018

The Pride

The Pride

★★★☆☆ Involving:

The Pride, the debut production by Different Works at the Assembly Roxy, is very good at showing how the repressive urge for conformity destroys everyone, not just those who are seen as ‘different’.

June 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Titanic the Musical

Titanic the Musical

★★★★☆    Tense and satisfying:

Tragic in a way that only stories of real life events can be, there is no small amount of hubris on display in this powerful touring production of Titanic the Musical which is at the Playhouse to Saturday.

June 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

★★★☆☆  Heartfelt:

There are plenty of memorable tunes to match the high production values of Northern Stage’s The Last Ship, at the Festival Theatre until Saturday then touring to Glasgow.

June 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Year Zero

Year Zero

★★☆☆☆     Bomb bombs The Biscuit Factory: Tue 12 – Sat 16 June 2018 Review by Thom Dibdin The Apocalypse is coming and it will be arriving in Leith in a few minutes – just in time for Year Zero, a piece of immersive theatre at the Biscuit Factory as part of the Leith Festival. […]

June 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lyceum wins gender equality award

Lyceum wins gender equality award

50/50 applause playwright award for Lyceum:

The Royal Lyceum is one of only two UK theatres to win the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause award for gender parity in its playwrights.

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Listings: 18 – 23 June

Listings: 18 – 23 June

Edinburgh’s Stages previewed:
It’s a big week for boats as Titanic The Musical hits the Playhouse, The Last Ship floats in to the Festival Theatre and Leith Festival slides in to the docks of Leith.

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
2018 CATS in Full

2018 CATS in Full

Full details of the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland:

The CATS moved up to the newly refurbished Perth Theatre for its ceremony this year, presenting awards across ten categories of theatre.

June 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Love From a Stranger

Love From a Stranger

★★★☆☆     Deep waters:

Dark undercurrents flow beneath the surface of Fiery Angel and the Royal and Derngate, Northampton’s touring production of Love From a Stranger, at the King’s until Saturday.

June 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening

Rodgers & Hammerstein focus for Ed’s G&S outfit:

The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society is focussing on a different pairing than usual for its summer concert outing at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church on George Street this Saturday 9 June 2018.

June 5, 2018 | By | Reply More