Archive for August 5th, 2019

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Annie Jr.

Annie Jr.

★★★☆☆ Entertaining:

Local youngsters from Edinburgh Youth Theatre put on a lively and entertaining performance in their rendition of Annie, aptly named Annie Jr., in TheSpace @ Niddry Street.

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How Not To Drown

How Not To Drown

★★★☆☆     Human drama:

How Not To Drown at the Traverse is an involving and humane piece of theatre, detailing stories that need to be heard. However – in theatrical terms – problems of structuring cause its impact to be diminished.

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All Shook Up

All Shook Up

★★★★☆  Highly entertaining
Young Critics Scheme:
Featuring many of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits, Captivate Theatre’s production of All Shook Up at Gilded Balloon’s Rose Street Theatre for the first week of the Fringe is a rollercoaster of love.

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13 The Musical

13 The Musical

★★★★☆  Heartfelt:

Captivate Theatre returns to this year’s Fringe and Gilded Balloon’s Rose Street Theatre with another fun and exciting production in the coming of age musical, 13 The Musical.

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Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

★★★★☆  Brilliant
Young critics scheme review:
Captivate Theatre’s production of Brave Macbeth directed by Sally Lyall at Pleasance Above, shines a completely different light on Shakespeare’s tragedy with modern twists and props galore.

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