Archive for August 13th, 2019

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First Piano on the Moon

First Piano on the Moon

★★★★★    Captivating:

Will Pickvance puts in a captivating performance as a young boy on a journey to achieve his dreams in his latest production for those aged over 5, First Piano on the Moon, at Summerhall.

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Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

★★★☆☆ Promising debut:

Stand-up comedian Martin Bearne is loud and ill-mannered in his portrayal of a struggling comic in his new one-man play, Broken Funnies.

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Low Level Panic

Low Level Panic

★★★★☆    High level:

Arkle’s early-evening production of Low Level Panic at the Royal Scots Club is excellently put together and performed.

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Drone

Drone

★★☆☆☆ Interesting visuals:

Directed by Rob Jones, Harry Josephine Giles stars in Drone at Summerhall. This spoken word theatre piece tells the story of a military drone’s life as it reveals the world from its perspective.

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Chagos 1971

Chagos 1971

★★★☆☆ Dark machinations:

Chagos 1971, writer-director Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller’s new work for Black Bat Productions at Zoo Playground, deals with important events in a way that is uneven but has a great deal going for it.

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A Man’s A Man

A Man’s A Man

★★★★☆    Moving and fun:

Robert Burns’ poetry has an inherent melodic quality of its own and staging a full-length musical on his life and work seems like a natural progression.

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Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

★★★☆☆    Splurge-tastic:

Captivate Theatre’s production of Bugsy Malone takes you right back to the roaring twenties at Gilded Balloon’s Rose Theatre, with two different casts for alternating performances.

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