Assembly Roxy

Reckless

Reckless

★★☆☆☆ Manic:

Despite inventive direction and committed performances, The Grads struggle to navigate the tonal quagmire of Craig Lucas’ bizarre Christmas caper, Reckless.

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Mother and The Monster

Mother and The Monster

★★★☆☆ Refreshing:

The power of our darkest secrets is explored in Mother and The Monster, a refreshing debut by Edinburgh theatre group, Paradigm Lab.

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The Ash Girl

The Ash Girl

★★★☆☆ Dark tales

Christmas theatre has come early and in the darkest of garb to the Assembly Roxy as the 3rd year MGA acting students give an intriguing account of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Ash Girl.

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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

★★★★☆ Dead funny:
Assured comedy performances and ambitious staging combine to make a success of The Ladykillers for the Grads, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday.

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H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

★★★☆☆ Studiedly frivolous:
Flirty and frivolous, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s H.M.S. Pinafore, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday, sees the company mustering its resources well.

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A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

★★★☆☆ Clever
Tightly paced and with a solidly constructed script from West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin, Beam Theatre’s A Few Good Men has plenty to offer, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday.

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Beachy Head

Beachy Head

★★★★☆ Effecting
Intense but bitty, the Grads production of Beachy Head – at Assembly Roxy to Saturday – gets right to the heart of Dan Rebellato and Analogue Theatre’s filmic script.

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

★★★★☆ Resonant:
By turns bitingly sharp and believably messy, the Grads’ production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf has real emotional power.

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The Hothouse

The Hothouse

★★★☆☆ Sweltering:
The black humour of the absurd runs through Theatre Paradok’s welcome staging of Pinter’s The Hothouse, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday.

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Carmen

Carmen

★★★★★ Sharp as a dagger

Assembly Roxy: Tues 23 – Sat 27 February 2016
Review by Catriona Graham:
For their first production in the Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Studio Opera set Bizet’s opera of love, lust and death during the Spanish Civil War.

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