Assembly Roxy

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

★★★☆☆ Eager:

A chair. A table. An envelope with a script inside, waiting for an unprepared actor. Since its premiere in 2011, White Rabbit Red Rabbit has taken the theatre world by storm.

February 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Elephants

Elephants

★★★★☆ Accomplished debut:

Some excellent acting distinguishes ‘festive black comedy’ Elephants from new company Threepenny Theatricals upstairs at the Roxy.

January 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

★★★★☆ Upbeat:

Think Christmas and think kids and you think panto – but not anymore. It’s not all about the dames and double entendres, thanks to Nonsense Room Productions.

December 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Reckless

Reckless

★★☆☆☆ Manic:

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

December 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
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.

December 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
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.

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
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.

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
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.

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
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