Assembly Roxy

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.

February 11, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
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.

May 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
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.

March 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
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.

February 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
In Love and Warcraft

In Love and Warcraft

★★★☆☆ Fulfilling:
Love is reduced to a set of rules in Beam Theatre’s fascinating and timely take on Madhuri Shekar’s quirky script, at the Roxy for a three night stint until Saturday.

February 5, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Wildest Dreams

Wildest Dreams

★★★★☆ Fascinating:
Intriguing, amusing and a little troubling, the Grads’ production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Wildest Dreams upstairs at the Assembly Roxy is extremely accomplished.

November 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Bruce In Ireland

The Bruce In Ireland

★★★☆☆ Brutal:
Bleak beyond remorse, Ben Blow’s new play about Edward Bruce’s bloody foray into Ireland, playing at the Assembly Roxy until Thursday, makes for cynical viewing.

November 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Torn

Torn

✭✭✭✭✩ Paper cut:
Unfolded and pressed out flat for its audience to see, Faux Theatre’s Torn is an intriguing glimpse at how repressed memories both haunt and return to us.

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More