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Burns for Brunch

Burns for Brunch

★★★★☆  Anti-Brexit Rabbie:

Robert Burns wakes up hungover among empty bottles. He’s the real Rabbie, even though he talks about Brexit in Theatre Objektiv’s hilarious Burns for Breakfast at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

August 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project

★★★★★  Queering the scene:

The first thing that strikes about The Happiness Project is the colours. Shocking pink and neon yellow on a plain background and plastic-grass floor.

August 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
1902

1902

★★★☆☆    A game on stage:

It’s 2016. Hibernian F.C. haven’t won the Scottish Cup since 1902. Now, four guys in their early twenties would do anything to see the final against the Rangers…

August 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding

★★★★★    Practically perfect:

Perfect Wedding, the Edinburgh Makars’ production at the Royal Scots, is an object lesson in how to put on a farce.

August 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Bull

Bull

★★★★☆  Vicious:

Arbery Productions manage to find the dark heart of Mike Bartlett’s Bull at theSpace @ Niddry Street, in a production of skill and pace.

August 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
(Can This Be) Home

(Can This Be) Home

★★★☆☆    Uneasy construction:

(Can This Be) Home, Brite Theater’s production at the Storytelling Centre, is an emotive piece, stating important truths but not always cohering.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Celeste’s Circus

Celeste’s Circus

★★★★☆ Joyous fun:

Celeste’s Circus, Faux Theatre’s production at the Storytelling Centre, is a warmly involving treat for 0-5 year-olds.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

★★★★☆  Thought-provoking:
Young Critics Scheme review
The idea of the differences between the male and the female ego is a controversial topic, especially nowadays where two-thirds of the total number of suicides are committed by males.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Silence In Court

Silence In Court

★★★★☆ Immersive trial:
Young Critics Scheme review
Silence in Court by the Edinburgh Little Theatre immerses the audience into a gut-wrenching court case and challenges them to decipher the truth – and provide a verdict.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pink House

Pink House

★★★☆☆  Beautifully honest:

Exploring grief and the impact of trauma on memory and family relationships Paradigm Lab’s Pink House by Madison Pollack at PQA Venues is somewhat heartbreaking and completely honest.

August 17, 2019 | By | Reply More