Pleasance Theatre

Review – The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Review – The Mystery of Edwin Drood

✭✭✭✩✩ Exuberantly immersive:
Sprightly and spirited, Eusog’s take on the musical version of Charles Dickens’ unfinished final novel immerses its audience in the show from before curtain up.

November 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Seussical the Musical

Review – Seussical the Musical

Crisp and even, Forth Children’s Theatre’s production of Seussical also finds the deeper points of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens’ musical based on the works of Dr Seuss.

April 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Patience

Review – Patience

✭✭✭✩✩ Sparkling:
Splendidly silly and tilting along at a merry rate, the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Patience at the Pleasance has everything necessary to make it sparkle.

March 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Coriolanus

Review – Coriolanus

Bloody retribution, a few slit throats and a mother’s surprising influence make sure that there are few uneventful moments in Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s starkly 80s take on Shakespeare’s great tragedy of Coriolanus.

February 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Into The Woods

Review – Into The Woods

A giant to end all giants stamps its way onto the Pleasance Theatre stage this week, in Eusog’s excellent – if occasionally wavering – production of the Stephen Sondheim favourite, Into The Woods.

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Review – 13 the musical

Review – 13 the musical

* * * Pleasance Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Bursting with exuberance, big beats and hormonally-enhanced doses of angst, the Forth Children’s Theatre production of 13 The Musical, captures that particularly vicious age when you officially become a teenager. Alex Bathe stars as Jewish New Yorker Evan Goldman, a happy enough lad despite his parents’ […]

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