St Bride’s Centre
Strong voices and some great tunes give the premiere run of Anne-Marie Fraser’s new musical Goldrush!, at St Bride’s to Saturday, an invigorating bounce.
★★★☆☆ Tremendously tuneful:
Next Stop Broadway, the new production from A-Team that is touring to various parts of Edinburgh, features a huge and impressive cast, with inventive and accomplished staging.
★★★☆☆ Elegant theory:
There’s a marvellous sense of realism to Blackout Production’s first foray into straight theatre, with a short run of David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Proof at St Brides to Friday.
✭✭✭✩✩ Local heroism:
Big-hearted but uneven, the panoramic sweep of When The War Came Home never lacks ambition but only intermittently achieves maximum power.
✭✭✩✩✩ Future potential
Raw around the edges and somewhat uneven in its storytelling, new musical Prophecy which has its world premiere run at St Brides all this week, nevertheless succeeds in bringing its hero, the Brahan Seer, to life.
✭✭✭✭✩ Powerful and polished
Big, bold and aiming for the highest possible standards, A-Team Productions’ first offering is very impressive indeed.
Slight and somewhat worthy, Sam and Bella Spewack’s 1950s comedy is given a muted but entertaining production by the Edinburgh Makars at the St Bride’s Centre this week.
Blackout Productions make a solid debut with a musically crisp and theatrically entertaining production of Tony award-winner the 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, at the St Brides Centre to Saturday.
Vile and unrepentant, Richard Godden’s take on Richard III is an uncompromising one in this fascinating production of from the Grads – at St Brides until Saturday.
The Luvvies provide a good – but not exactly great – take on Gary Pedlar’s Gaydonia in this world premier production