The Studio at Festival Theatre

The Sunshine Ghost

The Sunshine Ghost

★★★☆☆    Reassuring:

Spirited and melodic, the first small-scale run of The Sunshine Ghost is not yet the finished article but shows signs of developing into something popular.

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

★★★☆☆    Midsummer fun:
There’s bundles of fun and bonkers B-movie mayhem in Little Shop of Horrors, the debut musical from TBC Productions, which is at the Studio on Potterrow to Saturday.

June 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bouncers

Bouncers

★★★★☆ Well observed:
Crisp in its delivery and twisting in its purpose, Leitheatre’s production of John Godber’s Bouncers hits many of its marks in a strong production at the Festival Theatre Studio

May 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Heroine

Heroine

★★★★☆ Raw
Hilarious and chilling by turns, Heroine – Mary Jane Wells’ one-woman show at the Studio of Festival Theatre – tells a compelling story while digging deep into subjects so raw they are still taboo.

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Too Many Penguins?

Too Many Penguins?

★★★★★ Not too many:
Clever, intriguing and thoroughly engaging for its target audience of pre-school toddlers, Too Many Penguins? returns in a form that is even better than before.

December 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba

★★★☆☆ Direct:
Intense and mannered, Leitheatre’s production of Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba at the Festival Theatre Studio strikes a chord with contemporary events.

November 10, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
The Man Who Followed His Legs

The Man Who Followed His Legs

★★★★☆ Truthful:
Heartbreaking and uplifting – sometimes at the same time – The Man Who Followed His Legs, follows a couple of young Edinburgh miners, Hearts fans, who join up for McCrae’s Battalion in the first world war.

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Moonlight and Magnolias

Moonlight and Magnolias

★★★☆☆ Intriguing:
Race, politics and melodrama battle it out with pure farce in Leitheatre’s take on Moonlight and Magnolias, the story behind the making of Gone with the Wind.

May 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Leaf by Niggle – junior review

Leaf by Niggle – junior review

★★★★★ Amazing:
Niggle is a painter. He is an unsuccessful painter. He is an unsuccessful painter because he has his mind set on only one thing – a picture of a tree.

May 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dolly West’s Kitchen

Dolly West’s Kitchen

★★★★★ Feisty fighting:
Dolly West’s Kitchen tells the tale of war: war between countries, war within families and the personal wars everyone fights. Leitheatre’s production at the Studio is feisty, fun and it certainly grips and entertains.

May 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More