Amateurs

The Lark

The Lark

★★★★☆ Fiery:

There is fire in the belly of EGTG’s telling of The Lark – Jean Anouilh’s take on the story of Joan of Arc – at Bellfield in Portobello to Saturday.

June 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
It Runs In The Family

It Runs In The Family

★★★★☆ Like a hurricane:

There are breezy comedies – and then there is Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s It Runs In The Family, which soon reaches gale force and stays there.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun

★★★☆☆    Tootin’ ‘n’ Shootin’:

There’s no shooting of vocal blanks from Encore and Musical Youth in this thoroughly entertaining and engaging production of Annie Get Your Gun at the Brunton through to Saturday.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

★★★☆☆ Solid:

Leitheatre give a meaty and satisfyingly verbal account of Tennessee Williams’ great drama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, at the Studio of the Festival Theatre, running through to Saturday.

May 17, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Fondly Remembered

Fondly Remembered

★★★★☆    Involving:

Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ Fondly Remembered, at St Ninian’s until Saturday, is a production of considerable charm and emotional truth.

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

★★★★★ Charity ball:

The minute you walk in the joint, you can see Sweet Charity at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday, is a show of distinction.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Prescription For Murder

Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆ Pleasing:

Prescription For Murder, from the Edinburgh Makars at the Church Hill Theatre, is one of those odd English crime dramas that provide more reassurance than apprehension.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blitz!

Blitz!

★★★★☆  Explosive:

The Blitz spirit is alive and well and living in Musselburgh. More particularly, the Brunton Theatre, which is where you’ll find Lionel Bart’s unjustly forgotten follow-up to Oliver!, Blitz!.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More