Amateurs

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

★★★☆☆    Budding genius:

The classic horror musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors, takes root at the Brunton courtesy of Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players – and it may not be what you expect.

February 15, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

★★★☆☆ Emotionally charged:

There’s strong wit and a spark of real anger to Blackout Productions’ take on Steel Magnolias at the Magnusson Centre in the Edinburgh Academy to Saturday.

February 15, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
In The Heights

In The Heights

★★★☆☆    Fiery:

The tuneful commitment of the young performers in A-Team’s production of In The Heights means that problems of a less than ideal staging are soon forgotten.

February 14, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Fame – The Musical

Fame – The Musical

★★★☆☆ Delivers on flair:

There is plenty of talent, both on stage and off, in the Edinburgh University Footlights production of Fame – The Musical, up at the Church Hill Theatre to Saturday.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tom at the Farm

Tom at the Farm

★★★★☆ Compelling:

The energy and commitment of Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam are more than enough to overcome some less convincing moments and provide a compellingly dark spectacle.

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
One-Act Fest is Back

One-Act Fest is Back

SCDA One Act Fest returns to Church Hill:

Fans of one-act drama are spoilt for choice next week, as the Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act festival hits the Church Hill Theatre with nine, count ’em, new productions over three nights.

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Guys wanted

Guys wanted

EMT short of men for Guys and Dolls:

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an extended casting call for male performers to take part in its amateur presentation of Guys and Dolls at the King’s Theatre this May 2018.

January 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Joe at the helm…

Joe at the helm…

EUTC stage UK premier of Bouchard hit:

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company is staging the UK premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam, opening on February 7 2018, under the direction of Joe Christie.

January 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Elephants

Elephants

★★★★☆ Accomplished debut:

Some excellent acting distinguishes ‘festive black comedy’ Elephants from new company Threepenny Theatricals upstairs at the Roxy.

January 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Open call for Saughtonhall

Open call for Saughtonhall

West Edinburgh amateurs hold hold open evening:

Saughtonhall Drama Group is holding an open evening and audition for its Spring show, Cocoa and Cuddles by Jane Lockyer Willis, this Friday 26 January 2018.

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More