Amateurs

Reckless

Reckless

★★☆☆☆ Manic:

Despite inventive direction and committed performances, The Grads struggle to navigate the tonal quagmire of Craig Lucas’ bizarre Christmas caper, Reckless.

December 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Aladdin

Aladdin

★★★★☆ Fantastic Family Fun:

The Balerno Theatre Company whisks us away to Agrabah with their magical production of Aladdin at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday.

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mother and The Monster

Mother and The Monster

★★★☆☆ Refreshing:

The power of our darkest secrets is explored in Mother and The Monster, a refreshing debut by Edinburgh theatre group, Paradigm Lab.

December 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Production team call-out

Production team call-out

Production team wanted for Spring Awakening:

Recently formed Edinburgh-based musical theatre company TBC Productions has put out an open call for the production team to steer it through its second production, Spring Awakening, in June 2018.

December 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

★★☆☆☆ Not enough zip:

There is plenty to enjoy in St Serf’s Players’ take on one of the oldest pantomimes of all, The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose. However, despite some pleasing traditional elements, it is missing that sparkle of fairy dust that makes panto so enjoyable.

November 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Travels with my Arkle

Travels with my Arkle

Arkle casting call and 2018 Season announced:

Edinburgh amateur company Arkle has put out an open call for its Spring 2018 production of Travels With My Aunt as it announces is full schedule for 2018.

November 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Dangerous:

There’s a fascinating concept behind the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Oliver!, at the Pleasance Theatre until Saturday evening.

November 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Crucible

The Crucible

★★☆☆☆ Half-baked:

Leitheatre has made a bold and audacious stroke in its production of The Crucible, using a contemporary setting for Arthur Miller’s great allegory for the anti-communist hysteria in 1950s America.

November 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gang Show 2017

Gang Show 2017

★★★★☆ Great show:

Big ensemble numbers, some high-kicking choreography and a clutch of stellar solo vocal moments ensure that Gang Show 2017 hits all the expectations for a grand night out.

November 26, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
The Gang is Back

The Gang is Back

Edinburgh Gang Show ready for 58th season:

The full run through is done, band call has passed and now the Edinburgh Gang Show is ready to take over the King’s Theatre for the 2017 edition of the annual production it has been staging since 1960.

November 19, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More