Amateurs

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

★★★☆☆ Interactive:

Theatre Paradok’s interpretation of Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist Rhinoceros at the Assembly Roxy is a bold attempt to bring the text into a modern setting.

December 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Robin Hood & Bairns in the Wood

Robin Hood & Bairns in the Wood

★★★★★  Hugely entertaining:

From Sherwood Forest to the Church Hill Theatre, Robin Hood and his Bairns in the Wood shine in this year’s fun and entertaining pantomime from the Balerno Theatre Company.

December 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Producers

The Producers

★★★☆☆ Dedicated:

Taking on the maestro of satire, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group drags the Pleasance theatre onto Broadway for their performance of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, swastikas and all.

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Facing the Music

Facing the Music

Dance is the way to do it:

This week there is an extravaganza of dance up at the Church Hill Theatre. Let’s Face the Music and Dance is both a celebration of all things rhythmic and a huge personal statement for its founder, Janice Bruce.

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Gang Show 2018

Edinburgh Gang Show 2018

★★★★☆     Spectacular:

Epic in scope, local in coverage and inclusive in its effect, the 59th Edinburgh Gang Show is a wonderful spectacle.

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It’s Gang Show Time!

It’s Gang Show Time!

The Gang is back at the King’s:

The Christmas lights might be busting out all over, but here at Æ, we don’t really believe that the Christmas season starts until the Edinburgh Gang Show hits the stage of the King’s.

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Almodovar on stage

Almodovar on stage

Scottish premiere of Almodovar adaptation:

When All About My Mother opens at the Assembly Roxy this week, it will be the culmination of a decade-long mission from director Ross Hope to bring the stage adaptation to Scotland.

November 19, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Sunset Song

Sunset Song

★★★☆☆ Pacey:

Leitheatre’s production of Lewis Grassic Gibbons Sunset Song burls along at pace and with great vitality at the Church Hill Theatre, where is playing to Saturday.

November 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

New adaptation of Scotland’s favourite book for Leitheatre:

The week that marks the centenary of the end of the 1914-18 war seems a most appropriate one for Leitheatre to bring a new adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song to the stage.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oh! What A Lovely War

Oh! What A Lovely War

★★★★☆ Powerful:

Brutal yet hilarious, Captivate Theatre’s production of Oh! What A Lovely War at the Festival Theatre Studio feels relevant beyond its obvious significance to Sunday’s centenary of the WW1 Armistice.

November 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More