Assembly Hall

Velvet Evening Seance

Velvet Evening Seance

★★★★☆    Mesmerising:
High production values and a compelling narrative make Ross MacKay and Suzie Miller’s atmospheric Victorian mystery, Velvet Evening Séance, a suitably haunting experience.

August 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Name is Irrelevant

My Name is Irrelevant

★★★★☆    Thoughtful:
An intimate, two-man show, My Name is Irrelevant uses a series of spoken word poem-monologues to explores the ups and downs of living with an overactive mind.

August 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Enterprise

Enterprise

★★★★☆   Entertaining:
Enterprise, Americana Absurdum Productions’ inventive comedy at Assembly George Square, is an original and funny experience.

August 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Fall

The Fall

★★★★★    Singing truth to power
The Fall, the Baxter Theatre centre at The University of Cape Town’s production at the Assembly Hall, is a fascinating and troubling work, made simultaneously joyous by an outstanding ensemble.

August 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Atlantic Double Bill

Atlantic Double Bill

★★★★☆ Ambitious
★★★☆☆ Ambitious with a different accent
Here’s something unique at the Assembly Hall, two new musicals by groups in the UK and US, linked across the Atlantic by the theme of posing the same question.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

✭✭✭✭✩ Gallus:
Energetic and driven, Glasgow Girls at the Assembly Hall has definite imperfections, but sweeps the audience along on a tide of politically charged fun.

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
SpectreTown

SpectreTown

✭✭✭✭✩ Diffuse and troubling:
SpectreTown, Stoirm Òg’s co-production with Cumbernauld Theatre, lacks focus and seems to be flying off in different directions at the same time. This leads to a production that is almost wilfully confusing, but has an undeniable power.

August 15, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Blabbermouth 1

Blabbermouth 1

✭✭✭✭✩ Timely love
Today, Scotland held its breath. Ready to put pencil to paper and make a mark which, no matter the result, will change the political makeup of the islands we live on.

September 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Referendum week theatre

Referendum week theatre

Drama on stage as Scotland decides
The Traverse leads the way with referendum-orientated theatre in the final week before polling on Thursday, although there is a celebration of the Scottish written word from the NTS and a spot of post-referendum experimentation down at the Village Pub on Friday.

September 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Day 5 – Highs and lows…

EdFringe Day 5 – Highs and lows…

Burns, the Black Dog, Jaffa Cakes, heartless Chekhov, the Edinburgh-Leith divide and a gay musical By Thom Dibdin Assembly or Assembly Rooms? Who knows how the argument is going to fall out between the Stand’s Tommy Sheppard and Assembly’s William Burdett-Coutts – especially now that the latter has a year-round home in the city. No […]

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More