EdFringe 2013

Review – The Witness

Review – The Witness

Strong, confident performances from Thrive Theatre, in association with the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, mark out Alex Hope’s cleverly-written and intriguing hypothetical thought-experiment.

August 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Shattered

Review – Shattered

Chimaera Productions presents an accomplished abstract piece of verbatim theatre, combining simple yet on the whole effective physical performance with material taken directly from the shattering the stigma blog:

August 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Sinatra: The Final Curtain

Review – Sinatra: The Final Curtain

★★★☆☆ Crowdpleaser with potential:
Kingdom Productions’ Sinatra: The Final Curtain is a crowd-pleasing entertainment, which is deservedly playing to packed crowds at Whitespace in Gayfield Square.

August 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Calotype

Review – Calotype

Jessie Mann, credited with the first surviving photograph taken by a women, is given an inventive life in Foolproof theatre’s Calotype, at the Central Hall, Tollcross, all week.

August 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – The List

Review – The List

Stellar Quines’ mesmerising production of The List at Summerhall features a shattering performance by Maureen Beattie.

August 17, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – As You Like It

Review – As You Like It

There are no tricks or real surprises in Arkle Theatre Company’s As You Like It at The Royal Scots Club, but this accessible, pacy production would be an ideal introduction for Shakespeare novices.

August 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – A Note Of Dischord

Review – A Note Of Dischord

✭✭✭✩✩ Likeable experimentalism:
Theatre Paradok’s A Note Of Dischord is an unclassifiable and engagingly silly hour’s entertainment at The Space @Venue 45 in Jeffrey Street.

August 16, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – God Of Carnage

Review – God Of Carnage

Yasmina Reza’s pitch-black comedy, God of Carnage, provides a challenging vehicle for Arkle Theatre at The Royal Scots Club as part of the Edinburgh Fringe, 2013.

August 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – God Bless Liz Lochhead

Review – God Bless Liz Lochhead

The Makar’s secure place in contemporary Scottish culture is signalled by the use of her name in the title of Martin McCardle’s God Bless Liz Lochhead. While she does not pop across from her show elsewhere in the Assembly Rooms to make an appearance, her spirit is certainly present in Fair Pley’s production.

August 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – The Okavango Macbeth

Review – The Okavango Macbeth

Edinburgh Studio Opera return to Alexander McCall Smith and Tom Cunningham’s studio opera with a leaner, fitter production than the one which premiered two years ago at the Queens Hall.

August 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More