Gilbert and Sullivan

The Sorcerer

The Sorcerer

★★★★☆   What larks:
For careful execution and straightforward fun, it is difficult to imagine many recent productions of Gilbert and Sullivan have beaten Cat-Like Tread’s The Sorcerer at Paradise in Augustines.

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sasha Regan’s All Male The Mikado

Sasha Regan’s All Male The Mikado

★★★★☆ Entertaining:
Clever, witty and tuneful, Sasha Regan’s all male The Mikado, at the King’s to Saturday, ticks the necessary boxes for a successful night of G&S operetta.

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Ruddygore

Ruddygore

★★★☆☆ Precise:
Musically rigorous and staged with clarity, there is a definition to EDGAS’s Ruddygore than compensates for a certain lack of sparkle.

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H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

★★★☆☆ Studiedly frivolous:
Flirty and frivolous, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s H.M.S. Pinafore, at the Assembly Roxy to Saturday, sees the company mustering its resources well.

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cat-like try-out

Cat-like try-out

Come-and-try G&S event:
Edinburgh-based amateur musicals company, Cat-Like Tread, is holding an open come-and-try event at Edinburgh Academy this weekend, Saturday 19 November 2016.

November 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

★★★★☆ Stand out:
Entertaining, splendidly on song and given a nicely modern twist, the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s Pirates of Penzance is a treat on many levels.

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Hearty endeavours

Hearty endeavours

Eusog look deep for Pirate procedure:
Eusog’s production of The Pirates of Penzance this week is promised to contain a strong line in modernisation, as has become a tradition with the company’s Gilbert and Sullivan shows,

March 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

★★★★☆ Sugar-coated satire:
Good satire never dies but is endlessly topical, as Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society prove in their production of The Gondoliers at the King’s Theatre this week.

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Venetian favourite for EdGAS

Venetian favourite for EdGAS

Late G&S favourite floats into town:
It’s all G&S and Gondoliers at the King’s this week as the Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society returns with an old favourite of the Savoy Opera repertoire.

March 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
G&S Pirates auditions

G&S Pirates auditions

Open call for Eusog’s March production:
Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has put out a general call to open auditions for its March production of Pirates of Penzance, the most popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas.

December 31, 2015 | By | Reply More