Gilbert and Sullivan

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.

March 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
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
H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

★★★☆☆ Shipshape:
There is a straightforward likeability to Cat Like Tread’s H.M.S. Pinafore that helps it to overcome some less confident moments.

August 28, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Cat-Like Pinafore

Cat-Like Pinafore

It’s Pinafore Captain, but not as we know it
Guest post from Vinca Russell:
This fringe, in amongst a host of new musicals and interpretations of hot Broadway shows, there are just two written by Gilbert and Sullivan.

August 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

✭✭✭✭✩ Plenty of pizzazz:
Fun, games and top-notch singing abound in The Pirates of Penzance at the King’s. The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production is reassuringly traditional, very strong musically, and extremely funny.

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

✭✭✭✩✩ Sparkly in places:
Soaraway soloists and a sprinkling of modern references add much needed sparkle to Eusog’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers which elsewhere lacks emphasis both on stage and in the pit.

March 20, 2015 | By | Reply More