Gilded Balloon at Rose Street

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

★★★☆☆ Fraught:

The doubts of Jesus as he waits for his death are brought to the fore in Captivate Theatre’s all-singing all-dancing production of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Rose Street Theatre.

August 22, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Pieman Cometh: A Cautionary Football Tale

The Pieman Cometh: A Cautionary Football Tale

★★★☆☆  Peh? Meh:

Instantly recognisable situations and types from Scottish football give The Pieman Cometh: A Cautionary Football Tale, at the Gilded Ballon Rose Theatre Basement, a wide appeal.

August 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Junkies cancelled

Junkies cancelled

Illness forces Andy Gray to quit play:

Andy Gray, panto funnyman and star of Scottish stage and screen, has had to withdraw from fringe show The Junkies for medical reasons.

August 4, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

★★★★☆ Enjoyably educational:

Brave Macbeth, presented by Gilded Balloon in the Rose Theatre Basement, is a beautifully pitched children’s musical combining the Scottish Play with tunes, humour and shameless messing about.

December 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zsa Zsa And Me

Zsa Zsa And Me

★★★☆☆    Zsa Zsa Voom:
A shaggy dog story that happens to be true is the focus of Nigel Miles-Thomas’s engaging one-man show Zsa Zsa and Me at the Gilded Ballon’s Rose Theatre.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Double Feature

Double Feature

★★★★☆    Double the Laughs:
Powerhouse double act Andy Gray and Grant Stott bring all their comic knowhow to bear on Double Feature from Gilded Balloon at the Rose Theatre.

August 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Jocky Wilson Said

Jocky Wilson Said

★★★★☆    I’m in heaven:
Blessed memories of a Scottish sporting legend are evoked superbly by Grant O’Rourke in the Gilded Balloon’s Jocky Wilson Said.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★★☆  Marvellous:
Bringing Oliver! back to the Fringe at the Rose Theatre, Captivate Theatre brilliantly capture the drama and comedy of the classic musical.

August 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Annie

Annie

★★★★☆  Spirited & Heartwarming:
Captivate Theatre’s excellent production of Annie – on until August 14 at the Rose Theatre – brings a lively and contagious enthusiasm to the Fringe.

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Smashing Shakespeare

Smashing Shakespeare

★★★★☆  Slick:
Captivate Theatre has earned a reputation for energetic, witty performances. With Smashing Shakespeare, in the Rose Street Theatre until August 14, it lives up to that expectation.

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