Jen McGregor

Heaven Burns the Roxy

Heaven Burns the Roxy

McGregor wins 2018 Assembly Roxy Theatre Award:

Edinburgh-based playwright Jen McGregor has won this year’s Assembly Roxy Theatre Award for her script Heaven Burns, which will now be staged at the Roxy during this year’s Edinburgh fringe.

March 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Flying in the Hothouse

Flying in the Hothouse

High wire trapeze at Traverse Hothouse:
The Traverse is preparing for its annual Hothouse event, promoting four work-in-progress performances from Edinburgh-based companies, running this week from Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 November 2016.

November 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Previously… 2015

Previously… 2015

History? Gie it laldy!
Edinburgh’s festival of history – Previously… – takes place this week, with a concentrated burst of performances, talks and events to bring history and the past into sharp relief.

November 18, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

A Punctuation Workshop for Actors:
Jen McGregor, the Edinburgh-based writer, playwright, director and performer is holding a workshop for actors to explore their use and understanding of punctuation in text.

September 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Such a Nice Girl

Such a Nice Girl

✭✭✭✩✩ Sects and violence
Well acted, intriguingly written and largely successful, Such a Nice Girl can be counted as another striking contribution to the Just Festival by Black Dingo Productions.

August 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Miss Julie

Miss Julie

✭✭✭✭✩ Enticing scandal
In a new adaptation of August Strindberg by Jen McGregor, Black Dingo Productions return to the late 19th Century with a story about class, longing and scandal.

August 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Creepie Stool – Review

Creepie Stool – Review

Intriguing and doubly pertinent thanks to its re-staging in a dark corner of St Giles, Jen McGregor’s tale behind the tale of Jenny Geddes is a moving and provocative piece of theatre.

March 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – 1933: Eine Nacht Im Kabarett

Review – 1933: Eine Nacht Im Kabarett

✭✭✩✩✩ Musically sound
Dress up, take part and join in at Anke’s, the Berlin night-club created in Summerhall, for this politically-charged production set on 30 January 1933, the night Hitler became Chancellor of Germany.

January 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wiemer cabaret comes to Summerhall

Wiemer cabaret comes to Summerhall

Bursting into the new year, Edinburgh’s fringe companies are making their mark this week with a sensual, politically-charged production which makes direct comparisons between the rise of the NSP in 1930s Germany and Europe today.

January 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Invokation of Lady Macbeth

Review – Invokation of Lady Macbeth

The opening image of Invokation is an arresting one. A large black pentagram is marked out on the floor, inhabited by two strange figures, one masked like a Venetian carnival figure and the other shrouded in black lace. A doom-laden soundscape heralds the beginning of some kind of black mass.

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More