John Bruce

I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

★★★★☆ Deliciously cynical:

Room 29 theatre has come out of the Covid closet with a neatly packaged and deliciously cynical production of I love you, your perfect, now change available online for just 24 hours.

August 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Hollow

The Hollow

★★★☆☆   Stately:

Huge care and attention has gone into the staging of Threepenny Theatricals’ version of Agatha Christie’s The Hollow. That care, however, does mean that there is a definite absence of energy in a production that never outstays its welcome but frequently threatens to.

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

★★★★★  Spell-tastic

Phylactery, cystitis, and Mexican are some of the words the contestants of have to spell in Room 29 Theatre’s hilarious production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

★★★★☆ Loverly:

Southern Light Opera’s My Fair Lady at the King’s is a sumptuously staged production. It also boasts a truly outstanding central performance; if the rest is a little overshadowed as a result, it is nevertheless highly impressive.

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SLO’s Fair Lady

SLO’s Fair Lady

My Fair Lady seen in Southern Light:

Southern Light is bringing a new production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady to the King’s from Tuesday 5 March 2019, and promise a 21st century feel to a story which is over a century old.

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly!

★★★★☆ Frothy:

Southern Light Opera’s production of Hello, Dolly! at the King’s combines showbiz pizzazz with real emotion to great effect.

March 8, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Dolly  comes back!

Dolly comes back!

SLO bring Dolly back to King’s:

Southern Light Opera are bringing a classic home this week, when they open their production of the great musical Hello, Dolly! at the King’s on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

March 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
It Shoulda Been You

It Shoulda Been You

★★★★☆    Light-hearted and melodic:
Flying along with tuneful purpose, It Shoulda Been You, Room 29’s debut production at theSpace on Jeffrey Street, is a definite hit.

August 17, 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
The Game’s Afoot

The Game’s Afoot

✭✭✭✩✩ Elementary but entertaining:
There is solid, well-crafted entertainment in The Edinburgh Makars’ production of The Game’s Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays. Genuine thrills and spills are in short supply, but great pains have been taken to make a rewarding whole.

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