Lesley Ward

Little Women

Little Women

★★★★☆ Wholesome entertainment:

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women gets a sensitive and thoroughly entertaining musical theatre adaptation at the Assembly Roxy from new Edinburgh amateur company Shoots Theatre.

March 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★☆☆ Sunny intervals:
Tuneful and committed, Allegro’s production of Sunshine on Leith at the Church Hill is almost torpedoed by some peculiar staging choices.

October 19, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Stepping Out – The Musical

Stepping Out – The Musical

★★★☆☆ Crisp:
Delicate touches and gutsy performances allow the Twilighters to rise above Stepping Out – The Musical’s shortcomings in their inaugural production.

May 12, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Proof

Proof

★★★☆☆ Elegant theory:
There’s a marvellous sense of realism to Blackout Production’s first foray into straight theatre, with a short run of David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Proof at St Brides to Friday.

September 25, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Proof lifts blackout

Proof lifts blackout

Blackout back, with Auburn’s Proof:
Amateur company Blackout Productions return to the Edinburgh stage for their second production when they bring Proof to the St Bride’s centre.

September 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Review: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Blackout Productions make a solid debut with a musically crisp and theatrically entertaining production of Tony award-winner the 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, at the St Brides Centre to Saturday.

October 2, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Smooth and Saxy

Review – Smooth and Saxy

It’s a bijou night out at the Queen Charlotte Rooms this week, where local big stage musical specialists, Tempo, are putting on a smooching cabaret-style affair in the upper room as part of the Leith Festival.

June 13, 2013 | By | Reply More