Mara Menzies

Playing With Books – the Long Drop

Playing With Books – the Long Drop

..and other recent Book Festival events

The Book Festival continues in its new home at the Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place, and also continues to offer events of interest to theatre-goers.

August 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

★★★★☆ Tasty selection

With festive theatre lacking like so much in 2020, the Lyceum’s online Christmas Tales go along way towards compensating.

December 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Half noms; majority of wins have Edinburgh credits

This year’s delayed Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, with Edinburgh associations for 20 of the 41 nominations and winners in seven of the ten categories.

November 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Live Shows planned for Christmas:

The Lyceum Theatre has revealed plans for a live family production in December, staged in a dramatically re-shaped auditorium to enhance social distancing.

October 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Consequence

Consequence

★★★★☆ Sharply crystalline:

Consequence is a beautifully limpid and thoughtfully imaginative online offering from Fringe regular Mara Menzies, as part of Fringe of Colour.

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Weekend Wonders

Weekend Wonders

Edinburgh folk on the Wild World Web…

There’s still plenty happening online for those still caught up in Lockdown shielding with some Edinburgh performance peeps who are involved in some very fine work over the weekend to take your minds of those allowed to socialise.

May 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Blood And Gold

Blood And Gold

★★★★☆   Entertainingly meaningful

Blood and Gold, the latest one-woman performance by Scottish Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies at the Storytelling Centre, mixes joy and tragedy in a gloriously fulfilling hour.

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Grassroots Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Grassroots Companies

Edinburgh’s Grassroots theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
The Illusion of Truth

The Illusion of Truth

★★★☆☆    Magical:
Our relationship with truth and power are explored through ancient mythology in Mara Menzies’  one-woman show at the Storytelling Centre.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Science festival Theatre

Science festival Theatre

The Ideas Factory in performance:
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival has been launched as the Ideas Factory, a hub for information, ideas and innovation, taking place in Edinburgh from Friday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2015.

February 20, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More