Pleasance Theatre

The Sorcerer

The Sorcerer

★★★☆☆    Loved-up:

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group go back to the Sixties for their take on The Sorcerer, Gilbert and Sullivan’s tale of love potions and universal love.

March 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Dangerous:

There’s a fascinating concept behind the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Oliver!, at the Pleasance Theatre until Saturday evening.

November 30, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

★★★★☆ Stand out:
Entertaining, splendidly on song and given a nicely modern twist, the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s Pirates of Penzance is a treat on many levels.

March 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Hearty endeavours

Hearty endeavours

Eusog look deep for Pirate procedure:
Eusog’s production of The Pirates of Penzance this week is promised to contain a strong line in modernisation, as has become a tradition with the company’s Gilbert and Sullivan shows,

March 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
King Lear

King Lear

★★★☆☆ Sound:
There is a real clarity of purpose about the Edinburgh University Shakespeare society’s production of King Lear, at the Pleasance Theatre all this week.

March 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family

The Addams Family

★★★★☆ Wildly macabre:
Halloween may be but a memory, but the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group proves that there’s still space for a little of the macabre in town.

November 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

✭✭✭✩✩ Sparkly in places:
Soaraway soloists and a sprinkling of modern references add much needed sparkle to Eusog’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers which elsewhere lacks emphasis both on stage and in the pit.

March 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s Ragtime time

It’s Ragtime time

A-Team hit the Pleasance:
Ragtime, the multi-genre musical set in early 20th century New York, opens at the Pleasance on Wednesday for a four night run from A-Team Productions.

February 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Chess

Chess

✭✭✭✩✩ Fast-moving piece:
Notably well sung and rattling along at speed, EUSOG’s production of Chess, at the Pleasance all week, lacks assurance at times but is largely successful.

November 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
We’ll Always Have the Pleasance

We’ll Always Have the Pleasance

Classic fringe hit and product of the Oran Mor play factory, Casablanca: the Gin Joint Cut, returns to Edinburgh for one performance only this Sunday.

April 12, 2014 | By | Reply More