Rose Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

★★★☆☆      Creative direction:

Captivate Theatre rock Jesus Christ Superstar at the Rose Theatre, spotlighting some spectacular performers from the Edinburgh’s amateur theatrical scene.

August 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★★☆    Frantic energy:

Captivate Theatre capture the magic of Oliver! Lionel Bart’s musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, transforming the Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre into the hustle of London.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★☆☆     Great energy:
Young Critics Scheme review
Based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Captivate Theatre’s production of Sister Act at the Rose Theatre is full of soul and sparkle.

August 7, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
All Shook Up

All Shook Up

★★★★☆  Highly entertaining
Young Critics Scheme:
Featuring many of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits, Captivate Theatre’s production of All Shook Up at Gilded Balloon’s Rose Street Theatre for the first week of the Fringe is a rollercoaster of love.

August 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas

★★★★★ A Christmas cracker:

The Gilded Balloon Basement in the Rose Street Theatre hosts top-tier talent this Christmas as five fabulous female stars tell their stories… via three spookily talented backstage assistants.

November 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Superstars wanted

Superstars wanted

Captivate secures Jesus Christ Superstar:

Edinburgh amateur company Captivate Theatre has secured the rights to stage Jesus Christ Superstar at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and has posted an open casting call for the show.

January 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
New Edinburgh Ballet School

New Edinburgh Ballet School

Schaufuss announces new ballet school:

Peter Schaufuss has revealed that he will be opening the full-time Edinburgh Festival Ballet School, from September 2019, with an initial masterclass session in March this year.

January 6, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

★★★★☆ Enjoyably educational:

Brave Macbeth, presented by Gilded Balloon in the Rose Theatre Basement, is a beautifully pitched children’s musical combining the Scottish Play with tunes, humour and shameless messing about.

December 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunshine At The Rose

Sunshine At The Rose

★★★☆☆  Showstopper overload:
Sunshine At The Rose, a collection of songs from musical theatre featuring some of Captivate’s most accomplished performers, is a spirited and melodic entertainment that shows you can have too much of a good thing.

August 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

★★★★☆   Bloodily brilliant:
The dark streets of Victorian London come to life in this thrilling production of Sweeney Todd by Captivate Theatre.

August 20, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More