Sally Lyall

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
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
Annie

Annie

★★★★☆  Spirited & Heartwarming:
Captivate Theatre’s excellent production of Annie – on until August 14 at the Rose Theatre – brings a lively and contagious enthusiasm to the Fringe.

August 9, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
Smashing Shakespeare

Smashing Shakespeare

★★★★☆  Slick:
Captivate Theatre has earned a reputation for energetic, witty performances. With Smashing Shakespeare, in the Rose Street Theatre until August 14, it lives up to that expectation.

August 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

★★★★☆    Brilliant children’s theatre:
Brave Macbeth from Captivate Theatre at Gilded Ballon venues is everything a children’s musical should be – and educational too.

August 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Les Miserables School Edition

Les Miserables School Edition

★★★☆☆ Spirited
Well sung and staged with energy and economy, Captivate Theatre’s Les Miserables has considerable drive.

August 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

★★★☆☆ Stirring:
Captivate Theatre’s Spring Awakening is a committed and occasionally thrilling production that does not quite have the conviction to carry everything off.

August 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

✭✭✭✭✩ Joyful
Young critics scheme review:
Captivate Theatre reprise their take on Sunshine on Leith, Stephen Greenhorn’s feel-good jukebox musical, based on the songs of the Proclaimers.

August 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Our House

Our House

✭✭✭✭✩ House of Fun
Young critics scheme review:
Captivate Theatre deliver a smart, energetic youth amateur production Our House, performed in Broughton High School.

August 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Honk!

Honk!

✭✭✭✭✩ Smashing
Young critics scheme review:
Fun and entertaining, Honk!, Anthony Drewe’s modern adaptation of The Ugly Duckling performed as part of Captivate Theatre’s three week Fringe Experience, adds depth to a timeless classic.

August 10, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More