Scott Coltman

The Guvnors are coming!

The Guvnors are coming!

Captivate venture into theatre outwith the Fringe

Local amateur Edinburgh fringe favourites Captivate Theatre are stepping out from the comfort of fringe audiences to bring their version of One Man, Two Guvnors, to the Brunton, Musselburgh.

March 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
Oh! What A Lovely War

Oh! What A Lovely War

★★★★☆ Powerful:

Brutal yet hilarious, Captivate Theatre’s production of Oh! What A Lovely War at the Festival Theatre Studio feels relevant beyond its obvious significance to Sunday’s centenary of the WW1 Armistice.

November 10, 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
The Great American Trailer Park Musical

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

★★★★★   Trash Hit:
Local youngsters from the MGA Academy bring trailer-trash America to the heart of Edinburgh in this hilarious and entertaining production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical.

August 6, 2017 | By | 2 Replies 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
Back in the Woods

Back in the Woods

Æ’s young critics go Into the Woods:
Four young Edinburgh-based theatre critics will be reviewing for All Edinburgh Theatre this fringe, in a new mentoring scheme. Here are their early reviews of Into the Woods.

August 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Into The Woods

Into The Woods

★★★★☆ Dark magic:
Wise beyond their years, the young performers of Stage Experience find the dark corners of Sondheim and Lapine’s great musical Into the Woods at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

August 2, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More