Student Production

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

★★★☆☆    Concise:

There is a pleasing and playful lightness of tone to the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Iolanthe, which is at the Teviot Debating Hall until Saturday.

March 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
White

White

★★★★☆ Layered:

Comic, brutal and certainly confrontational, the UK premiere of James Ijames’ White at St Cecelia’s Hall delivers a well-judged prod at the often unguarded underbelly of white liberal self-satisfaction.

March 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
EUSC take on the Shrew

EUSC take on the Shrew

New look at Shakespeare’s troubling work:

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is this week taking on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew – a tricky choice given the misogyny which underpins its comedy, but one which the company is tackling head on.

March 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Producers

The Producers

★★★☆☆ Dedicated:

Taking on the maestro of satire, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group drags the Pleasance theatre onto Broadway for their performance of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, swastikas and all.

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jerusalem

Jerusalem

★★★★☆ Furious energy:

The EUTC’s production of Jez Butterworth’s celebrated Jerusalem at the Bedlam has so much drive and chutzpah that it is an undoubted success.

October 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cyprus Avenue

Cyprus Avenue

★★★★☆ Brutal:

Brutal to a point which is almost beyond comprehension, the EUTC production of Cyprus Avenue, at the Bedlam to Saturday, fools with laughter before stunning you to silence.

October 11, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
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
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

★★★☆☆    Full blooded:

There is plenty to like about the Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s full-blooded, modern dress production of Romeo and Juliet at the Pleasance Theatre, to Saturday.

March 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Joe at the helm…

Joe at the helm…

EUTC stage UK premier of Bouchard hit:

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company is staging the UK premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam, opening on February 7 2018, under the direction of Joe Christie.

January 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Open Call for Sorcerer

Open Call for Sorcerer

Eusog seeks non-student actors for March production:

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group has put out an open call to audition for its March 2018 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Savoy Opera, The Sorcerer.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More