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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
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

★★★★☆ Santa… claws?

A splendid script and pitch perfect performances make a tale as old as time feel as fresh as a daisy at Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre.

December 9, 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
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.

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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
Sweeney Casting Call

Sweeney Casting Call

Men wanted for #EdFringe 2017 production:
Captivate Theatre has put out details of its auditions for “older” (20-60 year-olds) for its Edinburgh Fringe production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.

January 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Captivating Sweeney

Captivating Sweeney

Captivate Theatre announce #EdFringe 2017 show:
Captivate Theatre is to stage the Stephen Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd as part of its offer during the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

October 11, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

✭✭✭✭✩ Polished:
Everything you want it to be and more, there is little to fault in Captivate Theatre’s adaptation of Oliver! which carries enough energy to overflow from the stage and infect the audience.

August 13, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More