Archive for February, 2014

Brigadoon – Review

Brigadoon – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Solidly entertaining

Romance and kitsch are present in equal proportions in Southern Light Opera’s staging of Brigadoon at the Edinburgh King’s until Saturday.

February 28, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Singin’ In The Rain – Review

Singin’ In The Rain – Review

✭✭✭✭✭ A bigger splash

There is more than the promised 12,000 litres of water covering the stage at the Festival Theatre – spectacle, enjoyment and sheer old-fashioned good fun come flooding in too.

February 27, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
St Stephens Playfair Trust bid fails

St Stephens Playfair Trust bid fails

The St Stephens Centre, the one-time church in Edinburgh’s New Town which has been used as a fringe venue since 1966 and a community resource since 1992 has been sold to an individual purchaser.

February 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Prudencia’s coming home

Prudencia’s coming home

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, the pub-set, site-specific hit by David Greig and Wils Wilson for the National Theatre of Scotland is to play limited dates at Edinburgh’s Assembly Roxy theatre this March.

February 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Flyte to the finish

Flyte to the finish

Leith’s Percy Poets have had to call it a night after their eponymous pub, the Persevere on Easter Road, turned its lounge over completely to the provision of provender.

February 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Brigadoon looms out the mist again

Brigadoon looms out the mist again

Edinburgh’s oldest amateur musical theatre company take over the King’s this week with a new production of Brigadoon, the musical about a Highland village which appears only one day every century.

February 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Farce wins SCDA one-act fest

Farce wins SCDA one-act fest

The St Serf’s Players’ Bangholm team has won the Edinburgh round of the SCDA one-act festival with a fast-paced farce: Over His Dead Body by Jack Booth.

February 23, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
SCDA One Act festival kicks off

SCDA One Act festival kicks off

The Scottish Community Drama Associations one act competition kicks off tonight, Thursday 20 February, with heats taking place across the country.

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street  – Review

Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Review

✭✭✭✭✩ Powerful and polished

Big, bold and aiming for the highest possible standards, A-Team Productions’ first offering is very impressive indeed.

February 20, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Don Pasquale – Review

Don Pasquale – Review

✭✭✭✭✩ Don miss it

When the overture is still being played and an opera audience is already laughing out loud, the signs are all good for an evening which will be something of a treat.

February 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More