Assembly Roxy

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

★★★★☆ Stimulating and engaging

In Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen at the Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group tackle a difficult, sometimes impenetrable, play with intelligence and skill.

May 18 2023 | By | Reply More
Whiteboard

Whiteboard

★★★☆☆ Engaging

Whiteboard, from Anonymous Badger Creative upstairs at the Assembly Roxy for one night only, is an intriguing and graceful exploration of teenage life.

May 1 2023 | By | Reply More
Cam, Die With Me

Cam, Die With Me

★★★★☆ Impressively spooky

Cam, Die With Me, upstairs at the Assembly Roxy for one performance only, is a horror spoof which takes a silly pun then riffs and stretches it out into a remarkably successful piece of comedy.

Nov 1 2022 | By | Reply More
The Satyricon

The Satyricon

★★★☆☆  Smutty

Martin Foreman’s new adaptation of Petronius’s first century bawdy comic romp, The Satyricon, is at Assembly Roxy to Saturday in an initially awkward staging that eventually finds its pace and pomp.

Oct 7 2022 | By | Reply More
Kneecaps

Kneecaps

★★★☆☆ Bursting with ideas

Fizzing onto the Assembly Roxy’s upstairs space, Kneecaps, the debut production from grassroots company the Moot Point Collective, working in association with Framework Theatre Company, bursts with ideas and opinions.

Jul 4 2022 | By | Reply More
Hay Fever

Hay Fever

★★★☆☆ Lightly hilarious

Every family has their foibles, but the Bliss family are next-level eccentric in Noel Coward’s delicious comedy Hay Fever – brought to the Assembly Roxy by EGTG for four performances only.

May 19 2022 | By | Reply More
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

★★★☆☆ Spacey

Brief, but never tedious, the jazz-infused production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company at Assembly Roxy is packed with great ideas and quirky detail.

Mar 9 2022 | By | Reply More
20 Minutes of Action

20 Minutes of Action

★★★★☆  Unflinching case-study

Pollyanna Esse’s powerful piece of verbatim theatre about horrific real-life events in Stanford University in 2015 gets a welcome second outing at the Assembly Roxy this week, after premiering at Bedlam two years ago.

Dec 3 2021 | By | Reply More
You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

★★★☆☆ Surprisingly deep

There’s an unexpected and more than welcome depth to the hearty production of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown staged by Happy Sad Productions at the Assembly Roxy Upstairs until Sunday.

Oct 9 2021 | By | Reply More
Cavalleria Rusticana

Cavalleria Rusticana

★★★★☆  effective:

Edinburgh Studio Opera has followed a path of noire inevitability into the dark heart of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, the tale of a returning soldier, a spurned lover and a vengeful secret told.

Mar 6 2020 | By | Reply More