The Studio at Festival Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

★★★☆☆    Midsummer fun:
There’s bundles of fun and bonkers B-movie mayhem in Little Shop of Horrors, the debut musical from TBC Productions, which is at the Studio on Potterrow to Saturday.

June 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bouncers

Bouncers

★★★★☆ Well observed:
Crisp in its delivery and twisting in its purpose, Leitheatre’s production of John Godber’s Bouncers hits many of its marks in a strong production at the Festival Theatre Studio

May 20, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Heroine

Heroine

★★★★☆ Raw
Hilarious and chilling by turns, Heroine – Mary Jane Wells’ one-woman show at the Studio of Festival Theatre – tells a compelling story while digging deep into subjects so raw they are still taboo.

April 4, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Too Many Penguins?

Too Many Penguins?

★★★★★ Not too many:
Clever, intriguing and thoroughly engaging for its target audience of pre-school toddlers, Too Many Penguins? returns in a form that is even better than before.

December 16, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba

★★★☆☆ Direct:
Intense and mannered, Leitheatre’s production of Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba at the Festival Theatre Studio strikes a chord with contemporary events.

November 10, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
The Man Who Followed His Legs

The Man Who Followed His Legs

★★★★☆ Truthful:
Heartbreaking and uplifting – sometimes at the same time – The Man Who Followed His Legs, follows a couple of young Edinburgh miners, Hearts fans, who join up for McCrae’s Battalion in the first world war.

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Moonlight and Magnolias

Moonlight and Magnolias

★★★☆☆ Intriguing:
Race, politics and melodrama battle it out with pure farce in Leitheatre’s take on Moonlight and Magnolias, the story behind the making of Gone with the Wind.

May 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Leaf by Niggle – junior review

Leaf by Niggle – junior review

★★★★★ Amazing:
Niggle is a painter. He is an unsuccessful painter. He is an unsuccessful painter because he has his mind set on only one thing – a picture of a tree.

May 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dolly West’s Kitchen

Dolly West’s Kitchen

★★★★★ Feisty fighting:
Dolly West’s Kitchen tells the tale of war: war between countries, war within families and the personal wars everyone fights. Leitheatre’s production at the Studio is feisty, fun and it certainly grips and entertains.

May 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Takin’ Over The Asylum

Takin’ Over The Asylum

✭✭✭✭✩ Loonies in tune

Blurring the boundaries between stage and audience in the most suitable of ways, Leitheatre’s fine production of Takin’ Over the Asylum seeps out into the auditorium of the Festival Theatre Studio.

May 16, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More