Greg Holstead

The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee

★★★★☆ Satisfyingly goofy

In The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, at the RSE Theatre for the final two weeks of the Fringe, Happy Sad Productions attempt to make sense of this quirky musical based on that particularly American Institution – the spelling bee.

August 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

★★★★☆ Captivating

Captivate Theatre’s production of Shrek The Musical at The Rose Theatre is a case of young performers being better than their material.

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Independence

Independence

★★★☆☆  Committed

Independence, from Edinburgh Little Theatre at Hill Street, is a politically-charged piece that takes a few wrong turns but has huge reserves of dedication.

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Avenue Q

Avenue Q

★★★★☆ Organised chaos

If you are not familiar with Avenue Q, being staged by Edinburgh Little Theatre at Hill Street – a Q virgin – be prepared to be surprised and very amused by Muppet-like hand puppets swearing, acting inappropriately and addressing adult issues head on.

August 16, 2022 | By | Reply More
Conflict in Court

Conflict in Court

★★★★☆ Guilty pleasure

Nicely timed against the backdrop of recent verdicts in the Depp vs Heard trial in the US and the Wagatha Christie trial in the UK, Edinburgh Little Theatre bring Liam Rudden’s well-observed Conflict in Court to Hill Street Theatre for August.

August 16, 2022 | By | Reply More
Celebration: Revue 2018

Celebration: Revue 2018

★★★☆☆     Magic in Musselburgh:

The Honest Toun’s am dram clan banishes the winter blues with a production filled with fun and talent in the 2018 version of their annual revue: Celebration.

January 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spamalot!

Spamalot!

★★★★☆ Laugh-out-Loud:
Staged with great exuberance by the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association, Spamalot! – at the Brunton to Saturday – is an infectiously joyful affair.

April 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
MAMA: Revue 2017

MAMA: Revue 2017

★★★★☆ Creature Features:
Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association brings a little bit of magic to the stage at the Brunton Theatre with its 2017 Revue.

January 22, 2017 | By | Reply More