Pleasance

Fire Signs

Fire Signs

★★★☆☆ Relatable

Fire Signs from the Edinburgh University Theatre Company at Pleasance Courtyard until August 15, is a celebration of the intensity of friendships at university.

August 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe prepared if Covid-19 restrictions lifted

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that it has contingency plans to support venues and artists in the unlikely occurrence that restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted in time for an event to take place in August 2020.

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowflake by Mark Thomson

Snowflake by Mark Thomson

★★★☆☆  Ambitious:
Snowflake from The Network – The Pleasance Theatre Trust’s partnership with the Scottish Drama Training – is an ambitious exploration into the lives of Generation Y.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Footlights wants Sisters

Footlights wants Sisters

Open #EdFringe casting call for Sister Act:
Edinburgh University Footlights will return to the Fringe this year, 2017, after a 20 year hiatus and has issued an open call for auditions for its production of Sister Act.

March 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Year of the Hare

The Year of the Hare

✭✭✭✩✩ Emotional rollercoaster
Young critic scheme review:
Creative, absorbing, and very wacky, the Finnish Ryhmateatteri Ensemble’s version of Arto Paasilinna’s popular book, originally published in 1975, certainly leaves an impact.

August 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
University companies cover classics

University companies cover classics

A pair of under-performed classics from either end of the 17th century are to get rare performances from Edinburgh University companies this week with EUSC’s Coriolanus and ESO’s King Arthur

February 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
On Edinburgh’s Stages this week: Sun 25 Nov – Sun 2 Dec

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week: Sun 25 Nov – Sun 2 Dec

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week: With most of the theatre world girding its loins for panto mayhem, there are still a couple of pre-Christmas biggies to whet the appetite for live theatre this week.

November 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Review – Into The Woods

Review – Into The Woods

A giant to end all giants stamps its way onto the Pleasance Theatre stage this week, in Eusog’s excellent – if occasionally wavering – production of the Stephen Sondheim favourite, Into The Woods.

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Day 2 – Here comes the Sun

EdFringe Day 2 – Here comes the Sun

Sunny Saturday in Edinburgh and time for a bit of voyeuring in Peep, a first glimpse of Assembly’s South African season in the Sewing Machine and an execrable football-skills show before the haar came in and I went off to FTC’s rejuvinating Once On This Island

August 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Review – 13 The Musical

Review – 13 The Musical

★★★☆☆:

Bursting with exuberance, big beats and hormonally-enhanced doses of angst, the Forth Children’s Theatre production of 13 The Musical, captures that particularly vicious age when you officially become a teenager.

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