Review

Grease

Grease

★★★★☆  The Word

The Beyond Broadway Experience production of Grease, at the Festival Theatre for three performances only, is as vibrant a staging of the show as you could want.

July 31, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Billionaire Boy

Billionaire Boy

★★☆☆☆ Unfocussed

The Birmingham Stage Company’s adaptation of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy splutters into the Playhouse for a half dozen performances, wearing its fun on its sleeve but failing to fizzle as it might.

July 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Footloose the Musical

Footloose the Musical

★★★☆☆ Still Rockin’

Footloose The Musical at the Edinburgh Playhouse has audiences kicking off their Sunday shoes all week, or at least until this Saturday 27 July, in the return of this big touring production.

July 20, 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.

July 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
Enchanted April

Enchanted April

★★★★☆ Accomplished

There is a wistful nostalgia almost built in to Threepenny Theatricals’ Enchanted April, which is at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday.

July 1, 2022 | By | Reply More
Leithers Live – the Custom House Play

Leithers Live – the Custom House Play

★★★★☆ Intriguing

The Citadel Arts Group sketch out the history Leith as seen through the women folk of one family in this clever piece of promenade drama which plays through the rooms of the Leith Custom House for four performances only.

June 21, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Laurel & Hardy

Laurel & Hardy

★★★★☆ Skilfully hilarious

There is a deeply felt element to Laurel & Hardy at the Lyceum, that enhances the hilarity on display in note-perfect recreations of classic comedy.

June 8, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★☆☆ Sunshine and showers

With the Edinburgh King’s set to bring down the curtain for a refurbishment, what could be better than a good old Sunshine on Leith singsong to send it on its way?

June 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Trust Me & Wasted

Trust Me & Wasted

★★★★☆ (Trust Me) & ★★★☆☆ (Wasted)

The Festival of Peer Inspiration is a chance to see two pieces of theatre of a kind which tours widely through Scotland’s schools, but which are rarely even acknowledged in the wider theatre community.

June 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wife After Death

Wife After Death

★★★☆☆ Nuanced

St Serf’s Players return to the main stage with a nicely controlled production of Eric Chappell’s dark comedy, Wife After Death, at Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre for three performances only.

May 27, 2022 | By | Reply More