Youth Theatre

Beauty & the Beast: The Panto

Beauty & the Beast: The Panto

★★★☆☆ Charming

Beauty & the Beast: The Panto, the Christmas offering from Forth Children’s Theatre, has the appeal of a traditional pantomime. Like many pantos, it lacks a little in subtlety and smoothness, but makes up for it in determination and pizzazz.

December 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family – A New Musical

The Addams Family – A New Musical

★★★★☆ Fantastically fun

Captivate Theatre presents The Addams Family – A New Musical at the Rose theatre in Rose Street for a slightly curtailed run up to Wednesday 24.

August 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Good effort

Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s Oliver! to the Edinburgh fringe for a short run until August 16 at the Rose Theatre on Rose Street.

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EdFringe22 – Youth & Student Theatre

EdFringe22 – Youth & Student Theatre

Edinburgh-made Youth & Student Theatre at EdFringe 2022

Edinburgh’s theatre companies have come back strong after the pandemic with 116 theatrical productions at the Fringe including many new shows and a handful of returning favourites.

August 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
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
Troy Wanted!

Troy Wanted!

Casting call for High School Musical’s Troy Bolton

The Brunton Theatre, in association with Tommie Travers and David Ross, is on the lookout for a talented individual to play the leading role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical, the theatre’s 2022 Summer School.

July 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten

Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten

★★★☆☆   Hybrid drive

Life changes – and the more it changes the more it stays the same. This conundrum – truism – lies at the heart of Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten the Strange Town youth theatres’ imaginative and compelling lockdown project which has a hybrid live performance at Out Of The Blue this weekend.

June 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★☆  Nun better:

Sisters are doing it for themselves – and packed houses – at the Brunton this week as Our Lady of Loretto Youth Players aim for the heights in an ambitious production of Sister Act.

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Summer on Stage 2019

Summer on Stage 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Teechers

LYT turn to potent comedy for this year’s Summer on Stage at the Lyceum with a two night double bill of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Godber’s Teechers.

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Legally Blonde – The Musical

Legally Blonde – The Musical

★★★★☆    Absolutely Fabulous:

Big and vibrant, the Beyond Broadway Experience’s summer school production of Legally Blonde the Musical, at the King’s to Saturday, is a glorious mix of huge ensemble numbers and strong solo performances.

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