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‘So rewarding’ — in conversation with the president of EUSOG

Teviot’s New Amphion was the perfect location to hold an interview with Julia Weingaertner, the current president of the EUSOG. The background chatter and ambient music parallel the mood of a theatre’s auditorium, making for an apt setting for talking to the president of a society specialising in musical theatre. To put the rumours to rest, EUSOG is […]

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Fringe Theatre

‘Amusing and light-hearted’: EUSOG’s Sweet Charity review

EUSOG’s production of Sweet Charity is a fun, quirky romp that captures the timelessness of our protagonist Charity’s story as she stumbles through life and love in New York. Some moments in this production are a little rough around the edges, which leave an impression of unfulfilled potential, but these do not negate the audience’s […]

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Culture Theatre

‘Delightfully serene’ ‒ Iolanthe review

Delightfully serene, incredibly funny and as fruity as it should be, Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic work Iolanthe meets Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s fantastic production team and talented cast to create one of the year’s must-see performances.  Iolanthe is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. In this satirical […]

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Theatre

An Interview with: EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Few works of literature achieve such success as a musical as Oliver! – however, with such iconic status comes audience expectations that can often restrict new interpretations. In an effort to see what EUSOG’s latest production has to offer, I caught up with some of the cast and crew. It is clear that for director […]

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Culture Theatre

EUSOG displays the wealth of student theatrical talent in Edinburgh

One normal night is a perilous trick. Normal is hard to attain. Not least when you live in the middle of Central Park in a family of a slightly more sadistic persuasion than your average American household. Pugsley likes to be tortured by Wednesday. Morticia’s housework comprises of pulling the heads off flowers and ensuring […]

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Culture Theatre

EUSOG gets set to take Pleasance by storm

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group (EUSOG) returns to the Pleasance Theatre stage this week with The Addams Family. The first of three productions planned for this academic year, the show promises an evening of great entertainment. Featuring Charles Addams’ original characters, this musical adaptation sees Wednesday Addams grown up and tackling the problems that come […]