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‘Heart-warming’: EZRA review

The EUTC’s production of EZRA, written and directed by Stella Green, is a heart-warming portrayal of the trials and tribulations of secular Jews living in Britain. The play follows Mother Ellen (Florence Elliot), her two children Noya (Hannah Churchill) and Ezra (Levi Mattey), in their plight to successfully conduct their Passover dinner. However, the play […]

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In conversation with the the production team of EZRA

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production of Ezra tells the story of three secular Jews clumsily doing Passover dinner. It is humorous to start, but as the play proceeds dark truths are revealed. The play debuted in November 2019 and returned to the stage for Bedfest 2020.  The Student sat down with writer and director, […]

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Looking back at a semester of Theatre

Quality theatre is never hard to find in Edinburgh. Whilst excellent professional productions frequently grace Edinburgh’s many charming stages, our editorial endeavour over the past months has been to nudge our section spotlight to highlight Edinburgh’s vivacious student theatre scene. The process has been a delight; this semester has hosted an eclectic variety of plays […]