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“Superb angst and comical corruption”: The Garden Party review

Though many theatre doors across the country have closed, the virtual doors of the arts have remained open. And, with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe sadly announcing its cancellation for this…

“Some funny moments”: Mrs Puntila and Her Man Matti review

The Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre take on a Brecht comedy classic with Mrs Puntila and Her Man Matti, adapted from Brecht’s original by Scottish crime writer Denise Mina.…

“A marathon display of dedication from its solo performer”: Antigone, Interrupted review

Scottish Dance Theatre’s production Antigone, Interrupted is a marathon display of dedication from its solo performer. Conceived, directed and choreographed by the SDA’s Artistic Director Joan Clevillé and starring Solène…

Compartmentalisation 101 review

Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production Compartmentalisation 101 covers a lot of thematic ground in an hour and a half. Written by Ally Shilson, its ambition is admirable, although some fine-tuning…

Wonderland

Wonderland Edinburgh Playhouse Run-Ended One of the first productions to hit the Playhouse this year is Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland, a musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and…

Beyond the Barricade

Image courtesy of Edinburgh Playhouse Beyond the Barricade Edinburgh Playhouse Run Ended Beyond the Barricade is a musical theatre concert which has been playing for over a decade, indicating the…

Weezer – ‘I Love The USA’

Weezer’s ‘I Love The USA’ goes back to the band’s more placid days (think self-titled album Weezer) of East Coast kicking back and relaxing. It gives a sense of a…

The Suppliant Women

We arguably owe all theatre to the Greeks. Drama, satire, comedy – all exports from a culture that existed some two-thousand five hundred years ago. You might then assume that…