White Nights – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Fyor Dostoevsky Adapted and Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★ To many, the prospect of departing without leaving a mark is their greatest fear, to live a life which has had little to no significant impact. And at the very least there are those of us who have strived for a dream — irrespective … Continue reading White Nights – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

The Wind in the Willows – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Kenneth Grahame Adapted by Mark Powell Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★★ “All along the backwater, Through the rushes tall, Ducks are a-dabbling, Up tails all!” And what a joy to sit by the River Tummel and soak in the ancient landscape, the redolences of the summer, all under the watchful gaze of the still … Continue reading The Wind in the Willows – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Finding Ophelia – Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwQ_Bd2l7aY Written & Directed by Stephen Rutterford USA/2021/73mins ★★★★ How often do we sacrifice too much of ourselves in chasing a dream? An ideal form or figure, a person or concept. And how much is too much to give in pursuit of this? And what could be worse than losing your grasp of reality chasing … Continue reading Finding Ophelia – Review

[Title of Show] – Trigger Theatre

Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen Book by Hunter Bell Directed by Ellie Higgins ★★★★ Feeling down about all of those camp, kitschy and ludicrous musicals we’ve missed out on over the pandemic? Even the terrible stinkers? Well, boy-oh-boy, do we have a show for you – [Title of Show] which feels like a tidal wave of … Continue reading [Title of Show] – Trigger Theatre

Romeo & Juliet – Creation Theatre/Watford Palace Theatre

Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Natasha Rickman ★★★ Reinvention maintains the dignity and commercial viability of countless age-old tales, perhaps none more so than the works of William Shakespeare. After numerous retellings, adaptations, castings, and rejuvenation, it’s tremendously complex to reinvigorate the bard’s world beyond his original brilliance. Not for Creation Theatre, … Continue reading Romeo & Juliet – Creation Theatre/Watford Palace Theatre