Grease – Festival Theatre

Book, Music & Lyrics by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey Directed by Nikolai Foster ★★★★ It’s 1959 - and who knows what the sixties will bring. In the states, Rock, Pop and Motown rule the roost with their intense and addictive tracks, while Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley have a lot to answer for with … Continue reading Grease – Festival Theatre

Rambert: Note to Self – Festival Theatre

Choreography by Benoit Swan Pooffers Dramaturge by Amy Baty ★★★★ Are our memories reliable, or are they only ever as reliable as the latest version we've told ourselves? In Rambert2's latest work, Note to Self, we join protagonist Eve, portrayed by the mesmerising Karlina Grace-Paseda, on a voyage into her failing memory. A beautiful soul with … Continue reading Rambert: Note to Self – Festival Theatre

The Lost Happy Endings – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/hojf6u-45IE Original Story by Carol Ann Duffy Choreography by Liv Lorent ★★★★ Happy endings seem hard to come back right now, don’t they? It’s difficult in the present climate to appreciate the smaller things, to find joy and solace in a story or two. And often, the chipperness in those tales that guided us through … Continue reading The Lost Happy Endings – Festival Theatre

Falstaff – Edinburgh International Festival

Conducted by Stuart Stratford Libretto by Giuseppe Verdi ★★★★ Giuseppe Verdi’s final opera Falstaff emphasises the comedic aspects of the mistaken identities, love triangles and caddish rogues who litter history. Adapted from Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor, the opera follows Sir John Falstaff, as plump as he is lustful, as he attempts to keep his dwindling reputation as a … Continue reading Falstaff – Edinburgh International Festival

Southern Light Sings for the King’s – Festival Theatre

Directed by Andy Johnston ★★★★ One Hundred and Twenty-five years of communal magic, Southern Light Opera has called the Kings’s Theatre, the old Lady of Leven Street, home for more than a century. And how fitting that one of Edinburgh’s grassroots production companies should be the one to strike out with a continued appeal for … Continue reading Southern Light Sings for the King’s – Festival Theatre