Sunshine on Leith – Multistory

Directed by Sally Lyall Music & Lyrics by The Proclaimers ★★★ Far from Leith, atop the makeshift MultiStory outdoor Fringe venue underneath the Castle, the sun conceals itself behind a typically grey Edinburgh skyline. But if there’s one theatrical group that can coax the sunshine out, it’s Edinburgh’s grassroots Captivate Theatre. The company return to … Continue reading Sunshine on Leith – Multistory

A Grand Night for Singing – Edinburgh International Festival

Rodgers & Hammersteinʼs A Grand Night for Singing Orchestration by Michael Gibson & Jonathan Tunick ★★★ There’s something to be said for the classics – they’re called that for a reason. Walter Bobbie’s musical revue is as unforgettable as the iconic numbers of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Now, you don’t necessarily have to be a fan, but … Continue reading A Grand Night for Singing – Edinburgh International Festival

The Opening Concert – Edinburgh International Festival

Conducted by Dalia Stasevska Accompanied by The BBC Symphony Orchestra ★★★ After a two-year wait, here we are. Open to the elements of Scotland within one of three newly constructed Edinburgh International Festival venues, The Opening Concert is a merit of dedication, adoration, and the intimacy of live, in-person music and performance. Behind the revelry and fanfare, and beneath … Continue reading The Opening Concert – Edinburgh International Festival

Fear of Roses – Assembly Roxy

Written & Directed by Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller ★★★ ‘Girl Boss’ gets thrown around quite a bit these days, doesn’t it? This concept - that to be in command (and remain in charge), one needs to channel an assertive power stance, rather than its origins as a woman forging a path of entrepreneurship and women's rights in … Continue reading Fear of Roses – Assembly Roxy

A Night By The River Tay – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★★ Oh, the stories these waters could tell – from strife, famine and war to heartache and eternal lovers, the River Tay trickles a life force through the nation. The promised conclusion of the unique Shades of Tay project, which ran as digital audio productions, returns to the land for select performances overlooking … Continue reading A Night By The River Tay – Pitlochry Festival Theatre