Samuel Beckett is back in the house, down in Traverse One with the return of the Gare St Lazare Players and their thorough, particular adaptation of First Love, a short story written in 1948 but not published until 1971.
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A strong and straightforward telling of the relationship between Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin, Queen Elizabeth the first of England, rises out of Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday.
Continue reading: Review – Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off
The upper lips are stiff and heroically pencil-moustached in Patrick Barlow’s rip-roaring, four-actor version of The 39 Steps, which is at the King’s Theatre all week to Saturday.
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The mince, tatties and pitch-black peat baths are all in order for the St Serf’s Players new production of Tony Roper’s great hit, The Steamie, up at the St Serf’s Church Halls in Goldenacre until Saturday.
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Not the amazing dancing bear, but a murdering bear. Or so we are led to believe. A kind of Winnie the Poohdunnit with claws.
Continue reading: Review – The Bear
Nuevo Tango came to the Queen’s Hall last night, replacing the cold of a May spring night in Edinburgh with the warmth of Latin America thanks to another great performance from Mr McFall’s Chamber.
Continue reading: Review – Maria de Buenos Aries
Sam Wheat has it all – a great job, a great home and most of all, a great woman. Then he loses it all, killed in an apparently random street mugging. He doesn’t move on to the next world, though, because he has unfinished business – protecting love Molly from the men responsible for his death. Unable to communicate with her, psychic Oda Mae Brown is his only hope …
Continue reading: Review – Ghost: The Musical
The record books might not have been bothered at the Village Pub Theatre’s twitter special when only 30 or so of the possible 170 play-in-a-tweets were performed, but the ones which were staged certainly left the audience wanting more.
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A terrorist attack while on a business trip to Mumbai in 2008 forced Roger Hunt to spend 40 hours in his hotel bedroom, while the attackers roamed the building killing all Westerners they found. Irene Brown reviews the play based on true events on Æ
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The trills come thick and fast in the opening act of La Traviata, Verdi’s intimate take on the tale of consumptive courtesan Violetta and her doomed love for the naive Alfredo, which is at the King’s theatre to Saturday.
Continue reading: Review – La Traviata