The Book of Mormon – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book, Music & Lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker ★★★★ The New York Times described The Book of Mormon as ‘The Best Musical of the Century’ for its ingenuity, shrewd lyrics, and ability to cut at throats others in the genre would never dream of, let alone stage. … Continue reading The Book of Mormon – Edinburgh Playhouse

(There Are) No Strangers Here – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Written by Hilary Spiers, Laure Paterson, Susan Chaney and Richard Peoples Directed by Mark Kydd ★★★ There will come a time when those we consider strangers, visitors to this land, may seek refuge in our homes. There will come a time when those we called strangers will help us secure and rebuild the world, which … Continue reading (There Are) No Strangers Here – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Southern Light: The Sound of Music – Festival Theatre

Music & Lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II Directed by Quintin Young ★★★★ 125 years. Woolworths, Pluto's discovery and tenure as a planet, and the UK’s time within the EU: Southern Light Opera has outlasted them all. HMS Pinafore to Rose Marie. Brigadoon to, well, Brigadoon, and from The Wizard of Oz to The Sound of Music. Grassroots theatrical company Southern Light Opera … Continue reading Southern Light: The Sound of Music – Festival Theatre

The Steamie – Dundee Rep

Written by Writer Tony Roper Directed by Becky Hope-Palmer Songs by Dave Anderson ★★★★ Hogmanay in the fifties. But we’re not in our glad rags partying it up in the high rises and tenements, no, Tony Roper’s firm Scottish classic The Steamie finds us throwing on a pinny and getting our hands into the basin … Continue reading The Steamie – Dundee Rep

Comedy of Errors – Citizen Theatre

Based on the work of William Shakespeare Directed by Dominic Hill ★★★★ Curbed, like so many, by Covid, Dominic Hill’s returning production of Shakespeare’s somewhat estranged piece The Comedy of Errors may have had its original 2021 run condensed; it certainly makes up for the lost time.  The Greek city of Ephesus was the Las … Continue reading Comedy of Errors – Citizen Theatre