Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4RV6TJMbDZs?feature=oembed&wmode=transparent Written by Ryan Calais Cameron Directed by Robb Watt ★★★★ What constitutes family? Blood? Comradery? Name? What about race. Human Nurture unpacks the fallout of the baseline questions of nature vs nurture, and how we come together despite differences. Ryan Calais Cameron’s superbly precise and compact production explores the growing tension between two friends, Roger and … Continue reading Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

Bedknobs & Broomsticks – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/LbMjG8ZHuBs Original Music & Lyrics by The Sherman Brothers New Songs & Additional Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram Book by Brian Hill Directed by Candice Edmunds ★★★★ Desperation and agony often find solace in the realms of music, of colour and the more fantastical elements. For those fleeing war-torn London for the country, leaving … Continue reading Bedknobs & Broomsticks – Festival Theatre

We Belong – Bare Productions

Creative Team: Dominic Lewis, Felicity Halfpenny, Finlay Turaball, Andrew Layton & Annie Stoner Video Produced & Edited by Mark WIlson ★★★★ Where better to begin, than with a touch of Cabaret. Live, from The Three Sisters, or gracing your digital screens with their filmed rehearsals, Rory McKeon’s Wilkommen sets things off with a bang - and how … Continue reading We Belong – Bare Productions

Encanto – Review

https://youtu.be/togmdDHG3Pw Written by Charise Castro Smith & Jared Bush Directed by Jared Bush & Byron Howard USA/ 2021/ 102 mins ★★★★★ The sixtieth animated feature to reveal itself from the Walt Disney Vault, Encanto continues the companies’ ongoing exploration of cultures outside of traditional Western fables or European folklore. Turning their eye towards the dense, emerald forests of Columbia, … Continue reading Encanto – Review

Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Composition and lyrics by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman & Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton Directed & Choreographed by Matt West ★★★★★ Sharing its name and narrative from the hegemonic version of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s version of the fairy-tale, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has been a glittering, shining rose for the lives of children and … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse