Shakers – Bedlam Cafe

Written by John Godbear and Jane Thornton Directed by Izzy Ponsford ★★★ It takes a lot to convince that frequenting a bar might somehow be better than a glass of red and a night of self-loathing over a book. But if there’s a group that can manage it, well, EUTC certainly can. The intrinsic value … Continue reading Shakers – Bedlam Cafe


Bohemia: Showchoir – Assembly Roxy

Directed by Katie Slater Produced by Aisling Anderson Musical Direction by Falk Mieir ★★★★★ Come rabble, royalty, nobility and rogue – for a Bohemian celebration which claims the Assembly Roxy as it’s own. Returning with their Showchoir, the Edinburgh University Footlights aim to celebrate their namesake: melody. A collection of muses, EUFootlights Bohemia Showchoir amasses various showtunes, rock n’ … Continue reading Bohemia: Showchoir – Assembly Roxy

Bring It On! – Pleasance Theatre

Music by Tom Kitt and Lin-Manuel Miranda Lyrics by Amanda Green and Lin-Manuel Miranda Directed by Amy Stinton ★★★★ Taking the foundations from the 2000 cultural zeitgeist which was Kirsten Dunst defining role, the 2011 musical incarnation of the cheerleading comedy hi-jinks drama Bring It On! elevates the more simplistic narrative of rival cheerleader squads and develops … Continue reading Bring It On! – Pleasance Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Izzy Ponsford ★★★ Locating the humanity, the extremes within the psychology of biblical figures, Jesus Christ Superstar breathes an intentional juxtaposition into politics, the church, misplaced adoration, and now gender composites. One of the most successful, indeed complicated, sung-through western musicals – Andrew Lloyd Webber and … Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

All My Sons – Teviot Row House Written by Arthur Miller Directed by Josie Rose Embleton, Tazy Harrison-Moore and Catriona Maclachlan ★★★★★ There’s a figurative list of productions in critical circles, of shows and titles that (for lack of a better descriptive) make eyes roll or force exhales of breath. They’re the titans of theatre, particularly attractive to the amateur dramatic … Continue reading All My Sons – Teviot Row House