James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

Exhibition Hosted by The Scottish Gallery A maestro of the commanding Grey skies, a Scottish artist, a city boy who had a grasp of landscape enviable to those in the field – it has been two years since the passing of James Morrison, and the Scottish art community continues reeling from the loss. Morrison saw … Continue reading James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

Orphans – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/Q3SEXLIUlrE Music and Lyrics by Roddy Hart and Tommy Reilly Directed by Cora Bissett  Adapted by Douglas Maxwell ★★★★ A city without another of similar ilk, Glasgow sees layers of history, strife and raucous wonderment collide in a myriad of uninhibited pitches – almost a living, breathing paradox of a city. Nowhere more evident than in Peter Mullan’s … Continue reading Orphans – King’s Theatre

Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/wgzyPG68UFA Based on the work of William Shakespeare Musical Direction by Dominic Hill Conduction by Stuart Stratford ★★★★★ Shakespearean Opera – it’s a nightmare of a concoction, merging two gigantic forms of artistic expression, running the risk of overwrought emotion or needless complexity. More often than not, the scroll of failures outweighs the pleasant experiences. … Continue reading Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Festival Theatre

Cyrano – Universal Pictures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOInHcgmKus Directed by Joe Wright Written by Edmond Rostand Adapted by Erica Schmidt ★★★★ Unconditional love - a bounty of limitless possibilities: of pain and euphoria. There’s no wonder why it, and its hideous sibling unrequited love, are the rhyme & reason of many a poet and performer. Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac underpins the values of … Continue reading Cyrano – Universal Pictures

A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway

Based on Charles Dickens Classic Written by Neil Bartlett Directed by Dominic Hill ★★★★★ More than ever, the tale of the gnarled heart of a man with wealth, enough wealth to change the lives of many, but turns an eye is an all too familiar tale in contemporary life. As the Westernised ideal of Christmas … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway