Singin’ In The Rain – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/ojpYIEogAuE Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed Directed by Jonathan Church ★★★★★ The studio era, a Golden time for Hollywood’s finest performers and a haven of films which continue to stand the test of time, an era long soaked in nostalgia, for better or worse, and … Continue reading Singin’ In The Rain – Festival Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone – Church Hill Theatre

Book By Bob Martin and Don McKellar Music & Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison Directed by Jo Heinemeier ★★★ A quiet evening with brandy and our favourite record – idyllic, no? Why, for this Man in the Chair, that’s the regular course of an evening spent listening to his favourite musical – perhaps … Continue reading The Drowsy Chaperone – Church Hill Theatre

Spotlights & Spirits – A Retrospective on Joan Crawford

Lucille Fay LeSueur started as a dancer for a variety of travelling shows, elevating her way to chorus girl, and would go by LeSueur until her time with MGM, where Joan Crawford would emerge as a prominent force on the Hollywood scene. One of the ‘symbols’ of the studio gals, with the likes of Judy Garland or Claudette Colbert, Crawford … Continue reading Spotlights & Spirits – A Retrospective on Joan Crawford

Edinburgh Gang Show – King’s Theatre

Directed by Andy Johnston Musical Direction by Andrew Thomson Dance Direction by Louise Williamson Once a year, chaos, music, dance, fabulous costumes, and those young at heart or young in years descend upon The King’s Theatre to light up the frosted evenings of the capital – and the Panto doesn’t even start until next month. … Continue reading Edinburgh Gang Show – King’s Theatre

Prism – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/EK1KI1pQXlY Written & Directed by Terry Johnson Based on the life of Jack Cardiff Entire artistry in its own right, the conduction of light by Jack Cardiff would define a method of cinematography which pervades the artform to this day. The Red Shoes, The African Queen and The Black Rose, there is scarcely a shred of celluloid which at … Continue reading Prism – King’s Theatre