Rock of Ages – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Chris D'Arienzo Directed and Choreographed by Nick Winston Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp ★★★ Time to dig out the Jukebox list: Lovers? Check. Back catalogue of a specified genre's finest? Check. Business Tycoon seeking to crush dreams? Ja. A flamboyantly fabulous narrator? You bet your ass. But is Rock of Ages more than that? … Continue reading Rock of Ages – Edinburgh Playhouse

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

The Gondoliers – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/BcS1Z1Uh4-s Directed by Stuart Maunder Conducted by Derek Clark and Jonathon Cole-Swinard ★★★★ With tremendous beliefs comes temptation, and when one of two happy-go-lucky Gondoliers is revealed to be the rightful inheritor of a distant kingdom, their Republican ideals are put to the test. Not for greed or glory, but to revolutionise the archaic rule … Continue reading The Gondoliers – Festival Theatre

Scottish Opera: Highlights – Byre Theatre

https://youtu.be/HYcx9lFa3jE Directed by Jeanne Pansard-Besson Music Director & Piano by Fiona MacSherry ★★★★ Stripped back, raw and accessible, Scottish Opera returns with a Highlights season after a two-year gap. This Autumn outing tour across multiple Scottish locations feels like a return to the roots of the industry, playing smaller venues and cutting to the heart … Continue reading Scottish Opera: Highlights – Byre Theatre

FOW – Summerhall OnDemand

Written by Alan Saunders Directed by Elisa Davison ★★★★ Love has no manners whatsoever: it's never around when you want it, and always hanging about when you need it to sod off. And for Lissa, a deaf woman struggling with the pressures of university, love is the last thing on her mind – yet, here … Continue reading FOW – Summerhall OnDemand