Review: The all male Mikado

I rarely give a standing ovation to a theater show, but this one got me out my seat. My wife does not understand my passion for Gilbert and Sullivan so went off to watch this one on my own, wow she would have loved it. A clear twist of the story making the Mikado into...

Review: Chess

Wow, what can I say about Chess that is good, not the story, not the lighting or the sound, the set, the set was good, some excellent welding on show from where i was sitting a top notch job.  Still the rest of was not so good. I am being a bit unfair the...

Review: Cuttin’ a Rug

This play is a testament to the talents of John Byrne, I have never been surprised before when the curtain drops and the intermission starts. The time simply skipped along, engaging, funny and wonderful to behold. The set was simple but effective and the cast were...

Review: Rent

Rent is a musical i have had on my “go to list” for a while and it finally came to Edinburgh.  I knew a few of the songs , hearing them on the radio and I had heard the second Act was a bit of tear-jerker, so hankies in hand I waited for the curtain to...

Review: Evita

I have seen Evita on a previous occasion and enjoyed it, but this production, with its set , lighting and costumes  took it to a whole new level. On a touring show you normally end up with a a few card board boxes, and a pot plant as the main set, and are asked to...

Review: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie Edinburgh Playhouse 1st Feb 2017 When it comes to the soap or Reality stars of today, or for that matter yesteryear, named performers rarely excite me. This show was no exception  Michelle Collins (EastEnders, Coronation Street)  was playing...