Review: Made in Dagenham

Full of youthful vigour in tackling a valuable and important topic. FRINGE RUN: 10/8-12/8 @ 15:00; Paradise in Augustines; [£10.50/£8.50] Who, Where and When: Norfolk NYT; Paradise in Augustines; Friday 11 August, 15:00 The Show Made in Dagenham tells the story of the female workers at Dagenham’s Ford factory who went Read more…

Review: Sing Musical Theatre

One of the things I had been intending to add in to my blog posts is reviews of new materials. Now I’ve finally been shopping, here’s my first review.     Title: Sing Musical Theatre; Wouldn’t It be Loverly? (Foundation, Grades 1-3) Type of Material: Sheet Music with Backing CD Read more…

Review: Hairspray

The opening of the 2013/14 theatre season at the Playhouse was bright, colourful and bursting with joy. Where and When: Edinburgh Playhouse; Tuesday 3rd September 7.30pm (Run ends 14 Sept) The Show Having seen the film of Hairspray (which I wasn’t overly impressed with) I wasn’t certain whether I’d like the show. Read more…

Review: Pippin

A return to Morningside’s Church Hill Theatre for a second American High School Theatre show. FRINGE RUN: 16/8-20/8 (Not 17) @ Various; Church Hill Theatre (137); [£5] Who, Where and When: American High School Theatre; Sunday 18th August 2013; 4.15pm The Show Pippin is a fantastic example of a post-modern semi-surreal musical Read more…

Review: Merrily We Roll Along

First and only Sondheim of the season. FRINGE RUN: 12/8-24/8 (not 18th) @ 10:10; Greenside [£5] Who, Where and When: Red Oak Theatre; Greenside; Saturday 17th August 2013; 10.10am The Show One should be under no illusions about Sondheim. His work is genius, but it’s not easy to get right. Merrily Read more…

Review: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

A return to the world of musicals inbetween trips top two operas. FRINGE RUN: 13/8-26/8 @ 20:10; Paradise in Augustine’s; [£12.00/£10.00] Who, Where and When: EUSOG; Paradise in Augustine’s; Tuesday 13th August 2013, 8.10pm The Show When the advert says “Tony Award Winning Show”, you should always beware that this can Read more…