4★★★★

Review: La Maladie de la Mort at the Lyceum Theatre

Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch's free adaptation of Marguerite Duras' La Maladie de la Mort is all about gaze: the gaze of one character on another, as seen through their mobile phone as they film one another, ...
4★★★★

Review: Lou Sanders: Shame Pig at Monkey Barrel

Lou Sanders is here to teach us about shame. Not embarrassment, that fleeting, lower-tier stuff, but real shame, the big moments that stick with you and whisper to you at night years later. Taking cues from he...
4★★★★

Review: Square Go at Roundabout @ Summerhall

The Roundabout is the perfect venue for Square Go, becoming a wrestling ring for school pals Max (Scott Fletcher) and Stevie (Gavin Jon Wright) who, while hiding in the toilets, dip in and out of fantasy as the...
5★★★★★

Review: Underground Railroad Game at the Traverse Theatre

A slave is on the run. She bursts open the stage-high doors and hides from approaching footsteps. There's a brief panic as she's found, before discovering that this man is actually an abolitionist, here to help...
2★★

Review: Meek at the Traverse Theatre

The golden rule - show, don't tell - is left to the wayside in this surprisingly clunky new play by Penelope Skinner. Set in a Handmaid's Tale-esque, ultra-religious dystopia where 'meek' women regularly colla...
5★★★★★

Review: The Miss Behave Gameshow at Gilded Balloon Teviot

You're not ready for Miss Behave. Armed with just a sequin turban, some marker inscribed cardboard, and her glamorous, moustachioed assistant Tiffany, Miss Behave runs the room, spilling out an energy that has...