4★★★★

Review: Love Song to Lavender Menace at Summerhall

In this celebratory comedy, a specialty Edinburgh bookseller sings an ode to, among many things, the poetry of a copy machine, and how it does not simply make copies but captures an image of a single moment in ...
4★★★★

Review: Off-Kilter at Dance Base

In a cross between theatre and dance, Off-Kilter depends entirely on props and gesture to tell the story of one man’s descent into mental chaos. Without the distraction of words, the result is a lively perfor...
4★★★★

Review: Circa: Wolfgang at Underbelly’s Circus Hub

If we are to believe his characterisation in the film Amadeus, Mozart, the energetically boyish musical prodigy, is an excellent candidate for a circus routine: cheeky, and with a fabulous soundtrack to boot. ...
3★★★

Review: Blackout at Summerhall

In the verbatim-style production Blackout, playwright and actor Mark Jeary forces viewers to reckon with alcoholism through gripping personal accounts and chilling direct eye contact. Covering everything from...
4★★★★

Review: The Bear at Pleasance Courtyard

In Pins and Needles Productions' adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ The Bear, children and adults alike are left in a captivated daze. Even among the garish colours and frenetic energy of children’s theatre, Brigg...