Theatre

Cinderella

This December the Traverse Theatre is home to Shona Reppe’s brilliant interpretation of the classic Grimm fairy tale Cinderella. It seems that the story has been adapted in every way imaginable, from Disney animation to Broadway musicals to cheesy...

An Interview with: Shona Reppe

Creator & designer of, and performer in Cinderella… This winter, the classical tale of Cinderella is coming to town through the magical adaptation of Shona Reppe. Shona is an award-winning artist with an excellent track record of producing...

Introducing: Oscar Wilde

In an ever-changing world, Oscar Wilde’s words never lose their meaning and significance. His stories are not only timeless 19th century classics, but also moving, comical and full of hidden teachings for life. The Irish playwright is known for...

Mother and the Monster

‘Mother and the Monster’ is the debut production of the newly formed Paradigm Lab, a new theatre company founded by recent graduate of the University of Edinburgh and student theatre veteran, Vlada Nebo who also serves as director....

The Arabian Nights

There are one thousand and one ways to reinvent the classic Arabian Nights, and Suhayla El-Bushra has dreamt up a tale perfect for all ages. Despite a worrisome start, this production is a must see this holiday season. Arabian Nights follows the...

Legally Blonde

It’s a time-honoured tale. Girl meets boy, they fall in love, boy breaks up with girl and she, with dogged enthusiasm, follows him to Harvard. Unfortunately however, imbibed with as much hot pink and high sucrose energy as any sane individual...

EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Compared with the claustrophobia of Bedlam, Pleasance Theatre offers a certain luxury of space, heating and opportunity for orchestra which most student spectators are likely unaccustomed to. Yet, the promise of professionalism and sophistication is...

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