11.3 C
Saint Andrews
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Theatre Review: No Exit as produced by the Peachy Keen collective

I’ve heard it described as “unstageable”. Perhaps it’s the words “French existentialism” that strikes such fear into the hearts of a prospective audience, or...

Hell is other people on stage in No Exit

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Huis Clos explores an afterlife where hell is being with other people in a locked room, inflicting eternal torment on each other....

Sleeping Beauty comes to the Byre with a Scottish twist

Let’s face it, pantomimes can be a-bit problematic. Lots of productions now, even in these enlightened times, seem like they’re from decades ago, with...

“To be scary is liberating”: A preview to “Blood Wedding”

Focusing on a bride who has no choice but to marry an eligible, young bachelor while still in love with her ex, renowned Spanish...

A day of On The Rocks brought to November: On The...

This Saturday the 24th On The Rocks will be hosting On The Pebbles, a one-day teaser of next semester’s festival compiling 10 major events...

Review: Sweet Charity

I always look forward to the Just So Byre offering, and this year did not disappoint. Sweet Charity is one of those musicals where...

Death in the Quad: A review

Last Saturday, against the St Andrews staple of Welly Ball, On the Rocks presented us with something a little different from the usual event:...

Closer review – entertainment and flair aplenty

Performed with insight and designed with vision, Mermaids’ production of Closer certainly had its effect on the audience. The uninformed viewer, like myself, was...

The Glass Menagerie: A review

Last week saw Mermaids’ latest production come to the Byre Theatre — this time Tennessee Williams’ famous play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Manaal...

Gilbert & Sullivan society’s The Mikado: A review

This production of Mikado is a fiercely funny, satirical and self-aware operetta which mocks high society at almost all levels. The glee that it...