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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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...

Rocky Horror: A review

“It’s astounding, time is fleeting, madness takes its toll…” By the time these familiar lyrics are sensuously uttered almost 30 minutes into the film, the...

The Just So Society returns with Sweet Charity

The Just So Society returns to the Byre Theatre with a major musical production: Broadway classic Sweet Charity. In her interview for The Saint,...

Exploring the theatricality of fashion

The end of fashion month is finally here; for those of us who are interested in the fashion industry, it has been a month...

Tales of Our World: A review

Childlike we could not help but be drawn into the voices. Almost sacred in its intimacy, the space before us transformed and was remade...

Opera Society presents: Venus & Adonis

One of the most well-known myths in Ovid’s Metamorphoses occurs in Book X: as Cupid accidentally pricks his mother Venus with one of his...

Review: Tetra-Decathlon at the Byre

Push both the body and mind to the extreme, to the point of complete capitulation. This is the mentality that Lauren Hendry drills into...

Julie Rose Bower: “Foley Explosion” in the Byre

Think of a genre in film. Ignore the visual elements that come to mind and focus on sound, the key sonic components that made...