Performing Arts Reviews

Join us as we highlight reviews from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.

Kamal and Reita in 'Lotus Beauty', image Hampstead Theatre

A Skin-Deep Look on the South Asian Women of Southall

Review: A Southall beauty salon is the setting for an examination of life in mid-1960s London for South Asian and Sikh women, in Hampstead Theatre’s production of Tamasha theatre company’s ‘Lotus Beauty’.

Anoushka Shankar and SCO. Image Gaelle Beri

Connecting with the Easterly Wind

Review: A high-point of Celtic Connections at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall is a truly global fusion of eastern and western classical traditions.

'Field - Something For The Future Now' by Christine Devaney. Image © Matt Beech

Dancing in a Field of Dreams at Holyrood Park Edinburgh

Review: Edinburgh-based dance theatre company Curious Seed makes its Edinburgh International Festival debut with Field – Something for the Future Now. This durational and immersive outdoor experience of dance and movement is set in Holyrood Park. 

Damon Albarn. Image copyright Jess Shurte

Damon Albarn Lifts the Veil at Edinburgh

Review: Former Blur frontman continues his quest for the surprising and eclectic with fresh material at the Edinburgh International Festival’s Contemporary Music stage.

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