Review: Entertainment in true Glasgow style in Lewis Hetherington’s hilarious take on the pantomime perennial, at the East End’s Platform arts centre.
Join us as we highlight reviews from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.
Review: Featuring the classic song Walking In The Air, Howard Blake’s musical play, based on Raymond Briggs’ much-loved book, has come to Glasgow.
Review: We know the song and maybe have seen the film – how about the musical? Artmag reviews the Glasgow run of Dolly Parton’s smash-hit office comedy.
Review: English theatre company 1927 use music, theatre and projected animation to bring to life thirteen ancient folk-tales in a dazzling, surreal compendium of oddness.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Great Unknown James MacMillan Symphony Premier at Edinburgh International Festival
Review: The leading Scottish composer of his generation celebrates turning 60 with five performances at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. This culminates with the world premiere of his Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ and shows off MacMillan’s talent to compose for both voice and orchestra.
Review: Irish indie-folk band Villagers played Leith Theatre as part of Edinburgh International Festival’s contemporary music programme.
Review: The Mercury-nominated singer and guitarist visits Edinburgh as part of the Festival’s eclectic contemporary music programme.
Review: Edinburgh International Festival welcomes Sydney Theatre Company for the first time, prior to touring the UK with the respected Australian novel The Secret River (2005). Kate Grenville’s book is adapted for the stage by Andrew Bovell and directed by Neil Armfield.
Review: ArtMag attended the first night of Scottish Ballet’s production of Arthur Miller’s chilling The Crucible, opening Edinburgh International Festival’s 50th birthday year.
Review: The Magic Flute, Mozart’s magical singspiel rooted in fairy tale heroes and damsels in distress, is presented by Scottish Opera in Glasgow before touring Scotland and showing in London and Belfast later this year
Review: Rhiannon Giddens dazzled with the Celtic Connections Orchestra
Review: Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections celebrates Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe.
Review: In this production, we join the protagonist in his later years, with Rebus riddled with COPD, unkempt and struggling to find any joy in his retirement – in short – the Rebus that fans of his novels have come to love.
Review: There is a palpable feeling of wistful contemplation, apparent through this specific collection, which is brought about by the chosen topic, but above all, it is made possible due to the artist’s understanding and implementation of her craft.
Review: There exists a slight, yet enjoyable cryptic quality to McLean’s pieces, which can relate to a sense of existential eternal wisdom as the backdrop for a raw, profoundly saturated abandon in the present instance.
Review: As of 12th of October the Open Eye Gallery will present to the public yet another outstanding display of talent in the face of three fascinating artists.
Review: This display explores the purity of certain dainty subjects, apparent in the pastel colour schemes, the natural state of the surrounding environment, and the expressions of suave, yet innocent contemplation on the subject’s faces, which Cairns presents with extreme sensitivity.
Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Bill Kenwright’s inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company production of Rain Man is a marvel.
Until Oct 13 Review
Written exclusively for the stage by Ian Rankin and Rona Munro.
Shrek The Musical based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks Animation film is back! This hilarious, engaging and spectacular production is currently showing at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow until October 6th.
Until Feb 2 Review
Kevin Clifton will join the cast of the award-winning smash-hit musical “ROCK OF AGES” in the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’ when this outrageous performance comes to Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre from Monday, January 28, 2019 until Saturday, February 2, 2019.
A bold and ambitious project by Scottish Opera, and supported by Renfrewshire Leisure, created ‘Paisley’s Opera House’ for an awe inspiring production of Pagliacci.
The blistering heat and tropical shrubbery inside Kibble Palace, the Victorian glass house in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens, makes the perfect setting for Gordon Barr’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra.
Until June 9
From the moment you sit down to the moment it’s all finished you will find yourself fully engrossed in the magic of it all.