Performing Arts Reviews

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

Paisley’s Opera House: Pagliacci Review

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. 

Review | Bard in the Botanics – Antony & Cleopatra

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.

King’s Theatre I The Weir Review

February 24

Story-telling is at the heart of The Weir, sucking you into it as soon as it starts. The Weir, on just now at the King’s Theatre, is a real pleasure to watch.

Citizens Theatre I Bold Girls Review

Until February 10

Bold Girls is the newest and absolute must-see production at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. Set in Belfast in the early 1990s is a perfect story with a brilliant all female cast.

Lyceum Theatre I The Lover Review

Until February 3

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents The Lover, an adaptation of the semi-autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras, which details her seductive and exotic love affair with a 27-year-old wealthy Chinese heir in French colonial Vietnam in 1929.