Without a Hitch

Without a Hitch

There’s no doubting the raw energy and physicality of this show, a work of dance theatre that definitely prefers choreography to speech, and uses it—along with some pretty stark staging and a thumping score—to great effect... 

Nijinsky’s Last Jump

Nijinsky’s Last Jump

“God is beauty with feeling” insists Nijinsky, gazing searchingly at his audience. And that feeling, that complete connection between what is breath-taking and what is emotionally profound, is communicated by the dancer in every pose, every motion, every sweep of the arms and every jump... 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

It might seem a strange thing to do, but director Taryn O’Connor’s decision to cast three different leads in this three-performance production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch wasn’t just to avoid exhausting one actor with three nights of such an intense performance... 

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

“Faustus shall never repent” the titular character states brazenly – almost convincing himself, but with tears in his eyes. Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus may be the archetypaltale of “selling your soul to the Devil” and regretting the consequences but, far from falling into tired expectations, directors Alexander Gillespie and Bennett Bonci here offer a brilliantly refreshing interpretation... 

A View from the Bridge

A View from the Bridge

Good theatre doesn’t necessarily have to change the world, sometimes it is enough just to entertain. This is the case with A View from the Bridge at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews...