PianoPiano

PianoPiano

PianoPiano redefines modern classical music with this powerful show of original pieces dedicated to nine female trail-blazers. Composed and performed on two grand pianos by the award-winning duo of Hilary Brooks and Karen MacIver, the show’s unique blend of thrilling new music and enlightening anecdotes has enchanted audiences across Scotland and England since its critically acclaimed debut in 2013... 

Our House

Our House

Winner of the 2003 Olivier award for Best New Musical. Combining a witty and brilliantly crafted romantic tale with the energetic and often madcap songs of Madness, Our House is set to rock the Fringe! Through the music of Madness, writer Tim Firth explores themes of love, family, loyalty, growing up and dealing with losing the people that shape us... 

Honk!

Honk!

The new musical based on one of the world’s favourite fairytales, Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling. Ugly is born, of course, as a Duckling but it soon becomes clear that he is no ordinary Duck! Mocked on the farmyard, pursued by the ever-hungry cat, Ugly finds himself lost on a nearby marsh in the middle of a duck-shoot and embarks on an odyssey through the countryside, meeting a battery of colourful characters and finding himself, and love, along the way... 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith really is a daft musical. Any show that constructs its plot around the titles of songs by The Proclaimers is bound to be. It must be said, however, that Sunshine on Leith is endlessly loveable, with a recent film adaptation by Dexter Fletcher cementing its status as a contemporary classic... 

Oh! What a Lovely War

Oh! What a Lovely War

On the fourth of August, 100 years ago Britain declared war on Germany. The play juxtaposes jolly music hall routines, song and comedy with stark projections of life in the trenches... 

Romantic Romeo

Romantic Romeo

A fantastic introduction to Shakespeare's stories and language, Romantic Romeo is the second in Captivate Theatre's They Did Not Deserve To Die series. ‘Billed as a show for children, but definitely fantastically entertaining for adults as well’ (WhatsGoodToDo... 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Captivate Drama's younger members perform the classic musical Bugsy Malone. Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan at the speakeasy for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family and is sure to inspire younger members of the audience to tread the boards! ‘Captivate Drama builds on the talents of youngsters from all over the Lothians ...