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I Went To A Fabulous Party… – C Too, Edinburgh

Writer: Andy Davies Reviewer: David Doyle Sadly I Went To A Fabulous Party… is less fabulous, more dreary. The premise is rather straightforward, a group of gay and bisexual men are gathering for a party at married couple Matt and Lee’s house. There’s potential here for good comedy with many of the gay tropes from twink to gym bunny, to ...

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Dogfight – C Too, Edinburgh

Music and Lyrics:Benj Pasek &Justin Paul Book:Peter Duchan Directors:Robin Johnson &Robyn Fryer Musical Directors:Joe Barr &Gem Tunley Reviewer:David Doyle Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are fast making a name for themselves as one of the most exciting things in musical theatre. Their 2012 musical,Dogfight, which won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical follows Eddie Birdlace and a group of ...

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Shout: The Mod Musical – C Too, Edinburgh

Book: Phillip George and David Lowenstein Director: Francesca Goodridge Reviewer: John Roberts The book and plot of Shout: The Mod Musical isn’t going to win any awards for the most creative or original storyline, in fact it's so thin it's almost invisible. Five girls (Red, Blue, Orange, Green and Yellow) are all struggling to find out who they are during ...

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Grimm – C too, Edinburgh

Writer: Lamorna Ash Director: Sam Ward Movement Director: Anja Meinhardt Reviewer: Michelle Haynes The tales of the Brothers Grimm are a familiar part of many people’s childhoods, yet here Hypnotist Theatre Company shows them in a completely different light. Grimm features a hilarious yet disturbing rendition of Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Cap and The Girl Without Hands through a ...

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The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare – C Too, Edinburgh

Writer: Brian K. Stewart Director: John Koensgen Reviewer: Jon Wainwright David Warburton gives a tremendous solo performance as an unnamed actor in Shakespeare's company, with only a carrot, a table and a joint-stool as props. Naturally, he begins with Hamlet's advice to the players, to "not saw the air too much" and to temper the "whirlwind of passion" with a ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Bugsy Malone – C Too

Book/Lyrics: Paul Williams, Alan Parker Reviewer: Samantha Currie [rating:3] The Portobello Youth Theatre was formed as a youth project in Edinburgh to give local children aged 8-14 the opportunity to perform musical theatre. This year’s production is the musical Bugsy Malone. Set in 1929 New York City during prohibition, the mob rules, there are hoodlums, dancing girls and plenty of ...

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