Departures: A Song Cycle

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Scotsman review (musicals & opera): Departures: A Song Cycle at C Cubed (Venue 16). Review by Susan Mansfield. When the 15:42 to Canterbury is delayed, the people on the platform gradually start to talk to each other. Stories begin to emerge: the man who has just quit his job in recruitment and …

Character Limit

Edinburgh Festival Fringe review (musicals and opera): Character Limit at C Too (venue 4). Review by Claire Smith According to the creators of this musical, the internet has turned the brains of young people into soup – and not in a good way. Alienation, social media addiction and online bullying are all tackled here and …

Musical review: Blood Ties

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Scotsman review: Blood Ties at theSpace @ Venue45, reviewed by Sally Stott “I NORMALLY like musicals, but there was something wrong with that one,” a perplexed man says at the end of this Canadian company’s upbeat fusion of a bachelorette party-turned-murder, with original tunes. The singing is lively, in a nasal moosical-theata …

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