Eden Court


16 - 18 May 2024
Sunset Song
A poignant, unflinching, and remarkable adaptation of Grassic Gibbon’s classic novel
Reviewed at Dundee Rep

10 April - 11 May 2024
James V: Katherine
Scaled-back instalment of the James Plays series offers a story of heresy, heartache, and hope
Reviewed at Festival Theatre Studio

27 - 30 March 2024
Made in Dagenham
Unequal pay fight makes excellent musical theatre
Reviewed here

29 February 2024
An awe-inspiring musical journey through Andalucía's cultural history
Reviewed here

11 October 2023
Woman Walking
Despite its source material, Woman Walking struggles to find the magic of Shepherd's mountains
Reviewed here

28 - 30 September 2023
Dracula: Mina’s Reckoning
A fascinating feminist retelling of Stoker's classic with a very Scottish twist
Reviewed at Dundee Rep

17 - 20 May 2023
Abigail’s Party
London Classic Theatre delivers a stellar production of Mike Leigh’s bitingly funny play
Reviewed at Perth Theatre

26 - 29 April 2023
A fun, camp, and action-packed take on a literary classic
Reviewed at Royal Lyceum Theatre

2 - 5 November 2022
James IV: Queen of the Fight
Fourth instalment in the James Plays is a visual, lyrical marvel
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

6 - 8 October 2022
Sexy, sassy, sci-fi rendition of classic ballet
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

20 September 2022
A tour de force one-woman show commemorating one of Scotland's forgotten football legends
Reviewed here

16 - 30 July 2022
The Stamping Ground
Strong ensemble brings Runrig musical to life
Reviewed here

24 - 28 May 2022
Don Giovanni
A passionate portrayal of the darker aspects of human nature
Reviewed here

5 - 6 May 2022
Julius Caesar
Stripped-back performances offers Shakespeare at its purest
Reviewed here

29 - 30 April 2022
A boisterous and brilliant brand new show from NTS
Reviewed at King's Theatre

21 - 23 April 2022
The Scandal at Mayerling
Kenneth Macmillan subverts expectations with his savage choreography
Reviewed here

21 April 2022
Though This Be Madness
Mental health struggles are well evoked in Skye Loneragan's bold, raw one-woman performance
Reviewed here

13 - 16 April 2022
Crimes, Camera, Action
A triumphant climax to New Old Friends' film noir spoof
Reviewed here

7 - 8 April 2022
The Metamorphosis
A haunting adaptation of Kafka's classic allegory
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

31 March 2022
Stand By
Immersive drama offers an authentic portrayal of policing in Scotland
Reviewed here

25 February 2022
A noble and thought-provoking piece
Reviewed here

14 - 23 December 2021
The Gift
Barrowland Ballet bring a lovely seasonal gift to Highland audiences
Reviewed here

23 - 27 November 2021
9 to 5
Superb ensemble bring oodles of style and real 80s pizzazz to touring production
Reviewed here

20 November 2021
The Dock Brief
Talented cast and crew expertly bring this witty two-hander to life
Reviewed here

28 - 30 October 2021
The Enemy
A thrilling reimagining of an Ibsen classic
Reviewed at King's Theatre

26 - 28 August 2021
Niqabi Ninja
Compelling audio theatre provides an intense experience
Reviewed at Royal Lyceum Theatre

15 - 17 April 2020
The Metamorphosis
Overwrought dialogue holds back brilliant performances and inspired staging in this unnerving Kafka adaptation
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

6 March 2020
We Are In Time
Untitled Productions, alongside the Scottish Ensemble, deliver a brave, brilliant love letter to organ donation
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

10 - 15 February 2020
Oor Wullie
A charming romp to bring the family to for some real Scottish banter!
Reviewed here

14 - 16 November 2019
Faith Healer
A rare opportunity to enjoy a modern classic
Reviewed at Pitlochry Festival Theatre

5 - 9 November 2019
Scottish Opera deliver an exhilarating night of Puccini
Reviewed at Theatre Royal Glasgow

1 November 2019
The Box
Deeply affecting and important work explores the dark world of depression
Reviewed at Assembly Roxy

30 October 2019
An hour of joyful clowning for school kids
Reviewed here

25 - 26 October 2019
The Stornoway Way
Dogstar Theatre Company brings Gaelic storytelling to the stage
Reviewed at Festival Theatre Studio

19 October 2019
The Monster & Mary Shelley
Fascinating and hilarious contemporary look back at Mary Shelley's creation of Frankenstein.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

9 - 10 October 2019
The Crucible
A sublime and enrapturing adaptation of Arthur Miller's drama
Reviewed at Edinburgh Playhouse

5 October 2019
Inventive children's play stays on tract
Reviewed here

1 October 2019
Clybourne Park
A rapturous dance around the Monopoly board
Reviewed here

17 - 21 September 2019
A wonderful adaptation that preserves Amelie's eccentric imagination while adding its own original touch.
Reviewed at King's Theatre

21 - 24 August 2019
Shrek - The Musical
Inverness-based Starlight Musical Theatre delivers a strong performance that wows audience
Reviewed at

5 - 10 August 2019
Club Tropicana
An engaging and fast-moving musical that guarantees a good night out
Reviewed here

23 July 2019
Act Of Repair
An electrifying performance exemplifying the writing and acting talents of Scotland's young actors.
Reviewed here

12 - 14 July 2019
A rustic retelling for a likeable dragon.
Reviewed here

2 - 6 June 2019
Educating Rita
Willy Russell’s script shines through this fierce pairing of Tompkinson and Johnson.
Reviewed here

21 - 25 May 2019
The Magic Flute
Despite the home crowd's generous applause, far from impressive.
Reviewed at Theatre Royal Glasgow

19 May 2019
Five standalone single-performer pieces reveal the promising talents of UHI's graduating class.
Reviewed here

7 - 11 May 2019
The Verdict
Middle Ground Theatre Company present an incredible rendition of Barry Reed's novel that is both memorable and utterly enthralling, in part thanks to the strength of its cast.
Reviewed here

21 April 2019
Eddi Reader
Joyful evening ranging from toe tapping trad to pop perfection
Reviewed here

15 - 20 April 2019
The Lady Vanishes
Twist and turns abound make for a fun Hitchcock stage adaptation.
Reviewed at King's Theatre

25 February - 2 March 2019
Fame the Musical
Despite some stand-out performances, more is needed for this production to live forever in our memory.
Reviewed at King's Theatre

7 - 9 February 2019
Glasgow Girls
Powerful musical stuns audience with heart-warming tale of friendship and tolerance.
Reviewed at King's Theatre

24 - 27 January 2018
Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker
Scottish Ballet return with their acclaimed retelling of a festive favourite.
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

4 December 2018 - 6 January 2019
Jack and the Beanstalk
Wren's production is full of fun, fantasy and family-friendly entertainment.
Reviewed here

28 November 2018
Super November
Satisfying indie Glasgow comedy with an unexpected dystopian slant
Reviewed at

20 - 24 November 2018
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto
The classic (and at times clunky) Verdi standby is given a new lease of life.
Reviewed at Theatre Royal Glasgow

7 - 11 November 2018
Cyrano de Bergerac
Tedious, over-long, unfocussed, dull and largely impenetrable production from National Theatre of Scotland
Reviewed at Tramway

23 October 2018
The Macbeths
Abstract creative decisions lead to a confusing rendition of Shakespeare's Scottish play.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

21 October 2018
Far Far From Ypres
The great and good of the folk world gather to pay respect to the Scots of the Great War
Reviewed at Usher Hall

21 - 22 September 2018
A well-structured and sensitive look at history and identity.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

20 September 2018
Ellie Dubois: No Show
A lack of structure and plot let down this powerful set of female circus performers.
Reviewed here

15 September 2018
Rob Brydon
Delightfully insulting comedy is the definition of crowd-pleasing.
Reviewed here

7 - 8 September 2018
South Bend
Gridiron's tale of a romantic culture clash is funny in parts but is it a strong enough story?
Reviewed here

1 September 2018
McLuckie's Line
Tale of a racing man turned actor displays heart and soul
Reviewed at Brunton Theatre

25 - 30 June 2018
Sunshine on Leith
Uneven vocal performances and clumsy scene changes stunt Greenhorn's Leith love affair.
Reviewed at King's Theatre

9 June 2018
Wind Resistance
Karine Polwart's much-travelled piece puts in an appearance at Eden Court.
Reviewed here

7 - 12 May 2018
Legally Blonde
A powderpuff of pink and cheesiness in the unlikely setting of Harvard Law
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

19 - 21 April 2018
Ortonesque tragi-comic shut-in by Grid Iron and Stellar Quines is hilarious and thought-provoking.
Reviewed at Assembly Hall

17 - 20 April 2018
Crimes Under The Sun
It's who dun wot? in spoof thriller at Eden Court.
Reviewed here

28 - 29 March 2018
The Dwelling Place
Installation or performance? The audience decides...
Reviewed here

20 - 21 March 2018
How to Act
Privilege and colonialism in the rehearsal room in NTS' widely-discussed two hander.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

15 March 2018
Gaelic play seeks understanding through the means of storytelling.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

15 - 17 February 2018
The Return
Ellie Stewart's story of faked identity tours to Speyside to warm welcome.
Reviewed at Boat of Garten Community Hall

5 - 10 February 2018
Enthusiastic Eden Court crowd whoops, sways and finger-clicks its way through feelgood musical.
Reviewed here

20 January 2017
Vampires Rock: Ghost Train
A sultry, gothic affair fit for a rock star with top class comedy throughout
Reviewed at King's Theatre Glasgow

13 - 17 June 2017
Scottish Opera: La bohème
This contemporary production is perhaps too clever by half.
Reviewed at Theatre Royal Glasgow

11 - 12 February 2017
Black Beauty
Intertextual mischief with a classic puts the rest out to pasture
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

1 February 2017
A visually stunning performance, let down by an underdeveloped concept.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

25 - 28 January 2017
Hansel & Gretel
Wonderful dancing, and great set and costume design: a real festive treat.
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

5 December 2017 - 8 January 2018
Snow White
Lively and enthusiastic performance of classic story fills Eden Court with laughter.
Reviewed here

22 November 2017
Love and Information
Bilingual Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Solar Bear production explores love in the modern age
Reviewed at Assembly Roxy

16 November 2017
Tabula Rasa
Beautiful and brilliantly timely exploration of the end of life
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

3 - 4 November 2017
Scottish Ballet: Stravinsky
A tantalising double bill brought to life by captivating music and dance.
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

2 October 2017
Blanche and Butch
Biting drag comedy that shines a discoball on disability in theatre.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

17 - 21 May 2017
Paper Birds site specific piece is in your face in the best possible way.
Reviewed here

16 - 17 May 2017
Out Of This World
Mesmerising and emotional journey created through an impressive combination of acting, aerials, and projections.
Reviewed at Macrobert Arts Centre

3 May 2017
An equally fascinating and moving look into recent history
Reviewed at Gilded Balloon Teviot

6 March 2017
The Red Chair
Sarah Cameron’s captivating solo performance balances between a twisted fairytale and dark reality.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

22 February 2017
The Cause of Thunder
A meandering but entertaining meditation on the ways in which the world has changed since Brexit.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

1 - 5 November 2016
The Marriage of Figaro
Scottish Opera's revival allows the beauty of Mozart's music and the humour of the plot to flourish.
Reviewed at Theatre Royal Glasgow

29 October 2016
Ministry of Science Live
Fast-paced scientific fun goes down a storm with its target audience
Reviewed here

22 October 2016
Invisible Army
Terra Incognita give a sensitive and imaginative exposition of the life of young carers.
Reviewed here

16 October 2016
The Course of True Love
Romantic and international relations dilemmas play out in a plush hotel room.
Reviewed at Brunton Theatre

12 September 2016
There is much to love about Rapture Theatre's take on Cold War German politics
Reviewed here

Invalid Date
In one era and out the other, this flawless production of Virginia Woolf's classic is a timely piece.
Reviewed here

31 March 2018 - Invalid Date
Little Light
The lingering impression is one of wonder in Vision Mechanics' latest.
Reviewed here