Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 Jazz Cat by Melanie Gall theSpace @ Surgeons Hall (Venue 53) Review Wednesday 10th August

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Jazz Cat at theSpace @ Surgeons Hall (Venue 53) is a charming children’s shows that can so easily be overlooked amidst the mass of other shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jazz Cat is the creation of Canadian singer, writer and performer Melanie Gall (who also brought Opera Mouse to last year’s Fringe), and as well as being a show just about the right length (35 minutes) to keep young children’s attentions focused, it is also a show with an education aspect to it as it introduces the young to music in a way that is fun for them.

Jazz cat Ella wants to sing with all the other cats but they won’t let her because when ever Ella opens her mouth and tries to sing, all she can ever do is “Scat” and all the other cats ever tell her to do is move on along.

Ella “Jazz Cat” goes on a journey to find someone else to sing with and learn how the other animals sing, and with advice from a chicken, a world weary blues singing dog and a goose, explores various aspects of jazz and blues music.

Does Ella “Jazz Cat” ever get to sing with the other cats?  Go along to the show and find out.  Melanie Gall has a gift for children’s theatre and performs this show in a format that entertains and engages her young audiences without ever talking down to them.

Melanie is a talented singer and performer outside of children’s show too, and has two more shows at this venue during  The Fringe –“Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert” and “We'll Meet Again: Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart”.

 

Review by Tom King

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