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Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

One of Ireland’s most distinctive voices since overnight success in 1984. Singing songs of joy, sadness, mischief and melancholy. Songs by Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith and Peggy Lee, her voice effortlessly straddling jazz, blues, chanson and pop. www.marycoughlanmusic.com. Continue Reading

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The  Softening of MAO-A

The Softening of MAO-A

What if art influences you genetically? The Mechanical Animal Corporation presents The Softening of MAO-A, a bio-theatre experiment. The MAO-A gene causes violence. At Summerhall, we try to soften it. In collaboration with Darwin Futures. Continue Reading

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The Great Puppet Horn

The Great Puppet Horn

Cardboard stuck to a stick at its best! Comedy from Britain's leading satirical shadow-puppet duo. Delight as hundreds of characters animated at break-neck speed critique everything from global finance to polar-bears. ***** 'Scathingly funny' (Sunday Times). Continue Reading

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The Explorers

The Explorers

Jazz/rock for the 21st century. Tim Rose and Steve Richardson's eclectic compositions are inspired by bands such as Weather Report, Gentle Giant, Frank Zappa, Pat Metheny and The Brecker Brothers. Expect catchy grooves, colourful harmonies and dynamic solos. Continue Reading

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The Fairytale Forest

The Fairytale Forest

Gummi Bears forest, gym obsession, clubbing till 5am, Olympic Games, drunk doctors... Two Polish mimes, performing since 2004, have prepared, especially for their Fringe debut, a good portion of European humour - making the most serious faces laugh. Continue Reading

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Caesarean Section - Essays on Suicide

Caesarean Section - Essays on Suicide

A performance about suicidal compulsion and the involuntary force that pulls us back. The musical structure was developed from polyphonic Corsican songs, into which diverse traditional songs have been woven. ‘Remarkably elemental’ (Chicago Tribune). Continue Reading

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