You Wouldn't Know Him, He Lives in Texas

You Wouldn't Know Him, He Lives in Texas

Last year on my final weekend at the Fringe, a friend of mine met a local man at the Silent Disco, started snogging him, and then eventually started to date him. 

Allotment

Allotment

A play about an allotment, in an allotment, drowning in metaphor with Beckettian transitions. 

The Questionnaire

The Questionnaire

What starts off promisingly as a suspenseful yarn about a man trapped by some odd psychiatric cult (which seems to resemble Scientology in more ways than comfortable), devolves to … 

You Once Said Yes

You Once Said Yes

That simple word opens up many possibilities throughout your solo journey through You Once Said Yes. 

Mirazozo

Mirazozo

A hypnotic, atmospheric, environmental sculpture. 

The Room of Unlimited Possibilities

The Room of Unlimited Possibilities

A soundscape of a woman’s voice layered over itself plays while a woman sits in a red light. 

Beautiful Burnout

Beautiful Burnout

Every year there’s about three or five Fringe shows that feel like they could open up on the West End tomorrow and do fine. 

Shadow Boxing

Shadow Boxing

You enter a gym, before long, a man with fists of fury enters, training, punching, sprinting, bearing his soul. 

Waiting for Apollo

Waiting for Apollo

One of the most fascinating aspects of Greek drama is the ability for modern theatre artists to freely interpret it. 

Poland 3 Iran 2

Poland 3 Iran 2

Less a piece of theatre, and more a very interesting tandem lecture about football, politics, and family all cornering around the 1976 Olympic Football match between Poland and Ira… 

Tailor of Inverness

Tailor of Inverness

Our history, and what we’d wish our history to be. 

The Way to Keep Him

The Way to Keep Him

An eighteenth century romantic parlor comedy in an eighteenth century parlor. 

Belt Up's 'Dreamscape'

Belt Up's 'Dreamscape'

As audience members, we are trained to see and hear, but what if you take away one of those senses. 

Wolf

Wolf

Upon entering their den just off the Cowgate, the cast of Wolf are howling, sniffing, and prowling about with wild abandon. 

Second Star to the Right

Second Star to the Right

‘Oh! You’re too old! Don’t let Peter see you!’ That was gently whispered in my ear as I entered the space for this choppy adaptation of Peter Pan. 

Belt Up's 'Octavia'

Belt Up's 'Octavia'

Belt Up’s interactive oeuvre is kind of perfect for children’s theatre. 

Pedestrian

Pedestrian

A nightmare that no one can wake up from, delving deeper and deeper into surreality. 

Something About Jumpers

Something About Jumpers

A boy tossed through the revolving door of foster homes and department of family services. 

Stop, Look, Listen.

Stop, Look, Listen.

A neighborhood boy getting killed at an intersection. 

Kaspar

Kaspar

The first time encountering civilisation. 

101

101

In the Fringe guide, there is a lot of theatre which claims interactivity. 

La Locandiera

La Locandiera

From the time you enter Vittoria, an Italian restaurant in New Town, you are greeted and accosted by a group of actors attempting to sound Italian. 

Reverie

Reverie

An exploration of the concept of lucid dreams, this new play has a lot of meat on the bone. 

Piano Project

Piano Project

Andreas Grassl is ‘the piano man’ who washed up in Kent. 

Ladder and the Moon

Ladder and the Moon

A fort, a spaceship, a submarine, a bus; four things a large box can be in the mind of a child. 

Keepers

Keepers

The loneliness of being a lighthouse keeper, even if you have a partner, would drive a person mad. 

Roadkill

Roadkill

A young African girl on a bus is jabbering away about her recent arrival. 

Reykjavik

Reykjavik

From the second you are given a clean suit and goggles to don, you know this will not be your average Fringe show. 

Grimms' Fairy Tales

Grimms' Fairy Tales

Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel. 

10 Dates With Mad Mary

10 Dates With Mad Mary

Mad Mary is a tough nosed, hard living, uncompromising girl trapped in a small town in Ireland who needs a date for a friend’s wedding. 

Tempest

Tempest

‘What is the nature of Prospero’s power?’ That was a question posed to a bright faced class of theatrical designers during a discussion of The Tempest. 

David Leddy's 'Sub Rosa'

David Leddy's 'Sub Rosa'

The history of Edinburgh opens up so many opportunities for brilliant site specific work, which is rarely properly realised. 

Decky Does a Bronco

Decky Does a Bronco

The moments when you grow up, some may be small, others massive. 

Hotel Nowhere

Hotel Nowhere

Cardinal sin number one of site specific theatre: Picking the wrong site! Despite the fact that Hotel Nowhere actually takes place in a hotel, and the fact that B. 

The Cry

The Cry

Upon entering the space, a performer is forcefully reciting poetry while two men in black hoods silently watch on. 

Star Child

Star Child

A young, game troupe telling a simple tale with some inventive staging makes for an enchanting bed time story. 

Tokyo Love Song

Tokyo Love Song

What starts out with Shoko Ito charmingly asking the audience if they love someone with Japanese pop songs gently wafting into their ears quickly devolves into a series of dreamsca… 

Power Plant - A Sound And Light Experience

Power Plant - A Sound And Light Experience

Less a play, and more a very well curated group installation exhibition, Power Plant should mesmerize even the most callous of cynics.