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Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael Bascom. 

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Vulvarine: A New Musical
Vulvarine: A New Musical

Fat Rascal Theatre should be pleased with their Fringe so far. 

Islander: A New Musical
Islander: A New Musical

One island, split in two with a thundering crack: half for the fishermen and half for the farmers. 

You and I: A New Musical
You and I: A New Musical

Drawing the line between the exaggerated and the tender is no easy feat. 

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Wicked

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Matilda the Musical

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The Lion King

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Pretty Woman: The Musical

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Heathers The Musical

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Mamma Mia!

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity.A great programme of workshops, shows, screenings, readings and discussions. 

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Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre
Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Karen and Katy Koren are thrilled to announce that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Rose Theatre... 

Springtime for Henry (and Barbara) explores the lives of famous sculptors @wiltonmusichall
Springtime for Henry (and Barbara) explores the lives of famous sculptors @wiltonmusichall

Artist Mel Brimfield is teaming up with composer Gwyneth Herbert to present a fictitious lost musical reconstructed in fragments, centered around the lives of critically acclaimed British sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth in Springtime for Henry (and Barbara) at Wilton’s Music Hall on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January 2016. 

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Creating A Virtual Space At The Fringe

Creating A Virtual Space At The Fringe

‘One Festival, Three Weeks, Eighty Shows‘ - theSpaceUK 

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

How To Write A Press Release
How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. 

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe
How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe ... 

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Bobby Winners All We Ever Wanted Was Everything on Reinventing the Musical

Bobby Winners All We Ever Wanted Was Everything on Reinventing the Musical

Ever since their debut in 2015 with Weekend Rockstars Middle Child Theatre have been rewriting what musical theatre can be with their distinctive gig-theatre genre. 

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Prom Kween’s Rebecca Humphries on Why she Won't be Doing a Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Prom Kween’s Rebecca Humphries on Why she Won't be Doing a Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Underbelly Untapped Award-winner Prom Kween is a high-energy comedy musical about Matthew Crisson, the first non-binary person to win a prom queen title in a US high school... 

Atlantic: Two New Musicals from RCS set Either Side of the Pond
Atlantic: Two New Musicals from RCS set Either Side of the Pond

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University have teamed up to bring two brand-new musicals to the Fringe... 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Xnthony from the show Douze
#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Xnthony from the show Douze

'Douze' is a pop comedy musical following Xnthony and The Penny Slots as they try to get to the Eurovision, one fabulous pop song at a time... 

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Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sam Leishman

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sam Leishman

The final day! Richard’s alcohol-fueled quest to find Edinburgh’s best bar staff ends up at WestRoom, where he found Sam Leishman, a 20 year old Guinness drinker with a passion for mixology. 

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Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Gavin Robertson
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Gavin Robertson

Richard didn't stumble far from yesterday's bar, Foundry 39, as just a few yards up Charlotte Lane he fell into Sygn, a trendy retro-style cocktail bar & diner where Edinburgh Barstar of the Day, Gavin Robertson, who after crossing the globe revealed he now wants to settle down. 

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sarah Brown
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Sarah Brown

Tucked on the corner of Queensferry Street and Charlotte Lane you'll find the ultra-hip bar and eatery, Foundry 39... 

Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Nathan Hinze
Edinburgh Barstar of the Day: Nathan Hinze

Warm and welcoming, and always entertaining, 99 Hanover Street is at the heart of Edinburgh's bar scene... 

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Covid Captivity Cabaret-Locked Down Sonnets

Covid Captivity Cabaret-Locked Down Sonnets

Domesticated Diva in Distress as lockdown hits. 

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BJW
BJW

Adena Walker is a Black Jewish Woman living in Trump’s America… and somehow she’s still single… 

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!
Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

The perpetrators of 2019’s satirical smash hit Now That’s What I Call Brexit – ‘Searing satire’ **… 

The Last Five Years
The Last Five Years

After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and 2019, The Last Five Years returns! Written by …