Edinburgh Fringe / Musicals and Opera

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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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A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw pays tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe who passed away on the 23rd December 2020. 

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Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled
Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled

Fringe Chief Shona McCarthy announces that the festival will not go ahead in 2020. 

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... 

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A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw pays tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe who passed away on the 23rd December 2020. 

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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 

Army Launches Fringe Offensive
Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity. 

Experience the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from your Sofa
Experience the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from your Sofa

If you can't go to the Edinburgh Fringe, let the Edinburgh Fringe come to you with a selection of Fr... 

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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. Their new show, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, has been met with rave reviews and a coveted Bobby Award from Broadway Baby… 

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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 …