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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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Pretty Woman: The Musical

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The Lion King

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SIX

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Anything Goes

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The Play That Goes Wrong

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The Prince of Egypt

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Fringe Recovery Door Opens

Fringe Recovery Door Opens

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund is now open for applications. 

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theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme
theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe... 

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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Fringe Recovery Door Opens

Fringe Recovery Door Opens

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the Fringe Artist and Venue Recovery Fund is now open for applications. 

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theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme
theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe... 

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... 

The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer
The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe... 

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Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 3: Old Town North

Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 3: Old Town North

The third of our pub crawls, the Old Town North trail has an extensive list of both core and optional bars to choose from. 

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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. 

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... 

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La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes

La Nela De Socartes is an uplifting musical tragedy on love, opportunity and change. Adapted from classic Spanish literature and conceived virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic for a modern theatre-going audience. 

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Sunshine on Leith
Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre’s five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. 

Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words

Suffragettes is compelling, visceral epic theatre with 12 original songs in the style of our acclaim… 

Pop-up Opera: A Little Bit of HMS Pinafore
Pop-up Opera: A Little Bit of HMS Pinafore

Immerse yourself in a pint-sized version of HMS Pinafore, with an unforgettable journey through the …