The Heresy Machine, by Seth Majnoon, claims to be about Alan Turing.
You can see a play every day in every theatre.
Intense and irreverent, this production strips Julius Caesar to its bare bones to explore the selfish workings of professional politics.
Kira was perfect; until her eating disorder threatened to shatter everything in her path.
Experience a slice of West End in Edinburgh, with a musical theatre showcase presented by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Musical Theatre Summer School students! Featuring new a…
Smelling: there’s an app for that.
Join Viva for a fabulously funny, nostalgic romp back to the swinging 60s! A Slice of Saturday Night is set in a nightclub where young love, teenage dreams, fashion and music are t…
Get ready to raise the roof with Viva’s heaven-sent production! Sister Act is a divine musical comedy that will have you wanting to don a habit and sing along.
A spontaneous play in the style of Caryl Churchill.
This piece of devised physical theatre addresses the human element in our species’ historic desire to make war.
They are a family.
Nothing’s Happening: A Black Mountain College Project celebrates and pays homage to the tiny school in the mountains of North Carolina that in 24 years became one of the most inf…
I Am is about the continual challenge of seeking liberation.
When a package bound for Good Good Island is mistakenly delivered to Bad Bad Island, the Bad Bads find something frighteningly horrible inside: a little girl named Rosa! Unable to …
At some point in our lives, we all experience grief.
Pippin follows a mysterious troupe of performers as they tell the story of Pippin, son of King Charlemagne, who is searching for fulfilment in his life.
An original one-act drama presented by Howard Payne University.
44 Days is the story of the workers who faced down corporate greed and changed the labour movement forever.
At Westerberg High everyone worships the Heathers, the exclusive clique, including misfit member Veronica.
Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, the Moliere Classic with a nod to cirque and commedia, is not your average take on Tartuffe! Orgon, the patriarch of the family, has decided to give all …
The teatime show by mime and clowning comedy duo Zeroko from Tokyo. The heart-warming performance represents the breathing sigh of after-teatime relief.
Call of the Void explores catharsis and connection through ghost stories from around the world.
The Way Out is a dark absurdist comedy based on the frustration of living in the modern age.
Folklore entwines three past folk stories from across the South West to form a new narrative using contemporary dance and puppetry to show the characters’ interaction.
Last night, Roxy had a phone call from her mum.
The father was gone, the daughter who knew nothing about traditions had to step up to take charge of the Hong Kong -style funeral.
Get your ticket into Loserville from the team behind Fringe sell-out American Idiot! The Son of Dork musical comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time.
Step into the epic with Shakespeare’s Henriad! Revel in shorter, vibrant re-imaginings of the Bard’s Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, and see a story of friendship, duty and betra…
A young man waited outside the Greenside Royal Terrace Venue for Éowyn Emerald & Dancers to appear after their performance.
The first point to make clear is that My Name is Dorothy has nothing to do with The Wizard of Oz.
Considered one of the best musicals of this century the Tony Award-winning show Spring Awakening, featuring an electrifying folk rock score, is brought to life in a bold new stagin…
Elicitations features extracts from three poignant works by British/Australian choreographer Briar Adams.
Inspired by the George MacDonald fairy tale, The Day Boy And The Night Girl.
The hit Green Day punk rock musical returns to the Edinburgh Fringe following two consecutive sell-out years.
A legendary musician, Hoppy Kamiyama and an awesome traditional dancer, Kashichiro; the artists representing Japan from the Hachijojima Island appear at Greenside in the Edinburgh …
Basil abandons university to join his Uncle January, an ageing party boy, on the sparsely populated Isle of Muck.
We prefer to play this show in a realistic way.
Spring Awakening is a touching and affecting musical.
Memories are reborn, they are created, they make up the narrative of young people who bring to the scene various perspectives on childhood, pain, homesickness, loss, affective rela…
An original dark comedy about the original dark couple.
Adapted and performed by Jennifer Jewell, Goblin Market is a solo performance, with Jewell taking on the roles of two young sisters and the goblins they encounter.
Inspired on Zeami’s Aya No Tsuzumi, Busu and the Damask Drum was originally adapted by Yukio Mishima for the modern stage.
Traditional Japanese Rakugo comedic sit-down storytelling from a cat’s perspective.
Shove on some Dr.
Brought to you by EnjoyMedia Cultural Company, Carry King is a visually striking, experimental piece of theatre.
It’s impossible to miss the irony in the name of the production company behind Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – Car Crash Productions.
Through refreshing and unexpected comedy, Museum by Tina Howe explores the humanity that connects each of us as we journey through our vastly different and unpredictable lives.
New City, New Sound is an ensemble piece to highlight the musical and cultural talents emanating from the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
“Store closing in fifteen minutes.
‘Mirror, mirror, on the wall – does this selfie make my nose look big?’ Your favourite fairy tales in disguise, this once upon a time is happening now.
The Florence Theatre Company presents Cannonball, an irreverent new drama making its Edinburgh Fringe debut following the company’s sell-out production of America at the Chelsea …
Based on The Tempest, Wrecked is an absurd political satire chronicling two days in the lives of six pirates and one dead parrot, shipwrecked on a tropical island.
‘Being called a Greek feels like being bound with a dog collar.
This southern Californian dance troupe presents an hour of high-energy contemporary ballet, depicting humor, beauty, longing, first love and the contemplation of strengths and weak…
Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project is known for its dynamic physicality, powerful imagery and emotive choreography.
April and Ella’s entire world is changing and there is nothing they can do to stop it.
‘Wholesome’ is how a lady I spoke to after the performance described Felix Holt: The Radical.
Created, written, and performed by students from Oxford University, Queenside Productions new musical Pawn is an impressive, if imperfect, piece of new student writing that, whilst…
Éowyn Emerald and Dancers, make a welcome return to Edinburgh in their usual Greenside, Royal Terrace location.
Award-winning Sudden Impulse Theatre Company are marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death by bringing his much-loved comedy classic to the Edinburgh Fringe.
‘When it’s working, you won’t even pay attention to the time; there is no time, there is just that win.
What would you say if you met Caesar in a lift in Sheffield in the 1980s? The miners’ strike is ongoing and Caesar doesn’t know himself.
Ever wondered, or perhaps dreaded, what it would be like if your search history could talk? With a host of zany characters and one wonderfully surreal party, You Tweet My Face Spac…
With the parliamentary Labour party at apparent loggerheads with a huge chunk of its ordinary party members, and a Prime Minister arguably governing without a strong mandate, the g…
Following its woefully short-lived run at the Adelphi Theatre in 2015, the only opportunity to catch this upbeat musical is now in the hands of amateur theatre companies.
Tackling an adaptation of The Great Gatsby, one of the most famous and beloved novels ever written, is not a task taken on lightly but it is one the Nottingham New theatre rises to…
The story of a relationship told entirely out of sequence as a play within a play.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, based on the music of Green Day, comes to the Edinburgh Fringe in this exciting new take on the show.
Trust me, Fringe magic still happens.
There were two actresses in Strindberg’s play: one I called his white rose, the other his red rose.
The country’s only student-run theatre presents an hour of sketch comedy in the form of Tyrannosaurus Sketch! Featuring six actors fueled mostly by coffee and the desperate need …
A surprisingly funny show made up of a series of bizarre vignettes including film, speeches, dance (there is some dancing in clogs, but nowhere near as you expect from the title), …
A technical marvel, Perceptual Landscape is an alarming watch.
Richard III is one of the most fascinating Shakespeare plays I know, and it is always interesting to see new interpretations by different companies.
Potemkin’s People is one of two shows performing on alternate nights under the joint title of Elysium Fields from B-Land Productions.
Described as a ‘backwards love story’, Waitless is an interesting twist on the genre of romance.
Undermined was going to be called Shafted, but a guy named Godber had already beaten Danny Mellor to it.
Something is rotten in the state of Russia.
In our fast-paced and demanding consumer culture, a production that takes time to examine and appreciate the joys and sorrows found in everyday life can be a real gem.
Tibetan Buddhist monks will introduce you to some of the steps from the masked dances, give you the background to their tradition of spirited dialectical debate and teach you the i…
An opportunity to meet the Tibetan monks and learn from them the unique tantric art of sand mandala making and butter sculpture.
Eight Tibetan monks present an exciting performance of sacred masked dance from their New Year festival, interspersed with the mesmerising chant and music of the Buddhist monastic …
At once frenetic and contemplative, Budge3 is an intricate knot of elastic energy, dance that is fit to burst at any moment.
Six passengers travel on the tube from Stratford to Ealing Broadway.
When William Shakespeare is kidnapped by Oberon, the fairy king, it is up to his team of Avengers to rescue him and keep Oberon from re-writing his plays (and the sonnets.
Macbeth gets the prequel it never needed in Chiaroscuro’s portrait of the thane as a young warrior.
In the wicked game of love, who cheats first, men or women? To settle the debate, a prince conducts a scientific experiment into the human psyche and our primitive carnal desires.
Flash, bang, wallop – what a show! Kipps and Ann were childhood friends.
Deeply rooted in a world of folklore and fairytale, the talented IndigoCo bring a dark and familiar musical tale of a girl who, despite the cruelty of her stepmother and sisters, f…
John Cameron and Stephen Trask’s big, ballsy, gender-bending musical detonates upon Greenside’s Royal Terrace stage with a blast that can be heard clear across Edinburgh.
The internationally ignored song stylist from Berlin is back.
Tackling a subject such as ‘the inner landscape of female identity’ is risky – the area is broad and the mission statement itself very vague.
Vibrant, bawdy and vivid, this witty adaptation of Chaucer’s masterpiece breathes fresh new life into the mediaeval pilgrims telling their naughty stories en route for Canterbury…
Punk Rock explores the pressures of teenage life as a group of educated, intelligent young people prepare for mock A-levels and the rest of their lives with the step-by-step, dislo…
Wonderfully satirical and empathetic, The Estate follows three best friends who have been brought up on benefits and now find themselves bringing up their own children on the benef…
In a dystopian world where fertility and pregnancy are considered disgraceful in the ruling class, baby farming is an accepted, thriving industry.
The California Musical Theatre Ensemble’s abridged version of A Chorus Line feels like a high school production.
Harry Buckoke’s Occupied is an intelligent and refreshingly light-hearted dissection of the 2011 occupation of Lady Margaret Hall by students of Cambridge University.
“There was a Cabaret.
Betty Oops is a two woman mask and music performance that balances the mundane and the absurd to surprise and entertain.
The scene is Renaissance Europe.
In post-apocalyptic Thebes, one girl opposes state power to fight for her family and beliefs.
The brilliant IndigoCo return to the Fringe, with the enigmatic and bloodthirsty Audrey 2 in the starring role.
Éowyn Emerald and Dancers made a successful debut at last
year’s Fringe and are back again this year with another varied programme of
There are four productions of Simon Stephen’s Punk Rock being
performed at the Fringe this year and ArtsOne Drama School is the first to wade
into its murky world of teenage an…
Everyone knows the story of The Wizard of Oz, but you don’t know it quite like this.
Zoia’s mitten gets lost in the snow .
Bear witness to the unfolding of a set of disatrous consequences loaded with moral dilemmas via the fusion of dynamic styles; including physical and postdramatic.
A pushy broad, a smart Jew and a Harvard mouth team up to form a defence for two Marines who are on trial for murdering a fellow Marine.
Accommodate Queenie as she places her fete in your hands.
A new play from the pen of four time Festival Fringe director Tom Anderson tells the tales selected from seven unique tables.
Paolo Scheriani, Italian theatre author, winner of several prizes, performs I am Sarah Kane - An Almost Perfect Life.
A show which does not allow us to forget the contradictions of a civil and democratic society.
‘I have had a most rare vision.
Its the worst thing you can do at work, but we all do it, clock watch.
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