After an exciting run at the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival the companies of three musicals (Porn, X and Suicide) come together to perform musical highlights from the shows in what…
In this show, you will empathise with a child killer.
What happens when you combine juicy reality TV drama and award-winning a cappella? Join the 2016 UK champions, The Bristol Suspensions, to find out… Fresh from their sell-out 201…
The Accidentals are so excited to be back in Edinburgh performing at the Festival Fringe for their sixth consecutive year! In the past they’ve had three sell-out, five-star runs an…
Reactivists bring you a new show each week, based on the news of the week before.
Fanti Acrobats International from Ghana, West Africa.
If the boys of Semi-Toned ever tire of a cappella they could always take up comedy.
Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax.
Cabaret diva Cat Loud is venturing down the rabbit hole on a spicy musical adventure, stumbling upon songstresses and local legends in a unique bluesy variety show.
A musical journey through the decades with everyone’s favourite hits.
Step back in time and experience the rise and fall of disco.
Alyona Ageeva’s PosleSlov Physical Theatre Company presents the UK premier of this contemporary physical theatre performance.
We open on a reversed environmental crisis.
‘Once upon a time there lived a queen whose heart was sore because she had no children…’ Performed by an exquisitely talented company, this enchanting adaptation fuses tradit…
Not the 2006 Broadway musical, but the 1981 play on which that was based, Spring Awakening is notable for its controversies upon original publication.
Six women meet in exile.
‘The vocals are fantastic’ (Palatinate.
Every member of our Blueswater Presents family will be playing a set in a raucous showcase that will present the best blues music the Fringe has to offer.
Powerful like a dragon, supple like a dancer.
‘Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face’ (TheTab.
Premiered in 1901 in Moscow, The Three Sisters by Chekhov is a play perhaps surprisingly easy to adapt to many different circumstances, as it speaks about characters’ dreams for …
10 Rillington Place is successful in creating a chillingly uncanny aura; a domestic scene is twisted from the familiar into the unthinkable.
Caterham Rep’s adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic tale The Alchemist is exactly that: don’t expect any surprises here.
Rudyard Kipling’s classic jungle tale is a blend of fear, wonderment, danger and discovery, brought to life by this talented youth group.
Suicide: The Musical is a one-man show that discusses male depression and disconnection due to social media.
Porn is a musical that aims to show the emotional side of those working in the adult film industry.
Take three different couples and get them all pregnant.
Big Brother Hamlet takes the subjects of the all-powerful found in Shakespeare’s script – the King, the Ghost, the Church – and connects them with one of today’s most all-p…
Acclaimed Edinburgh bluesman and lead singer of The Black Diamond Express, Toby Mottershead, presents a solo musical exploration of blues, showing how early guitarists inspired eac…
Stampin’, stompen’ coming through the trees, shuffling through the swamp grass, blowing in the breeze.
It’s the end of the 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging.
Everything you would expect from a renowned Russian string orchestra.
Light your cigarette, put on your evening clothes and grab a cocktail to enjoy Cat Loud, a sexy cabaret performance that will thrill.
A cast of expert improvisers promise a fast-paced, tuneful turn on the Bard’s works as if Shakespeare met Sondheim.
Theatre aiming to portray the lives of millennials is so often completely wrong and patronising (no, we don’t say the word ‘rad’ any more, or believe that wearing snapbacks i…
An adventurous spin on the classic tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor.
Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir.
Most bankers walked free after the bubble burst – but not John Gabriel Borkman.
‘I love this country, but who loves me?’ The play is based on the true story of Lao She, a Chinese writer of great esteem, who, at one stage, was given the title of People’s Ar…
After huge success in China, highly popular Oxygen Media brings Yayapa, a show for children to learn Chinese history and culture, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
A thoughtful and well-realised production, this play provides a personal perspective on the debate surrounding American gun ownership.
After a successful debut at the Fringe Festival in 2016, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society return with a brand-new showcase! You will experience an afternoon or eveni…
Adulting – (verb) To adult.
Robert S J Lucas’ new show, X The Musical is set in a vaguely sketched-out dystopian future where politics are the most important thing in the world and everyone is required to v…
Nobody likes a sore loser.
Chief Inspector Abberline is known as the man that failed to catch Jack the Ripper.
Poetry about art, love and Asia, then likeable and funny characters spill monologues on their life. All with a charming piano soundtrack. bogpolanco.tumblr.com
Join the charming Mr Chalmers as he opens his heart for you, spilling song, magic, comedy, dance, poetry and beer in this beautifully melodic, melancholy journey.
Exeter University’s a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to the Fringe with Sing Theory! Using their trademark combination of vivacious humour, vocal mastery and velvety charm,…
There aren’t many plays with a cast of teenagers that are this slick.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado is a work that is in many ways very problematic, due to its fetishising and cultural stereotyping of the Japanese, written at the height of the …
A masked figure, all in white, carries the biggest drumstick you’ve ever seen and drops it on the biggest drum you’ve ever seen.
A Working Title is about the belated coming-of-age and struggles of millennials as they confront a world of expectations and disappointments.
Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1883 – home to the young Lucy Maud Montgomery, creator of Anne of Green Gables, and to four young spinsters of Scottish, Irish and English descent.
Scottish session musicians The Breeze return to perform an hour-long set featuring popular and lesser well-known songs of the late JJ Cale.
Calling all explorers! Join us on the voyage of a lifetime to discover fairy tales, myths and legends from around the globe.
This one-of-a-kind show features the mind-blowing dances and acrobatics of Fanti Acrobat International, as well as the freestyle basketball skills of New York’s Rashall Thing.
Safehouse return to the festival playing their highly acclaimed Allman Brothers set, including classics from the At the Fillmore East album, Whipping Post, In Memory of Elizabeth R…
In this new musical, a piece which has flashes of The Picture of Dorian Gray crossed with psycho-dramatic elements of an Edgar Allen Poe ballad, a story of clandestine love, beauty…
The boys in maroon are back in town, and this time they have an all-powerful big red button.
War profiteering veers into a mess of explosive highways and backroom deals in this blues-rock Greek-style tragedy.
To be fair to the Hummingbirds, I’m not really the right demographic for their show.
What happens when admiration becomes obsession? When Greg Moncur discovers the music of Johnny Cash, he vows to become his biggest fan.
Award-winning a cappella that will bring you to your feet! Countermeasure has won worldwide acclaim and sold-out houses in the UK, Canada and US with their upbeat blend, sophistica…
Ramone comes clean to best mate Carl on his stag night.
Ever wanted to sing along with a professional band and 60 world-class performers? Sing your favourite pop songs alongside the international award-winning Barnsley Youth Choir.
A premiering play based on the life of the 19th-century Indian soldier Turrebaz Khan who rebelled for his country’s freedom.
Casting one’s mind over the great theatrical titles of our time, there are very few which can compete with the concept suggested by the name of this play by Tale Gate Theatre.
The first thing you are met with when walking into Eagle House School’s Production of Burying Your Brother in the Pavement is approximately 20 young teenagers spaced out on the s…
Really? Music tricks are the only resource for this group of orphans? They’re losing hope.
A collection of witty, intelligent and highly entertaining plays written for and by members of the Actresses Franchise League.
Shakespeare on Love offers a heartwarming performance given by a group of Milwaukee high school students: the brainchild of their two English teachers.
A bell tolls.
From a molecular level to social constructs, nature’s tendency toward disorder overrides our basic desire for systematic structure.
In an intimate space in Space’s Triplex Studios, Eric Davidson awaits you with a ukelele and a book of poetry.
After Magritte is a rip-roaring comedy about ordinary people in a most bizarre situation: a senile woman obsessed with the tuba may or may not be the mother of anyone in the room; …
A short and sweet performance that makes use of popular romantic tracks to tackle the trials and troubles of online dating and the accompanying creeps who come with the app, Love M…
Blueswater go from strength to strength with their all new show, Queens of the Blues, focusing entirely on the often overlooked heroines of Blues music and taking us on an incredib…
Not everybody hates The Lounge Kittens.
Tom Jones was born to be hanged.
Epic adventure! Spills and thrills! Complicated love! Heart strings! Song and dance! Twin sisters’ world of safety and routine is blown open when one twin follows her heart into …
Previously known for her well received part as a Totally Naff Tart, this is Victoria Jeffrey solo and talking about life.
Ha`upu is the third Hawaiian opera performed by Kamehameha Schools Hawai`i.
Thanks to Hands Up funding from generous UoB alumni, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society present their debut Edinburgh Festival Fringe run! You will experience an after…
Great composers sometimes create a theme that is so captivating or remarkable that other great composers write variations on it.
Colin and Yozy are mixing together live music, dance, projection, speed painting and a little culture to create Cozy, a unique experience that bridges an array of art forms! Colin …
International Collegiate Theatre Festival has put together a delightful programme of both well-known and less familiar works to create this production of 2 By 5.
The intimate SpaceTriplex Studio, tucked underground beneath Edinburgh’s cosmopolitan centre, is an appropriate home-from-home for Quli: Dilon ka Shahzaada.
In the final days of mankind, the last nine human beings left in existence are holed up together in a sanctuary base dubbed ‘Plan Z’.
Osner enters with a song in which he repeatedly exclaims “don’t label me.
Fleeing conflict in Western Europe, the women – soldiers, survivors, refugees, mothers, daughters, sisters – are all that remains.
Welcome to Matchbox Theatre! Would you please take a moment to check that all mobile phones and other electronic devices are switched on? Your calls are important to us! Photograph…
A darker look at what happens when we refuse to grow up.
‘Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face’ **** (TheTab.
One of the songs included in Captain of the Lost Waves: Unsolved Mysteries is titled A Song No One Wants to Hear.
Fledgling theatre company Open Letter were immediately onto a winner when they chose Ella Hickson’s recent hit Boys to bring to the Fringe.
A breakthrough Chinese classic that combines the elements of sword-play, martial arts, opera and contemporary dance that tells of the undying love and devotion between Xiang Yu (Ki…
Think of a terrible plot, think of awful characterisation, think of twists so frustratingly illogical that you yearn for the narrative simplicity of Memento.
Academy of Risk explores the tremendous pressure placed on students through their own eyes.
The Edinburgh Concerts was, believe it or not, a concert series organised in Edinburgh.
BuskingBrahms sings art song melodies from great classical and traditional composers and poets of the 18-20th centuries and beyond.
Arts Printing House (Lithuania) presents – the phenomenon of the year: Contemporary? A good parody has to have four elements: it must make the audience laugh, surprise them with …
Traveling Showcase from California bring their musical cabaret to the Fringe for the first time as Lydia Trueblood The Black Widow of the Atlantic Coast takes centre stage at the t…
Let England Shake is a dark and funny performance full of good ideas and performed by a great all-female ensemble.
Puzzle is a performance created with deep wisdom, taking infants step by step towards the joy of cognition.
Great show from Ghana, West Africa! Fanti Acrobats is a group that exhibit African traditional culture and acrobatics.
If there was a drop of water for every play ever staged about how money won’t bring you happiness during the Fringe, then Edinburgh would experience major flooding.
‘The last 12 months have been very difficult for me.
That Sickness Unto Death is an original piece that deals with mental illness, loss and the effects of these on the family unit.
Based loosely around Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Storybook Musical follows two best friends, two boys and a sadistic narrator intent on ruining their lives.
Buckle Up is a trip on board the world’s worst airline, as technical difficulties, drunken pilots and a terrorist plot threaten to cause major delays.
Manchester’s definitive entertainment band, The Jäger Maestros are an authentic German oompah band with a refreshingly modern difference.
Unzip your tent, slip on your wellies and be prepared to be transported to a music explosion.
ThreeWeeks’ co-editor Chris Cooke always saw free speech as a fundamental right, but then started arguing that Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines should be banned.
In this funny, haunting, and beautifully-crafted tribute to Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, playwright Steven Dietz puts two young lovers in a room and forces them to say how they rea…
A thrilling adventure set in an alternative history of England, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase tells the story of two brave, determined girls as they fight against ferocious wolves…
Bullet in the Brain is a devised play from the short story of the same name by Tobias Wolff.
‘He had fallen into the hands of death.
MUSE reveals the inspiration for Christopher Isherwood’s Sally Bowles and Jugé Productions’ new musical uncovers a far more complex and talented woman.
The award-winning musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch about making it on Broadway featuring the classic songs What I Did for Love, One, and Nothing, are performed by Broadway hop…
Perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has the potential to either be comedic gold or irritating lip-service, depending on the quality of the cast …
Glucose and Dextrose are state-approved killers, unstable and violent.
Set mainly in a London strip club, The Sacred Obscene is a new play following the stories of the women who work there.
Hailing from the rolling hills of Devon, The Bluebelles are Exeter University’s finest female a cappella group.
Named after New Orleans’ historic red-light district, Blues! Storyville features the raunchiest, smuttiest blues songs ever written, guest burlesque performers, and the band behind…
“I don’t fall in love, I tumble”Tumbling After is a modern day love story and commentary on the ways we stumble in and out of relationships.
A hilarious Tony Award-winning musical that follows six overachieving and awkward adolescents on their quest for the spelling championship of a lifetime.
Unpacking stories of great and small adventures, brave departures, wrenching farewells and the things that travelers choose to carry.
More parody, poetry and mischief from the man with the thin white uke. ‘I’ve seen better looking faces on an Easter Island postcard!’ (Polynesian Enquirer).
Toby Mottershead presents an excellent selection of blues tracks in a 50 minute display of musical talent in the SpaceTriplex venue on Nicolson Square.
California to Scotland.
Roger (Greg Birks) isn’t like other people, and when all the birds start to disappear from outside his flat in Waterloo, he starts to panic.
Fourth Monkey are back with another stellar ensemble piece, providing late night gothic horror - even more frightening, as it is based on a real-life horror story.
A new musical set at the beginning of the First World War.
100 years of blues, 55 minutes to play it.
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