Welcome to Microsteria.
Edinburgh-based cult-indie songwriter Withered Hand (Dan Willson) is back with his first new album in nine years.
Based on the book by Édouard Louis, translated by Lorin Stein.
Spoken word and performance artist Subira Joy explores their experiences being targeted by the police as a Black, queer and trans person in the UK.
The current BBC Alba Folk Band of the Year, Breabach are securely ranked among Scotland’s most skilled and imaginative contemporary folk acts, uniting deep Highland and Island trad…
“Have you ever trauma dumped? TikTok says this show might do that but don’t worry we can just trauma bond.
On stage is a small sound booth; inside sits a woman, alone.
Glaswegian musician, producer, DJ and curator Rebecca Vasmant, leads a live ensemble featuring some of the movers and shakers of the new Scottish jazz scene.
Are you ready to groove your stuff to motown, a little Northern soul with a sprinkling of disco? Then hold on to your Detroit vinyl, as this band are right up your alley.
Francis Daulerio is a poet and teacher from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
Blending collected sounds of nature with harp, voice, piano and French horn, Aurora Engine presents a series of environmentally inspired electroacoustic compositions.
Eigg-based independent label Lost Map celebrates its 10th year with full band performances from Pictish Trail, L T Leif.
Relating the most horrible experience a woman can go through portrayed in the most beautiful form, Amina Khayyam Dance Company return to the Fringe with a stage version sequel to t…
Do Rhinos Feel Their Horns or Can They Not See Them Like How We Can't See Our Noses may be in the running for the Fringe’s wackiest title and the show itself is an equally pl…
You are on stage, giving a lecture about neuroscience.
Occasionally emotional, mostly ridiculous, How to Drink Wine Like a Wanker is a delightful story involving a fabulous flight of South Australian wines and 12 months of sobering sel…
Mass Effect is an award-winning, high-intensity performance.
It’s hard to know how much to say about the content of Nomad, a physical theatre piece by Gözde Atalay, because disorientation was such a strong part of my experience.
Part theatre, part stand-up, part PowerPoint Presentation.
SAY Award winner, Kathryn Joseph returns to Summerhall’s Dissection Room playing songs from her new album, For You Who Are the Wronged.
Revered jazz drummer Sarathy Korwar and global dance music pioneer Auntie Flo present their debut collaborative project – a bold sonic exploration of propulsive, tabla-infused rh…
WRIGHT&GRAINGER fling wide the doors and invite you to come rip up the dance floor in a euphoric party full of wall to wall bangers, special guests and freaking good times.
May contain flashing lights.
Celebrated indie favourites We Were Promised Jetpacks formed in Edinburgh back in 2003 whilst still at school.
Theatre Haddangse has returned with Wait!, a heartwarming children’s play about a girl (Bada) creating a vibrant adventure of her own while she yearns for her fisherman dad to retu…
Having led a bit of nomadic existence since the closure of The Electric Circus in 2017, the club famed for its spinning wheel of musical categories returns to Summerhall.
The London Astrobeat Orchestra have ignited a movement where cult western band repertoires are blended with African influences.
Colin MacIntyre is a multi award-winning musician, producer, author for adults and children, and playwright, who has been voted Scotland’s Top Creative Talent.
A true story of deception, magic and torture.
The duo of JD Twitch and JG Wilkes return to Summerhall’s Dissection Room with another one of their eclectic and euphoric sessions which has made them legends in the Glasgow and in…
12-year-old Ashmol lives in the Australian Outback with his mum, dad and his little sister Kellyanne.
Insomniac’s Fable is a delicate love story with a Hitchcockian glint in its eye.
From the makers of KlangHaus, InHaus is another extraordinary leap in the journey of destroying the rule book of gig-going.
Weathervanes is an immersive-multimedia exhibit and ritual dance-theatre experience – a re-thinking of the beautiful and what is holy.
Blub Blub is a story about two fish chaotically cohabitating in an aquarium.
The not-so-distant future; an investigator comes across an old manuscript that illustrates a new way to tell stories.
Award-winning performance artist and comedian of Fringes gone by, Ben Target, welcomes us with coffee on arrival into the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall, a delightfully old-…
Developed alongside climate scientists from UEA’s Tyndall Centre and The Barn Aberdeenshire, this is an intense, profoundly emotional and affecting climate chaos wake-up call.
DARKFIELD presents Arcade: an interactive narrative that uses the nostalgic 8-bit aesthetic of 1980s video games to explore the evolving relationship between players and avatars.
Soldiers of Tomorrow tells the story of Itai Erdal’s conflicted relationship with Israel, specifically his time as a soldier and the prospect of his nephew’s future as a soldie…
Experience the beauty and complexity of human interaction with A Couple of Humans.
Gusla is based on the second part and excerpts of the fourth part of Adam Mickiewicz’s drama Dziady (Forefathers’ Eve).
Mixing documentary footage, storytelling, and live music, The Death & Life of All of Us is a funny and poignant exploration of family secrets, shame, and embracing our imperfection…
This show is a love letter to unique families, queer self-discovery and devoted fathers.
It is a triple-bill of three Hong Kong female choreographer-dancers: PK Wong, Alice Ma and Justyne Li.
The Blond (Emily Allan) and The Dark Haired One (Leah Hennessey) attempt to transcend the banality of identity and the terror of consciousness through cosplay, anglophilia, critica…
A musically driven experience from the creators of My Beautiful Black Dog and Parakeet.
HIGH STEAKS is a show about labia, labia-shaming, cosmetic surgery and fundamentally, body lovin’.
Journey into the underbelly of queer culture and experience a sweaty pulsing dance theatre show exploring the complexities of desire, intimacy, isolation and addiction.
Club Life is club promoter Fred Deakin's personal autobiography.
An Alternative Helpline for the End of the World is a 15-minute consultation delivered through a 1 on 1 phone call, in which the solo audience members’ responses through a yes or n…
Witness the highly anticipated international premiere of the multi award-winning Oat Milk and Honey.
The touching, engaging tale of a shattered body trying to gather itself in a time of war.
LUNG Theatre’s Woodhill is not an easy watch but a worthy one.
If you need to restore your faith in what Fringe theatre has to offer, look no further than Eva O’Connor’s Chicken, showing in the Former Women’s Locker room at Summerhall �…
Mozart, via blues, tango and rock’n’roll.
Baklâ: noun, Tagalog.
Sprouting out from a geyser of the primordial soups o' being comes Growler – The 82-year old drum banging, shamanic vulva.
Do you have what it takes to be a successful Latinx? Half stand-up, half Latinx grab bag of stereotypes, this fun, politically incorrect seminar will coach the audience on how to b…
A good story is surely one that absolutely demands to be told.
The Early Word.
Good Morning, Faggi is a vulnerable and hilarious autobiographical musical where a gay actor in his prime tries to understand why he suffered a sudden nervous breakdown.
Knowing nothing about Papillon is how I entered… it’s also exactly how I left.
Monster vs Hero, TV Camera vs Reporter, Husband vs Husband: their battles and rituals.
When Adam Lenson was diagnosed with cancer in 2019; it caused all past, present and future versions of him to collide in the oncology department.
Man meets man.
A brutally honest, hilarious and heartbreaking one-woman show navigating the impossibly confusing gender dynamics of modern love.
How does a person with dementia experience the world? How can we better connect with people in the often challenging environment of aged care? This award-winning experimental theat…
Welcome to the (near) future.
Emily’s life is falling apart.
An innovative solo multimedia theatre piece from Welsh-Iranian performer Roshi Nasehi inspired by her real-life experiences of funny, surreal and intimidating racism.
The world is in crisis and so is Sian Clarke.
SYBMAP? is a lecture-performance that investigates Faizal’s Muslim-Malay-Singaporean identity and his relationship with each noun, especially the latter two.
Trapped in the Peruvian rainforest, having survived a plane crash and a fall of 10,000 feet, Juliane is utterly alone and hopelessly lost.
Have you ever fallen in love with someone across the globe only to be held captive in your own country? From award-winning artist Britt Plummer comes a painfully relatable and hear…
This is how theatre should be.
After co-directing Edinburgh Fringe-favourite turned international sensation Six The Musical, Jamie Armatige's latest creative project is writing and directing a promising and …
Language is the springboard for fun and games in this interactive, family-friendly production.
Scotland has the highest rate of drug-related deaths in Europe.
Real-life events of a first-generation immigrant navigating the duality of two cultures, Habesha (Eritrean/Ethiopian) heritage and British identity.
In 2021, Hannah Maxwell moved back to the Home Counties to care for her recently bereaved grandmother.
You’re invited: twin orphans, The Creepy Boys, are throwing their 13th birthday party.
Hidden within our secret workshop and tucked away from the courtyard in Summerhall you will find The Speakeasy Experience.
Stuntman is a high-action piece of physical theatre mixed with reflective storytelling and real heart.
Chris and Christine are a seasoned seaside double act.
He’s dead, and it’s her job to prepare and present his body for his family’s final goodbye.
Imagine the moment of waking up is actually the moment when your dream begins.
Includes a guided tasting of three small batch spirits and a tour of our Still Room.
In A Spectacle Of Herself Laura Murphy slides the serious and the silly up against each other as she successfully weaves the philosophical, the personal and the political together …
The meteorite shook the ground as it landed, igniting a chorus of barking dogs.
Take a seat at BLINK’s table as the cast spill the tea on their food stories.
Have you ever felt like you didn’t have the words? Have you ever felt like you wanted to say the exact right thing, but couldn’t? Have you ever wanted to make someone stop crying a…
Fierce, feminist, and f*cking funny.
James has been touring his storytelling theatre shows for half his adult life.
Adam Scott-Rowley, creator of the award-winning ***** (Independent) THIS IS NOT CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT presents, YOU ARE GOING TO DIE.
Helios is a solo show written and performed by Alexander Wright of Wright and Grainger.
A contemporary confessional for the modern sinner.
Ground-breaking, chart-topping, genre-bending, globetrotting, instantly enthralling.
Mediterraneo brings South America, Southern Italy and Greece crashing into Summerhall for a huge 2022 festival edition of their live world music concert series.
For over twenty years, Efterklang have been pushing the barriers of experimental, electronic, emotional chamber-pop.
From 2009 to 2018, Tune-Yards (Merrill and her partner and collaborator Nate Brenner) released four critically acclaimed albums on 4AD, travelled the world relentlessly to play liv…
He’s Dead is a dark fantasy choreography asking the unanswerable question: Was Tupac depressed? This conceptual group work uses dance, live action and sound to unearth the unspoken…
Kakatsitsi are a group of traditional drummers, dancers and singers from Ghana.
I Am From Reykjavik.
Having run a series of successful nights in 2021 and 2022, dynamic duo Petfood and Harley Beentjes present their Fringe edition of Revolt; non-stop techno and high-octane beats on …
James Yorkston is a singer/songwriter and author from the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.
Norwegian musician and novelist Jenny Hval unveils her new, critically acclaimed album Classic Objects, focusing on things Hval missed throughout lockdown; imagined, future places,…
Cate Le Bon is a celebrated musician and producer who since 2009 has been a singular voice in the UK’s musical community.
Four individuals who perceive and interact with the world slightly differently meet on stage to dance together and alone, to surrender to motion that arises from their own uniquene…
10 years on from its 2012 Fringe debut, La Merda remains raw and relevant.
Hopefully hopeful, The Rest of Our Lives is a joyful morning dose of dance, theatre, circus and games.
A performance of thrilling extremes: lots of performers, lots of singing, lots of dancing.
How did a Pakistani family cope when arriving in cold and wet Scotland? Like many migrants they used food to make friends.
Writer, actor and theatre-maker, Alice Mary Cooper, presents new show The Bush, following the success of her previous solo work Waves, described by the Observer as ‘a miniaturist g…
Algorithms are art.
A performance of thrilling extremes: lots of performers, lots of singing and lots of dancing.
Two gay men are here to perform for your pleasure.
Gavin Lilley is a deaf comedian who’s performed his signed shows to audiences across Europe.
A group of Scotland’s leading young musicians perform a selection of albums from Start to End.
Brian d’Souza is an award-winning sound artist, DJ, producer and performer ‘taking world music into the future’ (Guardian).
100% Soul! With Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir.
Withered Hand is Edinburgh based singer-songwriter Dan Willson, who started writing songs and singing in his thirties following the birth of his first child and the death of a clos…
Taking inspiration from dark and cloudy 90s indie rock luminaries like PJ Harvey, Sonic Youth, and Throwing Muses, Honeyblood is the project of Scottish singer/songwriter Stina Twe…
Rura, an award-winning act are one of Scotland’s most popular folk-based bands.
Celebrate the return of the Fringe at Summerhall with the legendary wheel of musical chance! Every 30 minutes at Magic Nostalgic, we’ll invite someone from the crowd to come up ont…
Sacred Paws don’t take things too seriously.
Christian Löffler’s art is heavily inspired by his environment.
A tender, furious and fragile reimagining of Moby Dick from Fringe-First Award winning writer and storyteller Casey Jay Andrews.
Our guests receive a perfectly poured gin and tonic upon arrival at the Royal Dick Pub before heading to our workshop and into our working distillery to learn about Pickering’s Gin…
A twisted, memoiristic fairytale, blending theatrical storytelling, with Flore Gardner’s animated and live (on-stage) drawings.
One day, a magpie comes into a little girl’s house by mistake.
Amit Patel discovered a secret hidden our data that made Google $1.
A powerful production telling the remarkable story of the short life and lost work of Kerala writer PM John, shortly before India’s independence from British rule.
‘And I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts…’ A girl plays ponies while her mother cooks, a teenager jumps the barrier to ride a funfair carousel, a wom…
Hate your job? Come work for us.
A graduate of London’s National Centre for Circus Arts, Sadiq Ali brings humour, sensuality, and skill to this tale of boy meets boy, boy gets into the club scene and chemsex, bo…
Still Floating is a brand-new piece of warm-hearted comic storytelling by BBC award-winning writer/performer and Fringe favourite Shôn Dale-Jones.
A feel-good love story.
An audio walk through the streets of Edinburgh.
A fresh and thrilling take on a modern love story from the composer of critically acclaimed Electrolyte.
Two Fingers Up.
Waterloo is a whacky, one-woman show by Bron Batten detailing her affair with a conservative military official.
What happens when you train for something your whole life, only to fail at the crucial moment? This question is the stimulus behind False Start, from acclaimed French-German theatr…
The ephemeral beauty of a flower in bloom carries the unspoken narrative of decay and death.
In the summer of 2020 as a pandemic raged, Yoshika was processing the death of her beloved grandmother, Ann.
You can be ashamed of many things.
Shinehouse Theatre returns to Summerhall with a beautiful balancing act of social issues and theatrical poetry.
The Receptionists is a physical comedy show about customer service by two Finnish female clowns.
Life is Soft – Martin Creed, Turner prize-winning artist.
Mary, Chris, Mars tells the story of two astronauts who share a Christmas Day together after a chance encounter pushes them away from the crippling isolation of their solitude and …
A dark comedy for the end of days.
Shortlisted for Adrian Pagan Playwriting Award and BBC Writersroom.
Kazumi is hunting a sea monster.
Playwright/director James Ley first gained some attention as a co-producer and writer of Leith-based The Village Pub Theatre, which provided performing space to a fresh band of act…
‘I love you I love you I love you I love you I love you.
Dance is meant to be about self-expression.
Triple Fringe First and Olivier winning Fishamble, in association with Fringe First winning Sunday’s Child, return to Summerhall with the 2019 hit show Mustard by Eva O’Connor.
This is a visceral and vitally important piece in which playwright Eliza Gearty and director Alex Kampfner have wrought an exquisite little nugget of social political theatre: subl…
A choreography for several polystyrene shapes and one human.
Mama Love is a one-woman show in which Lea Blair Whitcher plays with the absurdities of the idealised and toxic images of motherhood in which she finds herself enmeshed.
A bold exploration into chronic pain experience by Sarah Hopfinger, which unashamedly celebrates the rich complexities of living with pain.
Tomatoes erotic? Yes, erotic, silly, surreal, constantly surprising, Tomato, a physical theatre piece by dancer/choreographer Chou Kuan-Jou is brilliant.
‘Enter into a wacky world of sea monsters in high heels and angry mobs with tiny pitchforks’ (InDaily.
After the highly successful Us/Them, Carly Wijs returns to Summerhall with Boy.
In Vegas, a magician performs a final disappearing act.
A study on what it means to be Black in Brazil.
Amit Patel discovered a secret hidden in our data that made Google $1.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s darkly comic tale brought to the stage for children and adults to share.
Cyclist Vee has no idea why she’s woken up in hospital.
An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart.
Nightlands is a play about how authoritarianism weaponises nostalgia, about Russia today.
Theatrical innovators Darkfield are back at Summerhall, inviting Fringe-goers to once more step into absolute darkness for Eulogy, their latest immersive narrative experience conju…
Catriona has a history of making stuff up.
In this one-woman thriller, we see how a loving relationship can sometimes be anything but.
North Wales, 1995.
There’s significant anger in One of Two; a sense of injustice felt by a young man whose experience of the not-so-subtle cruelties and discrimination endured by disabled people is…
Zinnia Oberski’s arresting body doesn’t shy away from being seen, hanging like a carcass from her trapeze in the clinical Demonstration Room of Summerhall.
Fifteen-year-old Reece is roughly accosted by the police outside M&S.
John Hegley’s Biscuit of Destiny.
The Silent Treatment.
Inspired by Dýrafjörður in the Westfjords of Iceland, SHHE presents D Ý R A; a sonic journey evoking landscapes and liminal states.
A new show from James featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music.
Andrew Wasylyk is a Scottish composer and producer who has conceived and contributed to over 25 albums.
Withered Hand is the songwriting output of Edinburgh-based Dan Willson.
Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, library music producer, Siobhan Wilson was born in Elgin, Scotland, UK.
Martin Creed Turner Prize-winning artist-performer-composer and ‘punk poet’ (Guardian).
Trevor’s new attempt at making a thing that only some people will like is similar to Community Circle and Girl v Boy but funnier and not as good.
Something special happens when you play piano for yourself at home.
A social experiment? A support group for people looking to find their own comedy? 12-step meeting? Literal mind-reading show? A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? (Unless you go back …
Admiral Fallow released their much-beloved debut album, Boots Met My Face, in 2011 and its widely acclaimed successor, Tree Bursts In Snow, the following year.
James Yorkston is a singer-songwriter and author from the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.
Edinburgh’s community radio station EHFM celebrates three years on the airwaves with a special live show from local legend Other Lands.
Carla J Easton is an award nominated singer-songwriter, releasing four critically acclaimed albums.
Hamish Hawk is an Edinburgh-based songwriter.
Kapil Seshasayee is a polymath, and a true original talent, both as a songwriter and as a soundsmith, a one-man combination of Scott Walker, Blood Orange, Arca and Richard Dawson.
Stanley Odd make music for people that get tongue-tied talking to girls; clumsy people that dance awkwardly in their bedrooms; people that are generally uncomfortable in social sit…
Every Wild Beast returns to Edinburgh for a one-off solo performance by Fringe First-winning writer and storyteller, Casey Jay Andrews.
My Car Plays Tapes is the new storytelling show by John Osborne, about getting older, jobs, cars that don’t really work and how to make big decisions with your life.
Drawings of Dromedaries (and Other Creatures).
Drawing on a deep lifelong immersion in diverse cultures and an array of pioneering experiences, Scotland’s ‘musical alchemist’ (World Music Report) offers a revelatory new vision …
City Breakz is an outdoor pop-up hip-hop performance trail taking over unexpected places in city and town landscapes, where anything can become a dancefloor.
Playing for the first time since ‘you-know-what’, Neil Pennycook and band take to the stage to perform material spanning Meursault’s entire back catalogue, as well as a few sly nod…
Bogha-frois: Queer Voices in Folk (Scottish Gaelic for Rainbow) is a community of queer folk musicians based in Scotland and beyond.
Puppetry, shadow theatre, mime and music all contribute to this charming oddity, which Caravan Theatre do indeed perform in a caravan.
A time-travel ride through the evolution of sexes, celebrating our diverse gender identities and sexualities.
Dawn is a hairdresser who likes to rap.
Theatre legends Jon Haynes and David Woods of Ridiculusmus are back with Give Me Your Love, a funny and profound fable informed by groundbreaking research.
The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland is informed by a treatment for psychosis that has seen amazing results in Western Lapland.
It was on a mountainside in Cumbria that the first whispers of Cate Le Bon’s latest album poked their buds above the earth after a year of living solitarily in the Lake District wh…
During a Radio 3 live broadcast, a private detective stuns the audience by accusing a best-selling author of murder.
One is the final part in Bert and Nasi’s trilogy on contemporary questions, following Eurohouse and the Total Theatre Award-winning Palmyra.
Topical comedy drama for Radio 3 at Summerhall.
I was young when I chose to love my city.
Tash is trying to fit into her clothes as well as her role in society.
The commonplace experience and movement language of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle comedy.
Part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019 and presented by Contact and STUN.
A woman twirls endlessly, casting trails of pleasure, while another rebuilds beauty among the fall and collapse of her storm.
Imagine you can travel through time.
It’s the happiest day of Khush’s life.
Cora is at the festival to see her ex-boyfriend perform.
100% Soul: The Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir live.
Naomi Sheldon (Funny Women Best Show, 2018) returns with a new psychological drama that takes the audience on an exploration of sound and the supernatural.
Funny, intimate, political, a bit livid, powerful, powerless and patient.
In this new piece, Bert and Nasi dance the end of their relationship, imagining what a future without each other might look like.
Cyst-er Act by Catherine Hoffmann.
Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! Ridiculusmus.
‘We must bury our knowledge until the apocalypse passes’.
Total Theatre Award-winning Rachel Mars returns following her gleeful sell-out hit Our Carnal Hearts.
A riotous romp through the history of the female body, the patriarchy and the bad science behind the titular gender myth.
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, performance-based installation This Time Will Be Different denounces the Canadian government’s discourse on Indigenous people and takes …
Imagine a future world where advances in technology allow the government to monitor everyone’s activities by directly communicating with a person’s shadow, which stores their owner…
An intimate and provocative live performance that ‘evolves into a hypnotic whirlwind of warring emotions’ (Herald), Cryptic’s critically acclaimed, poignant staging of award-winnin…
Performed with marikiscrycrycry, originally created/performed with Dwayne Antony, Out is about shapeshifting in a bid to fit in; to be black enough, straight enough, Jamaican enoug…
By mixing fiction and non-fiction, this performance transports the audience to the moment before the inevitable eruption, allowing them to understand and feel the causes that led t…
A mother and daughter’s relationship through transition.
A couple of years ago James’ best friends, Sarah and Emma, asked him for his sperm.
Fringe University believes that the Edinburgh Fringe makes an excellent classroom.
Her skin is black.
‘What’s going on…??’ Rosana Cade cries, with their head in the seat of a swivel chair, spinning slowly in front of a fixated and silent audience.
Gemma Bedeau is a writer, costume designer and graphic novelist.
A beautiful wordless dialogue between Iraqi traditional music and Finnish contemporary dance.
A show about food.
Scottish musician and producer Andrew Wasylyk accepted an extended residency invite from arts centre and historic house Hospitalfield, in Arbroath, Scotland to create new music for…
Five years ago, at his best friends Sarah and Emma’s engagement party, James met the love the love his life.
Shit is an award-winning compelling, raw and powerful play which examines the intersections of class and misogyny.
If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.
Phosphorus Theatre works with refugees and asylum-seekers to create original collaborative autobiographical storytelling.
When did you turn 21? In this ambitious video installation, Mats Staub explores how world history is mirrored in personal memories.
Three goddesses are summoned to Earth through an ancient ritual; instead, the heavens send the women your mother hoped you would never become.
Step behind the old horse stable doors and discover Summerhall’s very own brewery: Barney’s Beer.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has, for many years, produced and maintained a “Red List” of species which are either already extinct or in danger of bei…
Green and Blue is a touching and thoughtful production about two police officers patrolling opposites sides of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland durin…
Free Love is the latest manifestation of the Scottish experimental pop duo formerly known as Happy Meals, known for their extraordinary sensual live ceremonies.
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, Native Girl Syndrome is inspired by the experience of Lara Kramer’s own grandmother’s migration from a remote First Nations community …
Meeting Place Theatre and Teresa and Andrzej Welminski Foundation present Limbo.
Eight years ago, James’ best friend Tom was diagnosed with heart cancer and told he had three months to live.
From the absurd to the moving, magical, funny and intriguing.
Eva O’Connor’s one-woman show about heart break and madness is crammed with life, wit and tragedy.
Comic dance-theatre conceived and performed by Yukon born ‘Intrepid’ Jen.
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In Traumboy, his one-man show about his experiences as a gay male prostitute, Daniel Hellmann emerges as a performer that is as eloquent with his voice as he is with his body.
Take a gin jolly with Pickering’s Gin in their home at Summerhall Distillery.
Hold On Let Go sets out to address memory loss and forgetting on both a personal and political scale, asking the question: 'What if we forget something important?' Despite …
This one person play, written and performed by Sarah-Jane Scott, introduces us to Sorcha who is fresh from fleeing her wedding.
FrontX shows a range of international street artists who combine exceptional energy and resilience.
Who Cares is a stunning, fast paced piece of verbatim theatre about the plight of three young carers living in Salford.
For All I Care is, first and foremost, the story of two women.
So, you think you’re cool? The stage is non-existent, you’re stood beneath the pseudo-stage lights and it seems as though you might be a part of the performance… So, what exa…
Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators.
We’re told that ‘Max needs a firm hand’, as the performance launches with three actors clad in balaclavas.
For the first time James performs his multi award-winning trilogy of storytelling shows, Team Viking, A Hundred Different Words for Love and Revelations back-to-back in one evening…
Phrases is an inventive and open-minded solo performance from dance artist Lewys Holt, honouring and making space for the confusion and miscommunication which we often seek to avoi…
If you’re here at the Fringe for a good time, don’t let the word ‘science’ cancel out the word ‘sesh’.
Leyla Josephine presents us with 'Daddy', a seeming parody of Rab C Nesbitt, oozing toxic masculinity.
In September 1996, Channel 4 screened a documentary about River Phoenix as a gay icon.
What makes a home? It’s one of a number of questions that Victor Esses asks of audience members as they come in, taping their responses for use later on in his show.
Ejaculation - Discussions of Female Sexuality is a raw, visceral exploration of female pleasure, boldly confronting the many themes which act as barriers to this rarely discussed t…
Meet Jonny: teacher, father and football fan.
Rachael Young and her badass band of superhumans embrace Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in Nightclubbing; an explosive performance bringing visceral live music and interg…
The black box space in Summerhall is perfectly suited to Zanetti Productions’ new one-woman show My Best Dead Friend, at once intimate and epic in its proportions.
Leaping barriers of age, sexuality and gender, Gloria prepares to dance the can-can one last time.
At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe it can often feel very hard to be alone.
Drawing from circus, stand-up and live art, Contra is a solo-cabaret of contradictions.
Something special is about to happen - we know this deeply and cerebrally as we enter stage to the mesmerising image of Maisy Taylor intricately entwined in shibari ropes, barely v…
Bystanders begins with staging reminiscent of a police detective’s office – plain desks, a few chairs, and piles of boxes full of paperwork and evidence.
Mandy is an idiot.
Scottish theatre-maker Annie Cusick Wood worked with companies such as Visible Fictions and Catherine Wheels before moving to Hawaii where she collaborates with Hawaii’s Honolulu T…
This is definitely not the first time I have seen a play about being gay or about the AIDS epidemic, but it is the first time I have seen an eclectic and moving look at life post H…
As I write this review I find myself enveloped by a certain degree of caution.
Aoife’s hungry and bored.
This is about having sexual fantasies that don’t align with your politics.
Sign language meets puppetry in this engaging, BSL-signed production based on a short novel by the revered Taiwanese author Huang Chunming.
A body is washed up on the shores of the Faroe Islands, rain softly splatters on a coat, a video projection comes into view and live music fills our ears.
What happens when your mum abandons you at the age of 12 to join a cult and move to Canada? That’s exactly the predicament Anoushka Warden found herself in, subsequent to her par…
Umbrella Man is the story of a young man from the north of Scotland who tries to prove the Earth is flat.
A dimly lit stage, five women and their leader, to whom they will give everything until there is nothing left to give: this is the basic set-up for Reetta Honkakoski Company’s ca…
In a world created by your imagination it can be difficult to work out what is fiction and what is reality.
Bunk beds line the walls, a sterile cream colour melting into plastic mattresses.
Alaska is a funny, magical trip to the moon, with singing and dancing thrown in: one woman’s extraordinary story of how she survived growing up with severe depression.
‘Sometimes I think I have felt everything I’m ever gonna feel and from here on out, I’m not gonna feel anything new.
Through a series of slightly disjointed comic scenes, two actors, Pete and Kim, tell the story of three different relationships.
April 2015, Michel Graindorge passed away.
A live jam of music, video and poetry, this multimedia theatre show tells the true story of a military drone’s life and fears.
Everything I Do premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival in a sell-out run at Project Arts Centre.
The Afflicted, a startling theatre-dance piece produced by Groupwork and performed at the Summerhall Demonstration Room, is a brilliant re-definition of the docu-drama format.
Biographical performances like LipSync, produced by Cumbernauld Theatre as part of their Invited Guest project, don't always have some obvious, political point to make; they…
Traumgirl explores the myths and stereotypes around sex work, laying bare the women behind the industry in a bold narrative which will change the preconceptions of anyone who didn�…
Adapting Mozart, Chopin and Scott Joplin for outer space requires a specially equipped pianist.
Forgiveness is a work-in-progress about the cycles of abuse that form and affect who we are; if and how we can escape them and move on.
Taiwan’s Chang brothers (co-creators of Bon 4 Bon, a five-star hit at the 2018 Fringe) bounce back with a dance that reveals fresh facets of their fraternal relationships and the r…
An abandoned party; a neglected bedroom; a cluttered AV desk.
Celebrating their final year as Europeans, island monkeys Becca and Louise got invited to the 2018 European Capital of Culture in Malta.
Niteworks are Ruairidh Graham, Allan MacDonald, Christopher Nicolson and Innes Strachan.
Following the success of the Total Theatre Award-winning Palmyra and Eurohouse, Bert and Nasi present an exclusive work-in-progress showing of their latest piece.
Fresh off the back of their last two outstanding, sell-out Summerhall shows, the amazing Transatlantic Ensemble return once again, to perform Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours Album, live an…
Welcome To Night Vale is one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world.
Bestselling author and most watched poet of all time Neil Hilborn – famous for the internationally successful poems OCD and Joey and The Future, Neil Hilborn’s poems have been vi…
Returning for their third Fringe – after a decade of sharing stages and crafting collaborations in the studio, real-life rap BFFs Sage Francis and B Dolan have finally caved to y…
Meursault presents Crow Hill, a series of urban horror story vignettes, set in the titular, fictional, Scottish town.
This high-energy performance features real-life mother Lucy and her 15-year-old son Raedie.
Void is really intense, in the best possible way.
Sh!t Theatre’s sell out show from last year returns for a limited run at Summerhall, in what is perhaps the most bizarre, strange and utterly hysterical hours of performance art …
The Midnight Soup is a piece of theatre during which the audience prepare a meal that they share at the end.
The world’s biggest girl band Get Rreel are on the brink of collapse.
All you need is a camera, an internet connection and something to say.
The Tetra-Decathlon is a gruelling 14-event athletics competition, requiring a unique combination of skills to complete.
Following two critically acclaimed sell-out runs, the National Youth Theatre present the Edinburgh debut of Mohsin Hamid’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel The Reluctant Fundamen…
Prime Cut Productions: East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady.
A very black comedy – Mikey is a hitman exposed to parts of the brain he never thought he would see.
Follow Doaa who dreams of a better life amongst a backdrop of war, terror and enduring love.
It’s very rare that you go to ‘the theatre’ and feel as though you are witnessing a moment in history; with Riot Days, Pussy Riot successfully creates this feeling.
Kevin Rowland – Style icon and leader of the band Dexys (formerly Dexy’s Midnight Runners) is renowned for his vast wealth of musical knowledge and a highly charged eclecticism, …
Start to End return with a live band interpretation of John Martyn’s classic fourth solo studio album Solid Air, following a sold-out appearance at Celtic Connections 2018.
The BBC is creating an intimate live pop up radio studio at Summerhall.
And So I Watch You from Afar released The Endless Shimmering on the 20 October 2017 on Los Angeles based record label Sargent House, home of fellow noiseniks Deafheaven, Chelsea Wo…
Based on a medieval story handed down by oral tradition, Emily Doolittle’s comedic chamber opera tells the story of Jan Tait, a rugged and roguish Shetlander who is always ready fo…
Winner of the 2017 Best International Performance Award at the 2017 Fringe Festival, Amsterdam and hit of the 2018 Brighton Fringe.
Desire is the place of not yet having.
Italian Horror legends GOBLIN are coming to the UK to perform 6 very special shows in London and Edinburgh as part of their 40th Anniversary Celebrations.
The Italian horror soundtrack maestro Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin perform their classic 1977 score live to a screening of the famous Dario Argento film Suspiria (celebrat…
The Last One is the end of all things, and still needing more.
‘The children grabbed him (the father) and put him on the table.
With roots in Grotowski’s theatrical style and the laboratory theatre of 1970s Poland, Company of Wolves are known for their striking, collaborative work that fuses dance, physic…
Operating out of Summerhall since 2012, Barney’s Beer invites visitors to get a behind-the-scenes look at how our brewery runs on a day-to-day basis.
It seems that Cardiff-based Hijinx Theatre Company are happy to take risks.
Cock, cock… Who’s there? is a multimedia, autobiographical documentary-cum-social experiment all about writer-performer Samira Elagoz’s relationship with men after being rape…
Double Fringe First winners Nutshell return with this world premiere in a co-production with The Byre Theatre.
The vividly stunning screen show of BRUSH Theatre.
Locked In Edinburgh escape game challenge to solve the mystery of who’s plotting against the distillery.
Alexander Wright, our poet for the evening, tells us that this piece was written in The Meadows – the park not very far from Summerhall where they are performing now.
Backup, a mix of puppetry and gestural object theatre, is a half hour of pure delight.
Music’s power has erased boundaries before, but can it make us feel connected as citizens, even after the Brexit? Last year, theatre maker Marieke Dermul researched if such a thi…
There’s a line in How to Keep Time that sat very deeply in my heart: “All my memories have been rewritten for who you are now.
Never Vera Blue is a brave and commendable production, which interrogates the effects of gaslighting in an emotionally abusive relationship.
Le Gateau Chocolat has brought his background in drag to this kids show, which is a solo act loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling.
A Belgian pop star moves to London to steal the job of British pop stars.
Grassmarket Projects return to Summerhall after the successes of Doubting Thomas and Doglife with an authentic exploration of care within the NHS.
A flipbook might look like an ordinary but unusually shaped book, but appearances can be deceptive.
The Sauna is a story of an old woman.
If you break my heart, I’ll break yours too.
People Show have been producing work for more than 50 years which, given the self-indulgence of People Show 130 (or The Last Straw, to give its more Fringe-friendly title), is some…
What can you remember from five years ago? Or five days ago? Five minutes ago, even? What can you be absolutely sure, beyond all doubt that you remember? MALAPROP Theatre’s new s…
‘Why should I continue to be tolerant, when the world has been so intolerant of me?’ Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing ‘hardline’ Muslim te…
Darkfield – creators of last years Séance – have brought their shipping container back to Summerhall for their latest aeronautically themed immersive audio performance, Flight…
Produced by Raw Material, in association with the Beacon Arts Centre.
Start each day with a warm-up! Professional practitioners will lead morning movement warm-ups in the Upper Church space at Summerhall for Fringe performers from all venues.
“Welcome to Blackpool!” Cockburn beams as her audience files into Summerhall’s Anatomy Lecture Theatre.
With the advent of the internet, smartphones and social media, today’s politics happens under an unprecedented level of scrutiny.
James Rowland may not strike you as a sperm donor if you met him in the street, but this is a man prepared to go to the ends of the earth to help his best friend and her wife find …
Triple Fringe First and Olivier Award-winning Fishamble present Maz and Bricks.
Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) is a one-woman science/comedy/music show.
A dancer dances, while another explains.
Erewhon: or, Over the Range is a fantasy novel by Samuel Butler which, first published anonymously in 1872, presented itself as the experiences of its narrator on discovering the m…
Cleaning out her grandmother's old basement after her death, amongst the usual detritus a woman finds a tape recorder and an accompanying tape which tells the kind of story usu…
Two Destination Language are encouraging audiences to see the personal narrative behind history with their performance Fallen Fruit.
Katie & Pip celebrates the relationship between Katie, a 15-year-old Type 1 Diabetic girl and Pip, her five-year-old border collie, trained by Katie to save her life on a daily bas…
Once Upon a Daydream, produced by Sun Son Theatre, bursts with life and colour.
“Have you ever fantasised about someone like me?” Katy Dye asks the audience, not as an adult woman, not as a performance artist, but as a 15-year-old school girl.
Alma: A Human Voice is a one-person performance focused on portraying and contrasting two characters from the early 1900s.
Told through spoken word and within timed boxing rounds, Until You Hear That Bell is a story about ten years of amateur boxing and a changing relationship between father and son.
Through the thick haze and wash lights, the three piece band of performers that make up Valerie can just be seen, shimmering like figures from the past.
Make sure you arrive at Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl a few minutes early; performer Jess Love is thrilled to offer you a coffee, a tea, or a biscuit in the queue.
Willy Hudson’s heart-filled, charming and hysterical one man show storms the stage at Summerhall and sheds light on the hugely under-discussed areas of gay sexual politics with d…
Chris Thorpe's solo show for this year is about grappling with national identity as a white british man.
Single person monologues have long been a fringe staple, but nevertheless they are incredibly difficult to successfully pull off.
“Bitter Sweet Symphony” by The Verve.
From the Chiayi area of southern Taiwan comes this strong and original documentary-style depiction of local contemporary life refracted through one of Shakespeare’s greatest traged…
We in the L.
There are books which are called seminal largely because so many people have read them.
‘My neighbours leave their flat one morning but don’t return.
In an empty and decaying room four performers armed only with limited props, a beat up collection of instruments, and a selection of microphones bring to life a tale of anger, rage…
By Magne van den Berg, UK premiere.
When the cast of Closed Doors were taking their bow, they mentioned that this show existed as a book and as an album, and I immediately wished I had listened to the album.
On a train heading south, the eyes of a tired man meet those of a woman weeping, if only for a moment.
Knaive Theatre’s reworking of Czech author Karel Capek’s 1937 novel War with the Newts is a striking adaptation of an unfairly forgotten sci-fi masterpiece that will leave you …
I’ll begin by noting that this particular viewing was unfortunately tarnished by a very inconsiderate audience, where both latecomers and six mid-show phone calls bombarded the f…
A street art opera.
Typical Emmy, to turn brain cancer into a game! Her husband attempts to care for her, even as the illness eats away the woman he knows and loves, and her mother holds faith with in…
Ever since he was a kid, Nick has loved Michael Barrymore.
A Generous Lover is La JohnJoseph’s heartfelt account of caring for a bipolar partner.
The Edinburgh Fringe is the sort of place where you expect to see experimental, strange and unusual performances, and Paper Doll Militia’s Egg will certainly satisfy audiences lo…
‘A striking dream world.
Master of Cretan lute George Xylouris and Jim White (Dirty Three), a most innovative and charismatic drummer, are creating a musical duo.
Up the dark, dark stairs, upon the bloody gallows of soft rock, through the oubliette of cheese, into the torture chamber of disco, you are welcomed to the Late Night Pop Dungeon.
Svelt, intelligent, adorable balladeer trapped inside the body of an oversized, oft-bearded folk ogre.
Following last year’s Fringe success and UK tour, Bertrand & Nasi’s darkly comic look at the EU’s founding ideals returns to Summerhall for just four performances.
American wanderer Julie Byrne’s second album, Not Even Happiness, vividly archives what would have otherwise been lost to the road – bustling roadside diners, the stars over the …
Electronic artist from the UK and one half of F*ck Buttons.
Kieran Hurley works towards an overwhelming state of urgency with the audience in his solo show Heads Up.
A live eclectic ballad of works from pioneers of the contemporary Scottish music scene.
The Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show that ‘defined comedy in 2016’ (**** Guardian) and earned a Total Theatre Award nomination for Innovation returns for 10 days only.
Tough girls and pretty boys living life in the margins, dreaming about being at the centre.
Since bursting onto the Madrid DIY scene, Hinds – Ana Perrote, Carlotta Cosials, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen – have mastered a raw and playful sound all their own.
The audience were completely absorbed by Proto-Type Theater’s exposition of global mass-surveillance in A Machine They’re Secretly Building, the title aptly born from whistlebl…
A dirty, disused room, empty except for a box with lots of holes in it.
Locus Amoenus is a poignant, slightly absurdist masterpiece in dramatic irony, in which the audience watches three strangers on a train slowly, unknowingly, going towards their de…
Our Carnal Hearts is a wicked and totally absorbing cathartic purging experience, exalting the darker shades of humanity that dwell within us all.
Hanane Hajj Ali is a Lebanese performer with French citizenship who jogs daily to prevent osteoporosis, depression and obesity.
This is a show about belonging.
A few ideas structure Josie Long’s new show, the central one being simply that “not everything is for everyone.
2017 is their last year! Edinburgh’s favourite purveyors of sousaphone-fuelled brassy honkstep will be hanging up their horns at the end of this year.
FK Alexander returns with her Total Theatre Award-winning sell-out 2016 show.
This startling, if indistinct production from Mind the Gap, England’s largest learning disability theatre company, gets straight to its point, with cast members slipping into ‘…
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Canada’s only balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk super-band.
Antler Theatre are no strangers to the Edinburgh Fringe, making their debut with This Way Up and Maria, 1968 in 2012.
Five hours is a long time for everyone – it’s a long time for a viewer, it’s a long time for an actor, and it’s a long time to have an excruciating conversation about your …
You meet someone online.
There is nothing more personal that the truth, and to present the truth of stage is an invariably brave act.
Arm is the spooky exploration of junkyard puppetry you never thought you wanted.
A cabaret with the best performance Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Morocco and Scotland have to offer! Come relax with the best drama, comedy, dance, music and otherness from the Arab Wo…
In the latest text by Mudar Alhaggi, this play is about daily life in the midst of the Syrian war, the waiting and the disappointed illusion that the next day might bring about cha…
Following on from the critically acclaimed Doubting Thomas, Jeremy Weller (winner of six Fringe First awards) and Grassmarket Projects return with part two of a devised trilogy wit…
In this portrait of Shakespeare’s most beloved heroine – the curious and courageous Rosalind – rising star choreographer James Cousins asks whether women still need to emulat…
Mediterraneo is bringing Africa, southern Italy and Scotland crashing into Summerhall for a huge festival opening party.
Following a turbulent year of politics and current affairs, this year’s Fringe programme is unsurprisingly loaded with all manner of shows trying to make sense of the world in 20…
Due to some of the artists being refused visas to enter the UK, we have had to make some changes to the Arab Arts Focus Dance Double Bill.
In the wake of a heinous break-in at Summerhall Distillery, the situation we all feared has come to pass: a vodka themed group of extremists is determined to put a permanent end to…
Welcome to Edinburgh’s longest established non-continuously operating brewery! Ever wondered what really goes on inside a brewery? You’re welcomed in to Barney’s Beer at Summ…
How to Act is set up as a masterclass in acting with a fantastic twist that brings questions of race and gender into a topical debate.
Since closing its doors as a vet school in 2011, Summerhall has become a thriving arts hub full of exhibitions, installations and shows.
A joyful and touching view of the world through other people’s eyes, Lists… is a show composed entirely of crowdsourced lists.
No Show is perhaps the perfect show: one that claims to be nothing at all.
China Plate’s The Shape of the Pain is an innovative artistic and scientific collaboration combining words, sound and projection to start a conversation about Complex Regional Pa…
Stagger me sideways! King Ubu, usurper to the throne of Baloney, carries a mop instead of a sceptre and dreams of his pâté de dog.
Taha Muhammad Ali is the beautiful optimistic picture of the Palestinian people – of all of us.
Joanne Ryan’s ode to motherhood, Eggsistentialism, is emotionally poignant and amusingly informative.
Slut tells a story which is sadly the experience of many women; girls who have the benefit of naivety during their younger years, which is then destroyed when they face the reality…
From Helsinki, a brand-new speed-dating concept for theatre lovers! First relax, enjoying one of two sparkling comedies about first dates in restaurants from prolific Finnish scree…
From out of the future, dissolving himself in fiction, the character of Youness Atbane observes the dynamics of contemporary art in Morocco.
A psychic journey, through physical theatre and music, Sun Son Theatre’s Heart of Darkness explores the damage inflicted on a woman by arranged marriage.
Tucked away in a decently sized room at the beautiful venue of Summerhall, Eaten stars Mamoru Iriguchi as both Mamoru, Lionel the Lion, and, believe it or not, Dr.
The Backyard Story, directed by Chen-Chieh Sun with lively music composed by Chien-Hsun Chen, is a charming black-light theatre show for children aged 5+.
I’m not sure where to begin in dissecting Sasquatch: the Opera.
The beginning of Last Resort definitely hooks you in.
Early in his Fringe show Mark Thomas reveals the impressively religious character of his upbringing.
Theatre today increasingly falls into one of two broad camps.
“I’m aware there isn’t much art made about love, so I thought I’d nip in and nail the definitive article before anyone else could.
Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World is a hidden gem of the Fringe that starts off all fun and games (literally) before delving into an account of living with depression that is so h…
Workshy is a performance art piece by Katy Baird, a lady more experienced in customer service roles than theatrical ones.
In her opus Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag explores the ways in which images of conflict can be altered for the benefit of a particular social cause or political group.
Poignant and humorous, this is a semi-autobiographical piece of writing which roots itself in Co-coism director Hung Chien-Han’s upbringing.
Tripadvisor meets Pokemon Go in this absurd, fantastical tour that proves how liable we are to being led.
Inside the mind of a pianist, looking out.
Fifty years ago, Roland Barthes told us to forget what we know about an author when reading a text.
We all saw the coverage of the Egyptian revolution in 2011, but who can say they’ve been in the same room as someone personally involved? Ramy wasn’t just a participant in the …
Amira is obsessed with space and dreams of becoming an astronaut.
A Young Vic Taking Part Production.
Sh!t Theatre are excited to present their ‘mainstream crossover’ hit following their 2016 show Letters to Windsor House that earned them a Fringe First.
Jihan is an ordinary child who woke up one day to discover that she had lost her smile.
Almost at the start, Gilchrist Muir—here
inhabiting the tweed suit of our lecturer, Glasgow University-based Theoretical
Zombiologist Dr Ken House—insists that Zombies are no…
Join a modern monk as he, or sometimes she, makes a poetic and musical journey through the modern world in search of enlightenment and wisdom.
Not jazz, nor a trio and not entirely Scottish, The National Jazz Trio of Scotland are Bill Wells (piano laptop), Aby Vulliamy (vocals, viola), Kate Sugden (vocals, marimba), and G…
Withered Hand is the musical output of Edinburgh-based Dan Willson, a feature of the city’s DIY music scene for many years.
We encounter the Workcenter’s deepening of an exploration of the human being in action, as Mr Richards guides us through the phases of the Workcenter’s performing arts research…
Mediterraneo is bringing Africa, Cuba and southern Italy to Summerhall for a huge festival edition of their world music concert.
Eska, one of music’s best-kept secrets, has built an inimitable reputation as a writer and performer through collaborations with such legends of the game as Grace Jones, Cinematic …
Is it possible to rid ourselves of that force which engulfs us daily and constitutes a redirection of our destiny? Can we alter a plan nature has etched within us and deviate from …
Carla Pollastrelli will carry the public through an outline of Jerzy Grotowski’s creative biography with a specific focus on the theatrical phase he carried out between 1959 and …
In this encounter, Carla Pollastrelli, co-director of Fondazione Pontedera Teatro from 1993 to 2012, will introduce and present the video documentation of Akropolis, an outstanding…
Broken Records bring their expansive, soaring mix of elation and melancholy to Summerhall’s Dissection Room, with the raw energy of Springsteen and the drama of Arcade Fire.
Their third show at the Dissection Rooms, the TSF crew returns with an explosive live set of motown classics along with new renditions of northern soul dance floor escapisms.
One of post-dubstep’s bright lights, Mount Kimbie come to Summerhall’s Dissection Room for a genre-evading late-night DJ set, drawing from a thick soup of influences that leave…
The Living Room takes us home, to a place in which we welcome another.
‘Stephen’s far-reaching guitarist-composer’s voice, now vast and scary, now dreamily delicate, now devilishly catchy, that’s making this strain of his output so enthralling…
Richard Dawson brings his wonderfully shambling exterior, tales of pineapples and underpants, ghosts of family members and cats to Summerhall’s Dissection Room.
For many people unaffected by it, the debt crisis in Greece is a distant, vaguely distressing situation, failing to provoke public outcry due to a misapprehension that it is someho…
As hilarious as it is poignant, Lost in Blue is an individual and gripping story from one of the UK’s top storytellers.
Bildraum is part of the ‘Big in Belgium’ series, featuring six of the country’s many outstanding theatre and performance companies.
Here’s what happens in order: A parody of bourgeois conversation by actors in black morphsuits; a light show to the gaiety of the Ode To Joy; unembellished description of said pi…
“Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions.
The Lady Vanishes is one of those shows that doesn’t fit into simple categories.
Stories to Tell in the Middle of the Night is both exactly what it says it whilst also proving to something rather different altogether.
WHITE are a hurtling juggernaut of synth stabs, razor-sharp guitars and even sharper attire.
Orkestra del Sol, a joyous reinvention of global brassy street music, has left a trail of pummelled dancefloors across Europe and countries including India, Australia and China.
Scottish virtuoso guitarist/composer Simon Thacker returns to create a new Romani musical journey in this dazzling world premiere featuring reimagined Gypsy songs and original work…
Back, back, back and bouncier than ever, the exclusive vinyl club night for the more fully fledged music fan returns for a one-off, late night festival special.
Willis Earl Beal has yet to be born.
One of Britain’s most promising folk artists, Highland-born Rachel Sermanni comes to Summerhall’s Dissection Room.
Emballage refers to Tadeusz Kantor’s concept of wrapping, a utilitarian action taken from the most mundane reality of everyday life.
Sometime in between Jak Soroka cracking eggs on her naked body and Sam Reynolds dry humping someone in the audience, you realise nights at Dive’s C U Next Tuesday cabaret can get…
Lithuanian director Arturas Areima mounts an adaptation of Falk Richter’s play of the same name, Under Ice.
A haunting and utterly compelling SAY award-winning album Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood I’ve Spilled comes to Summerhall’s dissection room.
The premise of the show is deceptively simple, and the clue is in the title: what a woman would do or go through for a man who she wholeheartedly loves, even though he has already …
On the Conditions and Possibilities of Hillary Clinton Taking Me as Her Young Lover definitely wins the title of most intriguing show title at the Fringe, and it’s definitely wor…
We meet Fred as he wakes up - cute little puppet stretching and yawns ensue.
Josef K wakes up one morning, hungry and disconcerted, only to find himself arrested.
Step into an interstellar kosmische zone the likes the capital has never seen to launch Summerhall’s amazing musical programme this August.
Stephanie Ridings does a lecture on state homicide with drama.
A documentary style piece of storytelling which merges fact and fiction, past and present in an interesting tale, that sadly fails to curdle the blood.
In a previous show, we witnessed Robert Newman intellectually tear down Dawkin’s view of evolution.
Nassim Soleimanpour is known for his intelligent plays that have no need for a director, designer or even rehearsals.
Following the story of an Irish emigrant’s relationship with her father, Remember to Breathe is quietly affecting rather than arresting; assured and well-rounded rather than boun…
In this poignantly silly adventure tale for families, Sylvie is sent to the backyard to hang up the laundry.
Death is a funny thing when you think about it: it’s the only certain thing in this world yet the majority of us deny its existence, but as performer Liz Rothschild points out, i…
A family show guaranteed to tickle the child in all of us.
With their friendship and complicity spanning almost two decades, Mauro Paccagnella and Alessandro Bernardeschi meet again for a choreographic project.
In 1923, Marlene Dietrich made the transition from stage to cinema through a bit part in German silent comedy The Little Napoleon.
Taking multimedia representations of young women as its inspiration, If There’s Not Dancing at the Revolution, I’m Not Coming picks apart a medley of references to Titanic, Disney …
This is a wonderfully complex piece; part intertwining story, part vocalised ruminations of Jack Klaff, a Fringe veteran who gives a stunning performance.
La Pire Espèce have been rummaging in the cupboards: in Ubu on the Table coffee pots, cutlery, a glass jug and drawers full of unassuming objects populate the cast in an energetic…
On the surface Jenna Watt’s new show Faslane sounds like it should be a simple comparison of the reasons for and against renewing the Trident nuclear base; it turns out to be jus…
Both touching and humorous, It Folds is an experimental exploration of grief, death and the human condition.
The Locked In Escape game comes to the Fringe this year for the first time.
Inside the workings of the piano concert, looking out.
“You come in like a lion and you leave like a lamb”.
Ontroerend Goed’s World Without Us imagines a future in which humanity has simply ceased to exist, and it’s surprisingly soothing.
The sheer size of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival means that any performer that manages to distinguish themselves from the wild, multifarious pack is left at a critical crossroad.
Sometimes a good performance doesn’t fulfill the purpose of normal theatre.
Picture the scene: two women in letterbox face paint — a pair of punkish, postmodern clowns — sit on a couple of threadbare armchairs underneath an enormous screen, sipping bee…
Yinka Kuitenbrouwer welcomes you into her shed, pours you a cup of tea, gives you a house-shaped biscuit, and the words come out in a torrent.
I can count on one hand the number of plays that have sent shivers down my spine: Us/Them is one such show.
Annie Siddon’s (almost) one-woman show, How (Not) To Live In Suburbia, is an absolute treat from Siddon’s first smile to the audience as she takes the stage, until she exits.
What is meant by being cool? Does anything else matter? Are acronyms in? OOAAFLT mixes contemporary dance with storytelling and comedy to question what is cool these days.
Most Fringe shows think they can squeeze two hours into fifty minutes.
Award-winning Scottish musician’s solo quest to heal cultural wounds.
With the feel of an interactive workshop rather than a theatrical ‘show’, The Castle Builder is a lo-fi exploration of outsider art that alternates between informal lecture and…
At first glance, there are other plays by Shakespeare that would offer more fruitful parallels with the Kurt Cobain story than Macbeth.
Following its run at the Royal Court in London, Tim Crouch’s play reflects on our modern-day obsession with artists’ lives and how this interferes with and indeed obscures our …
Jeremy Weller, known for his use of drama as a tool for social intervention, presents a new Fringe offering with a powerful actor and message at its core, but a weak execution that…
Being both a chronic worrier and a huge fan of television from the 1990s, I had high hopes for Don’t Panic! It’s Challenge Anneka: a one woman show that uses the programme, Challen…
Never underestimate the power or repercussions of a gift.
Fifteen-year-old David Ralfe knows that with “warmth, guidance, and gentle nudging”, Kate, his anorexic girlfriend, can be guided towards a healthier existence.
It’s hard to imagine a more appropriate venue than the Demonstration Room at Summerhall for Nick Cassenbaum’s coming of age tale.
A television journalist and a politician clash live on-air.
Mungo Park proved that any true Scotsman would do almost anything to avoid spending another bloody day in Selkirk.
There comes a time in most good plays when you realise you’ve become completely lost in a moment due to its sheer brilliance.
Two large basement rooms in Summerhall have been transformed into a remarkable installation and immersive theatre, musical, video, sound, and light performance area.
Mikey and Addie is a story about two pre-teen kids who couldn’t be more different – Mikey’s life is all about imagination and play, while Addie’s is focused on enforcing rule…
Gin is on the up.
The story of young Aussie Elizabeth Moncello, the unofficial inventor of the famous butterfly stroke.
It’s a strange and unsettling thing being stood stock-still for a few minutes, gazing into a stranger’s eyes.
A ludicrous and inventive interpretation of the Brontë myth, taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration.
On 10 January 1992, the container ship
Ever Laurel, several days out from Hong Kong en route to Tacoma, Washington,
hit a storm in the North Pacific Ocean.
near-century since Czech writer Karel Capek first gave us the word “robot” (in
his play R.
Breathe starts with its six performers standing in a circle,
staring at the audience, just breathing.
Come experience the sights and sounds of the Balkans at this riotous night of live Balkan, klezmer and gypsy music, exquisite gypsy belly dancing, fabulous Balkan Beats DJs, live v…
Owen Pallett’s new album In Conflict was released in 2014.
‘I looked for it on Blackpool beach with my Mum.
This award-winning devised piece from Two Destination Language clearly deserves its second festival run.
Six performances only! The multi award-winning international hit play returns for its final Edinburgh performances.
Barry Bonaparte’s Travelling Circus is in trouble.
A gig inspired by Clytemnestra’s Greek revenge myth, casting her Furies of vengeance as front women of a rock band.
Award-winning Clod Ensemble returns to Edinburgh with the fabulous tale of a man who eats himself into the chair he is sitting upon, the woman doomed to cook his meals, and their o…
Forced Entertainment have a legendary reputation for creating innovative, engaging and challenging theatre and performance.
Atomkraft is a performance with live music.
Sarah Calver begins her spirited, witty show with a disclaimer: this show is ideally watched in Berlin at 10pm while a couple of pints down.
Here is what happens in A String Section: five women cut the legs off the chairs on which they are sitting.
Combining puppetry, magic and scientific-demonstration, THE ASSEMBLY OF ANIMALS gives a glimpse into the inner workings of a laboratory looking for life in everyday objects.
Dutch jazz punk veterans The Ex, have been going for thirty-five years.
We are on the border between England and Scotland, life and death, fluid and solid.
At a certain point in Confirmation’s 85 minutes of perspective-smudging, you just want to get up and scream – so inescapably does Chris Thorpe’s script put you face-to-face w…
Islands is a bit madcap.
Summerhall is proud to present the Sun Ra Arkestra, live in the Dissection Room.
Howl throated ghost poet MacGillivray stramps the stage in folk noir electronica, evocative of post-apocalyptic punk Gaelic, chewed chandelier glass and electric autoharp.
No two people – or monsters – are exactly the same! Come along and meet some scratchy, shimmering creatures and multi-coloured mini monsters, playing and interacting with one a…
Following their critically acclaimed 2014 Fringe debut, leading new music group Ensemble Thing return to Summerhall to perform John De Simone’s powerful, moving new work, Independe…
Post-rock performance troupe Needless Alley present Where.
Three women stand on a cliff-edge overlooking their village; a village which is soon to disappear.
Four people are onstage at the start of this play: Sean Campion and Scott Turnbull, the actors playing a mother/daughter pair, and a real-life mother/daughter pair.
Donald Torr was, apparently, the best big brother any little girl could have, especially growing up on the outskirts of 1960s’ Aberdeen.
Scotland’s visionary guitarist/composer returns with an astonishingly powerful new trio line-up of his award-winning Indo-Western ensemble, with Raju das Baul, mesmerising exponent…
Originally inspired by the demolition of the Chartist Mural in Newport, South Wales, Smash it Up explores the destruction of art, culture and public space.
Globally inspired, but distilled in Scotland.
Go ahead and sip the gunpowder green tea poured into dainty cups by Tom Barnes and Matt Wilks, the handsome, engaging young performers of The Litvinenko Project.
By Heathcote Williams (Herald Lifetime Achievement Award winner).
Thread is a multimedia dance drama, that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, arousal and disgust, fun and violence, spectacle and authenticity.
Awkward Happiness is a reflection on the futility of happiness.
The Metaphysical Caravan is an extraordinary mobile stage curated presenting the work of Pinocchio Theatre from Poland.
Are you a university student at the Fringe? Network with your tech, acting, management and producing peers – make connections! Come meet other university students at this meet an…
Ventoux is the story of two cyclists, one forbidding mountain and a potent rivalry.
Welcome to the Edinburgh Spiritual Emergency Support Group.
Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat play their only Edinburgh gig in support of their acclaimed second album together, The Most Important Place in the World.
As part of the Made in Scotland showcase, off-world electronica and stunning live vocals merge seamlessly with surreal 3D animation to evolve into a multimedia artwork in Alien Lul…
Lost in Transition looks at Romania’s decretei: children born as a result of Ceausescu’s 770 Decree that forbade contraception and abortions.
This show is wondrously delightful.
Dr Niamh Shaw is that relatively rare thing – a skilled and engaging stage performer who also happens to be a scientist and engineer, with both a degree and PhD to her name.
In Poker Night Blues, Williams’ masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire is undone – dismantled and distilled to its essential elements.
Antiwords is a piece inspired by Václav Havel’s play Audience, featuring an awkward dialogue between a dissident playwright and a drunken brew master.
Over the last 20 years Mark Kozelek has been ploughing his own unique furrow, through his work in the band Red House Painters and through the moniker Sun Kil Moon, leading him to o…
The Letter J’s production of Grandad and Me is simple, moving and effective.
An exclusive vinyl club night for the more fully-fledged music fan, DJs Kinghorror and The Spotlight Kid create an amazing mash up of grooves from the last six decades, perfectly c…
A gallery space with assorted artworks: chainsaw, feathered headdress, a map of the world.
The Gomaar Trilogy has stylish puppetry and heartfelt sincerity – but its confident aesthetic fails to enliven a tired story of a male artist trying to accommodate his creative i…
‘A fast-paced gem of a play about saying goodbye to your nearest and dearest.
This charming double bill from Puppets Being Theatre uses poise and precision to bring to life ingenious paper creations.
Garry Roost is both writer and performer in this broad, jumbled examination of the life of the troubled artist, Francis Bacon.
It’s easy to get lulled by the constant flow of shows at the Fringe, to give in the mid-afternoon slump and the heavy-eyed semi-slumber.
Who knew that a Dusty Springfield favourite could provide such an effective description of man’s descent into unspeakable evil? Ewan Downie and Jonathan Peck from Company of Wolv…
Sachli Gholamalizad moved from Iran to Belgium when she was five.
What is it like to fall under the spell of the piano? Genre-defying pianist Will Pickvance (creator of Anatomy of the Piano) spent years trying to refine his tendency to go off on …
A space at Summerhall has been transformed into a forest.
Is this a music concert? Is it a piece of theatre? Can it be both? Might it be neither? These are the questions that may well fly around your mind after experiencing The Great Down…
Prosumer aka Achim Brandenburg has a fever for Chicago’s Jack flavour with a vision, passion and knowledge which makes Prosumer a guardian of house music history and one of the f…
Mitch (Eric Sigmundsson) loves movies.
Igor and Moreno move.
Following the success of Anatomy of the Piano last year, Will Pickvance is back with an enthralling adaptation of his work for younger theatre-goers.
It’s hard these days to find comics, amongst the slick and edgy big leagues, with a genuine sense of mischief.
A charming storytelling piece that fuses spoken word and music, Fable from the Flanagan Collective charts the story of ‘J’.
In 1885 Sarah Henley throws herself off a bridge.
Pay attention as this breathtaking production desiccates, then dissects childhood trauma via its exploration of Wittgenstein and semantics: there’s a wordless sucker punch in Can…
Summerhall’s Meadow Galleries hosts the first Unlimited Exhibition: a collection of ambitious visual and mixed media installations by outstanding disabled artists.
A really specific, niche or academic inspiration for a show, adapted in a completely unexpected style that still absolutely suits the material with high levels of audience interact…
A baby chick is born and thinks the sky is falling down.
A crucifix, a menorah, the smell of incense.
‘Brilliant and evocative’ (Westword.
That the character of Paul Abacus was created in 2009 – three years after TED talks became available to watch online – is no surprise at all.
When life gives you lemons, sometimes you shouldn’t make lemonade.
With the title Some People Talk About Violence one would be forgiven for thinking Barrel Organ’s new show is serious and depressing.
Shift is a collective of poets that includes Rachel Amey, Bram Gieben, Harry Giles, Jenny Lindsay, Ali Maloney, Rachel McCrum and Sam Small.
“Good girls should be seen and not heard”.
Gather round, gather round for the moon’s magical, mystical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer called Marina Skippett, who he has been watching at night.
Written and performed by legendary trans playwright, performer and poet Jo Clifford, this unique and extraordinary show combines theatre with storytelling, spoken word and ritual i…
London’s boldest dance theatre brings hit shows to the Fringe.
Jenny’s a mischievous little girl who loves playing with her Dad.
I have never before been moved from laughing to tears pouring down my face – in the space of one sentence – until I saw this piece.
A shamelessly monotonous cycle of intrigue, We This Way casts Seth Kiebel in a haunting light, his deadpan but deft delivery commanding an hour of interactive, communal ‘point-an…
“Doesn’t she look lovely?” Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit coo again and again, spitting irony.
In his softly accented English, German photographer Volker Gerling introduces you to unforgettable faces in his quiet but compelling Portraits in Motion.
as “a story of women’s courage, of sisterhood and pride”,
A Bench on the Road is a work in
progress based on the true experiences of Italian immigrants, Scottish-bo…
Gogol’s The Gamblers (premiered in 1843) is relatively rarely-performed,
at least in comparison with the writer’s most famous work, The Government
Alison Jackson has made a name
for herself creating fake behind-the-scenes photographs and videos of
celebrities with look-alike models.
Professors White Fang and Dr.
Through a combination of monsters, demons, and his dysfunctional relationship with his father, Stasiu tries to overcome the harsh reality of his own existence, as his narcotic-abus…
Replaceable Things features John De Simone’s Panic Diary and Thomas Butler’s Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You, performed by Scottish contemporary music company Ensem…
Sleight & Hand’s
purposefully heavy-handed opening speech casts a shadow over its self-conscious
remainder: this piece of new writing by Chris Bush is so knowing you’d really…
Led by the visionary Scottish guitar virtuoso, Simon Thacker’s Ritmata play exhilaratingly direct new music combining sounds from every corner of the globe with the incredible musi…
Edinburgh based singer/songwriter Amy Duncan showcases a new body of songs with string trio: harp, bass and percussion as part of the Made in Scotland Showcase.
‘Irish stew for the soul’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).
The Waste Land Sisters fuses Chekhov’s The Three Sisters with T.
Some shows take the audience on
challenging yet rewarding journeys through layers of meaning, interpretations,
It takes a hell of a lot of stage presence to pull of a one-man cabaret musical inspired by Euripides’ The Bacchae, but Hawksley Workman is certainly up to the task.
Anything is possible! Or impossible! Steven Berkoff performs live while being simultaneously painted by acclaimed Scottish artist Peter Howson.
An exciting opportunity for 0-4 year olds (and their adults), to enter a realm of mystery, fun and adventure.
The World Mouse Plague is a complex, experimental illusion of a play.
New genre-crossing music by Fiona Rutherford.
Out of the darkness, six women emerge wearing evening dresses.
It should be a speakeasy with small round tables and lowballs of stiff drinks on the rocks – but it ain’t.
Following their sell-out Summerhall shows at last year’s Made In Scotland showcase, this genre-defying quartet take a break from performing with Scottish Dance Theatre to perform…
On the day that the Edinburgh weather turned from sunshine and showers to rough, autumnal wind, an ambitious project arrived at Summerhall.
Summerhall’s steeply tiered Demonstration Room gives off the air of an amphitheatre, but its back wall houses very modern projections.
Raymondo is a piece of magical realist storytelling which combines an evocative musical accompaniment with an endlessly strange and beautiful script.
20 Stories High Young Actors Theatre Company’s Tales from the MP3 is an original and dynamic production.
“We are not going to tell you a story,” the cast
disconcertingly warns the audience in the opening minutes of Wuthering Heights.
As anyone who’s ever dealt with a three-year-old can tell you, keeping
their attention can be a Herculean task.
This is a very weird play.
Alexandra Kazazou’s slim but muscular frame seems to fill the stage, such is the sheer power she exudes.
Soiled bodies writhe across across a primordial swamp in earthbound
exploration, rising from time to time in contorted gestures.
The Man Who Almost Killed
Himself is a funny and tragic true story inspired by the work of
anthropologist Andrew Irving in Uganda and Eastern Africa.
This was supposed to be a review of a stand-up comedy show.
If you’ve been flyered by Theatre Santuoui, you may have been bewitched by the intricate game that unfolds before your eyes in their ingenious paper creation.
Now Until the Hour is a lyrical dramatic monologue starring Jacquie Crago.
After a successful career in London as a playwright and actor, William Shakespeare has returned home to his wife in Stratford.
Biding Time (Remix) holds some interesting ideas and memorable visuals, but it’s often hard to decipher what the aim of the company’s design and concept really is.
If your experience of Fringe plays has become stale, Nothing is
likely to change your mind.
What happens when the past collides with the present? If the philosophical is made tangible, does it still have the power to transform? And can myths ever hold any relevance to our…
Following their gig in Edinburgh, ADF’s after-party comes to Summerhall with a DJ set mixing electronica, jungle, dub, ragga, and some very rare mash-ups.
The latest offering from the award winning Sh!t Theatre is an all singing, all dancing critique of the pharmaceutical industry which is at all points informative and entertaining.
Birdwatchers’ Wives is effectively a one-woman show, with the climax being seven-foot Rita (the Great Crested) Grebe competing in a ‘bird-off’ – an avian version of X Facto…
Margaret Thatcher is on a diet.
If this show was a stick of rock, it would have “Anger” written all the way through it in blood red: specifically anger at the medical, commercial and political establishments …
What would life be like if you
could plan every detail ahead of time and guarantee your happiness? Such
certainty of outcome is surely something that everyone has wished for at s…
Duck lives a typical duck existence: she eats snails, swims in ponds and sleeps peacefully at night.
The Flood provides a haunting, tragic insight into one of the most devastating events in modern history.
This unpretentious production is as unflinchingly fearless as it is heart-warming.
An emotionally dark, richly visual fairytale for adults and heavy-metal kids.
Langasan Theatre derives its name from Cilangasan mountain, and celebrates the remarkable fables and tales of the Cilangasan clan.
Christine Devaney and Hendrik Lebon polled a group of children on what they’d
like to see in a show.
Blood Orange is a modern tragedy of politics, race, religion and ethics.
With over 3000 shows descending on Edinburgh this month, the city is attempting to squeeze a Fringe venue out of every possible space available.
There are no actors in this show.
In a fusion of intense physicality, vocalisation and performance, we open to a backlit monk-like figure chanting in Italian.
A domestic drama in a literal sense, 30 Bird’s abstract piece circles themes of cultural identity, sex, politics… and who does the washing up.
Klip describes itself as “a collage of carefully chosen coincidences”.
Marie was no ordinary woman … at fifteen, when her mother died, she raised her siblings, learned four different languages including Esperanto, got a degree, became a prize-winnin…
Invisible Walls is an artistic journey through experiences based on real situations of isolation - from impossibility to freely move, being threatened for physical existence to bei…
The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland, by theatre company Ridiculusmus, is about the creation of an experience.
This is a show about seeing patterns in the random; about time’s ability to change perception; about coming to terms with death and working through depression.
A personal slideshow for your eyes and ears only.
A man and a woman have come together to tell us about Diderot’s novel, Jacques the Fatalist and his Master.
was first unfaithful: woman or man? A scientific experiment designed to
recreate the garden of Eden and answer this question “once and for all” is the
premise of this he…
“This is a difficult story to tell,” performer Katherina Radeva warns us in Bulgarian through her translator and fellow performer, Alister Lownie, at the start of Near Gone.
Starting with a childhood game, Kid explores the complex relationship between mother and child through simple lighting and sound design, extraordinary movement and unbelievable ima…
Part piano recital, part fantasy lecture, Will Pickvance returns with his sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2013 show of virtuosity, dissection and surreal humour.
‘Our tales are similar but the endings are different.
Do you have what you need? Do you need what you have? With boxes stacked to the ceiling, award-winning actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle unpacks our relationship to everyday…
It’s a rare show that can successfully entertain children of all ages.
Dann Rail is an eccentric resident of a town called Quinnipak.
This one-woman show begins with a deluge of diagnoses handed out to the
audience members by the performer.
At the beginning of Maria Addolorata, a man and a woman in
caricature-like costumes sob uncontrollably and blow their noses.
Science-theatre is in vogue at the moment.
On a patch of green that is nowhere to be found here, two women provide a little comfort for one another.
A young woman who’s spent her entire life in Limerick, Ireland wishes to leave home and explore the world.
Frankie Fox presents a playful and mesmeric exploration of music, voice and cultural identity.
How much power could you entrust in a group of children? Would you let them tell you what to wear or compose music for you to perform? Would you let them do anything they want? I D…
The early nineties is a period that doesn’t
often get a lot of attention.
Held at The Traverse, a theatre that prides itself on supporting new writing in all its forms, Pre:View gave its audience an exciting insight into the process of perfecting play sc…
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