The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

IKP present a bonkers theatre adventure in this brand-new comedy adaptation of L Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 

King John

King John

King Richard the Lionheart is dead. 

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

Sophocles' Electra — In a New Version by Frank McGuinness

‘My life is a river. 

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Hate Girls

Sugar and spice / partners in crime / he-said-she-said / not talking / can’t believe / only joking / why did I / hate you / forgive you / miss you. 

Those Girls

Those Girls

Tristan’s grandfather is dead, Molly and Katie are hiding something, Laura is off the rails. 

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

This version of Cyrano relocates the infamous nose from 17th-century France to the battlefields of the First World War. 

Bed 13

Bed 13

The NHS has a funding crisis. 

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

The Importance Of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

Completely sold out in 2014 and 2018. 

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

Told through a series of flashbacks interspersed with the “Last Supper”, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband is a hilarious exploration of jealousy, humiliation, deceit and betrayal w… 

Lucrece

Lucrece

William Shakespeare’s narrative poem The Rape of Lucrece tells the story of Lucrece, a noblewoman in ancient Rome whose rape at the hands of her husband’s friend, Tarquin, ulti… 

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Brickhouse Theatre Company tackle a difficult task: remoulding Emily Bronte’s passionate, intricate and dark Wuthering Heights into a new musical, written and composed by Michael… 

Milkshake

Milkshake

Amber. 

The Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

From the multi award-winning company that previously brought you shows including Elf and The Addams Family comes this imaginative retelling of the classic tale. 

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the Dashwood sisters as they navigate the world of love, loss and society. 

Skylight

Skylight

When Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her ex-lover Tom Sergeant on a London evening, the two attempt to rekindle their previously passionate relationship. 

Minds Alight!

Minds Alight!

Illuminations A Cappella’s powerful show Minds Alight!, in support of YoungMinds, combines their vibrant image and uplifting music to convey a powerful message of adversity, frie… 

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside-down when he learns that his father poaches pheasants from the estate of the vicious, greedy … 

Pearls

Pearls

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. 

Nothing to Hide

Nothing to Hide

My iPhone can hear me. 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

One of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies brought to you by CYD. 

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

This summer, join the girls for a fabulous night of glitz and glam as we celebrate each of our members in an awards show like no other. 

Stay Loyal to the Royals

Stay Loyal to the Royals

YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage. 

The Aca-pocalypse

The Aca-pocalypse

So this is the way the world ends, not with a bang but with glorious a cappella! Come and see a high-energy varied performance from 18 talented singers keen to sing their heart out… 

This Island's Mine

This Island's Mine

The Italia Conti Ensemble changes its membership every year as another cohort passes through the famous drama school. 

Noir Hamlet

Noir Hamlet

Pour a glass of whisky, settle into the sounds of a sax solo and join ‘Little H’ for a new noir take on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. 

In PurSUEt

In PurSUEt

A show about a Sue Perkins stan who has a life-size cardboard cut-out of the former Great British Bake Off presenter and an unwavering belief that she “will be glad to have someb… 

Hauntology

Hauntology

With a melancholy Chopin Nocturne running through her veins and fragments of Caruso’s haunting opera echoing across the shimmering night sky, the haunted composer goes on a past … 

DeciBelles Debut!

DeciBelles Debut!

Fresh out of the ICCA UK 2019 final, DeciBelles from Cardiff University are crossing the Welsh border to bring to you Debut! The hot new show features songs from their ICCA set by … 

RadioOctave: The Night We Met

RadioOctave: The Night We Met

After a hit Fringe show in 2017, RadioOctave are back in Edinburgh! There’s lots to look forward to as we take you on a journey of love – exploring the highs and lows of this pow… 

Midges

Midges

A comic Highland noir whodunnit. 

We Want You to Watch

We Want You to Watch

‘Can we just say we’re completely pro sex’ – Pig. 

Chatroom

Chatroom

A powerful depiction of modern times. 

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia Is Also Dead

Ophelia is Also Dead follows Ophelia telling us the story of her whole life. 

Aca-lympics

Aca-lympics

A cappella is back and this time it’s competitive! Birmingham University A Cappella Society returns to the Fringe for their fourth year in a sporting attempt to blow you away with … 

Robert Burns the Musical

Robert Burns the Musical

Based upon an idea by David Gest and Michael Jackson, Robert Burns the Musical by Tish Tindall is the story of love, Scotland and one man’s struggle to redefine his pride of worth. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul connects audiences with the energy, excitement and raw emotion generated by the pioneering R’n’B and soul acts of the 40s, 50s and 60s. 

Bull

Bull

One of three office workers is about to lose their job. 

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

‘Love the words; love the words’ was Dylan Thomas’s advice to the first performers of Under Milk Wood in 1953. 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

A cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter. 

CapeAbility

CapeAbility

CapeAbility centres around super powers – from X-Men to The Avengers, every superhero has a unique power. 

Gesso

Gesso

The award-winning Stage 32, from Vermont, USA presents a creation story about creativity itself. 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Stepping Out, performed by Stage Avenue Performing Arts at theSpace @ Nidry Street, is a serviceable production of the British comedy originally written in 1984 by Richard Haaris. 

Rust

Rust

It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset. 

In the Heights

In the Heights

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighbourhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sw… 

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines

Vanity Airlines holds the prestigious title of Airline of the Year 2012 but how did the most popular airline lose their touch? Is it because the majority of people are flying budge… 

SymphRONica

SymphRONica

The Herald’s Critics’ Festival Pick, 2019. 

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard’s most fa… 

Death by Shakespeare

Death by Shakespeare

A chorus of bawdy spirits lead you through this physically dynamic amalgamation of Shakespeare’s finest death scenes. 

If It Didn't Matter

If It Didn't Matter

Hal is struggling to come to terms with her mother’s death and meet with her father’s expectations. 

Dragtime! Presents: Cirque du Slay

Dragtime! Presents: Cirque du Slay

The circus has come to town, a circus that is quite unlike any other. 

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live showcases the very best of the dynamic songbook of the legendary Billy Joel. 

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Warwick Improv Presents: Anything You Want

Six actors. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

TBC Improv welcome each and everyone of you to an hour of improvised comedy variety fun! Come and join top Scottish improv comedy talent as they take your ideas to create comedy sk… 

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls

Trips and Falls follows two sisters on a mission to scatter their grandmother’s ashes in the perfect place. 

Annie Jr

Annie Jr

Annie Jr, the musical performed by the outstanding Edinburgh Youth Theatre. Musical fun for all the family to enjoy. Experience the joy that is Annie! 

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

A musical treat to really raise the spirits! See Misha Rachlevsky and his renowned ensemble of young Russian string players in a slightly different light. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

This is a new, colourful, lively adaptation of a well-known, heart-warming, aspirational story which follows Dorothy and her friends as they embark on their journey to find the Wiz… 

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

Bang, Bang, You're Dead

William Mastrosimone’s one-act play, Bang, Bang, You’re Dead, is a powerful response to the wave of school killings that have erupted in recent times. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Actors from around the world rehearsed via Skype for four months and then met here in Scotland to put on Shakespeare’s romantic comedy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Come join us for … 

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

‘All children, except one, grow up’ – but how did one child named Peter escape his fate to become ‘the boy who would not grow up’? Betwixt-and-Between explore the question behind… 

Bells Presents: Soundscape

Bells Presents: Soundscape

Hailing from Scottish seaside town St Andrews is the award-winning a cappella group Bells. 

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

The Weegie boys are back again after two consecutive sellout runs at the fringe! They can’t wait to go mental in the capital with an even bigger and bamier show than the last! From… 

Elton John: Rocket Man Live!

Elton John: Rocket Man Live!

The brand-new tribute show from Liquid Lunch Productions, Elton John: Rocket Man Live! showcases the very best of the eclectic songbook of the legendary Elton John and Bernie Taupi… 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour with a Scottish Twist

Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco as we return to our Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the crazy throngs of the Fringe. 

A Boy and His Magic Pen

A Boy and His Magic Pen

A young boy with an enormous gift. Follow Ma Liang as he discovers a very special skill that could help his whole village as long as it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands… 

Sunset

Sunset

In a house in the hills at the end of the day a grandmother remembers her first date, the man she married and the ups and downs of their life together. 

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

In an afterlife, Gilbert brags to Sullivan that, as fathers of the modern musical, all new musicals are basically just variations on their own plots! Sullivan challenges him to tel… 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie adventure extravaganza. 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare is an easy sell at the Fringe, namely his comedies, and this production of Much Ado is no exception. 

Into the Blue

Into the Blue

A play about women who take to the skies. 

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

The tale of Jim Hawkins and his encounter with the formidable pirate Long John Silver and the hunt for treasure, featuring pirates, sea shanties, swashbuckling fights and a parrot!… 

Pippin

Pippin

In a quiet forest, where magic dwells, the sun sets and Pippin’s world comes to life. 

Prevail

Prevail

A story told through new music and dance. 

Fast

Fast

Washington State, 1910. 

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Physical theatre and contemporary dance collide in this all-female youth theatre production that begs the question: what would you do for fame? When a poor young girl is offered a … 

Like Drowning

Like Drowning

E and V are women, or so they think. 

An Algorithm Named Kevin

An Algorithm Named Kevin

An algorithm is a plan for solving a problem, but how many more does it create? Instagram’s official blog 2016: ‘To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to show … 

Dragtime Presents: Things Live!

Dragtime Presents: Things Live!

Things Live! A variety cabaret of Dragtime’s most unusual and magical drag performances yet. 

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

From the company that previously brought you Peter Pan and Elf the Musical comes this spooktacular new musical comedy. 

By Process of Illumination

By Process of Illumination

In their second consecutive Fringe show, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group deliver musical mastery in a series of unmissable performances. 

Goodbye Rosetta

Goodbye Rosetta

Goodbye Rosetta abounds with youthful enthusiasm and passion. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

Reigen

Reigen

Some plays lend themselves to radical reinterpretations and stagings while others need handling with more care. 

Kids Play
BOBBY WINNER

Kids Play

Glen Chandler, Edinburgh’s theatrical detective story-writing son, returns to the Festival Fringe this year with yet another ingenious triumph. 

Waiting for Ofsted

Waiting for Ofsted

Oh how easily this ambitious project could have fallen flat on its face and oh how wonderfully it sustains itself. 

Monday at Golden Oak High

Monday at Golden Oak High

Marco was never a popular kid. 

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

‘The highlight of my Fringe’ (Audience Review, 2017). 

The Shakuhachi Experience

The Shakuhachi Experience

In this world premiere at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey fro… 

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

Tenacious D: The Musical of Destiny

This epic rock comedy tells the story of a young rocker JB, from Kickapoo, journeying to find his counterpart in rock KG, and together they form the band… Tenacious D! Once forme… 

Sister Act

Sister Act

Scottish company, Stage Avenue Performing Arts invite you to come and pull up a pew and get ready to dance in the aisles for their Edinburgh Fringe debut of the feel-good musical c… 

A Night of Dark Intent

A Night of Dark Intent

Set in October of 1978, eight women end up together in an abandoned house where Lenora Stark supposedly murdered her parents 13 years ago. 

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live!

Billy Joel: Piano Man Live! showcases the very best of the dynamic songbook of the legendary Billy Joel. 

Through the Kaleidoscope

Through the Kaleidoscope

Take a journey with Imperial College London’s premiere mixed a cappella group through a spectrum of genres and themes in their debut Fringe show! 

The Grimm Truth

The Grimm Truth

The Grimm Tales are wildly reimagined in this exciting retelling using themes from modern Britain. 

Do It Now: Manual Override

Do It Now: Manual Override

Danger! Systems are being corrupted and broken. 

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade

A new musical adaptation of the classic tale of Cinderella, by Charles Perrault. 

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Amazing Stories of Blues and Soul

Oww! I feel good! The sensational story of soul – from the pounding R’n’B of the 1940s to the smouldering sounds of Stax. 

The Meeting

The Meeting

Traversing Edinburgh in August is sure to invite all sorts of flyerers. 

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Curious Pheasant Theatre reinvents the Bard’s most famous tale of ‘star-cross’d’ lovers in a bare-bones, twisted production that will have purists running for shelter and a… 

King John

King John

Direct from the USA, the defending three-time National Shakespearean Acting Champions present Shakespeare’s rarely done history, King John. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland by Jason Pizzarello. 

Casanova Dreaming

Casanova Dreaming

The greatest master is passion, who makes slaves of us all. 

Punching Judy

Punching Judy

Punching Judy is an original piece of theatre, which explores the secretive and insidious nature of domestic abuse. 

Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet

Marking the centenary of women’s right to vote, Italia Conti Ensemble presents Laura Wade’s adaptation of the groundbreaking Sarah Waters’ novel. 

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe is a place where children over time have felt safe to share secrets and find solace for the struggles – some different and some the same across the ages. 

The Dark Philosophers

The Dark Philosophers

A larger-than-life, theatrical celebration of the life and works of Gwyn Thomas. 

No Honour in Blood

No Honour in Blood

When two Spartan warriors find themselves trapped and lost in the underworld, they must outwit a devious enemy, or remain forever in the land of the dead. 

Someone Somewhere by Sam Potter

Someone Somewhere by Sam Potter

Summer. 

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

The Key, the Map and the Mysterious Quest

One sunny afternoon David and Lucy were playing with their dog in the garden and suddenly a strange creature called a Rapadoodle appeared. 

Shakespeare Shorts – Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare Shorts – Much Ado About Nothing

The buns are burning in The Great Brexit Bake Off as Beatrice battles Benedick, Don Juan’s confused and Hero harassed. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

A modern take on the classic tale. 

The Red Guitar

The Red Guitar

Five-star review from The Herald, Rob Adams in 2016. 

Best of Broadway Ballads

Best of Broadway Ballads

Cam Cahoon is a brilliant and accomplished tenor with a gift for enchanting his audience and creating fast fans with every show! Your favorite Broadway hits, including popular song… 

Dear Lucy...

Dear Lucy...

In 1918, the letters stopped and Lucy had to face life having lost her fiancé and brother in the last few weeks of the war. 

Bob the Russian

Bob the Russian

Multi award-winning Naughty Corner Productions bring you their most outrageous show yet! Russia, 2018. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie-adventure-extravaganza. 

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

The University of Birmingham A Cappella Society is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for our third year after a successful 2016 and 2017! You will experience a late afternoon or ev… 

Shakespeare Shorts – The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare Shorts – The Taming of the Shrew

Kate’s cast is revolting; fed up of being outnumbered by the audience, they want to make Shakespeare fun to watch by turning the history plays into a rugby game, Romeo and Juliet… 

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Roald Dahl's The Twits

‘Mr Twit was a twit. 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved. 

Absolute Improv!

Absolute Improv!

Edinburgh’s own improv comedy theatre company returns for more five-star improv comedy fun! Five-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out (2013-17). 

Ah Dinnae Ken

Ah Dinnae Ken

It’s Scotland.