City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Theatre


Reflections of a Constant Monk, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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A mixture of parables, poetry, and music, Reflections of a Constant Monk is, at best, abstract and imaginative and, at worst, aimlessly frenetic.

Tabula Rasa, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Named for the album played constantly in one man's last days of fighting his losing battle with cancer, Tabula Rasa is mystical gig theatre, an imagining of humanity's negotiation between life and dea

Chrysalis Festival Returns to Traverse to Showcase Emerging Talent

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Chrysalis, Scotland’s groundbreaking festival for ambitious performance by young theatre-makers launched in 2015, returns to the Traverse Theatre this November.

How to Win Against History, Assembly George Square Gardens, Review

How to Win Against History - Aine Flanagan Productions and Seiriol Davies

It’s the theatrical experience Henry Cyril Paget, 5th Marquess of Anglesey would have hope for. An ornate stage, colourful lighting and, most of all, an appreciative audience.

Dark Satanic, Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Review

Dark Satanic - Breathe Out Theatre

On a dark evening at the close of January 1823, Helen is writing to her husband Tom, in rather purple prose.

Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany, Gilded Balloon, Review

Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany

"In the fall of 1939, when I was 9 years-old, Adolph Hitler came to my neighbourhood. He didn’t come in person of course, but the idea of him came into people’s minds in Stratford, New Jersey."

The Bothy, Greenside Nicolson Square, Review

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One lonely building in the heart of Scotland’s wilderness. Four lost souls with a shared history. Only one actor in a hugely ambitious project.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse, Review

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A recording of the actual voice of Donald Trump using the sexual words that he described as merely ‘Locker Room Talk’ opens this shocking and challenging work from Gary McNair.

No Miracles Here, Summerhall, Review

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This is a story about stamina and triumph over adversity, and it starts with a self-proclaimed fabricated tale passed down father to son.

Trashed, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

Trashed - Lab Rats

Goody’s life is rubbish. A one summer job on the bins has lasted for 19 years, during which he has carried a fair weight of garbage. Things have not gone well.