City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


£¥€$ (LIES) – Ontroerend Goed, Summerhall, Review

£¥€$ by Ontroerend Goed

"A ship is safe in the harbor, but that is not what it is built for."

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."

Dark Matter, Greenside, Review

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The dark matter of dementia is tackled with great sensitivity and imagination by the young London based Vertebra Theatre Company.

Bunker Girls, Space Surgeon’s Hall, Review

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It is always good to get a perspective of otherwise forgotten women and their work and Bunker Girls offers a view of this in the time of Nazi Germany by focussing on the lives of two young w

EIF 2017 - Nederlands Dans Theater, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is synonymous with a risk-taking sense of rebellion, demonstrating, time and again, an absolute commitment to exploring new means of producing visceral physical expressio

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

No Miracles Here - courtesy Joe Haydon

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

Hotter, Paradise in St. Augustine's, Review

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“What gets you hot?” - “What’s the best thing your body can do?” asks Ell Potter and Mary Higgins.

Breakfast Plays: B!rth, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Who gets to decide who lives and dies? “Nameless, faceless “gods” around a conference table?” asks Breakfast Plays: B!rth.