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Midsummer, The Hub, EIF Review

Sarah Higgins and Henry Pettigrew as Helena and Bob in Midsummer (photo credit Peter Dibdin)

The premiere of Midsummer – a play with songs in Autumn 2008 at the Traverse Theatre was a magical, romantic comedy about Helena and Rob sharing a lost, drunken weekend, without a fairy tale

The Woman and the Canvas, theSpace Triplex, Review

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“How about we try again today?” Anna’s doctor cajoles as she stands before an artist’s easel. There is therapy in returning her to her art, but also the terror of the blank canvas.

Marmite, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Returning after the success of their first Fringe show last year, Limerence Productions brings a story about love, relationships, balance and gay monogamy.

The Archive of Educated Hearts, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Archive of Educated Hearts

In a hand-built garden shed at the edge of the Pleasance Courtyard is a room of perfect intimacy.

Bugle Boys – A Salute to The Andrews Sisters, Assembly Hall, Review

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‘It takes balls to be a Bugle Boy’ so says one of the three blue satin clad drag artists who strut on to the stage in a pastiche of the million-selling, close harmony trio from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the

Bugle Boys – A Salute to The Andrews Sisters, Assembly Hall, Review

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‘It takes balls to be a Bugle Boy’ so says one of the three blue satin clad drag artists who strut on to the stage in a pastiche of the million-selling, close harmony trio from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the

Statements, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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Samuel Clayton’s Statements is a masterclass in character performance, that deals delicately, yet unforgivingly, with the treatment and resources available for children with Special Education

A Clown Show About Rain, Pleasance Dome, Review

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As the storm-tossed ship dances on the waves the yellow oilskinned sailors fight for balance in graceful slow-mo.

Heroine, Assembly Hall, Review

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A world premiere as part of Made in Scotland 2018, Heroine is a intimate retelling of rape survivor Danna Davis’ story.

Egg, Summerhall, Review

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Following a performance at the 2018 manipulate Festival at the Traverse Theatre, Egg is back for

The Voice Behind the Stars, Assembly Rooms, Review

Eliza Jackson as Marni Nixon in "The Voice behind the Stars"

In July 2016, the unsung heroine of Musical Movies, Marni Nixon passed away in New York City aged 86.