Edinburgh News: theatre
Nichola McAuliffe has become the first ever performer to twice win the Best Actress award at The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence at the Edinburgh Fringe.
This is a theatrical journey. It will take us from the dawn of a new era, through turbulent times and seas, into realms of silent film and imagination and on to the very ends of the earth.
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen"
1984, George Orwell
In 2005 Sir Cameron Mackintosh renamed two of his West End theatres after legends of British stage and screen. The Albery became the Noël Coward, in memory of the playwright while the Str
In an unusual hybrid production that merges fine art with performance, playwright/performer Sue MacLaine assumes the role of artist’s model in the guise of Henrietta Moraes, the notorio
The film Casablanca is part of every individual's memoryscape who is aged 50 and above.
No review can do justice to this spectacular, nay unique piece of theatre.
It wasn’t until my late teens that I finally got around to reading Kenneth Grahame’s classic children’s tale of Toad and friends, but I still enjoyed it immensely and have indeed
Three performers tell the tale of a town that has been abandoned due to the coal mine on which it sits catching fire.
Is technology improving the Edinburgh Festival experience?
You'd think so. At least, it should be making it easier to pick a show that you are going to like.
The recent bloodbath in South Africa has left everybody stunned and may even lead a few to question the country’s post-apartheid soul.
Camille O’Sullivan is a beguiling, unassuming tour de force.
Shauna Macdonald gives an astonishing performance in Born to Run, which is undoubtedly a unique theatrical experience.
It is said to be a truism that there is a "crazy" (drunk, socially clueless, terminally rude, etc.) person on every bus. This seems borne out in this award winning one-man play by Ke
The early morning Dream Plays are an experiment for the writers, who, when commissioned by the Traverse, were told to just write and see what comes out.
Something special happens when visual artists take to the stage.
It’s rare that you come across a play that produces so much tension that you fear for your safety and the safety of those around you.
It’s been a long time since I’ve been swept off my feet. But tonight, my heart remembered the joyous call of love. My insides were in all kinds of a flutter.
Villa Grimaldi is one of more than 1,200 detention and torture centres in Chile that were operating under the regime of President Pinochet.
"Expect the unexpected" is how the Traverse describes Dream Plays (Scenes from a Play I'll Never Write), their plays at breakfast time, and certainly it is a great way of sampling the tal
The Music Box takes us into the mind of a child who has been shielded from the outside world by an overly defensive mother.