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Edinburgh News: theatre


Snapshots 4, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

Finger Fatale, Emma Mackay

Snapshots 4 showcased three new works by three performers and recent graduates of the Curious School of Puppetry, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Sea Hames, Manipulate Festival, Traverse, Review

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In a celebration of Orkney’s Festival of the Horse and its ancient traditions of ploughing contests, site-specific performance company Oceanallover, based in SW Scotland brings, their latest work work

Plastic Heroes, Traverse Theatre, Manipulate Festival, Review

Plastic Heroes - Manipulate 2018

Attention soldiers - plastic, plush or otherwise - stand by your beds! War is upon us and it is down to Ariel Doron’s toy trunk platoon to fight for their country.

Snapshots 3, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Snapshots 3 showcased three new works by three companies, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Song of the Goat, Traverse, Manipulate Festival, Review

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Expect the unexpected from Compagnie à from Angers in France who bring their acclaimed show Le Chant du Bouc (Song of the Goat) to this year’s Manipulate Festival for its UK Premièr

Ragnarök, manipulate Festival 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review

Tortoise in a Nutshell, Ragnarök

Ragnarök (Snapshots 1)

“The world is breaking.”

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

The Lover, Lyceum, Review

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French writer Marguerite Duras’ 1984 semi-autobiographical novel The Lover has been exquisitely adapted for the Lyceum stage by Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, bringing together fo

Dear Esther, Usher Hall, Review

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“Dear Esther. I sometimes feel as if I’ve given birth to this island. Somewhere, between the longitude and latitude a split opened up and it beached remotely here.”

Miss Saigon, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Another of Cameron MacKintosh’s extravagant spectacles propels its way onto the Festival Theatre stage this month, captivating eyes, ears and hearts.