Review: Why Even Bother Aug26

Review: Why Even Bot...

Joakim Gunby C Royale – until August 27th (4 / 5) With over 200 sound and lighting cues packed into this hourlong, self-devised show, Joakim Gunby is already setting himself up for failure. But fail he does NOT. Standing alone onstage and responding to the onslaught of voices flung at...

Review: Unsung Aug26

Review: Unsung

SKaGeN/KVS, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan Productions, TRP, Summerhall Summerhall – until August 26th (4 / 5) The performance begins with an unnamed politician (Valentijn Dhaenens) making a speech, filled with generic exposition, metaphors and promises that characterise the speeches of...

Review: The Welcome Revolution Aug25

Review: The Welcome ...

Feat.Theatre ZOO Southside – until August 27th (3 / 5) As audience members enter the space, a woman called Lara (Stella Von Kuskell) offers each of them a tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Immediately one feels comfortable and at ease despite not knowing what is about to happen. The word...

Review: The Archive of Educated Hearts Aug25

Review: The Archive ...

Lion House Theatre Pleasance Courtyard – until August 27th (3 / 5) Only five audience members can experience The Archive of Educated Hearts at a time, which creates a cozy, intimate atmosphere in a little hut that is completely furnished with scrawled diary entries, answer-phone...

Review: The Political History of Smack and Crack Aug25

Review: The Politica...

Offstage Theatre Summerhall – until August 26th (4 / 5) The Political History of Smack and Crack is a fast-paced two-hander about two Mancunians, Mandy (Eve Steele) and Neil (Neil Bell), and their journey through a heroin addiction. Written by Ed Edwards and directed by Cressida Brown,...