Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow Aug03

Experimental Prototy...

Anorak ZOO Playground – Playground 3 – until August 26th (2 / 5) The future is kind of boring. People shuffle around the countryside aimlessly. There is not very much atmosphere and no dialogue because most of the text is read in a voice over. The writing lacks poetry or imagery....

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord Aug02

The Gospel According...

White Rabbit Theatre Hill Street Theatre – until August 17th (3 / 5) The puffed up Dickens meets in the afterlife with the all-too-polite Thomas Jefferson and fiery Tolstoy to discover what they have in common and what sets them apart. Each of the three rendered their own telling of The...

American Idiot Aug02

American Idiot

Edinburgh Little Theatre Hill Street Theatre – until August 25th (3 / 5) The nihilism of modern life set to the raucous Punk Rock backing track of Green Day’s American Idiot and 20th Century Breakdown hit albums. These enthusiastic youngsters suffer the void of meaninglessness,...

Less Miserable (Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbably New Musical) Aug02

Less Miserable (Gilb...

The Coily Dart Theatre Company the Space @ Niddry Street – until August 10th (2 / 5) Gilbert and Sullivan look upon the Earth from Heaven and decide on a wager. Gilbert will re-set the longest running musical, Les Miserables, to their own songs and music. This is a very infuriating...

What Girls Are Made Of Apr11

What Girls Are Made ...

Citizens Women Citizens @ The Tramway 09 Apr 2019 – 13 Apr 2019 (3 / 5) Since the end of the 19th century we can see a lot of women figures who are strong and independent, but they need to fight for it in a world ruled by men. What Girls Are Made Of, the second play in the series...

Tap Dancing with Jean-Paul Sartre Sep21

Tap Dancing with Jea...

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Traverse Theatre 18-22 September (3 / 5) What happens when you put tap dancing Hollywood stars in the same room as one of the world’s greatest philosophers? For the Traverse’s autumn season of A Play, A Pie and a Pint, Tap Dancing with Jean-Paul Sartre explores just...

Islander Sep17

Islander

Helen Milne Productions in Association with Mull Theatre Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh | 16 & 18 September The Anatomy Rooms, Aberdeen | 19 September James Milne Institute, Findhorn | 21 September Lyth Arts Centre, Wick | 22 September Eden Court, Inverness | 23 September Aros Community Centre|...

Cyrano de Bergnac Sep09

Cyrano de Bergnac

Citizen’s Theatre Tramway – until September 22nd (4 / 5) Cyrano has a way with words and a nose the size of Pinocchio’s. Blessed with wits he charms his way through life, but not into the heart of his tender love, Roxane. The shallow Roxane is enamored with the looks of the...

Chase Scenes Aug27

Chase Scenes

Ming Hon CanadaHub @ King’s Hall – until August 26th (4 / 5) You literally get what you pay for in this fast-paced multimedia experience. Three actors (Ming Hon, Hilary Anne Crist and Alexandra Elliott) sprint into action, taking turns to run and hold cameras that track each...

Review: See-Through Aug26

Review: See-Through

Claire Gaydon Summerhall – until August 26th (4 / 5) See-Through provides a unique experience for its audience. Despite being labelled as performance art, and one that takes place mostly on a screen, the show has a strong storytelling element as it charts Claire Gaydon’s attempt...

Review: Jericho Aug26

Review: Jericho

MALAPROP Theatre Underbelly Cowgate – until August 26th (3 / 5) MALAPROP Theatre is not afraid to ask the big questions. Jericho tackles gimmicky journalism, exploring the toxic relationship between politics and entertainment. It combines Roland Barthes quotes with pro-wrestling, with...

Review: Bon 4 Bon Aug26

Review: Bon 4 Bon

Chang Dance Theatre Dance Base – until August 26th (4 / 5) Choreographed by Eyal Dadon, Bon 4 Bon explores the dancers’ sibling-hood; growing up in the same household, working together to avoid punishment from their parents, and their strong connection to the mango fruit. The four...

Review: Square Go Aug26

Review: Square Go

A Francesca Moody Production Summerhall – until August 26th (4 / 5) Square Go punches straight into the space from the get-go. Best friends Max (Scott Fletcher) and Stevie (Gavin Jon Wright) enter and banter, all dressed up in lycra. It is a hilarious sight to see two grown men...

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...