Theatre

Flushed

Welcome to the ladies room, a sacred space where ‘friendships are formed, secrets are shared, and girls poo’. Don’t be fooled, Flushed is so much more than an exploration of lavatory dramatics, it’s a highly evocative and deeply...

Flight

Created by Darkfield, an immersive theatre company founded by artistic directors Glen Neath and David Rosenberg, Flight is part of a series of productions aiming to explore fear and anxiety. After a successful run of their production Séance at last...

3000 Trees: The Death of Mr. William MacRae

It’s appropriate that 3000 Trees: The Death of Mr. William MacRae does not explain its title. The one-man play presumes a level of familiarity with MacRae, a towering lawyer and politician in Scotland during the 1980s, self-described as a...

The Choir of Man

I had the good fortune of catching The Choir of Man in Edinburgh last summer, their debut year at the Fringe. At that time, I loved it. I thought it beautiful, insightful, and thoroughly moving. Therefore, I jumped at the chance to see them this...

Daughter

Adam Lazarus’s Daughter was written in conjunction with White Ribbon – an organisation devoted to ending domestic and sexual violence as well as reshaping common views on masculinity. You leave this play harrowed and stunned. The content of...

Much Ado About Nothing

It is typical for modern productions of Shakespeare to transport his plays from their original geographical and temporal contexts into a new place and time. Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s (EUSC) production of Much Ado About Nothing –...

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Shit-Faced Shakespeare is the epitome of what a Fringe show should be: rowdy, risqué, and reckless. Not a novice at the Fringe, the troupe of five actors performing one of Shakespeare’s great works is returning for yet another year. This time,...

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