Edinburgh council bosses admit mistake in Festival garden row

Edinburgh council bosses admit mistake in Festival garden row

Transsexual theatre: two brave new Edinburgh plays tell of harrowing journeys

The clampdown on the use of the garden also affected the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, which was forced to relocate shows to West Princes Street Gardens last month. Fringe chief executive Shona McCarthy has already pledged to argue the case for a 

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainer performs on the Royal Mile. Edinburgh's population doubles in august as punters and performers descend. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/). Veronica Lee 59 mins Monday August 7th 2017. If you were 70 years. The Minnesota Fringe Festival is, in short, 167 plays, storytelling, dance, and variety shows that are an hour long or less stretched out over 13 days across multiple venues in the Twin Cities. It's a crucial time for networking if you are an artist …

Edinburgh Fringe: Traverse Theatre shows

Edinburgh Fringe acts to donate performances in refugee charity fundraiser

Edinburgh Fringe acts to donate performances in refugee charity fundraiser
The struggle for transgender people is a leading theme at this year's Edinburgh Fringe thanks to two shows from the National Theatre of Scotland, Adam and Eve. The shows begin in different times and places, but both are about the profound transgender. Liam Taft English Literature Student and Assistant Arts and Theatre Editor for The National Student. At its root, the Edinburgh Fringe was forged out of rejection. In 1947, eight groups were refused entry to the Edinburgh International Festival. In …

Transsexual theatre: two brave new Edinburgh plays tell of harrowing journeys

Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows targeting Donald Trump

NEW NARRATIVE: Dancer and choreographer Pauline Mayers, above, is taking her show What if I Told You to the Edinburgh Fringe. Picture: Lizzie Coombes. Published: 09:42 Tuesday 08 August 2017. 0. Have your say

Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows targeting Donald Trump

Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows targeting Donald Trump
Each summer, the demographic of London Theatre audiences shifts as visitors from overseas arrive to enjoy school holidays in the UK capital's famous theatre scene. At the same time, an equally significant migration occurs as many of the West End's …

Israel theatre company defies protesters at Edinburgh

Israel theatre company defies protesters at Edinburgh

Comedian Nish Kumar and poet Harry Baker are among artists donating their shows to a day-long charity event at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Feast of the Fest will take place at Paines Plough's Roundabout space on August 22. Tickets are free …

One of the many delights of living in Edinburgh is the Festival and the accompanying Fringe in August. And one of the delights of the Fringe is the presence of one of the funniest comedians this country has produced – ladies and gentlemen, I give you …

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 Review – Colin Cloud: Dare *****

Transsexual theatre: two brave new Edinburgh plays tell of harrowing journeys

Transsexual theatre: two brave new Edinburgh plays tell of harrowing journeys

A year-round theatre for exciting new writing, the Traverse is a good place to start for visitors to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It may not offer the most cutting-edge cross-genre work — for that try Summerhall — but it's far from “safe”. And this … . Nesha Caplan and Adam Kashmiry excel in the moving transfender drama Adam at the Traverse. Picture: David Monteith-Hodge. JOYCE MCMILLAN. Published: 09:02 Tuesday 08 August 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. Edinburgh Festival Fringe:

Cat Cubie's pick of the best Edinburgh Fringe kids shows for 2017

You have to feel for them: the performers here for the first time believing that this will be the beginning of a glorious, glittering career in the theatre and television. Chris Bratt tells their stories. Chris Bratt; 5 hours ago

Promoters say they have never been given a proper explanation for the loss of the venue after it was used for the last three seasons. Picture: Ian Rutherford. BRIAN FERGUSON. Published: 06:00 Tuesday 08 August 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say

Around 20 pro-Palestinian activists protested at the opening of the International Shalom Festival at the Edinburgh Fringe on Tuesday. The festival, celebrating Jewish and Israeli culture, began with a performance by the Jerusalem theatre company …

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