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Così Fan Tutte:

Così Fan Tutte:

Racial and sexual abuse should shock audiences, not the titillation
Eleanor Smith, Edinburgh Napier University
The new production of Mozart and Lorenzo da Ponte’s classic opera Così Fan Tutte has attracted no shortage of controversy.

September 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Before the Hudson and the Liffey

Before the Hudson and the Liffey

James Connolly in Edinburgh and Leith:
In this centenary year of the Easter Uprising, the EIF combined with Edinburgh’s trades unions to commission a short piece of theatre that remembered the union activities of James Connolly, who was born in Edinburgh.

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Wind Resistance

Wind Resistance

★★★★★ A rare beauty
Lyrical, intelligent and completely compelling, Wind Resistance at the Lyceum Rehearsal Studio is a fascinating, thoughtful and entirely stunning piece.

August 16, 2016 | By | 11 Replies More
The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

✭✭✭✭✩ Sultry:
There is a taut emotional quality to Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie at the King’s theatre for a two week season as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

August 14, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Lanark

Lanark

✭✭✭✭✩ The unstageable, staged:
A world of hugely entertaining possibilities is on display in Lanark. The co-production between the Citizens Theatre and the International Festival has all of the excitement and weight of a capital-letter Theatre Event.

August 25, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Paul Bright’s Confessions Of A Justified Sinner

Paul Bright’s Confessions Of A Justified Sinner

✭✭✭✭✩ Justified and modern:
The International Festival’s production of Paul Bright’s Confessions Of A Justified Sinner is a hugely enjoyable meditation on truth, reality, literature, loss and the transitory yet enduring nature of artistic creation.

August 21, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More