Fringe

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

★★★☆☆      Creative direction:

Captivate Theatre rock Jesus Christ Superstar at the Rose Theatre, spotlighting some spectacular performers from the Edinburgh’s amateur theatrical scene.

August 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★★☆    Frantic energy:

Captivate Theatre capture the magic of Oliver! Lionel Bart’s musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, transforming the Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre into the hustle of London.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Udderbelly on the move

Udderbelly on the move

Purple Coo on the moove:
Underbelly’s Purple Coo is on the move this fringe, hoofing over to George Square for a two-year rumination in more verdant pastures while Bristo Square and the McEwan hall are revamped.

January 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Creative Electric to Stockholm fringe

Creative Electric to Stockholm fringe

Auditory Hallucinations, the immersive, interactive play about memory and childhood from Edinburgh company Creative Electric, is looking to crowd-source finance for travel to take up the opportunity of appearing at the Stockholm Fringe Festival (Stoff).

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Fringe venue St Stephen’s for sale

Fringe venue St Stephen’s for sale

St Stephens in Stockbridge, a fringe venue for several years and year-round community space for local schools and organisations, has been put on the market for offers over £500,000.

May 14, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Scots Macbeth gets world premiere

Scots Macbeth gets world premiere

Edinburgh Theatre Arts will stage the world premiere of Robin Lorimer’s translation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth into Scots at St Ninian’s Hall, Edinburgh, on May 1, 2012.

April 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Futureproof, Comedy lunch, Sans Hotel and the World According to Bertie By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh was laughing on Sunday. It laughed in the rain, still streaming down, it laughed with the comedy mob, it laughed with the locals and with the visitors and it reserved its biggest laugh for the theatre. It was the day […]

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Splashing about on the Edinburgh Fringe: Day two…

Splashing about on the Edinburgh Fringe: Day two…

Imprints, Turandot, Snails, Ketchup, Bawbees, Ducats and rain. By Thom Dibdin So much rain can’t be good for you! And just to prove the point, day two of the Edinburgh Fringe saw me jumping about all over the shop, from dance to subverted opera, choreographed rope-work to Commedia Dell’Arte. The foray into the world of […]

August 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Oot-Aboot the Fringe: Day One…

Oot-Aboot the Fringe: Day One…

Apps, Happiness, Casablanca and The Chess Game By Thom Dibdin Start it up and lets go! Day One of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe dawned bright and clear. No monsoon, no rain, just a crisp morning with light wind and sunny skies. A perfect day for a play called Happiness, it would seem, at a sparkling […]

August 6, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Oot and aboot on the Fringe. Day (-1)

Oot and aboot on the Fringe. Day (-1)

The Ducks, Brotherly Love, Maroon Hearts and Emerald Blue… By Thom Dibdin On a wet and muggy day in Edinburgh it hardly seemed fair that the fringe was just one day away from opening officially. But hey-ho, it rained on St Swithin’s Day, so folklore suggests Edinburgh is due 40 days rain. Weather only for […]

August 5, 2011 | By | Reply More