Melanie Jordan

Stretching out

Stretching out

Revival for physical theatre hit:

At A Stretch, the EdFringe 2017 hit from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Jordan & Skinner, is being revived for a mini tour, kicking off with a one-day stand at the Assembly Roxy over half term.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
At A Stretch

At A Stretch

★★★★★    Energetic:
At a Stretch is a comedy physical theatre show, with two people dancing, doing gymnastics and jumping on poles.

August 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Bring On the Clowns

Bring On the Clowns

Clown Cabaret Scratch Night on the up
Edinburgh-based Clown Cabaret Scratch Night, which has had six successful riotous assemblies of clown acts and innovative ideas, has been awarded Creative Scotland Open Project funding.

June 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hothouse shows 2015

Hothouse shows 2015

Grassroots companies in Trav Showcase:
Four of Edinburgh’s newer and innovative grassroots companies are staging works as part of this year’s Hothouse season at the Traverse this week – Tue 10 – Fri 13 November 2015.

November 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Macbeth in Silence

Macbeth in Silence

✭✭✭✩✩ Noisy experiment:
It’s hardly silence in which the Ludens Ensemble perform their three person take on Macbeth, seen in its first work-in-progress outing in the Peely Room of the Hidden Door Festival.

May 24, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Torn

Torn

✭✭✭✭✩ Paper cut:
Unfolded and pressed out flat for its audience to see, Faux Theatre’s Torn is an intriguing glimpse at how repressed memories both haunt and return to us.

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sex and sanitation

Sex and sanitation

Melanie Jordan on her five star hit:
Sanitise, the Fringe First winning, five star hit of the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, returns this week for two nights only at the Traverse Theatre.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Clowning scratch night

Clowning scratch night

Clown Cabaret Scratch Night:
Edinburgh-based clowning theatre companies Plutot la Vie and CloWnStePPing are hosting a scratch night of clowning this Saturday at Assembly Roxy.

November 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Sanitise

Sanitise

✭✭✭✭✭ smart, accomplished physical theatre

Set in a suburban bathroom, Sanitise focusses on one woman’s struggle between her (thinly) repressed and inarticulate sexual desires and the obsessive need for cleanliness that her shame over these desires precipitates.

August 2, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More