Archive for August 25th, 2022

SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY

SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY

★★★★☆ Personal and universal

There is a quiet determination to Angela Jackson’s SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY at Greenside @ Infirmary St that makes for an intensely personal and extremely worthwhile hour.

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Carnegie

Carnegie

★★★☆☆ Informative

Carnegie, a biographical piece set in the historic building of Panmure House, provides much elucidation.

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Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

★★★☆☆ Worrying

Broken Funnies, from Martin Bearne at Greenside @ Riddles Court, is a deeply personal show whose painful message is obscured by its structure.

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Whispers

Whispers

★★★☆☆ Spooky

Whispers, the solo show by bilingual performer Pat Zajac at theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall for the last week of the Fringe, is an evocative piece that sometimes struggles to be fully coherent.

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The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

★★★★★ Simply beautiful

The Puppet State Theatre production of The Man Who Planted Trees at the Scottish Storytelling Centre is a show for everyone – and one that has never been more relevant.

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Tickbox

Tickbox

★★★★☆ Personal story

Lubna Kerr’s parents arrived in Glasgow from Pakistan in the 1960s and Tickbox, at Summerhall for the final two weeks of the fringe, tells their and her stories.

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Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

★★★☆☆  Diligent

The Edinburgh Makars return to the Hepburn Suite at the Royal Scots Club with Barefoot in the Park. Their production of Neil Simon’s comedy is solid and well crafted, but real comic punch comes inconsistently.

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