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EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: BLOOD ORANGE, Summerhall, August 1 2014EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: BLOOD ORANGE, Summerhall, August 1 2014
by Amy Hanson - August 2, 2014

A far right protest in the Scottish town of Dumfries inspires this tale of a young man caught up in a world of skin heads and racist violence. Presented by Electric Theatre Workshop, Blood Orange is an often confrontational piece of theatre, utilising the aesthetics of clubbing to create an hour that barely gives its audience or performers time to breathe as it hurtles along. (more...)
Caroline Smith and Escalator East to Edinburgh Present BIRDWATCHERS WIVES, Now thru 24 AugCaroline Smith and Escalator East to Edinburgh Present BIRDWATCHERS WIVES, Now thru 24 Aug
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2014

The latest alter-ego of performance artist Caroline Smith was researched with British birdwatchers - and now Rita, a show bird from a bygone era, is hellbent on turning the archetype of the twitcher on its head. Dressed in elaborate Great Crested Grebe plumage, Smith questions what happens when a bird runs the show and the label of 'human' no longer applies. (more...)
Menagerie's SWIMMING Floats Into Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 25Menagerie's SWIMMING Floats Into Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 25
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2014

Menagerie/Mercury Theatre Colchester/Escalator East to Edinburgh present SWIMMING by Jane Upton. BONES writer returns to the Fringe with a show that is very close to home. (more...)
Milk Presents Brings SELF SERVICE to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23Milk Presents Brings SELF SERVICE to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2014

Milk Presents/Escalator East to Edinburgh present SELF SERVICE at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)
Sh!t Theatre's GUINEA PIGS ON TRIAL Makes World Premiere at Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23Sh!t Theatre's GUINEA PIGS ON TRIAL Makes World Premiere at Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2014

Sh!t Theatre/Escalator East to Edinburgh present Guinea Pigs on Trial in its World Premiere at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)
'Israeli' Show Cancelled At Edinburgh Fringe After Protests'Israeli' Show Cancelled At Edinburgh Fringe After Protests
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

A show has been cancelled at the Edinburgh Fringe after vocal protests from leading cultural figures, reports suggest. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2014: Natalie O'Donoghue's Musical and Cabaret Picks!EDINBURGH 2014: Natalie O'Donoghue's Musical and Cabaret Picks!
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 1, 2014

Reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top musical and cabaret picks of the Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: MORGAN & WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS, Pleasance Dome, July 31 2014EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: MORGAN & WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS, Pleasance Dome, July 31 2014
by Amy Hanson - August 1, 2014

What sets Morgan and West apart from other magicians gracing the Fringe this year? According to the men themselves, "Better waistcoats, better facial hair....and time travel!" As seen on ITV's Penn and Teller: Fool Us, the eponymous double act are Victorian gentleman magicians, evoking not just a sense of awe for their tricks, but also their keen comedy, as they bring a sense of a more civilised age to a modern audience. (more...)
Amy and Rosana Cade: SISTER Shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2014, Now thru Aug 24Amy and Rosana Cade: SISTER Shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2014, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Amy is a sex worker. Her sister, Rosana, is a radical lesbian. They are both feminists. Together, they reveal everything in this powerful and joyous performance, exploring female sexual identity, feminism and choice. (more...)
Greg Sinclair's I DO, DO I Comes to Edinburgh Fringe TonightGreg Sinclair's I DO, DO I Comes to Edinburgh Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

The Arches is thrilled to announce that Greg Sinclair's I Do, Do I will be presented at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014. How much power could you entrust in a group of children? Would you let them tell you what to wear? Compose music for you to perform? Greg Sinclair would. (more...)
Apphia Campbell Brings BLACK IS THE COLOUR OF MY VOICE to Gilded Balloon, Now thru Aug 25Apphia Campbell Brings BLACK IS THE COLOUR OF MY VOICE to Gilded Balloon, Now thru Aug 25
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Black is the Color Of My Voice is a one-woman show inspired by the story of singing legend Nina Simone, written and performed by Shanghai based singer and actress, Apphia Campbell. This theatre piece with music will be performed at Gilded Balloon (Billiard Room) from today 1 - Monday 25 August, 14.20 (15.20 ends). (more...)
The Neutrinos and More Bring KLANGHAUS to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24The Neutrinos and More Bring KLANGHAUS to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

The Neutrinos/Sal Pittman/Norwich Arts Centre/Escalator East to Edinburgh present KLANGHAUS. Noise art/rock collaborators create an immersive multimedia salon of surprise and the extreme. (more...)
Two Destination Language Brings NEAR GONE to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23Two Destination Language Brings NEAR GONE to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 23
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Two Destination Language/Escalator East to Edinburgh present Near Gone. One bare stage, 2 performers, hundreds of fresh carnations, one heartfelt story about survival at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)
Old Trunk's THE SECRET WIVES OF ANDY WILLIAMS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24Old Trunk's THE SECRET WIVES OF ANDY WILLIAMS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Old Trunk/ Escalator East to Edinburgh present: The Secret Wives of Andy Williams at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Like The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - only in habits and on crack... (more...)
Miles Allen's ONE MAN BREAKING BAD Makes Edinburgh Fringe Debut, Now thru Aug 24Miles Allen's ONE MAN BREAKING BAD Makes Edinburgh Fringe Debut, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2014

Direct from a sell-out run and huge public and critical acclaim at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, US actor/comedian Miles Allen will debut his solo show ONE MAN BREAKING BAD at the Edinburgh Fringe this summer. (more...)
LEARN TO LAUGH WITH: KEEP CALM AND IMPROV Comes to Edinburgh Fringe TonightLEARN TO LAUGH WITH: KEEP CALM AND IMPROV Comes to Edinburgh Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Printworthy stars conspicuously absent in new comedy: 'Learn to Laugh with: Keep Calm and Improv' at C Nova Studios, Edinburgh: today, 31 July-25 August 2014. (more...)
LOVE. GUTS. HIGH SCHOOL. Makes UK Debut at Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24LOVE. GUTS. HIGH SCHOOL. Makes UK Debut at Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Love. Guts. High School. written by Jeanette Bonner and developed with Desperately Seeking The Exit writer and performer Peter Michael Marino, was inspired by a question posed by American playwright Matt Hoverman, who asked Jeanette Bonner, 'What one thing, if it hadn't happened in your life, would have left you a different person than the one you are today?' (more...)
NOGGIN THE NOG Set for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, Now thru 26 AugustNOGGIN THE NOG Set for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, Now thru 26 August
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

This year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, a group of terribly charming Viking storytellers recreate the wonderful world of Noggin the Nog in this new piece of theatre for children, families and fans. With silly vikings, puppets, live music and original film. The production plays every day at the Bosco Tent, Assembly George Square, Edinburgh at 12.50pm from today, 31 July - 26 August 2014. (more...)
Big Difference Productions Brings Unique Laughs to 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Now thru Aug 24Big Difference Productions Brings Unique Laughs to 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Big Difference Productions, creators of innovative comedy events and concepts and organisers of the annual Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival, today announced its programme of events for this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. From seasoned stand-ups showing that life experience breeds laughs, expert analysis on comedy and contemporary culture, and unbridled laughter with the lights off, the shows provide a unique flavour of comedy. (more...)
Christina Bianco and Velma Celli Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut in DIVALLUSION, Now thru Aug 21Christina Bianco and Velma Celli Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut in DIVALLUSION, Now thru Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Drama Desk Award nominee and YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli make their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut in Divallusion at Assembly Checkpoint from tonight, 31st July - Today 21st August at 19.25 (20.25 ends). (more...)
Robert White's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE GAG AND THE GUN-CRIME….PLUS MORE STUFF Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24Robert White's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE GAG AND THE GUN-CRIME….PLUS MORE STUFF Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Quoted as 'the real bloke from the book 'The Curious incident of the dog in the night time' Robert White is making an odd and hilarious comeback after his successful debut at The Edinburgh Fringe in 2010 with 'THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE GAG AND THE GUN-CRIME....PLUS MORE STUFF'. The show runs at The Hive - Big Cave, tonight, July 31st - August 24th (not 11th & 18th) at 5:30pm (6:30pm). (more...)
Full House Theatre's BIG RED BATH Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24Full House Theatre's BIG RED BATH Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Full House Theatre Company/Half Moon/Escalator East to Edinburgh present: BIG RED BATH. Splish! Splosh! Splash! Adventurous theatre for the very young. Rubba-Dubba-Giggle, Rubba-Dubba-Laugh, there's magic to be found in the Big Red Bath. (more...)
MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! Plays Edinburgh Fringe TonightMARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! Plays Edinburgh Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! written and performed by New York cabaret stars MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne debut their twisted drunken romp at The Laughing Horse's Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival at The Basement Bar @The Phoenix Bar: / 46 Broughton Street / Edinburgh EH1 3SA (more...)
EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Apphia Campbell On BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICEEDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Apphia Campbell On BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE
by Natalie O'Donoghue - July 30, 2014

Actress and writer Apphia Campbell speaks to BWW:UK about her Nina Simone inspired play which debuts at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. (more...)
Story Pocket Theatre's ARABIAN NIGHTS Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24Story Pocket Theatre's ARABIAN NIGHTS Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

Ready to captivate family theatre audiences during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Story Pocket Theatre is delighted to present its debut show, Arabian Nights at Gilded Balloon (Dining Room) from Friday 1st - Sunday 24th August (preview today 30 & Thursday 31st July) at 11.15 (12.15 ends). (more...)

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