I know I’m late to the party with Follies but what can I do? Such was the demand for tickets that I only finally saw it a few days ago. But, my god, was it worth the wait, or what.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the sensuous experience of watching a circus show, and how reviews – coming generally from a theatrical tradition – usually privilege the conceptual meaning of a production over the sensational meanings written through our physiological responses. This is an attempt not to do that!
In August it all kicks off, the 70th anniversary of Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For three weeks, Scotland’s capital, welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe.
For the avoidance of doubt, this is the late night show ‘Briefs Factory’ present at the Assembly Hall. For the avoidance of further doubt, this is the same show Briefs have brought to the UK for the past several years.