Next up in our Spotlight feature is Tumble Tuck, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Sarah Milton.
First up in our Spotlight feature is Julius Caesar, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 14 – 26 August 2017. I caught up with actor Amanda LaBonte.
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.
Each critic will see a minimum of 15 performances within their specialist area, and their responses may include traditional written reviews, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, tweets and visual responses. Last year, over 400 reviews were produced by 19 participating critics, as well as additional social media content and reportage.
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. That’s Laura Curnick’s mantra anyway. Stand-up comic, her career is taking off, until she melts down on stage, confronted by the fact that she can’t have kids. Caroline Byrne’s Blocked charts Curnick’s journey through three separate stand-up gigs, from mocking mothers, pregnancy and children to lamenting that she can’t experience any of them herself.
A converted metal shipping container is an appropriate theatre for Under My Thumb, a show that traps six women in a prison cell without ever revealing why. Cassiah Joski-Jethi eludes to it in her script and the audience are left to fill in the gaps.
140 words per day. That’s it. Short sentences, keep brief. Bernadette (Ivor) and Oliver (Slade) can’t waste anything. Yet… sometimes nothing to say. Others… Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons.
Simone Tani, one of the founders of Teatro Pomodoro, must be completely shattered. Speaking to me over Skype, he has just become a father and is also trying to finalise bringing the company’s first full work, Cabaret From The Shadows, to Brighton Fringe Festival.
Applications opened today for participants to join the Network of Independent Critics (NIC) for their second season at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, from 4th – 28th August 2017.