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Us/Them, Summerhall Festival

Edinburgh,Edinburgh3 Aug - 28 Aug
Us/Them BRONKS, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Theatre Royal Plymouth – Venue: Main Hall – Category: Big in Belgium Theatre Young Audiences – Age Suitability: 9+ – Times: 10.00 (60 mins) In September 2004, during a school hostage drama in Beslan, the greatest of evils (terrorists) chose the greatest good (a group of children) as their victim. Us/Them is not a straightforward account of this terrible drama, but is about the entirely individual way children cope with extreme situations. With…

Fix at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh,Underbelly3 Aug - 27 Aug
Worklight Theatre presents Fix at Edinburgh Festival Fringe This a story, from us to you. With lights… and music. This is a tale about love and connection. About the bonds within brains. And the bonds between brains. And stretching them to breaking point. About taking one day at a time. And living for tomorrow. Internationally acclaimed Worklight Theatre present a brand-new ensemble show about addiction. Based on research and interviews with addicts and the people who love or work with…
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The Place at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh,Edinburgh4 Aug - 27 Aug
The Place presents Protein Dance’s Border Tales and R O S A L I N D by James Cousins Company at Summerhall (4-26 Aug) and Fagin’s Twist by Avant Garde Dance at Zoo Venues (20-27 Aug). The Place is committed to developing choreographic talent and pushing the boundaries of what dance can be. These three shows are by Work Place artists and represent some of the most exciting dance in Europe at the moment. The Place will be also supporting…

Vive le Fringe! 2017 Institut Français d’Écosse

Edinburgh,Edinburgh4 Aug - 28 Aug
For the past 6 years, the Institut Français d’Écosse has been hosting Vive le Fringe! a showcase of the crème de la crème of French performance arts. In 2017, Vive le Fringe! is expending over two venues for 3 shows, 2 literary encounters, and an exhibition. The Institut Français is presenting new piece of writing Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey and Poitiers-based Collectif Or Normes’ adaptation of Marguerite Duras novel, La Maladie de la mort at its historic base in…
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Czech Showcase at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Edinburgh,Zoo Southside4 Aug - 27 Aug
Since 2008, the Czech Centre has been committed to bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; this year, the Showcase is the centre of an expanded programme of work in Scotland which will include installations, exhibitions and live music through May to November in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Czech Showcase @ Fringe presents five outstanding Czech companies with three Herald Angels Awards and four Total Theatre Award Nominations offering six unforgettable shows. Czech Showcase is…

Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey

Edinburgh,Institut Français d’Ecosse4 Aug - 28 Aug
What happens in the mind of a bilingual person? Inspired by true events from the last three decades, the story follows heroine Marion through this coming of age tale that flirts with pop culture references and stereotypes while challenging our (mis-)conceptions about identity, home and communication. A hybrid piece about and beyond boundaries: performed in four languages (Occitan, French, English, and Gaelic), it playfully mixes comedy with physical theatre, storytelling with puppets and above all fantasy with reality. Accessible and…

La Maladie de la mort at Fringe Festival

Edinburgh,Institut Français d’Ecosse4 Aug - 28 Aug
Every day the same ceremony is held; a hotel room, a man, a woman. A sea between them. He pays her, she gives in. Dancer Alexandra Naudet, a member of the prestigious Compagnie Philippe Decouflé, is at the centre of this multimedia show between electro-theatrical performance and choreography under video surveillance. The play will be performed both in the original French version and a brand new English translated version. Aug 16-21, 23-28 | 6:30-7:30 pm French version on the 16,…

Spirit of ’47 at Edinburgh International Festival

,Edinburgh6 Aug - 27 Aug
A 70th anniversary collaboration between the British Council & the Edinburgh International Festival In 1947 Rudolf Bing, the General Manager of Glyndebourne Opera, Henry Harvey Wood, the Head of the British Council in Scotland, and leaders from the City of Edinburgh came together to conceive of an event that would welcome the world to the Scottish capital. In an act of extraordinary courage and optimism they asserted that art and culture could act as a beacon of hope and reconciliation in a…

Membre Fantôme at Fringe Edinburgh

Edinburgh,Institut Français d’Ecosse16 Aug - 20 Aug
In their performance, Erwan Keravec and Mickaël Phelippeau question the transformation of identity – the person we used to be but who is now gone forever. This is the ‘Phantom Limb’ which gives its name to their show. The two artists – one, a bagpiper, the other a choreographer – share a reflection around that notion of identity in art. This exploration is embodied by the dancer and the bagpipes themselves, both charged with personal and traditional history, which the…

Towers of Eden at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh,Edinburgh21 Aug - 26 Aug
Outland Theatre makes their debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Towers of Eden TOWERS OF EDEN, an original work written and performed by Simon Christian and Melissa Dalton. This new piece of theatre peers into the dystopian world of tomorrow and picks up challenging topics that are rarely addressed on the stage: climate change, social and ecological grievances and their devastating consequences. Info& tickets:https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/towers-of-eden
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Rendezvous in Bratislava

London,Battersea Arts Centre12 Oct
Miriam and her granddad are a match made in double-act heaven: they both make theatre, they’ve never met and he’s been dead for 35 years. Laco Kalina was a dramaturg, satirist, collector of jokes, writer of cabarets, born in Slovakia in 1913 and died in Germany in 1981. He survived the fascists only to be imprisoned by the communists, who believed he was a threat to the regime. Using his autobiographies and cabaret material, join us for the world premiere…
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