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August 2018
£8 - £10

Big in Belgium Season at Edinburgh Fringe: Another One

August 1 - August 26
Summerhall,
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh , EH9 1PL
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ANOTHER ONE –  Lobke Leirens and Maxim Storms ‘If you break my heart, I’ll break yours too.’ Two fictional mortals explore the sufferings of silence. Peacefully. Together they survive time. They defend their threatening depths, slowly squeezing into their world. This is how Another One becomes a sequence of tolerating and being tolerated. A nearly wordless creation by an inventive theatre couple which has previously toured in Belgium and the Netherlands Lobke Leirens and Maxim Storms are both graduated from the School of…

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Cezary Goes to War

August 3 | 7:00 pm - August 26 | 8:00 pm
Army- Edinburgh Fringe Festival,
89 East Claremont Street, EH7 4HU
Edinburgh ,
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Komuna Warszawa, a collective famous in Poland for their forward-thinking experimental theatre and social activism, bring their play ‘Cezary Goes to War’ to Army @ The Fringe, in Association with Summerhall, for 9 dates in August. Four young men act, dance and sing their way through a surreal army recruitment assessment, accompanied by a stark and spirited live piano score. Director Cezary Tomaszewski takes this overtly masculine military ritual and twists it through fantasy and queer masculinity, with the main…

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£10 - £12

Big in Belgium Season at Edinburgh Fringe: Unsung

August 4 | 12:00 pm - August 26 | 1:15 pm
Summerhall,
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh , EH9 1PL
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UNSUNG – Valentijn Dhaenens  Valentijn Dhaenens returns to Edinburgh following sell-out performances of BigMouth and SMallWaR at the Edinburgh Fringe and throughout the world. The creators of BigMouth return with a thrilling and timely new show. Delving deeply into the politician’s life, exposing those juicy backstage scenes we all look for and asking why anyone seeks recognition in a job that is known to be the most unpopular ever. Valentijn Dhaenens’ performance unravels the DNA of the politician – including attendant nastiness – creating a personage that mesmerises and…

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Big in Belgium Season at Edinburgh Fringe: European Citizen Popsong

August 4 | 6:00 pm - August 26 | 7:00 pm
Summerhall,
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh , EH9 1PL
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EUROPEAN CITIZEN POPSONG – Marieke Dermul  In European Citizen Popsong, the audience takes a musical trip through Europe. Last year, theatre maker Marieke Dermul researched if such a thing as a European identity or a common European sense exists. The power of music has erased boundaries before, but can it make us feel connected as citizens, even after the Brexit? With this question in mind, she started a journey through Europe. By collecting opinions and musical input by citizens from all over Europe, the pop…

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Nele needs a Holiday:The Musical at Edinburgh Fringe

August 4 | 10:15 pm - August 26 | 11:10 pm
Summerhall,
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh , EH9 1PL
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NELE NEEDS A HOLIDAY: THE MUSICAL Nele Van den BroeckA Belgian pop star moves to London to steal the job of British pop stars. Luckily, austerity is there to stop her. A witty pop-opera about a girl called Nele who turns her life into a big international mess because she wants to be famous on the other side of the English Channel. It’s a rags-to-more-rags story showing the magnificent relief of grandiose failures in love, life and a so-called career.…

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Big in Belgium Season at Edinburgh Fringe: De Fuut

August 8 - August 26
Summerhall,
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh , EH9 1PL
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DE FUUT – Bastiaan Vandendriessche Winner of the Best International Performance Award at the Fringe Festival, Amsterdam. Bastiaan Vandendriessche’s new play invites the audience to celebrate his sexuality towards two young girls of whom he was a leader in the Sea Scouts in Ghent, 6 years ago. ‘The thing I love about Lolita is that you’re just completely consumed and engrossed by the ardent passion of a man, who is forever doomed to crave something sinister, something twisted.’  Using theatre as an excuse to be truly honest about his…

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