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FRINGE & EIF

2019

REVIEWS

Here are our 2019 "Festival" picks for this year.  As we go along, a few more will be added to this list and we will be reviewing many of the performances below.

For more information on any listing please visit

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NOTE Performances are in our rough "review schedule" order, so please check for all performance dates.

Sarah Jane Morris: Sweet Little Mystery

Assembly George Square Studios

Jul 31 Aug 1-11

18:45

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: JPSM Management

REVIEW

 

The Castle

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Aug 2-3, 5-10, 12-17

16:15

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Old Dog Theatre

 REVIEW

I Am Not Marilyn

theSpaceTriplex

Aug 2-10, 12-17

15:55

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Viviana Zarbo

REVIEW

Last Life  A Shakespeare Play

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Aug 2-10, 12-17

18:30

Country: United States

Group: The Box Collective and Piece of Yourself

 REVIEW

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Scottish Ballet The Crucible

Playhouse Theatre

3-5 August

1hr 40mins

Scottish Ballet / Helen Pickett / Peter Salem

REVIEW

I Am

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Aug 2-10, 12-17, 19-24

11:30

Country: United States

Group: Bo Productions

 REVIEW

Dalloway

Assembly Roxy

Aug 2-4, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26

11:30

1 hour 30 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Dyad Productions

REVIEW

Camille O'Sullivan Sings Cave

Pleasance Courtyard

Jul 31 Aug 1-6, 8-11, 13-18, 20-25

21:15

1 hour 15 minutes

Country: Ireland

Group: Bound & Gagged

REVIEW

Too Young to Stay In, Too Old to Go Out

Sweet Novotel

Aug 2-11, 13-18

17:45

1 hour

18+ (Restriction)

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Nigel Osner

REVIEW

Goodnight Mister Tom

theSpaceTriplex

Aug 5-10

14:20

1 hour 40 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Aquila Youth Theatre

REVIEW

Akiko Okamoto in Concert 1

St Andrew's and St George's West, George St

Aug 5-6

16:35

1 hour

Country: Japan

Group: Akiko Okamoto

REVIEW

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Aug 2-25

20:45

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Bookends

REVIEW

Elsa Jean McTaggart Presents McTaggart Sisters

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 2-3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24

11:15

45 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Elsa Jean McTaggart

REVIEW

Melinda Hughes Off the Scale

Assembly Rooms Drawing Room

Aug 1-11, 13-18, 20-25

16:50

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Cheyne Productions Ltd

Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 16 and above (16+)(Strong Language/Swearing)

REVIEW

Best of the West End

theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Aug 2-3, 5-10

11:05

55 minutes

Country: United States

Group: American Performing Arts International

 REVIEW

Phamie Gow and Phriends

The Queen's Hall

Aug 7

20:00

2 hours 30 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Phamie Gow

REVIEW

Forget Me Not

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Aug 3, 5-10

12:50

50 minutes

Country: United States

Group: Leaves Are Falling Fast Productions

 REVIEW

Unknown

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Aug 8-10, 12-17

16:10

50 minutes

Group: Rise Strong

 REVIEW

The War of the Worlds

Pleasance Courtyard

Jul 31 Aug 1-13, 15-26

15:20

1 hour 20 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Rhum and Clay in association with the Pleasance

REVIEW

Dome Nights Planets 360

Dynamic Earth  Holyrood Road, EH8 8AS

Aug 2-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25

18:30

55 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Dynamic Earth

 REVIEW

Eva Cassidy The Story

theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Aug 2-25

19:20

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Elsa Jean McTaggart

 REVIEW

Dan Haynes – Had Some Falls Tour

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 2-24

15:10

45 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Seventh Avenue Arts

 REVIEW

Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree

C venues – C south - St Peter's, Lutton Place

Aug 11-17

17:35

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: KCS Theatre Company

 REVIEW

Misha's Gang

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 9-12, 14-24

14:45

1 hour 10 minutes

Country: Russian Federation

Group: Russian String Orchestra

 REVIEW

Little Death Club

Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows

Aug 11, 13-24

20:00

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Underbelly and Dead Man Label

Warnings and additional info: Nudity, Strong Language/Swearing

REVIEW

Votes for Women!

theSpaceTriplex

Aug 12-17

13:55

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Polymorph Theatre

 REVIEW

Hebridean Treasure Lost and Found

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 12-17

12:35

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Hebridean Treasure

 REVIEW

The Gray Cat and the Flounder

Assembly George Square Studios

Jul 31 Aug 1-11, 13-18, 20-22

14:05

1 hour

Country: United States

Group: PNME and Civil Disobedience

REVIEW

Blighty, Broadway and Beyond! – The Private Lives of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Aug 12-17, 19-24

12:35

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Gin Palace Productions

REVIEW

Blazin' Fiddles with Emily Smith

The Queen's Hall

Aug 14, 21

20:00

2 hours

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Blazin' Fiddles with Emily Smith

 REVIEW

Climb

Underbelly, Bristo Square

Aug 11-12, 14-26

14:40

1 hour

Country: Canada

Group: Climb

REVIEW

Out of the Blue Jazz Presents The Great American Songbook

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 12-17

19:20

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Out of the Blue Jazz

REVIEW

Cello on Fire

theSpaceTriplex The Prince Phillip Building

Aug 12-24

18:15

50 minutes

Country: Austria

Group: Peter Hudler

 REVIEW

On a High Note

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 12-17, 19-24

16:25, 16:30

55 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group Erin Alexander

 REVIEW

The Carpenters Songbook

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 11-24

13:45

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Night Owl Shows

 REVIEW

Christine Bovill Tonight You Belong to Me

The Stand’s New Town Theatre

Aug 16-25

19:10

1 hour 15 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Christine Bovill / The Stand Comedy Club

REVIEW

Bizet to Broadway Natalie Sternberg

theSpace on North Bridge

Aug 13-17

13:05

50 minutes

Country United Kingdom - England

Group: Natalie Sternberg

REVIEW

The Words Are There

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug 2-24

Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar

1 hour

Country: Ireland

Group: Ronan Dempsey from Nth Degree Productions

 REVIEW

Kim Edgar

Stockbridge Church

Aug 17

19:30

2 hours

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Kim Edgar

REVIEW

Manual Cinema's Frankenstein

Underbelly, Bristo Square

Jul 31 Aug 1-11, 13-26

14:45

1 hour 15 minutes

Country: United States

Group: Underbelly and Manual Cinema

REVIEW

Exposing Edith

Assembly George Square Studios

Aug 11, 13-18, 20-26

14:20

1 hour 10 minutes

Country: Australia

Group: Burger and Wain in association with SquareSums&Co

 REVIEW

Echoes of Villers-Bretonneux

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Aug 2-3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24

15:10

50 minutes

Country: Australia

Group: Shane Palmer

 REVIEW

Spotlights: A Night at the Musicals

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Aug 19-24

18:40

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Spotlights Show Choir

 REVIEW

111

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Aug 19-24

12:30

45 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Joel Brown and Eve Mutso

 REVIEW

Anais Mitchell

The Queen's Hall

Aug 20

20:00

2 hours 30 minutes

Country: United States

Group: Anais Mitchell

REVIEW

Jazz Undercover 70s Songwriters

The Jazz Bar

Aug 21-25

14:30

1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Hodgkin and MacFarlane

 REVIEW

Hypnotique Presents Totally Wired

Sweet Grassmarket

Aug 19-25

15:00

 1 hour

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Hypnotique

 REVIEW

The Nashville Story

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug ends-24

14:50

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Night Owl Shows

 REVIEW

The Tina Turner Story

theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Aug end-25

17:00

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Night Owl Shows

 REVIEW

The Aretha Franklin Story

theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Aug ends-25

14.50

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - England

Group: Night Owl Shows

REVIEW

Loving the Enemy

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

Aug ends-24

14:20

50 minutes

Country: United Kingdom - Scotland

Group: Lorenzo Novani

 REVIEW

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Roots

Church Hill Theatre

9-25 August

1hr 15mins

1927

 REVIEW

   

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