Theatre review: Men

Edinburgh Fringe Scotsman review: Men, at the Underbelly Bristo Square (Venue 300), reviewed by Sally Stott. THIS play may be called Men, but the women characters are far more likeable. In an amusing send-up of Frank, who is working on a novel described as “a retelling of Oxbridge after school sessions”, we get an insight …

Theatre review: Forest Fringe

Edinburgh Fringe Scotsman review: Forest Fringe programme at Out of the Blue Drill Hall reviewed by Joyce McMillan It’s early in the day at Forest Fringe; barely noon, and already we’re sitting in a sweaty studio theatre with our chairs arranged in a circle around a strange-looking installation in the middle of the floor. It looks …

Theatre review: Histoire D’Amour

Edinburgh International Festival Scotsman review: Histoire D’Amour at King’s Theatre, reviewed by Joyce McMillan If art and technology is a key theme of the festival, then it’s easy to understand why director Jonathan Mills has issued a return invitation to Teatrocinema of Chile, who first delighted Edinburgh audiences back in 2010. Director Juan Carlos Zagal’s …

Theatre review: Hamlet

Edinburgh International Festival Scotsman review theatre: Hamlet at Royal Lyceum Theatre, reviewed by Joyce McMillan FOUR days into the 2013 International Festival, its key theme of art and technology is playing out in impressive style; and at the Royal Lyceum, technology appears centre-stage, as the acclaimed Wooster Group of New York seek to re-enact in …

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