Category - New Writing

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An Act of Kindness

Rascal Theatre

An Act of Kindness

Theatre (New Writing, Comedy)

C cubed (main space) venue 50 Brodie’s Close, 304 Lawnmarket EH1 2PS
3-28 Aug (not 15) at 16:10 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Strangers meet at a bus stop. Both struggle with isolation and the question of what is expected of them, as a man, as a woman. An unlikely connection is formed. Funny, warm, relatable to all humans.
All My Life Long

Sweet Nothings Theatre

All My Life Long

Theatre (Drama, New Writing)

C royale (studio 3) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-28 Aug (not 17) at 13:45 (0hr50)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 14+
Gloria and Padraic are best friends whose relationship changes forever. This is the story of love that lasted a lifetime… but not the lifetime you might expect. A daring piece of new writing by Luiza Minghella.
Banged Up!

Two Thirds Comedy

Banged Up!

Comedy (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
20-28 Aug at 20:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 12+
Three people in prison tell their stories backwards to work out how they got there. Are they all really innocent? Are they part of a bigger conspiracy? And where have all the bees gone?
Behind Our Skin

Giantswi Company (France)

Behind Our Skin

Theatre (New Writing, Storytelling)

C royale (studio 3) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
21-26 Aug at 18:00 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Recommended 12+
Two intertwined female monologues about immigration: Camille, a French woman in London, and Naysam, a Morrocan graduate in France, describe what leaving your home and choosing your own country involves today.
Birthday Cake

KCS Theatre Company

Birthday Cake

Theatre (Drama, New Writing)

C (+3) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
13-19 Aug at 17:50 (1hr15)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Suitable for all ages
A senseless, unsolved stabbing of a teenager confronts our need to explain horrific events, to make sense of a world that’s ultimately disordered, chaotic and full of pineapple upside-down cake. ‘KCS Theatre have a remarkable Fringe record’ WhatsOnStage.com.
Carried Away

Nightingale Productions

Carried Away

Theatre (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 3) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-20 Aug at 18:00 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Crib, check. Nappies, check. Weird, breast-pump thing, check. Losing mind, check. Mum on speed-dial, quickest route to hospital mapped. Phoebe discovers she’s pregnant again after a miscarriage and wants to talk. Fresh, frank new play about starting again.
The Chess Player

Theatre Omnibus (Massachusetts, USA)

The Chess Player

Theatre (Historical, New Writing)

C primo (studio) venue 41 19 Hill Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JP
2-28 Aug at 12:00 (1hr15)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Imprisoned by Nazis. Solitary confinement. A stolen book of chess games becomes a prisoner’s grasp on sanity. Fighting madness by choosing schizophrenia, he survives, dividing himself into two feuding chess masters. Richard McElvain reimagines Stefan Zweig’s classic.
Deadly Dialogues

Quilliam

Deadly Dialogues

Theatre (Drama, New Writing)

C (+2) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
4-28 Aug (not 15) at 16:15 (1hr00)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50 / children £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 14+
Orwellian reality from an award-winning creative team. A shopping channel touts the Caliphate like a tangle-free hose. A man battles his djinns. Two girls exchange destinies from Daesh to Dartford, while the Muslim Banksy sprays outrage by night.
Frank & Cynthia

Two Thirds Comedy

Frank & Cynthia

Comedy (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-19 Aug at 20:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 12+
A fast-paced, absurd comedy show that takes you from the llama fields of Scunthorpe Aerodrome to the most left-wing corner of Scandinavia; a timeless love story that will have you weeping out of your ears.
Like Dolphins Can Swim

Gone Rogue Productions

Like Dolphins Can Swim

Theatre (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 2) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
13-27 Aug (odd dates only) at 20:00 (1hr20)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 14+
The day two children promised to spend as their superhero alter-egos has arrived, but Captain Hero-Man and The Mighty Hedgehog are older now… A story of friendship, loss, secrets – and saving the world.
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