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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.
Bottles

Poot Productions

Bottles

Theatre (Physical Theatre, Spoken Word)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
22-26 Aug at 11:00 (0hr50)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50 / children £3.50-£5.50
Recommended 12+
Inspired by multiple real-life events in which young men and women have been killed on their way home from a night out after falling drunkenly into rivers, roads and ravines.
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.
A Common Man: The Bridge That Tom Built

The Flanagan Collective and Dominic Allen

A Common Man: The Bridge That Tom Built

Theatre (Historical, Solo Show)

C royale (studio 1) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-28 Aug (not 15) at 19:30 (1hr05)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50 / children £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Feeling oppressed? So’s Tom Paine. Dominic Allen brings the revolutionary’s incredible story to the stage. A life that bridges Hamilton and Les Miserables. ‘Inspirational’ Stage. ‘Highly recommended’ BroadwayBaby. ‘Unmissable’ EdFestMag.com.
A Compendium of Lost Things

Bear Pit Theatre

A Compendium of Lost Things

Theatre (Verbatim, Drama)

C (+3) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
20-27 Aug at 13:40 (0hr55)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Recommended PG
A man collects stories of lost keys and dreams gone astray, wayward wallets and absent loved ones, abandoned playthings and misplaced memories. Verbatim tales woven together in a whirl of song, puppetry and playful theatre.
The Course of True Love

SE Theatre Company

The Course of True Love

Theatre (Adaptation, Classical)

C cubed (main space) venue 50 Brodie’s Close, 304 Lawnmarket EH1 2PS
13-28 Aug at 17:10 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Recommended 12+
Some of Shakespeare’s best scenes woven together in a new story about young lovers. Together they explore the different stages of their relationship: from the fiery passion of novelty to the cold staleness of repetition.
Cracked Tiles

Lorenzo Novani

Cracked Tiles

Theatre (Comedy, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
13-28 Aug (not 17) at 16:00 (1hr00)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Something strange was going on. Something he wouldn’t dare speak about. He’s dead now, but Riccardo has seized an impossible opportunity to get answers from his deceased father. Riveting one-man comedy drama. ‘Outstanding’ FringeReview.co.uk.
The Cricket

The None Drama Studio (China)

The Cricket

Theatre (Physical Theatre, Storytelling)

C (+3) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-19 Aug at 14:35 (1hr10)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50 / children £6.50-£8.50
Suitable for all ages
An original story derived from Pusongling’s famous novel where a boy is changed into a cricket under pressure from others. The Chinese version of Metamorphosis, recreated as a classical dance drama.
The Dame Dolly Donut Show

Donut Productions

The Dame Dolly Donut Show

Theatre (Comedy, Family)

C (+2) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug (not 15) at 13:35 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50 / children £3.50-£5.50
Recommended PG
Join the irrepressible Dame Dolly as she wanders through the ‘oh-er-missus’ story of her life. Expect hilarity, gossip and revelations aplenty as Dolly proves that living in Pantoland isn’t just a fairy tale!
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