Separate But Not Equal: EIF & the Fringe Should Realign
By Edinburgh
You’ll have noticed that the content on our festival microsite has slowed down drastically this week – despite the fact that there’s still time left on the countdown ticker to the 5
Signs of Impermanence & Fascism
We know that theatre is an impermanent art form, but this is ridiculous: an improvised theatre built from recycled bits of wood and plasterboard has been erected in a school playground in Borough ... Club Outing to Shirley Valentine
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Last night a group of 125 theatregoers ventured through the rainy deluge to the Trafalgar Studios. The fight against the inclement weather was, however, more than compensated for by ...
The Outings Blog Has Moved
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Welcome to the new home of the Outings blog. This is where we keep a record of all of the Outings our Theatre Club goes on, as well as sharing information from the Q&A sessions or mee
Another Dummy Run for the Dummy Tree
Conor Mitchell is one our most promising musical theatre writers, but he shows too many signs of remaining just that. A new production of his short, sub-Sondheim threnody for lost childhood, The
Vernon's God, Little Change
The dedicatee of Simon Callow’s new book, My Life in Pieces — is this the best ever title for a collection of journalism and occasional articles ? — is Vernon Dobtcheff. Who he? A
Glyndebourne on the Strand
Having missed Michael Grandage’s acclaimed production of Billy Budd at Glyndebourne, I took the opportunity of seeing what all the fuss was about at a screening in the magnificent courtyard of
Edinburgh Moments
By Lynn Ruth Miller
As I gallop from one venue to another, I meet hundreds of people, some new this year,many I have met  before..and we all fall in love.  The intensity of the fringe experience and the freneti
Funny is Funny
By Lynn Ruth Miller
It was funny in the sixties and it is even funnier now.  It is Miss Sophie's birthday and her butler (Chris Cresswell) is trying to make it a party for her.  Sadly, all her friends are dead
What gives a show its edge
By Lynn Ruth Miller
I have been trying to attend shows at the Fringe in between performing my own and have noticed a vast difference in quality and professional polish.  I happen to love the immediacy of shows that