In terms of venues, the Traverse continues a successful year with five nominations, whilst the Pleasance (Dome and Courtyard) boasts six nods. Forest Fringe, the free “miniature festival within a festival” produced at the Forest Cafe, gets four nominations, three of them in the Innovation/Interaction/Immersion category.
The Total Theatre Awards were established in 1997 to recognise those “pushing at the boundaries of traditional theatre” at the festival. Awards supporters include barbicanbite09, the London International Mime Festival and the Central School of Speech and Drama.
TOTAL THEATRE AWARDS SHORTLISTS
MUSIC & THEATRE
The winners of the Total Theatre Awards 2009 will be announced in Edinburgh on Friday 28 August 2009.