Beckoning1 Cloud Gate 2 Photo by LEE Chia-yeh
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Cloud Gate 2 – Triple Bill

Taiwanese Company, Cloud Gate 2, tear up the rule book. Yes, influences are there – Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, martial arts, meditation – imbued by the founder of its sister company Cloud Gate Theatre...
L-E-V Dance Company: OCD Love
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L-E-V – OCD Love

Upstage right a block of light falls on a female dancer creating first steps, first balances. Ritual, repetitive poses render the body fluid and sinewy; her back and arms stretched almost to a point of dislocat...
Depths of My Mind Scarabeus Aerial Theatre
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Depths of My Mind

Billy Smart’s Circus it isn’t, but smart Scarabeus’ Depths of My Mind is. It is part of Polka Theatre’s Brain Waves Festival at the Brit School, Croydon. It is the brain-child of Daniela Essart and Sore...
Scottish Ballet at Edinburgh International Festival
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Scottish Ballet

Scottish Ballet’s double bill of UK premieres at the Edinburgh International Festival offers two brooding, uncompromising contemporary pieces. First is French choreographer Angelin Preljoçaj’s MC 14/12 (Ce...
Alan Cumming Sappy songs
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Sappy Songs

Alan Cumming’s ‘Sappy Songs’ at The Hub is a treat from start to finish. A consummate entertainer, Cumming regales with tall and no so tall tales about his life, his soldier grandfather, his father, his t...
Every Brilliant Thing at Summerhall
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Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing is Duncan Macmillan’s poignant script about coping with suicide: a young boy makes lists for his mother as to the reasons why she should live. As he grows up the list gets longer and lon...
Daffodils (A Play With Songs) at the Traverse
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Daffodils (A Play With Songs)

Daffodils at the Traverse follows writer Rochelle Bright's parents as they meet at the same spot as her grandparents: a bed of daffodils by a lake in Hamilton, New Zealand……Eric (Todd Emerson) travels the w...
Love Lies and Taxidermy at The Roundabout, Summerhall
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Love Lies and Taxidermy

Love Lies and Taxidermy is the best of titles. It’s also a cracking good yarn and beautifully executed in a three-hander by Remy Beasley, Richard Corgan and Andy Rush. Valentine and Ash fall over one another ...