joue le genre returns to Edinburgh Fringe Festival after two years with their new work, What Goes On In Front Of Closed Doors.
Tag: The Pleasance
Blood is thicker than water; family comes first. The idea that a relative takes precedence over friends or partners seems archaic and old school, yet it still holds fast today. But what if siblings grow apart or move to separate countries, can they still be expected to be an integral part of each other’s lives?
How many puns can one play contain, particularly when they aren’t incorporated into the original story to begin with? Alexander Raptotasios has taken The Scottish Play, one of Shakespeare’s most well-known and much-loved works, and shoehorned in a fair few cheesy, somewhat degrading, karaoke numbers. They may be intended to add a new dimension to the tale and engender newfound empathy for the characters, but in reality, they detract from a compelling tale and cheapen both the production and company in equal measure.
The world premiere of Becoming Mohammed comes to The Pleasance in May.
Ferodo Bridges CIC brings an immersive dinner party version of Macbeth to The Pleasance in April.