Before earning international fame as the lead singer of British electropop band Soft Cell, Marc Almond was an art-school student specializing in performance art.
A John Malkovich-directed solo play starring Julian Sands and perfs from Simon Callow and Steven Berkoff are among the atractions on tap for the 2011 outing of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running…
A Chinese opera-inflected version of "King Lear," Shanghai Peking Opera's take on Hamlet and a New York-originated stage adaptation of "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" are among the offerings on tap at…
If the world is in recession, no one has told the Edinburgh Fringe.
With a show by Elevator Repair Service, auds are in for the long haul.
The two-hander never rises above its repartee to become a fully fledged play.
There is a touch of "Waiting for Godot" in the time-filling meanderings of the four men we find cooking sausages in an empty swimming pool in Enda Walsh's sideways take on Homer's "The Odyssey."
Focus is less on social background than on the muscular choreography of the workout and the violent poetry of the ring.
Neither as funny nor as unsettling as it promises to be.
In spite of the worldwide recession and continued threats to arts funding, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has opted to launch its biggest program ever.
Despite its strengths, however, the production is more labored than weightless.