Artistic director Jonathan Mills has built his inaugural program for the Edinburgh Festival around the 400th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo." Using this formative opera as an example…
When Euripides envisaged the part of Dionysus, the god of good times in "The Bacchae," he was probably thinking of an actor with the pansexual charisma of Alan Cumming.
Michael Lessac's "Truth in Translation" is like a backstage musical in which instead of a chorus line there's a team of translators, and instead of a show there's the Truth and Reconciliation…
Imagine a performance of Cirque du Soleil's "O," except instead of sitting in your comfortable Las Vegas seat, you are thrust into the middle of the show and forced to experience it viscerally…
Last year the Traverse, Scotland's home of new writing, kicked off its Edinburgh Festival Fringe program with "Petrol Jesus Nightmare #5," a violent broadside by Henry Adam that raged against…
The National Theater of Scotland is making its first visit to the U.S. with "Black Watch," a tough play in a military setting, laced with more profanity than vintage David Mamet. As if to make…
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe may goose its media profile this summer if Al Gore hits the Scottish capital to tubthump for Current TV, as the cable network he founded with entrepreneur Joel Hyatt…
If the Proclaimers are the unlikeliest of pop stars -- identical twins in unflattering geek glasses singing in broad Scottish accents -- then "Sunshine on Leith" is the unlikeliest of tuners…
Too old to be timely and too new to be a period piece? That was the risk in reviving Tony Kushner's "gay fantasia on national themes" 16 years after its lauded debut.
With exquisite timing, a U.K. theater is premiering a musical based on the songs of a cult pop group only weeks after one of its iconic tunes has topped the British charts. Thanks to a new version of…
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