As road trips go, it’s a short one. The journey from Oban, a port on the west coast of Scotland, to the capital city of Edinburgh will take you less than three hours. But for the adolescent girls in…
Feeling blue? A little down in the dumps? Well, put down that straight razor and head over to the Barrow Street Theater, where a pudgy Brit comedian named Jonny Donahoe will give you a million…
With Scotland voting next month on whether to claim independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, polls suggest that the unionist No voters hold the majority. But to judge from this year's…
Anyone with an eye on the Middle East this summer will recognize the importance of dialogue and mediation. That seems to have been something implicitly understood by Jane Fonda in 1988 when the…
A Manhattan native with an unhurried, laid-back delivery, Michael Che has quickly become one of the busiest figures on his hometown's comedy circuit.
EDINBURGH -- Participants from 47 countries, from Australia to Zimbabwe, are set to make the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe the largest it's ever been, with the August event skedding 2,695 shows for…
With perfect timing Doris Day has released her first album in 17 years just as U.K. theater the Mill at Sonning prepares to takes its bio-drama about the '50s icon to El Portal Theater in Los Angeles…
In spite of the worldwide recession and continued threats to arts funding, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has opted to launch its biggest program ever.
Such is the power of the Edinburgh Intl. Festival and Fringe that the population of the Scottish capital doubles during August.
The sheer quantity of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe makes it a fascinating barometer of the times. For almost a month, the dedicated theatergoer can see four or five productions a day -- this…
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