Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Desiree Burch review – a scorching, sweat-soaked odyssey to nowhere by Brian Logan

The Hive, EdinburghA hallucinogenic trip through the desert provides the basis for a standup show teeming with ideas but lacking true cohesion Desiree Burch is out of the traps at a gallop i…

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Review: Do Our Best, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: Do Our Best, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe 4.0stars Sephie is probably the oldest girl guide you’re ever likely to meet. At the tender age of 30, she has returned to the sco…

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Jonny Pelham review – darkest of subjects brings compassion and hilarity by Brian Logan

The Caves, EdinburghThe comic turns his childhood trauma into a warm and deeply reflective show laced with jet-back humour An iron law of Edinburgh shows is that your trauma is your big reve…

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Review: Pink Lemonade, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Pink Lemonade, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsMika Johnson knows how to work their audience. Bathed in a fluorescent pink glow, Johnson surrenders to the beat of their mouth.…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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How London’s National Theatre Live Changed The Landscape by Artsjournal2

Broadcasting live theatre changes the audience – and the theatre. But for the better? Directors try to “collaborate with the show’s creative team and company. ‘We’ve got to do it i…

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Calls To Boycott Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Swell After Actor Tweets Support Of Hong Kong Police by Artsjournal2

The actor Liu Yifei, who plays Mulan in Disney’s live-action movie, “this week reposted an image on Weibo, a Chinese social network similar to Twitter, that took the police’s side. T…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Sexy Lamp review – actor shines stark light on the misogyny of her industry by Chris Wiegand

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghKatie Arnstein uses Dorothy’s yellow-brick road to map her own struggles and issue a raw reminder of the urgency of #MeToo ‘We saw your boobs! We saw your b…

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Manhunts, musicals and a sizzling stir-fry: the Edinburgh fringe – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Our photographer snaps the best of this year’s performances, from an Oedipal election-night drama to Rose McGowan’s sci-fi-inflected fringe debut Continue reading...

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh fringe roundup: the sound of fighting talk by Rebecca Nicholson

Personal stories – of exile, homelessness, illness and existential terror – jostle for hearts and minds with farts and live bread-baking It will come as no great shock that much of the E…

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All Hands on Deck review – engaging narrowboat drama by Clare Brennan

Wharfhouse, Cropredy, OxfordshireMikron’s second world war show follows two female navy recruits as they battle the enemy and colleagues “Theatre anywhere for everyone, by canal, river a…

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Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet review – the thrilling shock of the new by Sarah Crompton

Sadler’s Wells, LondonBourne and his superb dancers inject visceral new life into Shakespeare’s overworked tragedy You’ve got to hand it to Matthew Bourne, choreographer extraordinaire…

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‘Simple yet well executed’: PINK HOUSE – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Exploring grief and the impact of trauma on memory and family relationships, Paradigm Lab’s Pink House by Madison Pollack at PQA Venues is somewhat heartbreaking and completely honest.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Hearty review – a ferocious cry for the safety of trans women by Kate Wyver

Summerhall, EdinburghEmma Frankland plays a winged guide to a burning world in this charged and vulnerable piece about fighting for one’s survival This is a play of knives and fireballs. M…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Hamlet, Zombie Killer of Denmark by Chris Stiles by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Hamlet, Zombie Killer of Denmark by Chris Stiles is a gruesomely comic adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. It blends the original text with…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Podcast — Room 20 unearths the story of an unnamed accident victim

This new series from LA Times Studios sets the mystery in the context of migration into the US

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Broadway's The Cher Show Takes Final Bow August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical about the pop icon opened December 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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King Kong Musical Closes on Broadway August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical, featuring a 20-foot-high, 2,000-pound, puppeteer-operated gorilla as its star, opened last fall.

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Ends Broadway Run August 18 by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the film of the same name, is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

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Remembering I Love My Wife by Mark Robinson

Some musical are period pieces, written with the intention of telling a story in another and place. Other musicals are written as contemporary stories, starting out relevant and feeling ed…

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