Keyword: edinburgh

Kafka’s A Hunger Artist by Sinking Ship Productions

2017-08-18 Aya Nakamura

Sinking Ship are a Brooklyn-based theatre company who have turned a story by Franz Kafka into a solo show with their impressive performer Jonathan Levin. It was reviewed by Aya Nakamura at Zoo, Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis

2017-08-16 Aya Nakamura

Aya reviews The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis presented by Laura Elmes Productions at The Edinburgh Fringe

 

 

Lula Del Ray (Edinburgh Fringe)

2017-08-03 Aya Nakamura

 Reviewed by Aya Nakamura, on 3 August at Underbelly, Cowbarn (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) 

'Ubu and the Truth Commission' – Handspring Puppet Company

2014-08-29 Jungmin Song

A poignant and dignified revival of a 1997 play with puppets that explores political transition in post-apartheid South Africa.

Ed Fringe 2014 | 'Bears in Space' – Collapsing Horse

2014-08-15 Beth Crane

A riotous comedy show featuring astronaut bears and some well thought out shadow work.

Ed Fringe 2014 | 'Sleeping Beauty' – Cie Akselere

2014-08-12 Beth Crane

A touching and visually imaginative performance, featuring shadow work, rod puppetry and object theatre.

Ed Fringe 2014 | 'Dr Longitude's Imaginary Menagerie' – Les Enfants Terribles

2014-08-11 Beth Crane

A camp, ridiculous romp through a zoo-full of fictional creatures and their peculiar keepers.

Puppetry at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014

2014-06-11 Helen Babbs

The Fringe officially begins on the 1 August and the list of what’s on is, as ever, endless. Happily, the Puppet Centre team has combed through the bulky brochure and picked out all the puppetry that’s on offer.

'Feral' – Tortoise in a Nutshell | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-21 Darren East

Technically sophisticated, this show uses live paper animation to lay the creative process bare.

'Birdhouse' – Jammy Voo | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-20 Darren East

Clowning, physical theatre and delightful hand puppetry combine to tell the story of the minor characters from Hitchcock's 'The Birds'.

'The Red Tree' – Featherweight Theatre | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-19 Darren East

This performance uses object theatre to deliver a visually creative interpretation of an award winning children's book about depression

'HAG' – The Wrong Crowd | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-18 Darren East

A stunning full body puppet is the highlight of this promising but flawed delve into Slavic myth and horror.

'It’s Dark Outside' – Perth Theatre Company & Weeping Spoon | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-18 Darren East

Live action, projection and skilled puppetry deliver a sophisticated and emotionally rich exploration of human experience.

‘L’après-midi d’un Foehn’ – Company Non Nova | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-16 Katharine Kavanagh

Elemental animation at its most simple and powerful, this short performance breathes life and poetry into the humble plastic bag.

‘Kind’ – Nominal Theatre | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-15 Katharine Kavanagh

Marionettes and household objects combine to tell a troubling story set on a remote Scottish island.

Puppetry at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013

2013-07-24 Helen Babbs

The Fringe officially begins on the 2 August and the list of what’s on is, as ever, endless. Happily, the Puppet Centre team has combed through the bulky brochure and picked out all the puppetry that’s on offer.

'The Trench' – Les Enfants Terribles

2013-05-28 Helen Jauregui

A claustrophobic depiction of life in the trenches, where large rod puppets and shadow animation help to create an unearthly atmosphere.

'The Girl with the Iron Claws' – The Wrong Crowd

2013-04-23 Celia Mendizabal

A Norwegian fairytale for adults only, this production tells its dark story using beautifully made puppets and fantastic lighting design.

'The Making of Longbird' – Will Anderson | Manipuate Festival

2013-02-09 Helen Babbs

A carefully crafted, creatively shot and great fun 15 minute film, which is presented in a documentary style and blends live action and frame-by-frame paper cut out animation.