Transfigured (★★★★★) Transfigured by Oceanallover begins with a cautionary note: involvement from the audience is key to the event. This involvement simultaneously fails to extend beyond mere pleasantries and idle chatter, and is crucial to the outcome of the show. An audience member is asked to pick a card, and when they do so, one of thirteen performers … Continue reading Manipulate Festival 2020 Part 1 – Summerhall
"Puppet State Theatre's fabled show is a deeply warm and exquisite delight"
Based on the stories by Pu Songling Adapter: Ewan Macdonald Written & Directed by Pauline Lockhart and Ben Harrison Our nightmares may be home to Kelpies, Redcaps and Banshees but for a different culture, who grew with the stories of Chinese writer Pu Songling, who five centuries ago wrote over five-hundred tales of demons, beasts … Continue reading Strange Tales
Image contribution:Actors Touring Company Writer: Mark Lockyer Director: Alice Malin We will never live to see every truth unearthed. We will never find all which has been buried beneath the grains of sand about our own, our parents and companions lives. No matter how hard we try to uncover these, to ponder them – we … Continue reading Keep on Walking Federico @ The Traverse Theatre
Image Contribution:Adam Greene and Adam Gordon Writen and Directed by Adam Gordon Truth is often difficult to find within folklore, where it's hidden behind illusionary metaphors. Sometimes, however, a talented storyteller can excavate the elusive bugger. Adam Gordon's Kith is a modern folklore tale which tells us the story of Glasgow-born Dani (Adam Greene), the son of … Continue reading Kith @ Assembley Roxy