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Circa: Beyond

  • 5 stars

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Bianco

Contemporary circus featuring 16 performers and a live band.

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Last Chance Romance

Kitsch & Sync Collective Last Chance Romance is an interactive and comedic dance theatre performance starring three retro dating agency receptionists. This 50s styled piece fuses swing dance, toe-tapping tunes, dating booths and of course … love, love, love! A fun and informal atmosphere to get you in the mood for…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Move On the Cha-Cha's

Diane Ripstein in association with Nocas Productions From ballet to bop, with a dash of mid-life salsa dating, this poignant one-woman show depicts a life lived and danced. Love, loss and laughter intermingle on the journey from age 5 to 55+. We’re introduced to a parade of unique characters joining the musical beat…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Theatre 3

£9 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Theatre 3

£9 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre 3

£9 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Icarus Falling

  • 4 stars

Scott Wings (Australia) Physical theatre, comedy and poetry combine in Scott Wings' fantasy tale Icarus Falling. Set inside the mythical Icarus as he plummets to the sea, this play explores gender, identity and love, all to a hip-hop soundtrack with feathers and wax. Highly imaginative, hilarious and raw, Icarus…

C nova, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

studio 6

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

studio 6

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

studio 6

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Brazouka

  • 4 stars

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don't Fail Me Now

  • 5 stars

Rhythmic Circus Home-grown hoofers from the USA hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage with Feet Don't Fail Me Now! Heatbox the human beatbox joins the swingin' seven-piece funk band to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp with a clang, riff and…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 25 Aug

£8.94 / 07986 527947

DNA, London SW11

Sat 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 24 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Mon 25 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Sweet Mambo

Pina Bausch's piece of dance theatre about the relationship between the sexes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Pianist

By Thomas Monckton (New Zealand) and Circo Aereo (Finland) A comic contemporary circus piece centred on, in, under, and around a grand piano. At the peak of high society entertainment sits The Pianist‘s pianist. Before he realises it, his show has transformed from the highbrow concert he hoped for into a spectacularly…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

La Loba

  • 4 stars

Lenka Vagnerová & Company Burdened with an unbearable destiny, a woman wanders the wilderness with a bag of bones. An ancient folktale steeped in mystery brought to life through movement and song by two remarkable artists, dancer, Andrea Opavská and singer, Jana Vébrová. ‘Lenka Vagnerová’s latest artistic creation…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Haka

New Zealand Season | Te Matatini Kapa Haka Experience twenty-five of New Zealand's finest Kapa Haka performers in an electrifying display of Maori performing arts; the bulging eyes, the protrusion of the tongue, the act of defiance - Haka! Raw emotion meets melodious harmonies in a thrilling and poignant tribute to the…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This is Brasil - The Show

  • 4 stars

The World Festival This is Brasil - the real Brasil… The sexiest summer samba party of the festival. Freestyle football, thrilling dance, explosive percussion. Zouk lambada, favela funk. Unstoppable rhythm, jaw-dropping acrobatics, breathless football magic. 20 gorgeous performers from streets of Rio and Bahia set the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Grand

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Black Grace

  • 4 stars

New Zealand Season | Black Grace For their Fringe debut, Black Grace presents a collection of short dance works spanning nearly 20 years including: the iconic Minoi – drawn from Samoan dance traditions and fused with western culture: Human Language (2nd movement)- the first Black Grace work to feature female dancers…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Circus Incognitus

  • 4 stars

Jamie Adkins Jamie Adkins is a performer in the vaudeville tradition of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. With no hi-tech distractions, his irresistible character heroically battles with the everyday objects of life, permanently on the verge of disaster… moving but hilarious. He treats the audience as a partner and as…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Playing Landscape

Point View Art Association presents Made in Macao Direct from Macao, theatre and dance combine with the contemporary Chinese ink art of Beijing-based artist Cindy Ng. Since 2008, this non-text-based original collaboration between artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Beijing, Melbourne and Macao has been performed in…

C, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

+3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Pss Pss

Baccalà Clown Winners of the Cirque du Soleil Prize. Bronze Award in Moscow and China! Two contemporary clowns take to the stage to play out the game of desire and being two in a timeless performance of enthralling physicality and exquisite expression. Poetic, surreal, funny, and infinitely enjoyable. These characters…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

A Simple Space

Aurora Nova presents Gravity & Other Myths Get up close and personal with one of Australia’s hottest and most original circus ensembles! In the award winning show that has captivated sell-out festival audiences world wide, seven young acrobats push themselves to their physical limits and beyond in an awe inspiring…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Assembly @ Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Thu 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Glasgow Green

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Sushi Tap Show

Tokyo Tapdo! Sell-out comedy tap dance show is back at the Edinburgh Fringe! Awfully addictive eccentric performances combine tap, circus, and music hall schtik for an unforgettable toe-tapping experience you've never seen before. 'What a find' ★★★★ (Scotsman).

C, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

–1

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

–1

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Be-Dom

Cheeky, clever, fun, charismatic, interactive… Be-Dom provides an infectious experience of epic proportions. Using nothing more than everything you can think of, the group will drag you into their crazy vaudevillian world. Back to Fringe after four years touring around the globe, Be-Dom now dares you to witness the…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Gnosis

Dance piece looking at the idea of the 'knowledge within' and the inner and outward battles of human characters.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 3 Sep

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 10 Sep

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00
…and 14 more dates until 17 Dec

Tibetan Monks Dance and Music

Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks '…a psychedelic whirl of chanting, dancing, drums, cymbals…' Times). Tibetan monks bring a moving and inspirational insight into the world of sacred music and monastic dance from the contemplative, mesmerising chant of Buddhist texts to the majestic brocade-costumed masked dances. Musical…

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

#YOLO

Poot Productions ‘…actually, you only die once…you live every day….but you only die once!’ As a group of young people meet to celebrate the life of a lost friend, they reflect on the risks he took and dive into those they have been taking alongside him, resulting in frantic, funny and heartbreaking moments in…

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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