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The Addams Family

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 07889 797022

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 07889 797022

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 07889 797022

  • 11:00 – 18:00

A Collection of Grimms' Fairy Tales

Transforum Theatre - Kent State University Follow Hansel, Gretel, and Jacob on their journey through the forest. Using modern twists, creative shadow puppetry and animated storytelling, this heart-warming show asks you to re-evaluate classic tales and their morals. Grimms’ is suitable for all audiences.

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

A. Loan

Roses Company University years, the best of your life? But what about the people left behind? Using live music, puppetry and physical theatre A. Loan revolves around a group of sociology students, a bank manager and a pining mother. Age category: 12+

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 9 Aug

A Year with Frog and Toad

American High School Theatre Festival From spring waking to winter hibernation, Frog and Toad share friendship and adventures and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them special. A Year with Frog and Toad is based on the best-selling children’s…

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised

The Fringe hit returns for a fifth year! After a sell-out run in 2013, Racing Minds return with an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions – unique every day, and bigger and better than ever before! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Absolutely

A giant-hearted story from a giant-sized storyteller. Allan Girod, not your average six-foot-nine Australian, day dreams his way through getting everything exactly right. Repeatedly setting the bar too high, he trips whilst jumping under it, landing somewhere he never imagined. 'It's 1984, I am fifteen years old, I…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

The London Theatre, SE14

Tue 12 Aug

£295; £100 adv / 020 8694 1888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 13 Aug

£295; £100 adv / 020 8694 1888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 14 Aug

£295; £100 adv / 020 8694 1888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 15 Aug

£295; £100 adv / 020 8694 1888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Acting and Technical Theatre Careers Talk

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School World renowned Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (BOVTS) runs acting, stage management and technical theatre courses. The Artistic Director and Head of Technical courses explain everything you need to know. Free event. Age category: 16+

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Two

Free / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Africa Centre Summer Festival

Dance, acrobatic performance, mask painting, live music and cuisine that showcases the best of Africa's rich and varied cultures.

Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7836 1973

  • 12:00 – 22:00
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Alice in Concert

American High School Theatre Festival See Wonderland like you've never heard it. Hear Wonderland like you've never seen it. Alice in Concert, a musical theatre pageant of movement, songs and dances by Elizabeth Swados invites you to venture Through the Looking Glass into Wonderland and experience the dreams of Alice…

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alice in Wonderland

uwsuCPA ‘But I don't want to go among mad people…’ A haunting adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s classic novel is brought to life in a sinister reimagining. Wonderland is disturbingly closer than you think…. Age category: 14+

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Alicia's Gift

  • Written by: Jessica Duchen

Follow the story of piano prodigy Alicia from discovering her ability aged three, to her participation in the Leeds International Piano Competition. Featuring pianist Viv McLean the show combines extracts from the book alongside works by Chopin, Ravel and others.

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Sun 23 Nov

£18 / 020 8940 3633

  • 11:30

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 26 Jul

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sun 27 Jul

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Fri 1 Aug

Main House

£15 / 0844 873 3433

…and 10 more dates until 31 Aug

Angelina Ballerina

An all-singing, all-dancing musical show about Angelina Ballerina and her dancing pals.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 3 Aug

£13.50 / 01702 351135

  • 11:00

Darlington Civic Theatre

Sat 26 Jul

£12.50 / 01325 486555

  • 11:00

Sun 27 Jul

£12.50 / 01325 486555

  • 11:00

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Wed 6 Aug

£12.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

Thu 7 Aug

£12.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

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Animal Farm

  • Written by: George Orwell

Guy Masterson presents his acclaimed solo adaptation of George Orwell's political novel, in which a collection of oppressed animals take over the running of their farm.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Antigone

Mermaids Portsmouth High School In post-apocalyptic Thebes, one girl opposes state power to fight for her family and beliefs. One ruler stumbles blindly into annihilation, with warnings exploding all around him. This young interpretation of Sophocles' classic will move and amaze you.

Greenside, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

Architects and Anarchists

Architect Theatre Productions What happens when a writer loses control of the characters he creates? Can they escape the mind which controls them? What happens if the writer and the characters fall in love with the same character? A story of control, love, revenge and deception with some delicious humour throughout…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Arena Young REP Summer School (Ages 13-18)

Birmingham REP and Wolverhampton's Arena Theatre are offering a week-long summer school; a Young REP opportunity. The group will develop techniques, learn new skills and devise their own work, led by a Birmingham REP director.

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Mon 28 Jul

£45 / 01902 321321

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Tue 29 Jul

£45 / 01902 321321

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Wed 30 Jul

£45 / 01902 321321

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 1 Aug

Art in the Park

Art and craft activities, music, theatre and performances over two days in Jephson Gardens.

Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 07768 617081

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 07768 617081

  • 11:00 – 18:00
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Arthur's Dreamboat

Dreams of sail boats come true in a fabulous morning of puppetry at The Berry Theatre this July.

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Wed 23 Jul

£8 (Children £6) / 01489 799499

  • 11:00 – 11:45

As You Like It

American High School Theatre Festival PDS Theater returns to the Fringe with a raucous take on Shakespeare's comedy. When Rosalind and Orlando are banished from an oppressive court, they are forced to run for their lives into the wild depths of the Forest of Arden. In that harsh, lyrical wilderness, they discover an…

Pilrig Studio, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Ashcroft Theatre Summer School

Students of the school showcase their various performances talents.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 18 Aug

£115 / 020 8688 9291

  • 10:30

An Audience With Walter J Plinge: Alter Ego

Bijou Enterprises John D Slater steps aside to allow his alter ego Walter J Plinge to take the stage and reveal the other side of a split personality with hilarious effect. Employing song, spoken word and sketch Walter indulges all the quirky sides of an alter ego. The humour is of an adult nature but completely free…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

The Yurt Locker

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

The Yurt Locker

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Yurt Locker

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 24 Aug

Avenue Q (School Edition)

Gordonstoun School The version you can bring your children and your parents to! Furiously furry fast paced comedy. Winner of the Tony, Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. A laugh out loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent…

C, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

–1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

–1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

–1

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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