Theatre at Edinburgh Festival 2018

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The Edinburgh Festival is the world’s greatest theatre fest. You will find grand theatrical productions in the Edinburgh International Festival, though it is the Fringe that really overflows with theatre. From student and amateur groups to the world’s leading independent theatre companies, there is something for everyone, with a particularly good selection of new plays.

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Zoo (Anteater and Something For The Weekend)
Nowt As Queer As Folk (Coast To Coast)
Flushed (Theatre Unlocked)
Flesh And Bone (Unpolished Theatre)
Fast (Digital Drama)
Fast (Digital Drama)19 August 2018

Electrolyte (Watermill Theatre and Theatr Clwyd)
The Welcome Revolution (Feat. Theatre)
Skin A Cat (Rive Productions)
Revelations (James Rowland)
Offstage (Ephemeral Ensemble)
Number, Please. (Paprichoo)
Looking For Lightning (Garth McLean - California, USA)
Kidding (Sounds Like Thunder Theatre)
Doom's Day (The Wax House)
Deadline (QMTC)
Deadline (QMTC)19 August 2018

The Cat's Mother (Wildcard and Reid Productions)
Bummer And Lazarus (Big Egg Theatre)
Solarplexus: An Alternative Energy Play (Project Mercury)
Seven Ways To Calm The F**k Down (3BUGS)
Power Play: The Empty Chair (Power Play Theatre and Polly Creed)
OTOSOTR (Anatoliy Ogay and Tatyana Kim)
Onstage Dating (Bron Batten)
Ladykiller (The Thelmas)
The Hit (Strangeface)
The Hit (Strangeface)18 August 2018

The Half Moon Shania (Burnt Lemon Theatre)
Good Vibes Only (Laughing Mirror)
Orpheus (The Flanagan Collective and Gobbledigook Theatre)
Waiting For Godot (DRUID / Garry Hynes / Edinburgh International Festival)
Urban Death (Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group)
The Providence Of Neighboring Bodies (Dutch Kills Theater Company)
Power Play: Somebody (Power Play Theatre and Matilda Curtis)
Power Play: Next Time (Power Play Theatre and Jess Moore)
No One Is Coming to Save You (This Noise)
Hug The Bunny (Pits N Clits Theatre Company)
Breakfast Plays: Youthquake (Traverse Theatre Company)
Blackthorn by Charley Miles (InSite / West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Signals (Footprint Theatre)
Power Play: Funeral Flowers (Power Play Theatre and Emma Dennis-Edwards)
The Archive Of Educated Hearts (Lion House Theatre)
What Girls Are Made Of (Traverse Theatre Company, Raw Material in association with Regular Music)
Theatre Uncut: Women On Power (Theatre Uncut)
Private Peaceful (Scamp Theatre)
Pickle Jar (Fight In The Dog and United Agents)
Lights Over Tesco Car Park (Poltergeist Theatre)
Jasper Red: Press Play (Natalie Walmsley)
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Dreamland (Hyperdrive Theatre)
The Bacchae (Mermaids: The University Of St Andrews Performing Arts Fund)
Daughter (Adam Lazarus)
Why Even Bother (Joakim Gunby)
Fcuk'd (Theatre N16 and Eastlake Productions)
City Love (Old Joint Stock Theatre / Illuminate Theatre Company)
Status (Chris Thorpe, Rachel Chavkin, China Plate and Staatstheater Mainz)
Hunch (DugOut Theatre)
Camp Be Yourself (Box Theatre Company)
The Aspirations Of Daise Morrow (Far And Away Productions in association with Brink Productions)
My Kind Of Michael (Nick Cassenbaum)
The Basement Tapes (Zanetti Productions)
The Approach (Landmark Productions)
Orlando (Dyad Productions)
Tobacco Road (Incognito Theatre Company)
Midsummer (National Theatre of Scotland / David Greig / Gordon McIntyre / Kate Hewitt)
Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS At 70 (Lakin McCarthy)
Grace by Katie Reddin-Clancy (Katie Reddin-Clancy)
The Last Straw (People Show)
Entropy (Jennifer Roslyn Wingate)
Blue Heart (Bathway Theatre Company, University of Greenwich)
Blinded (BloomBox Theatre)
Fallen Fruit (Two Destination Language)
(even) HOTTER (Transgress)
To Have Done With The Judgement Of God (Fear No Colours)
Sticks And Stones (Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd)
The Myth Of The Singular Moment (Jim Harbourne)
Meek (Headlong)
Meek (Headlong)11 August 2018

In For A Penny (Gilded Balloon and Otago Theatre Present...)
Entropy (Talon Theatre)
Darlings (Palomar Theatre)
Angry Alan (Francesca Moody Productions)
All The Lights Are On (ACE-Production / From Start To Finnish)
Ah Dinnae Ken (Student Theatre At Glasgow - STAG)
The Squirrel Plays (Part Of The Main)
The Cloak And Dagger Show (Three Door Productions)
The Flop (A Hijinx Production in association with Spymonkey)
Drenched (Third Man Theatre)
Don't Kill Your Darlings (Det Andre Teatret / The Other Theatre)
Stupid Cupid (Unrestricted View / Liz McMullen)
Island Town (Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd)
Dangerous Giant Animals (Christina Murdock)
Love Song To Lavender Menace (James Ley)