Fringe musical: Henry Box Brown New York gospel singers and Broadway actors from a new Edinburgh Fringe musical gathered around a statue of Abraham Lincoln and sang Amazing Grace in tribute to the Scots who fought against slavery in the American Civil War. Henry Box Brown is a musical based on the true story of an American […]
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Fringe Review – Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (rating: 5/5) This is an improv show where the audience is invited to suggest, settings, themes and styles for a musical that hasn’t yet been written. MC Dylan Emery, who has a 15-year pedigree in performing and directing improv and also chairs Radio 4’s Showstoppers’ series, sets things […]
Fringe Review – The Starship Osiris (rating: 4/5) Riotous, yes. Almost anarchic. Was there a script for this? Of course there was, though the cast does almost convince you that their falling out over missed lines and one character’s unhappiness at even being in Edinburgh is genuine. The roars of laughter from a mainly student-aged […]