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59 Productions' Deep Time event at Edinburgh Castle, which opened the Edinburgh International Festival. Photo: Leo Warner 59 Productions' Deep Time event at Edinburgh Castle, which opened the Edinburgh International Festival. Photo: 59 Productions

Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival is an annual performing arts festival that takes place in Scotland’s capital city every August. Performances include opera, dance, spoken word, and theatre. The Festival occurs at the same time as the Edinburgh Fringe.

Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch’s adaptation of The Malady of Death, the 1982 novella by Marguerite Duras, is technically audacious. Using a by now...

The End of Eddy – the Studio, Edinburgh Stewart Laing directs a new stage adaptation of Edouard Louis’ brutal autobiographical novel about growing up in...

John Gay’s 1728 opera was so popular in its time because it erased all the class associations of snobbish Italian opera. Gay kept the...

Emerging out of what appears to be primordial soup, dancers Mickael Henrotay-Delaunay and Ismael Oiartzabal weave a tale of friendship and derring-do in Hocus...

So, you are Fergus Linehan, and you are programming the Edinburgh International Festival. What to do? Do you look to find shows that will...

‘Best of’ lists are intended to alert you to the best of a festival or a programme of works. But sometimes what they omit...

La Maladie De La Mort – Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh After the extraordinarily potent and moving Anatomy of a Suicide, director Katie Mitchell reunites with Alice...

Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan has been criticised for programming just three performances at the city's Playhouse Theatre, with BECTU claiming its members...

After trying to work together on a show for years, Katie Mitchell and Theatre des Bouffes du Nord are finally bringing La Maladie de...
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