Listings

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLadsLadsLads

Pleasance Courtyard 2 – 27 August (not 14), 7pm Arguably the most interesting comic working in the UK today, former Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Sara Pascoe's latest show and forthcoming, second book, d...
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La Boheme

Festival Theatre 25 and 27 August, 7.15pm; 26 August, 3pm and 8pm The Edinburgh International Festival's resident company Teatro Regio of Turin takes on the Puccini opera, just as it did on its premiere i...
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Africa Entsha

New Town Theatre 3–27 August, 12.15pm Zulu sounds from the five-piece South African a cappella group, getting you dancing with the addition of percussive clapping, foot stamping and microphone effects. ...

Rhinoceros

Royal Lyceum 3–12 August (not 7), 7.30pm One of three plays in the Edinburgh International Festival with the name of playwright Zinnie Harris attached, this translation of the absurdist classic by Ionesco...

Orestia: This Restless House

Royal Lyceum 20–27 August, 6pm Welcome revival of this brilliant modern re-imagining of the ancient Greek trilogy by Aeschylus. Dominic Hill's production of Zinnie Harris's three plays scored highly in la...

Mouthpiece

Canada Hub @ King's Hall 3–27 August (not 8, 15, 18, 22), 3.30pm Jodie Foster loved this Canadian two-hander so much she presented it for a two-night invitation-only run in Los Angeles. The creators and p...

Moonlight After Midnight

Assembly George Square Theatre 3–28 August (not 9, 16), 3pm A romantic mystery from New York's Concrete Drops Theatre. It's a two-hander that keeps the audience guessing about the relationship between an ...

Mies Julie

Assembly Rooms 3–27 August (not 14, 21), 2.30pm Welcome return of Yael Farber's stunning re-imagining of August Strindberg's 1888 play Miss Julie, which she sets in a post-apartheid kitchen where the char...

Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid

The Hub 3–27 August (not Tue), 10.30pm Cabaret-theatre fusion as the Edinburgh International Festival welcomes back Meow Meow for an idiosyncratic retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale with added ...