Listings: Theatre

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 ...

Meet Me At Dawn

Traverse 4–27 August, times vary The centrepiece of the Traverse Theatre's programme is also part of the Edinburgh International Festival's three-show mini-season of plays by Zinnie Harris. Directed by Or...

Monster

Pleasance Courtyard 2­­­–28 August (not 16), 3.15pm If you haven't seen Joe Sellman-Leava's Fringe First-winning Labels, there's another chance on selected dates through August. And if you have seen it, y...

Me and Robin Hood

Pleasance Dome 2–27 August (not 15, 22), 4pm Having donated the proceeds of his last show to refugees – and got all his host venues to do the same – Shôn Dale-Jones is using Me and Robin Hood to raise fun...
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Love, Bombs and Apples

Summerhall 4–27 August (not Mon) 1.30pm Three charged stories by London-based Iraqi playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak (whose day job is in stem cell research) about sex, terrorism and misunderstandings. Part ...