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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 2016 Each
August performers and theatre companies from around the world converge
on Scotland for the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe. We're in Edinburgh
throughout the month, adding reviews daily. Almost all the shows we review will tour afterward, and many will come to London, so bookmark our special Edinburgh page and check back frequently for a unique preview of the coming months.
WHAT'S NEW . . .
Kids' Week - actually the whole month of August and half of September -
offers free and discounted tickets for families, along with special
events. CLICK HERE
for details . . . . August also brings the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe and the Camden Fringe . . . . GUYS AND DOLLS closing four months early . . . . Broadway
smash HAMILTON coming in autumn 2017 . . . . Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK coming in
November . . . . Fringe
hits IN THE HEIGHTS and THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, both
for very brief runs, both extend beyond a year . . . .
LAST CHANCES . . . Closing
notices up for SHOW BOAT August 27,
THREEPENNY OPERA August
31, TRUTH September 3, HOBSON'S CHOICE September 10,
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S September 17, DEEP BLUE SEA September 21, KINKY
BOOTS September 24, HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES October 1, OUR LADIES October 1, FUNNY GIRL
October 8, THE GO-BETWEEN October 15, PLOUGH AND THE STARS October 22,
SUNNY AFTERNOON October 29, 1984
October 29, BODYGUARD January 7
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