Susan and Sarah in Belfast. Photos of Belfast. Murals of Belfast. Pubs and Political Protests.
Photo #1. My dinner: Haggis Fritters in Whiskey Sauce in Bennet Pub 1830. #2. Me in the Bennet pub located beside the Kings Theatre, excellent decorative tiles and Haggis. #3. Kings Theatre, #4. Ross Theatre, Outdoor Princess St. Garden Theatre #5.Scottish Cultural Centre on Royal Mile #6. Central Cathedral St. Giles #7. Red Interior TheContinue reading “Last day in Edinburgh”
Last night I had the great privilege of seeing Ariane Mnouchkines four hour epic play, Les Naufrages du Fol Espoir (Aurores), The Castaways of the ‘Fol Espoir’ (Sunrises….and the name of the ship that goes aground off Cape Horn.) The set was built in an enormous airplane hanger and the huge wooden shipping crates wereContinue reading “Ariane Mnouchkine ‘s Theatre du Soleil”
A surfeit of Fringe Plays. I took in 5 shows yesterday: Sarah Jones Does Not Play Well With Others, a young vantriloquist from Australia who is best described as whimsical; Swamp Juice, a very imaginative shadow puppet show which includes three d effects; Mr Braithwaites’ New Boy, a gay pretty woman story; Sarah Kendell, aContinue reading “Last Day Fringe 5 shows”
Best play so far: Love Letters To Public Transport System. I bought the last available ticket. The play was recommended to me by Kerry Sandomirsky, who had been here two weeks before me seeing plays with her son Ben. The play was written and performed by Molly Taylor and produced by the National Theatre ofContinue reading “Love letters to the Public Transport System”
Unbelievable shows yesterday. Contrasting styles of theatre from The Summerhall , a man ripping out his heart in the surrealist Polish Theatre ‘How a ManCrumbled’ to an award winning show featuring a naked Italian actress sitting on a high stool in a stream of consciousness monologue, called The Shit, spewing rapid fire about what’s goingContinue reading “8 shows 2 days”
Climbed Arthurs Seat, located just behind the Unversity of Edinburgh, where I am staying while attending the Festival. Swam at Commonwealth pool, also near by.
World debut of my new character, Simi Starfish, singing “Happy St. Valentines Day” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as part of Aurora Winterborn’s Candid Cabaret. Performed my new piece for a full house, very enthusiastic reception, bit of a thrill to perform here. Met lots of interesting Fringe performers doing a variety of pieces toContinue reading “Debut of Simi Starfish”
Had the Pleasure of seeing three cabarets yesterday. Witty songs charismatic performances . Bourgeois and Maurice a brother and sister team were my favorites from last visit they did not disappoint, Serving up pink marshmallows on a silver platter at the beginning of their show Sugartits. I was thankful for the vanilla smelling marshmallow, iContinue reading “4 shows 2 days”
Thrilled to be back in Edinburgh. Smooth passage. Bus from glasgow to Edinburgh. Arrived University of Edinburgh. No sleep made for dazed first day. Went to see Carly Tarett’s new show Sinfull, cleaver take on 7 deadly sins. Missed my 10 pm show, opted for sleep. Will make it up after tomorrows performance in AuroraContinue reading “Edinburgh Festival”