Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Stars from comedy’s punk past return to the Edinburgh fringe
They were at the vanguard of political comedy. Now Alexei Sayle, Craig Ferguson and Sue Perkins are heading back to the festival, as it celebrates its 70th birthdayUnknown talents and student hopefuls head for the Edinburgh festival fringe at this time of year, aiming to break into the entertainment... [Read More]
'We haven't made a profit for five years': risky business at Edinburgh fringe
Running a festival venue is about more than booking acts and selling tickets. From converting lecture rooms to spending £25,000 on Astroturf, we reveal the costs of putting on a showTen years ago, at the Edinburgh festival, Anthony Alderson became the not very proud owner of 44 Vauxhall Astras... [Read More]
The 10 best things to do this week: Lovebox and Painting Pop
Frank Ocean tops the bill at the east London festival, while Abbot Hall in Cumbria celebrates Blake, Hockney, Boty and moreDog-friendly screeningDog lovers and fans of stop-motion animation rejoice! London’s Picturehouse Central is hosting a special dog-friendly (well-behaved canines only, ple... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU
This weekend, the UCB Theatre is hosting a huge yard sale, full of exclusive items from their shows and performers that… MORE The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU
This weekend, the UCB Theatre is hosting a huge yard sale, full of exclusive items from their shows and performers that… MORE The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]
Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]