With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Power Play Theatre.

Staged in a real Edinburgh house, Power Play brings 4 brand new site-specific plays by female writers, including work originally commissioned by the Royal Court. Featuring themes such as domestic violence, the care system and motherhood, the four site-specific plays run alongside Power Play’s data activist project and wider campaign.

What other show shouldn’t we miss?

Funny, bold, and candid, Isley Lynn’s play about female sexual identity and vaginismus, To Skin a Cat, is definitely not one to miss!

Although this isn’t a show, also make sure you catch the Bechdel Theatre team, who will be handing out stickers and publicising great shows that foreground women’s narratives.

Name of your show: Somebody, Next Time, Funeral Flowers, and The Empty Chair (as part of the Power Play showcase)

Venue:Pleasance Pop-Up: Power Play HQ

Dates: Next Time, Somebody, and The Empty Chair: 3-25 August (excluding Tuesdays); Funeral flowers: 4-25 August 2018

Time: Somebody 13:00 ; Funeral Flowers 14:30, Next Time 16:00, The Empty Chair 17:30

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The Scotland team is under the editorship of Lauren Humphreys. The Reviews Hub was set up in 2007. We aim to review all professional types of theatre, whether that be Commercial, Repertory or Fringe as well as Comedy, Music, Gigs etc.

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