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Ballad of the Burning Star – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Nir Paldi Directors: Nir Paldi &George Mann Music: Adam Pleeth Reviewer: Sue Collier Having had the unfortunate experience of being evacuated from a London theatre as a result of a bomb warning, the opening sequence of Ballad of the Burning Star produces quite a significant effect on one’s feeling of personal safety. Nevertheless, by opening the show with a ...

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Ballad of the Burning Star – Lowry Theatre, Salford

Writer and Director: Nir Paldi Reviewer: Tracey Lowe Theatre Ad Infinitum first caught the wider public’s attention with their incredibly moving piece on love and loss, ‘Translunar Paradise’. So hopes were high for their latest show, ‘Ballad of the Burning Star’, which stormed the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe. Tackling a slightly different and more controversial topic, ‘Ballad of the Burning Star’ ...

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NEWS: 2013 Stage Edinburgh Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2013 Stage Awards for Acting Excellence at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe have today been announced, and Theatre Ad Infinitum have been awarded the coveted Best Ensemble Award for the second time, for their musical, Ballad of the Burning Star, which tackles the Israeli/Palestine conflict and crossdressing. The company previously won the award in 2009 for the ...

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Ballad of the Burning Star – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Director and Writer: Nir Paldi Producer and Associate Director: George Mann Musical Director and Composer: Adam Pleeth Choreographer: Orian Michaeli Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating:4] Ballad of the Burning Star by Theatre Ad Infinitum is a cabaret styletelling of the long standing conflict between Israel and Palestine. Itfocuses on a young boy, Israel, who goes from being the victim to thevillain ...

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