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FIFTY WORD FRINGE PITCH…From the company that brought you SiX comes…Rust

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… Rust. Your pitch:     The company that brought you SiX presents a life-affirming new musical. Based on personal experiences, Rust follows Evie in a rehab centre after a mental health ...

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Pippin – C, Edinburgh

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Roger O. Hirson Director: John King Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The tale of a fictitious medieval prince and his search for the meaning of life is unlikely source material for a musical. A favourite of US amateur and school theatre groups, Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson's Pippin had its last professional outing in the UK ...

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Sunday in the Park with George – C Venues, Edinburgh

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Book: James Lapine Director: Gareth Mattey Reviewer: John Roberts “White, a blank page or canvas. The challenge bring order to the whole, through design, composition, balance, light, and harmony.” The opening lines to Sondheim’s musical inspired by the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat, gives any future productions a ...

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