Now in its third year, the Bruford at Summerhall programme has grown in scale and ambition.
A one woman show about heartbreak, madness and how condiments are the ultimate coping mechanism from award-winning playwright & performer Eva O’Connor.
One human. Twenty-six thousand animals. A wildly intimate, inter-species meditation on mass animal disappearance. From the 2018 Herald Angel award-winning Mechanimal.
Limbo is where art and theatre blur. Where memory, history and literature collide. Where the audience wait and judge, judge the waiting and wait for judgement.
Native Girl Syndrome is inspired by the experience of Lara Kramer's own grandmother’s migration from a remote Canadian First Nations community.
Comic dance-theatre conceived and performed by Yukon born ‘Intrepid’ Jen. This is the story of Jen’s life and survival in the remote wilds of the Yukon Territory, Northern Canada... and her ultimate escape.
Green & Blue explores the painful and humorous realities faced by the individuals who patrolled the Irish border during the height of the conflict. Written by Laurence McKeown.
Double Bill. Wild Women - a hilarious, irreverent journey of feminine stories. Oneironauts - a sensorial journey into the mysteries of the dreamscape.
Created in the mountains of Georgia, and inspired by Mary Oliver's powerful poem 'The Lost Children', The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn weaves fiction and reality to create a collage of powerful original theatrical stories of loss, escape, rupture and joy.
A show about food. From primitive struggle, through baroque excess to technological perversion, how has our relationship with nourishment changed throughout history? This one-woman show employs physical theatre, clowning and multimedia to delve into consumerism's excesses and extremes.
Men Chase Women Choose is an informative and uproarious feminist romp that features fruit flies, film, physical theatre and a flute solo.
This Time It Will Be Different denounces the Canadian government's discourse on Indigenous people and takes a critical look at the national reconciliation industry.
In this new piece, Bert and Nasi dance the end of their relationship, imagining what a future without each other might look like.
This one-woman show takes an honest, funny and revealing look at the everyday pressure of women squeezing themselves into uncomfortable outfits and situations and the marks this leaves behind.
Presented by Indigenous Contemporary Scene, Miijin Ki is a new work from Lara Kramer. Witness four bodies navigating colonial values of land ownership.
Extremely Pedestrian Chorales celebrates the commonplace experience and movement language of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle comedy.
Taking as its point of departure the polarisation of politics today, One begins amid the ruins of an unresolved conflict. Nasi’s on a ladder. He’s not coming down any time soon. It’s time for Bert’s solo career to begin.