At the Edinburgh fringe’s midpoint, here are the shows that Exeunt’s writers think you should see.
Alice Saville on Adam Lazarus’s controversial (but not controversial enough) narrative of male violence.
A riot grrl playground: Frisky Theatre’s show is an entrancing, infuriating exploration of girlhood.
The fringe has begun, and Exeunt’s writers have a few thoughts on what you should go and see.
Boaz Barkan’s performance-lecture explores the struggle to put dance into words.
A society, torn down: Katherina Radeva’s solo show asks questions about the kind of world we want to live in.
Intricately drawn: Alice Saville on the soaring, beautiful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel.
Listen and learn: Polly Findlay’s play is a masterclass in puncturing the trope of the Charismatic Maverick Teacher.
Alice Saville writes on Kiss Me Kate, and her complex relationship with musical theatre’s problematic back catalogue.
Incoming is Incoming! More on the mini-festival of bargainous work by emerging artists, plus plenty of other shows not to miss this fortnight.
‘Like any fairground ride, Phobiarama is not subtle’: Alice Saville rides Dries Verhoeven’s ghost train at LIFT 2018.
As the theatre calendar goes into overdrive, Alice Saville writes on the time-and-space challenges of trying, and failing, to see everything.
Hall of amusements: set in a decaying seaside resort, this rarely staged Kander and Ebb musical has a warm mother-daughter bond at its heart.
A beautiful game: Improbable’s devised show mixes football and feminism, in a tribute to the power of teamwork.
Clam jam: Izzy Tennyson’s play is a grimy, intriguing look at Dalston’s lesbian party scene.