An all-American, alpha, macho moron: Natalie Palamides’ character Nate lets her explore consent through clowning.
Resuscitating drama: Garry Starr’s show is a hilarious attempt to rattle through the whole of theatre in an hour.
Warmly chaotic: Ava Davies reviews Ell Potter and Mary Higgins’ show about bodies.
Sleeping is a kind of time travel… Crystal Bennes reviews a spoken word performance by Rosy Carrick.
Waves of anger: Nicole Serratore writes on Penelope Skinner’s play, and the grim realities of toxic masculinity online.
Freddie Machin reviews a narrative of grief by Finnish playwright Kaisa Lundan.
Nabilah Said reviews Homos, Or Everyone in America, which is as inspiring and exhausting as watching lovers fight.
Why not add a little camp to the divided camps?: Brendan Macdonald reviews Jonny Woo’s glam take on a glum subject.
Content with Hermia? LOL: Chris McCormack reviews a version of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘that revels in human folly’.
A ghostly reminder: Ed Nightingale reviews a revival of Brian Friel’s Aristocrats.
Free skating: Far away from Edinburgh’s city centre, Le Patin Libre’s ice dance performance feels magical.
Holding your breath: Martin Zimmerman’s monologue is a tense exploration of gun violence and trauma.
Intensely emotional: Charley Miles’ debut play is a love story set in a Yorkshire village.
Simon Gwynn reviews Spiral, a revised version of an earlier play that still may be tackling too much.
Eve Allin reviews Meek, a new dystopian drama that isn’t so unfamiliar.