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York theatre companies at Edinburgh Fringe 2012
10:57am Friday 3rd August 2012 in Theatre
YORK has a heap of theatre companies and individuals taking shows to the Edinburgh Fringe 2012. Should you be heading north to Scotland between today and August 27, here is the choice of home-grown talent that you could catch.
Three theatre shows are being presented by Hinge @ Hill Street Theatre: Scooped at 6.15pm; Ordinary Things at 8.30pm; Dorian at 9.45pm.
The Flanagan Collective, purveyors of The Little Festival Of Everything, are taking over C Nova for Githa at 3pm; Fastest Train To Anywhere at 3pm; storytelling shows Polly and Williams at 4.15pm; and Alexander Wright’s beautiful play with music, Beulah at 5.15pm.
Jackinabox will be at C Eca with two theatrical works, 99.9 Degrees at 5.30pm and Don Juan at 6.45pm, while Snickelways present Unneeded Baggage at Princes Ball at 6.30pm, and Henry Raby & Pilot Theatre present Letter To The Man (From The Boy) at Underbelly at 1.10pm.
On the musicals front, Old Hall Theatre/ YMTC perform Augustine’s Armada at Paradise at 1.10pm; CappellaJuice are at C with their Beyond The Wardrobe show at 5.10pm; Straight Line stage Songs For A New Worldat C Eca at 8pm; and No Shoes Theatre offers some Therapy at C Nova at 9pm.
Comedy and stand-up is well represented by York mirth-makers too, kicking off with The Brethren of Levity at Whynot? in Fragments Of Monotony/An Audience With Sir Dickie Benson at 12.30pm.
As highlighted elsewhere on this page, James Christopher is appearing at the Banshee Labyrinth in Bring Me The Head of Russell Kane at 5.30pm. ViKings Of Comedy duo Bush & McCluskey double up at C Nova in The Loves I Haven’t Known, a new musical about missed chances and roads untravelled, at 8.40pm, and if you fancy being closer to Heaven, Simon D Heaven & Harry Bentley can be found at The Dragonfly performing Jests To Depress/ Myths & Legends at 11.35pm.
Edinburgh Fringe programmes are available from Waterstone’s in York.