Venue 26: Summerhall

Details

Summerhall is a recently established venue presenting high-quality theatre, literature, visual art, music and film events, in the former Dick Vet building of the University of Edinburgh.

Shows at this venue in 2016

Waves.

Waves

  • 9
  • 3-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

The story of young Aussie Elizabeth Moncello, the unofficial inventor of the famous butterfly stroke. Elizabeth has a watertight reason...   Full listing

Beyond Price. Jack Klaff.

Beyond Price

  • Play
  • 5
  • 3-13 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Highlights from those shows that couldn't make it to this Festival. Klaff will commemorate anniversaries. Yes, we'll see Jack as...   Full listing

Growth.

Growth

  • Play
  • 15 - 17
  • 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25 & 27 Aug 2016

'That? That's. I mean. Yeah. It's a lump in a bag of lumps. I mean. It's normal.' Tobes is young,...   Full listing

Letters to Windsor House.

Letters to Windsor House

  • Play
  • 6
  • 3-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

A loophole in the Postal Services Act says you can open other people's mail under certain circumstances. This is that...   Full listing

Love, Lies and Taxidermy.

Love, Lies and Taxidermy

  • Play
  • 17
  • 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26 & 28 Aug 2016

This is a boy meets girl story. Son of a Polish taxidermist meets daughter of a failing ice cream salesman...   Full listing

Ubu on the Table.

Ubu on the Table

  • Play
  • 12
  • 3, 5-9, 11-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

In this award-winning adaptation of King Ubu by Alfred Jarry, anything goes as Poland's fate is sealed on a table...   Full listing

Don't Panic! It's Challenge Anneka.

Don't Panic! It's Challenge Anneka

  • Play
  • 10
  • 3-10, 12-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

Bumbag? Check. Luminescent shell suit? Check. Positive attitude in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges? Hell yeah! Inspired by real...   Full listing

Every Brilliant Thing.

Every Brilliant Thing

  • Play
  • 15 - 17
  • 6-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-28 Aug 2016

The worldwide smash-hit is back. You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says she's done something stupid. She finds...   Full listing

Meet Fred.

Meet Fred

  • Play
  • 10
  • 5-14, 16-21 & 23-25 Aug 2016

'Prejudice against puppetry is the only acceptable form of prejudice' (David Sefton, Artistic Director, Adelaide International Festival). A cloth puppet...   Full listing

I'm Doing This for You.

I'm Doing This for You

  • Play
  • 10
  • 5-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

A new performance by fearless, raw talent Haley McGee. Blending storytelling, live art and improvisation, this show is a big...   Full listing

How (not) To Live In Suburbia.

How (not) To Live In Suburbia

  • 12
  • 3, 5-9, 11-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

Five years ago, in the middle of a shitstorm of life events, artist, single mother and committed urbanite Annie Siddons...   Full listing

Mungo Park - Travels In The Interior Of Africa.

Mungo Park - Travels In The Interior Of Africa

  • 14
  • 3, 5-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-27 Aug 2016

Tragi-comic, theatrically daring Scottish-Danish co-production examining anew Europe's colonial legacy through the idealistic 18th century Scottish explorer's adventures and misadventures....   Full listing

MacBain.

MacBain

  • 10
  • 3, 5-7 & 9-14 Aug 2016

MacBeth and Kurt Cobain and Lady Macbeth and Courtney Love inspire a pitch-black comedy about unbridled ambition, hunger for power...   Full listing

Of, or at, a Fairly Low Temperature.

Of, or at, a Fairly Low Temperature

  • 8
  • 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 26 & 28 Aug 2016

What is meant by being cool? Does anything else matter? Are acronyms in? OOAAFLT mixes contemporary dance with storytelling and...   Full listing

Cuncrete.

Cuncrete

  • Music / satire
  • 10
  • 3, 5-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-26 Aug 2016

A drag king punk gig about architecture and idealism! A dysto-utopian noise about The Man! A no-wave musical about how...   Full listing

Last Call.

Last Call

  • Multimedia
  • 10
  • 3, 5-7, 9-13, 16-18, 20-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

A teenage girl runs away from home to the city. Nobody notices, but is there actually someone looking out for...   Full listing