Press Cuttings & Reviews18th August 2016
Summerhall Adds to Edinburgh Awards Glory With Nine Total Theatre Awards Nods
Productions from Edinburgh Fringe venue Summerhall dominate the Total Theatre Awards nominations for this year.
In total, Summerhall productions have picked up nine nods. Last week, the venue received the most prizes in the first week of the Fringe First awards.
Summerhall has nominations in the emerging company/artist category, with site-specific show One Hundred Homes, and in the physical theatre section, where Bildraum and Only Bones are up for prizes.
The venue also receives nominations in the innovation, experimentation and playing with form category, as well as the dance category.
The Total Theatre Awards honour innovative and artist-led performances and include five categories. Judges saw a total of 528 shows before producing the shortlist.
England is the country with most productions represented, with a total of eight nods.
Awards co-directors Jo Crowley and Becki Haines said the nominees demonstrated “the power of theatre and live performance as a space to reflect on the complex world we live in”.
The awards will be presented on August 25.
The full nominations are below.
Shows by an emerging company/artist
Greater Belfast (Scotland)
Little King and Tron Theatre in association with Traverse Theatre at the Traverse
(I Could Go On Singing) Over The Rainbow (Scotland)
FK Alexander with Okishima Island Tourist Group Association at Summerhall
Infinity Pool: A Modern Retelling of Madame Bovary (England)
Bea Roberts at Bedlam Theatre
Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat (England)
Lucy McCormick, Soho Theatre in association with Underbelly at Underbelly
One Hundred Homes (Belgium)
Yinka Kuitenbrouwer, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Theatre Royal Plymouth at Summerhall
We Are Ian (England)
In Bed With My Brother and the Pleasance at Pleasance Dome
Ada/Ava by Manual Cinema (USA)
Manual Cinema and Underbelly Productions at Underbelly
Atelier Bildraum, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Theatre Royal Plymouth at Summerhall
Cock and Bull (Scotland)
Nic Green with Laura Bradshaw and Rosana Cade at Forest Fringe
Only Bones (Finland)
Kallo Collective in association with Aurora Nova at Summerhall
Innovation, experimentation and playing with form
Counting Sheep (Canada)
Lemon Bucket Orkestra in association with Aurora Nova at Summerhall @ The Kings Hall
Nasi Voutsas and Bertrand Lesca co-produced by FellSwoop at Summerhall
Hot Brown Honey (Australia)
Hot Brown Honey with Briefs Factory at Assembly Roxy
Letters to Windsor House (England)
Sh!t Theatre with Show and Tell at Summerhall
Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do (England)
Richard Gadd with United Agents and Berk’s Nest in association with Soho Theatre at Banshee Labyrinth
Two Man Show (England)
RashDash at Northern Stage @ Summerhall
Bronks, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan and Theatre Royal Plymouth at Summerhall
Gary Gardiner, Ian Johnston and Adrian Howells at Dance Base
Happy Hour (Belgium)
Mauro Paccagnella and Alessandro Bernardeschi produced by Wooshing Machine at Summerhall
Eriu featuring Breandan de Gallai and Nick O’Connell at Dance Base
Carl Knif Company at Dance Base
The Rooster and Partial Memory (Palestine/Lebanon)
El-Funoun Palestinian Dance Troupe, SHAMS Association, Marhbtain Organization at Dance Base
Emma Serjeant at Assembly Checkpoint
Ockham’s Razor: Tipping Point (England)
Ockham’s Razor and Turtle Key Arts at C Scala
Perhaps Hope (Australia)
Company Here and Now at Underbelly’s Circus Hub
Water on Mars (Sweden)
Plastic Boom presented by Gandini Juggling at Assembly Roxy
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