August 12, 2015

A plethora of reviews for Summerhall shows by Total Theatre

Total Theatre Magazine have written some fantastic reviews about many of the shows in our programme. Click on the quotes to read them in full and don’t forget to buy your tickets in advance so as to avoid disappointment. The Voice Thief: “another theatrical triumph from the ever-excellent Catherine Wheels” I Gave Him An Orchid:

August 10, 2015

New Shows and New Stars

The first full week of Fringe 2015 at Summerhall means the first performances for two of our shows Antiwords and To. Space. We have new stars on the stage and new stars on our near-overflowing review wall, including these ones listed below: ★★★★★ Polyphony – The List ★★★★★ Every Brilliant Thing – The Public Reviews

August 8, 2015

First weekend of the Fringe brings a flood of Reviews for Summerhall Shows

Fringe 2015 is officially only two days old; but the quality on offer at Summerhall has already been recognized by a number of critics, with the first five star reviews being awarded to two shows, Can I Start Again Please and Ndebele Funeral. ★★★★★ Ndebele Funeral – Edinburgh Guide ★★★★★ Can I Start Again Please

August 6, 2015

First Fringe Reviews Fantastic Four Stars

The first of the reviews are coming in for the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe and Summerhall shows have started off in fine form with 4* for The Tap Dancing Mermaid and The Voice Thief from The List and Broadway Baby respectively. Kelly Apter said “If you drew up a checklist of all the things a good

July 16, 2015

Access Fringe

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July 13, 2015

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

Enthusiastic and flexible individual required for Administrative Assistant Position at exciting Edinburgh Arts Venue. Duties will include; Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing Processing phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate Diary management to arrange travel, schedule meetings and coordinate with suppliers and customers Dealing with incoming email,

June 27, 2015

Open position: Operations Bar Manager

Summerhall is looking a for talented, experienced and enthusiastic bar manager to take on a new position within Summerhall’s events and operations team. The roles requires the candidate to be responsible for all aspects of bar delivery for Summerhall’s busy event calendar. The successful applicant will be working collaboratively and alongside the F&B manager and

June 9, 2015


June 4, 2015

Summerhall, Edinburgh's year round multi–arts venue, is proud to announce its 2015 Festival Programme

Summerhall, Edinburgh’s year round multi–arts venue, is proud to announce its 2015 Festival Programme From climate change, humanitarian aid, terrorism, the worldwide crisis of modern poverty to TED talks, drag and award winning theatre; visual art as healer, storyteller, vehicle for change, this year’s Summerhall programme brings a mix of true tales and worlds reimagined. Tickets on sale at summerhall.co.uk 00.01 Thursday 4 June

June 3, 2015

Nothing Ever Happens Here… at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015!

Nothing Ever Happens Here is the name of Summerhall’s year round music programme, which this August takes in a mix of the truly international, the venerable Sun Kil Moon and Sun Ra Arkestra, to the uniquely home grown, Supermoon from the Edinburgh based songbytoad label, as part of the Pale imitation festival, and We Were

May 19, 2015

Summerhall Fringe Programme 2015!

Summerhall, Edinburgh’s year round multi–arts venue, is proud to announce its 2015 festival programme bursting at the seams with quality international theatre, dance, music and visual arts running throughout the whole of August. This year’s programme underlines Summerhall’s relationship with its artists and collaborators, sharing aspirations for change and shaping the future through the visual

May 19, 2015

THE PLACE at Summerhall, Fringe 2015

THE PLACE presents LOST DOG’S PARADISE LOST IGOR AND MORENO’S IDIOT-SYNCRASY VERA TUSSING PROJECTS’ T-DANCE This year, The Place will present three productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time, alongside supporting Total Theatre with a new award for dance. The three shows, to be performed at Summerhall, are an extension of The

March 24, 2015

How the Light Gets In

Co-curated by the Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, How the Light Gets In brings together a selection of works by international artists intrigued by light in all its forms. Celebrating the UN International Year of Light and the Science Festival’s Brainwaves strand, the exhibitions explore the beauty, form and function of light

March 16, 2015

Summerhall New Technical Manager appointed

Summerhall is pleased to announce the arrival of Jonathan Towers to our technical team. Jonathan has moved back to his home town of Edinburgh to bring his technical knowledge and experience to Summerhall. He’s most recently been working in theatre and live events at Pitlochry Festival Theatre as the Deputy Head of Lighting and Sound,

March 11, 2015

Summerhall to launch new live music night "Nothing Ever Happens Here"

Full Line Up: Nothing Ever Happens Here Original Article Source: STV Edinburgh ONE of Edinburgh’s leading Fringe venues has vowed to reverse the fortunes of the capital’s under-fire music scene by attracting some of the leading up-and-coming acts from the UK and abroad to play gigs. Summerhall hopes a new series of year-round concerts will kick-start

October 15, 2014

Francis the Holy Jester

Saturday 18 October, 7.30pm, Summerhall Mario Pirovano performs Francis the Holy Jester by Dario Fo This is a rare opportunity to see Dario Fo’s monologue, performed by his close friend and leading interpreter of his work, Mario Pirovano.  Written by Fo against a background of political corruption in 1990s Italy, Francis The Holy Jester draws

July 31, 2014

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014: I'd much rather be in morally squalid Berlin

German artist Isa Genzken and fringe venue Summerhall are standouts “Thank the dark gods for Summerhall, a true fringe venue whose name suggests the sinister Summerisle in the Hebridean horror film The Wicker Man, and whose mad exhibitions in sprawling corridors and basements fully live up to this promise. Here at last, Edinburgh shows that

July 21, 2014

Summerhall Festival to beam into cinemas with Hibrow

Hibrow, the digital arts pioneers, will join forces with big screen giants, ODEON, to take the world’s biggest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, out of its cobbled confines and into a cinema near you with a series of special screenings throughout August. Hibrow Hour, generously supported by Arts Council England, is a series of

June 5, 2014

Summerhall launches Festival 2014 programme

Over 150 exciting theatrical and visual arts experiences 1 – 24 August 2014   Mark Ravenhill, Steven Berkoff, Alison Jackson, Paines Plough, Northern Stage, Hibrow, Scottish Dance Theatre and Big In Belgium are just some of over eighty companies presenting work at Summerhall this August. Our programme includes returning favourites and brand new shows, including

May 28, 2014

Summerhall to host FOURTEEN Made In Scotland shows

The sun is shining (occasionally) the weather is lifting (to seventeen degrees on occasion) and that can only mean one thing – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is ready to descend once more. We are very excited to announce that no less than fourteen Summerhall shows have made it onto the Made In Scotland programme which