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EDINBURGH: Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2017

August 4 to 27

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‘Since 2008, the Czech Centre has been committed to bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; this year, the Showcase is the centre of an expanded programme of work in Scotland which will include installations, exhibitions and live music through May to November in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Czech Showcase @ Fringe presents five outstanding Czech companies with three Herald Angels Awards and four Total Theatre Award Nominations offering six unforgettable shows.

Czech Showcase is organised in partnership with the Arts and Theatre Institute and supported by the Czech Ministry of Culture.

4 – 27 August 2017
ZOO Southside, 117 Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9ER
www.zoovenues.co.uk
0131 662 6892
#czechshowcase

PROGRAMME:

 

CIRK LA PUTYKA: BATACCHIO
4-12 August 2017, 18.30A magical spectacular inspired by the lavish comedies of the 19th century by the award
winning contemporary circus company.

Informed Edinburgh ★★★★★
‘easily one of the best things you’ll see
at the Fringe’

LENKA VAGNEROVA & COMPANY: GOSSIP
4-8, 10-15 August 2017, 20.30 

Thrilling and impressive dance, physical theatre, puppetry and drama in an exploration of gossip, blather, misinformation and rumour.Broadway Baby ★★★★★
smart, urgent, and a pleasure to watch

 

420PEOPLE: WIND-UP
10-19 August 2017, 15.20 
Prague’s 420People deliver a dynamic sextet made of ferocious energy, finest movement and original musicDance Europe Magazine Award
a dance bursting with energy’ (Czech Radio)
DOT504: YOU ARE NOT THE ONE
WHO SHALL LIVE LONG

13-19 August 2017, 13.20A look at features of political and social criticism, and the obsession of satisfying our needs for love, sex and money.

The Herald ★★★★★
‘This is a company worth watching’

SPITFIRE COMPANY: THE NARRATOR
14-15, 18-19, 23, 25-27 August 2017, 17.00Cecile Da Costa dancers, sings and undergoes extreme physical strain in a story of secrets, unspeakable truths, and being a woman.

‘the experience one gains from The Narrator is physical in its nature’ Kulturissimo.cz

SPITFIRE COMPANY: ONE STEP BEFORE THE FALL
16-17, 20-22, 24 August 2017, 17.00

The return of the award-winning music and dance show inspired by Muhammad Ali’s journey from champion boxer to Parkinson’s sufferer.

 

The Herald  ★★★★★
‘a gut-wrenching tour-de-force



Part of Czech Season in Scotland 2017 

#CzechSeasonScotland

Czech Showcase is organised in partnership with the Arts and Theatre Institute and supported by the Czech Ministry of Culture.

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Details

Start:
August 4, 2017
End:
August 27, 2017
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Website:
http://london.czechcentres.cz/programme/travel-events/czech-showcase-fringe1/

Venue

Various Venues