Czech Centre London: Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2017

Czech Centre London.

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 Angel 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 
Booking: 0131 662 6892www.edfringe.comwww.zoovenues.co.uk
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CIRK LA PUTYKA: BATACCHIO
4-12 Aug 2017, 18.30
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
Award-winning contemporary circus company mixes breathtaking acrobatics, original music, magic and unexpected illusions in a fantastical journey to the spectacular comedies of the 19th century. ‘Memorable theatre’ (Scotsman). Presented by Aurora NovaMore info.

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

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LENKA VAGNEROVA & COMPANY: GOSSIP
4-8, 10-15 Aug 2017, 20.30
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
Gossip, blather, misinformation and rumours are a cross-cultural phenomenon of humanity. Thrilling and impressive dance huddle, combines dance, physical theatre, puppetry and dramatic theatre. Multi-award winning dance theatre company is back to the Fringe! More info.

Broadway Baby ★★★★★ ‘smart, urgent, and a pleasure to watch’

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420PEOPLE: WIND-UP
10-19 Aug 2017, 15.20
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
Czech dance in its ultimate form. Inspired by energy’s accumulation and explosion, Prague’s 420PEOPLE deliver a dynamic sextet made of ferocious energy, finest movement and original music. Labelled as ‘a killer show’ by audiences. More info

‘a dance bursting with energy’ Czech Radio

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DOT504: YOU ARE NOT THE ONE WHO SHALL LIVE LONG
13-19 August 2017, 13.20
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
A look at features of political and social criticism, and the obsession of satisfying our needs for love, sex and money.

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SPITFIRE COMPANY: THE NARRATOR
14-15, 18-19, 23, 25-27 Aug 2017, 17.00
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
A story about secrets, about the unspeakable truth, about being a woman. Told in the only way possible. Award-winning Spitfire return to Edinburgh with a one-woman tour-de-force of spellbinding performance commitment. More info

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

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SPITFIRE COMPANY: ONE STEP BEFORE THE FALL
16-17, 20-22, 24 Aug 2017, 17.00
ZOO Southside, Edinburgh
‘Theatrical knock-out’ (Times). In this award-winning show that has captivated audiences from Stockholm to Beijing, dancer and singer fight in the boxing ring for their destiny. More info.

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

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