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Playbill Goes Fringe Immerse Yourself in Edinburgh Fringe with Full Coverage From 'Playbill Goes Fringe'

Dive into the festival's history, catch up with correspondents Margaret Hall and Leah Putnam, glean insights into attending, and more.

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In case you missed any of Playbill Goes Fringe, Playbill has you covered: take a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland with reports from the center of the world's largest arts festival. Edinburgh Fringe officially runs August 5-29.

Check out all of our features to learn more about the festival, live vicariously through correspondents Margaret Hall and Leah Putnam, find out how to make the most of your own future trip to Fringe, and more.

11 Theatre Experiences We Will Always Remember From 2022 Edinburgh Fringe
Playbill Goes Fringe's reporters saw 35 shows at this years festival. Find out which productions are sticking with us after the curtain.

Superheroes, Dragons, and Grindr Dates: Behind Lizard Boy with Justin Huertas, William A. Williams, and Kiki DeLohr
The American musical, which has been in development since 2013, made its Fringe debut this year.

These Shows Won Big Awards at This Year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Karim Khan's Brown Boys Swim and Maimuna Memon's Manic Street Creature both won coveted Fringe First Awards.

"This Is The Utopia": Comedian Reuben Kaye Talks Drag, Dietrich, and Edinburgh Fringe
Margaret Hall and Leah Putnam spoke with the Fringe favorite who brings together comedy, drag, and musical talent too present The Butch is Back, one of the shows that made Hall and Putnam's most memorable list.

Go Inside the Making of Manic Street Creature with Creator and Star Maimuna Memon
Memon plays seven instruments and sings in the new musical about the complexities of personal relationships and mental health, which won a much sought-after Fringe First Award.

'Buzzing, Bursting, Bold': Why Karim Khan's Brown Boys Swim Hits Close to Home
The playwright discuss his new two-hander play, which has received the coveted Fringe First Award and won the 2022 Popcorn Writing Award, presented in partnership with BBC Writersroom.

Watch the Original Cast of Land Perform 'Soldier's Song' and 'Miss The Snow' at Edinburgh Fringe
Off-Broadway's Bethany Tennick (Islander) wrote and stars, alongside Christopher Alexander and Robin Campbell, in the new Scottish musical about how we relate to each other and the earth in two parallel stories.

Watch the Original Cast of Lizard Boy Perform "Another Part of Me" at Edinburgh Fringe
"It's a queer, comic book meets superhero origin story, romantic comedy and coming-of-age tale," said playwright, composer, lyricist, and star Justin Huertas about the three-hander acoustic rock musical.

Roundup: 18 More Shows Playbill Saw at Edinburgh Fringe
Playbill Goes Fringe shares the shows that rounded out its trip to the world’s largest arts festival.

See Ellie MacPherson Merge Abraham Lincoln, Eminem, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Exclusive Footage From Happy Birthday, Mr. President!
Get a peek at MacPherson's reimagining of the historic Lincoln-Douglas debates featuring an impersonation of the 16th president complete with 21st century tunes.

Grover Cleveland Was a "Creep," Ulysses S. Grant Needed "Rehab," and More Presidential Fun Facts With Ellie MacPherson
MacPherson shares her knowledge, and how she has transformed it into her historical comedy cabaret show.

Dinner and a Show: The Establishments That Keep The ‘Playbill Goes Fringe’ Correspondents Going
Check out the cafés, food trucks, and restaurants that Edinburgh Fringe writers Leah Putnam and Margaret Hall have been frequenting between shows!

How Apphia Campbell Turned a Weekend in Nina Simone’s Life Into a Solo Show
The Fringe First Award winner takes the stage as the iconic artist in her show Black is the Color of My Voice, returning to the festival.

Roundup: Here Are All the Shows Playbill Has Seen So Far at Edinburgh Fringe
Playbill Goes Fringe is halfway through this year’s coverage of the world’s largest arts festival.

The 2022 'Playbill Goes Fringe' Live Blog
Join correspondents Margaret Hall and Leah Putnam as they share real-time moments from Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Look Back: Celebrate 75 Years of the Fringe
The Edinburgh Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world. 

From Fleabag to SIX: 7 Shows Launched by Edinburgh Fringe
These shows’ success at the festival have catapulted them to stages and screens around the world.

What Edinburgh: What Makes Scotland's Capital the Perfect Home to Fringe
Known as the "Empress of the North," Edinburgh has incredible culture to offer to travellers.

Taxis and Toilets and Pools, Oh My!: 13 Unusual Venues at Edinburgh Fringe
Have you seen a show performed in an upside-down cow?

10 Actors Who Performed at Edinburgh Fringe Before They Were Famous
The festival hosted the likes of Jude Law, Maggie Smith, Robin Williams, and more.

Playbill Goes Fringe: Meet the Correspondents Who Will Cover the Good, the Surprising, and the Weird at Edinburgh Fringe
Immerse yourself in theatre this August with Playbill writers Leah Putnam and Margaret Hall as they attend the international arts festival.

From One Island to Another: How Islander Travelled from Scotland to Manhattan
The Off-Broadway musical will complete its run at Playhouse 46 June 13.


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