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Higgs is a lecture performance, by Jan van den Berg, about the many years’ hunt for the Higgs particle. A theatrical voyage of discovery with exclusive background stories, unique film footage, live music and live discussions with experts.
'The best kind of thinking: … juggling with facts and fiction.'
'Theatre for science lovers, philosophers and poets. And the simply curious.'
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Reviews & features
Higgs4 Aug 2013
Jan van den Berg offers a guide to physics for the layperson at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013
Being an example of a ‘lecture performance Higgs escapes the usual necessity of dramatic theatricality: a rambling monologue about one man’s enthusiasm for the quest for evidence of Higg’s hypothesis that a particular field is behind the existence of…
Einstein, Higgs and Feynman provide the scientific basis for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 shows29 Jul 2013
Andrea Brunello, Jan van den Berg and John Hinto adapt their physics heroes for the stage
For Rob Drummond, award-winning playwright of Quiz Show and the chair of Big Bang Theatre – a panel discussion on the relationship between science and theatre – the connection between the two is simple. ‘Both theatre and science are concerned with the…
Top five European theatre productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 201310 Jul 2013
Featuring works from Belarus Free Theatre, Akhmeteli Theatre and Spain's Centro Dramático Nacional
Trash Cuisine Belarus Free Theatre’s first show entirely in English is, unsurprisingly, banned back home for its attack on human rights violations under the rule of Alexander Lukashenko. Partly taking the form of a grotesque cookery show, it takes in…