Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU
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8 Songs

  • 4 stars

Gandini Juggling Gandini present the gig of a lifetime. Wild juggling skills combine with cult rock and roll in this tribute to the mythical landscape of popular music. From Dylan's stream-of-consciousness realms to the Velvet Underground's troubling landscapes, from David Bowie's soulful escapades to the rocking…

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Central

£14 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

The Artist

  • 4 stars

Circo Aereo and Thom Monckton The artist tries to begin his creation process, but the inspiration is completely lost. The focus strays, the blank canvas terrifies, and the tools have been lost to the bowels of the atelier. The Artist is a solo physical theatre and contemporary circus show by award-winning Thom Monckton…

Tue 21 Aug

Upstairs

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Mad Etiquette Join the invincible Captain Cauliflower and his faithful companion Marvin on an unforgettable adventure, filled with extreme silliness and unquestionable danger. He flies into outer space and swims deep under the ocean, saving those in peril, but can he beat his arch-nemesis, the evil and odorous Onion…

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 25 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 26 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Casus: You & I

  • 3 stars

Casus Circus Poets spend their lives writing about it, everyone thinks about it, but when love is between two men some people turn a blind eye. This transparent journey of love, circus and friendship celebrates the importance of being visible in a world of closed doors. This empowering explosion of skill and identity…

Tue 21 Aug

Central

£10.50 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£10.50 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£10.50 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Chihuahua

House of Mirth 'I saw a thing online that said chihuahuas are 50% trembling and 50% rage. Sounds about right.' A new comic play about breaking up, moving on, and using those little plastic bags to pick up the mess left behind. Created by the team behind Bright Spark Award-winning Marie, Chihuahua is an intoxicating…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Just 'cos you're a kid, doesn't mean you should miss out on the best stand-ups and sketch acts of the Fringe! Just 'cos you're an adult at a kids' show, doesn't mean you can't also have the best time! Since 2005, we have been persuading our favourite performers to strut their stuff for family audiences and, with different…

Tue 21 Aug

Upstairs

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Don Quixote

Patchwork Theatre A story of a man who wants to make the world a better place. And fails greatly. After last year's success with four and five-star reviews, Patchwork Theatre brings you this classic tale through a raw combination of storytelling, music and improvisation. Don Quixote is an epic celebration of the…

Tue 21 Aug

Snug Bar

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Snug Bar

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Snug Bar

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

The Dragon and the Whales

  • 3 stars

Modest Predicament Once upon a time, there was a little dragon who was born under the sea, and she grew up amongst the kind-hearted whales. But all dragons' feelings come from the fire in their hearts, and because the baby dragon is born underwater, her fire cannot burn. She is swept by ocean currents into the depths…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Ellie and the Enormous Sneeze

Mouths of Lions 'A sneeze is a powerful thing, a dangerous thing, you never know what might happen with a sneeze…' Join Ellie on a wild snot-filled adventure as she sets out to help her friend Stanley to sneeze for the very first time. A Roald Dahl-esque tale featuring live music, magical mucus and ever-extendable nose…

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Upstairs

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Fringe Wives Club: Glittery Clittery

The Furies Winner: Best Cabaret, Adelaide Fringe 2018. Nominated: Best Newcomer, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2017. 'A cult feminist disco not to miss' ★★★★★ (Fest). Named a Top Five Adelaide Fringe Show by the Guardian, this champagne-fuelled power trio are unleashing their debut with original songs, epic dance moves and…

Tue 21 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Glen Davies – Gagging

The Norbert and Cedric Project Comedy is subjective to each person as much as food taste and colour preference, so why not enjoy it at its rawest and possibly most honest source. That source is Glen Davies. How do his ancestors manage to appear throughout the world's conspiracies? Why is he obsessed with trite puns and…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Heaven Burns

Jen McGregor Morayshire, 1662. Runaway Isobel works for charismatic witch-pricker John Dixon. She worships him, but when he's accused of falsifying his identity, will she accept that he's not the man he claims to be… or indeed a man at all? A pitch-black exploration of gender politics and religious fundamentalism.

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Holly Morgan: Madonna or Whore?

  • 4 stars

Fight in the Dog Ltd Holly Morgan is going to sort this whole misogyny mess out once and for all using something she half-remembered from university about the Madonna-Whore complex and the greatest pop songs of all time. Join her as she channels controversial women from history and asks the big questions: why do we put…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Hunch

  • 4 stars

DugOut Theatre Meet Hunch. The Superhero. Coming to the rescue when you've splinters on your arse from sitting on the fence. Making decisions to save the lives of others, she must start calling the shots to save her own. Hunch is a new dark comedy about the power of gut decisions, written and performed by Kate Kennedy…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

The Little Musician

Asia Culture Institute | Korean Season presented by AtoBiz Ltd ‘I will return sunshine to the dark cold world!’ In a world full of darkness, the warmth and light of the sun has gone missing. One girl, armed only with a flute, sets out on a brave adventure to find the lost sunshine. Join The Little Musician on her…

Tue 21 Aug

Central

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

  • 4 stars

Lolly Jones Lolly (BBC Three/Comedy Central) lampoons political figures in this character comedy/burlesque hybrid show. As Theresa May, she will taunt and tease in Brussels and in fields of wheat. Featuring footage of Liam Hourican as Jacob Rees-Mogg (Murder in Successville/Tracey Ullman's Show). It's Downing Street on…

Tue 21 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Downstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

My Land

  • 5 stars

Recirquel Company The creators of last year’s Fringe hit Paris de Nuit present their new creation, a vision of light and shadow crafted by six stunning circus artists fusing mind-blowing skills and raw talent. For dust we are… Join the performers in an unforgettable dream where their personal stories unfold into…

Tue 21 Aug

Central

£12 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£12 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£12 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

My Left / Right Foot – The Musical

  • 5 stars

Co-produced by Birds of Paradise and the National Theatre of Scotland. Local am-dram society is under pressure to comply with the equalities agenda. They come up with a cunning plan; create a gripping show starring 'the disabled'. What could be better than the Oscar-winning My Left Foot? The only snag is they can't…

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£16 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£16 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Central

£16 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Orlando

Dyad Productions Orlando: Who is she? Who is he? Who are we? In their 10th consecutive year of acclaimed theatre at Assembly, performer Rebecca Vaughan and writer/director Elton Townend-Jones present the comedic tale of an immortal poet, whose gender cannot be pinned down, whose spirit cannot be caged and whose…

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£12 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Sediment

  • 4 stars

Company 2 Inspired by excerpts from Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Notes from Underground, Sediment is an abstract expedition through the layers of human desires and motives. A look at what lies beneath, at what really drives us, in the search for truth. Extending the limits of physicality, attempting the impossible, looking…

Tue 21 Aug

Central

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Thor and Loki

  • 4 stars

Musical comedy about two misfits finding the courage to be themselves amidst epic battles, fierce ballads and a chorus of tap-dancing trolls.

Tue 21 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Toujours et Près de Moi

ERRATICA A visually haunting work that tells a touching, fractured tale of absence and regret through moving music and visual wonder, as two actors seamlessly interact with virtual representations of their past selves. From creators of musical spectacles, ERRATICA, the holographic puppet opera features Renaissance…

Tue 21 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Yummy

  • 4 stars

Yummy Productions Yummy, the Melbourne powerhouse of drag, dance, circus, and music, has been serving smash-hit events in numerous festivals across Australia and beyond. Yummy is the winner of Best Production and Best Ensemble (Cabaret) at the 2018 Greenroom Awards and Best Cabaret at Adelaide Fringe Weekly Awards…

Wed 22 Aug

Central

£13 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Central

£13 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 24 Aug

Central

£14 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Reviews & features

Play time: raising the curtain on experimental and traditional theatre

23 Sep 2016

From the Royal Lyceum to Buzzcut Festival, Gareth K Vile looks at theatrical extremes in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Both Glasgow and Edinburgh have strong traditions of popular and experimental theatre. Although the major venues on both coasts of the central belt often collaborate, each of the cities have their own particular performance personality: Glasgow goes for…

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