With its innovative multimedia direction and a theme inspired by the last days of Puccini, anyone coming to Turandot expecting a traditional rendition of the opera will be disappointed. For anyone wishing to experience something a little more experimental however, netTheatre’s production orchestrates a mix of physical theatre, live mixed audio & video and puppetry […]

FRINGE PREVIEW – Turandot (Universal Arts)

We have five pairs of tickets to give away to any one of Turandot‘s preview performances at the New Town Theatre from 4-8 Aug at 15:00. To win a pair, simply email competitions@edinburghspotlight.com with a subject of ‘Turandot ticket offer’, your name and the date you would like to attend. As we file into a […]

FRINGE PREVIEW – Pawel Passini, director of Turandot (Universal Arts)

Although Polish theatre has a long literary tradition, contemporary artists, groups and directors have embraced a more expressive, avant-garde style. Using elements of puppetry and visual arts, boundaries are blurred by creators who view sound, sets and visual direction as being equally as important as script, character and live performance. With a history of oppression […]