One of the performing treasure houses of the year – Edinburgh Fringe – has reinvented part of itself with a free online season of plays, comedy and cabaret, presented by theSpace venue . Over 50 shows are available for you to binge on this New Year lockdown from 8 January .
GirlPlay by Sarah Richardson is a powerful audio piece : the journey of a woman’s ever-changing relationship with sex from age 7 to 31.
NYC’s Readymade Cabaret 2.0 asks whether our lives are determined by chance, fate or free-will.
Planet Phuckett! ( the Covid edition ) is a solo comic play about global warming, and Julia Munrow stars in Scammed , a new play about internet scams by sitcom writer Joan Greening.
Bard Overboard presents A Global Pandemic Holiday Special by Extra Credit Ensemble -in which a cruise company tries to persuade its actors and crew trapped aboard a quarantined vessel to film its show.
Comedy includes : Peruvian Erick Acuna, New York’s Sally Ann Hall, who tells us about growing up religious in Alaska in what’s billed as “ filthy feminist with a squirt of music,” and Jewish Scouse stand-up Henry Churniavsky .
Music and cabaret includes: Viennese cellist Peter Hudler playing cross-over tunes in his Cello On Fire. Ingenue: Deanna Durban, Judy Garland and the Golden Age of Hollywood tells the tue story of a life-long friendship and rivalry.
Canada’s top piano bar entertainer Pat Silver covers music from James Taylor , Carole King, Joni Mitchell and others.
Online@the Space was created after the cancellation of 2020’s Edinburgh Fringe and it’s a welcome slice of entertainment amid January’s Blues.
Full access at www.theSpaceUK.com