June 22, 2009 , London
THE TIMES Roll up for the 50 best shows at the Edinburgh Festival
The Edinburgh Festival is a riot of the good, bad and plain bizarre. The critics choose this year’s top 50 shows.
Will the great auteur Silviu Purcarete be more indebted to Marlowe or to Goethe when he brings the National Theatre Radu Stanca Sibiu from his native Romania? With music, pantomime, torture, murder, exotic effects and more than 100 performers onstage, this promenade production promises to be more maverick. Aug 18-22, Lowland Hall, Ingliston
Romanian Embassy in London