Venue: Sweet Grassmarket
A toe-tickling musical from pop icon, Dean Friedman. Featuring silly songs and three kids’ hilarious adventures in their quest to cure Pete’s smelly feet. Singalongs and fun, ages three to eight.
Venue: Pleasance Dome
Imagine total gender freedom. Changing sex is as easy as getting dressed. Boyfriends can become girlfriends, daughters can become sons. A gene-juggling, biopunk vision of a world and its specie in disarray. 'A riot' (Scotsman on Uninvited).
Venue: C venues - C
Drink in this delicious satire on our current financial mess, taking in 500 years of international wine trade, bankers and pirates. A European co-production inspired by collaboration with Robert Lepage. Original live music, video, outrageous characters. www.tsf.org.uk
Venue: Gilded Balloon Teviot
Deeply moving, often funny love story of a mother's fight for her intelligent, disabled and silent son. ‘Spellbinding, heartening ... a unique theatrical experience' (Prunella Scales and Timothy West).
Venue: The Stand Comedy Club II
His wife’s parents have moved in. Permanently. Not so much a show as a person getting out of the house. ‘Just could be the new comedy hero.’ Time Out wrote that ages ago.
Venue: theSpace on the Mile
Deirdre and Roni make the perfect couple. Maybe. Deirdre wishes Roni was Julie Andrews; Roni wishes Marni Nixon had dubbed Pierce Brosnan in Mamma Mia. A brand new high-camp, low-brow comedy.
Venue: C venues - C
All-singing, all-dancing romp through 2,500 years of political philosophy. John Rawls travels back in time in a quest for justice. Oxford University's fastest-ever selling show. 'Energy, ingenuity and intelligence' * * * * * (OxfordTheatreReview.co.uk). www.atojtm.com.
Venue: C venues - C aquila
From former Royal Court young writer and 2012 Broadcast Hot Shot, Laura Neal: a brand new comedy about the modern obsession with fame. Promises to be the best comedy about facial reconstruction surgery you'll have ever seen.
Venue: The Assembly Rooms
Scotland’s National Poet follows last year’s intimate wee one-woman showcase of poems, rhymes, songs-without-tunes and monologues with this brand-new selection of things recent, things retrospective. Sharp, comic, bittersweet.
Venue: theSpace @ Venue45
'I used to be like you. Then I learnt the rules'. David Hare's play examines individuality versus conformity. It captures the rituals and routine cruelties of school life, as well as the humour essential to its workings.