“Summerhall’s 2015 Festival Programme has all the diversity, internationalism, risk and surprise that our audiences have come to expect. We are working in partnership more than ever before perhaps reflecting our increasing maturity as a venue – as we reach the ripe old age of five.”
Summerhall, Edinburgh’s premiere curated venue for contemporary performance, announced their 2015 festival programme today, and we are thrilled to be part of it! Los Angeles Performance Practice is thrilled to have established this powerful relationship, hopefully opening a new door for LA-based work to participate on an elevated platform at the world’s largest and oldest theater festival.
Early Morning Opera will present ABACUS throughout the duration of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, for a total of 22 daily performances in Summerhall’s Main Hall. ABACUS is a baroque presentation delivered by Japanese cult-icon Paul Abacus about the future of national borders, the workings of contemporary persuasion, and our evolving relationship to the screens in our public and private spaces, not to mention our pockets. Inspired by TED talks and mega-church media design, ABACUS features kaleidoscopic data visualizations, dancing Steadicam operators, and the world’s first fully-accredited giant panda.
Traveling to Edinburgh this year? Tickets go on sale June 4.
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