Today was the first day of shows at the Fringe. Even then, the festival really gets going on Saturday, but a lot of shows begin today for previews.
It’s a strange energy around Edinburgh at this time. It’s like everything is superficially in place, as if the Fringe has begun, but not really. Like walking on to a Western set with a few actors thrown in, you feel like if you lean on a wall it will collapse, showing itself to be painted balsa wood all along. Continue reading