The cost of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe

The cost of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe
 

It is the world's biggest arts festival and the ultimate launch pad for new talent. But in recent years debate has raged over whether the Edinburgh Fringe's bubble is about to burst. Fringe veterans like Stewart Lee have voiced discontent over the fees charged to artists by the "big four" venues - the Assembly, the Underbelly, the Pleasance and the Gilded Balloon.
On top of that, costs for accommodation in Edinburgh skyrocket in August. Some fear up-and-coming performers are being priced out of the Fringe.
And yet the Fringe is still growing. The number of shows was up 6.5% to... read more

 
26 August 2013 in Art & Culture, Views: 19
Source: BBC
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31