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AnotherKind – Edinburgh Fringe Online
Scotland

AnotherKind – Edinburgh Fringe Online

AnotherKind is a multi-media scrapbook of the creative process, inspired by Amy Louise Wilson’s award-winning play, Another Kind of Dying, which tells the story of a young man who moves from the rural Eastern Cape to Johannesburg after the death of his father. For anyone who watches theatre but isn’t involved backstage, it’s easy to think that rehearsals mostly consist of actors repeatedly performing scenes until they stick, but AnotherKind offers a unique insight into what it actually takes for a cast to develop characterisation and explore plot to ensure that their show is as intricate and vibrant as it can be. A product of the pandemic and the effect it had on in-person theatre, the piece features heavy use of typed observations and narration, which are cleverly amended and corr...