This evening I went to my first show in the 2007 Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Flesh.
steal a boy from his village -
Through song, dance and drama, Flesh explores the personal stories of David an African slave in eighteenth century London, the people he meets and their opinions about slavery. The stories are powerfully moving, but ultimately hopeful. Parallels with current issues are clearly, but subtly drawn. It's a very energetic production with excellent performances, dancing, singing and drumming from the young cast and muscians, though the acoustics and straining spoken performances mean that some of the narrative is lost.
Flesh is on at St John's Church, Lothian Road, 7.30pm, 7-11 August. £7/£5.
Evening for One Deep Breath.
I've posted another evening haiku on Crafty Green Poet.