Garry Starr Conquers Troy

Comedy (theatre, physical theatre)

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Description

Having single-handedly saved the performing arts in 2018 with his multi award-winning debut solo show, comic wunderkind Garry Starr delivers another anarchic drama masterclass to remember. Acting was invented by the ancient Greeks. Before that, people were just pretending. With the release of his groundbreaking new book An Actor Pretends, Starr delves deep into his Greek ancestry to enlighten us all with the ancient art of Pretendism, thus saving the performing arts from the evil clutches of Method Acting. **** (Guardian). **** (Scotsman). **** (Evening Standard).

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  • Accessible entry: There are 16 steps into this venue from the cowgate entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
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Georgia 3 days ago

Funniest thing I have seen in a long time. All four of us hardly stopped laughing. With two actors in the group standards were high and troy definitely delivered.

Just go, you'll have an amazing time!

Hanne 12 days ago

So silly, so goofy, so much word play, a little bit of shock factor - but overall a great one hour of comedy!

James Coon 17 days ago

An hour of wonderfully erudite silliness, word play, clowning, and goofball audience participation bit. Highly recommended! You might even learn a bit of history along the way.


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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 28 minutes ago

Beware of Greeks bearing comedy gifts as sumptuous as these....

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The List (4/5 stars) 2 days ago

Exquisite clowning around and joyful audience participation...

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Fest (4/5 stars) 10 days ago

Garry Starr leads a masterclass in silliness. Dressed as a gladiator with a Shakespearean ruff, Damien Warren-Smith’s character creation guides us through a series of dramatic exercises where unapologetically dumb wordplay turns the tropes of a failed actor into cackles and lettuce-covered mayhem.  Following his debut solo show, Garry Starr...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 15 days ago

Selfless to a fault, Garry Starr is ready to share the lessons he’s learned about the actors’ craft, the art of pretending. Whilst the practical value of these lessons to jobbing young actors is debatable, what isn’t in question is how funny this show is. Starr’s creator Damien Warren-Smith presents...

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