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Edinburgh Fringe Spotlight—Join the Feast

Feast by Clout Theatre is on at Summerhall until August 18th, and if you like your physical theater with a heavy dollop of performance art, you will want to sign up for this smorgasbord of shock and excess.
It begins with Sacha Paige lying gracefully on a perfect circle of what could only be coffee grounds, since the show starts with breakfast, and things deteriorate quickly from there, as we learn that Paige is actually a hungry figure from the dawn of time whose relationship with food is rather primal and desperate. She dives at anything that seems edible, her hunger a gnawing force of hope and anger that drives her to survive. But she is blown around by circumstances and doesn’t understand her own power to master her environment and quell that hunger yet. It’s fascinating to see Paige embody this hungry creature, as so few of us have known true hunger, yet watching her struggle is familiar, somehow encoded in to our communal experience, an experience so painful that we wo...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.