An exclusive event for members of the Edinburgh International Festival. Take a peek behind the curtain of Counting and Cracking, a theatrical epic, and learn about everything that goes into staging the production.
Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the sets and staging of Counting and Cracking. Counting and Cracking follows one family's journey through love, heartbreak, civil war and migration from Sri Lanka to Australia in an epic multigenerational tale.
This tour will be led by Neil Mickel, our new Head of Production. He looks forward to bringing members behind the curtain of this exciting production.
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This backstage tour will be led by Neil Mickel, Head of Production.
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