Theatre review: Rupture

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe: A Logan’s Run for the internet age from playwright Karla Marie Sweet, this ensemble piece for five actors imagines a future where climate change has ruined the world and algorithms decide whether individuals are contributing enough to society and whether they must be culled or not.

Underbelly Cowgate (Venue 61)

**

Shri Patel’s Jay works in this system, until his mother is chosen for termination and he’s faced with an impossible choice. The dystopian world-building is intriguing, but the sense of real drama lacks somewhat.

Until 27 August. Today 12:40pm.