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In Edinburgh, Fringe Performers Weigh In On Scotland's Independence Choice

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August 13, 2014 AT 2:48 PM
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival may attract performers from all over the world, but in 2014, the future of the nation where it is held is on every performer's lips. The largest arts festival in the world has a distinctively political edge to it this year, as thousands of comedians, actors and singers descend upon Scotland's capital in the year of its independence referendum. Scotland votes on Sept. 18 on whether to end 307 years of union with England and leave the United Kingdom.