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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Onstage Dating

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Bron Batten on Onstage Dating. Bron Batten goes on first dates, live onstage. Featuring a different person each night, this award-winning show has thrilled audiences all over the world with its unique ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Glas(s) Performance on Old Boy

OLD BOY is a show from award-winning theatre company Glas(s) Performance about grandfathers and grandsons. It features a 2-year-old boy, a 12-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man and their granddads. It is about love and legacy and the things that men mean to each other in families. What other show shouldn’t we miss?   The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother at Summerhall Name of your ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Achilles

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Achilles. Scotland's acclaimed Company of Wolves reimagines the myth of Achilles in a heart-stopping solo performance. Fusing storytelling, movement and song, Achilles is the epic story of a man's exorcism: the ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Grassmarket Projects on their show Where It Hurts

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Grassmarket Projects on their show Where It Hurts. A group of Edinburgh residents and health professionals share their stories of hope and resilience of seeking and providing care in the NHS. A ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCHES: Rory O’Keeffe

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Rory O'Keeffe. It’s a comic storytelling show about a couple who fall in love doing an experiment called The 36 Questions. Inspired by working for the games company who make Love Island: ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Laura Lexx

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Laura Lexx. I have painstakingly written, developed, improved and perfected an intelligent, thought-provoking belly laugh filled show where I get depressed in a tent with some awful fish. It’s honest, it’s funny, it’s fast ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Peter Michael Marino on Show Up

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Peter Michael Marino on Show Up. Show Up returns following last years’ Ed Fringe debut and acclaimed runs in NYC, Orlando Fringe, Pittsburgh Fringe, and Cincy Fringe. This improvised solo comedy ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCHES: Stuart Goldsmith

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of comedy favourite Stuart Goldsmith. Last year I got four 5-star reviews, and this show's even better. I'm as big a free festival draw as you can get without being on TV and ...

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