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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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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Awakening

 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 Awakening. “Happy Birthday Cassie… You’re a fucking idiot.” It’s the morning of Cassie’s twenty-sixth.  She wakes to find herself in someone’s front garden with no recollection of getting there. Awakening is ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Shit-Faced Shakespeare

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 Shit-faced Shakespeare. This hilarious, sell-out, award-winning, smash-hit show has returned to the Fringe. Featuring a cast of professional Shakespearian actors and a single, randomly selected drunk performer every night, no two shows ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Nags Head Productions on Glasgow ’14

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 theatre production company Nags Head Productions. From award-winning director Benet Catty, this one-man performance opens the conversation around male mental health, delving inside the lives and minds of four men, when ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Power Play Theatre

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 Power Play Theatre. Staged in a real Edinburgh house, Power Play brings 4 brand new site-specific plays by female writers, including work originally commissioned by the Royal Court.  Featuring themes such ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Owen Roberts

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 Owen Roberts. I have let a six-year-old write my show. She writes it and I perform it. Simple right? Wrong. She can’t focus, she can’t spell, and her ideas are wildly ...

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