Every Show I Saw at the Edinburgh Fringe in 10 Words or Less

by shewastheyoungamerican

  • A Guide to Second Date Sex – Dirty stopout: Have second date sex, see this late night. Cringe. Laugh.
  • Austentatious: Frocking side-splitting hilarity.
  • Bad Advice – Lauren Shearing and Sarah Pearce: Hanging out with your best friends, talking shit, laughing tons.
  • The Beast – Stuart Bowden: I cried within the first thirty seconds. That good.
  • Beating the Habit – Tom Thum: Great skills, and I still don’t “get” dub step.
  • The Beta Males’ Midnight Movie: The most fun you will ever have SHRIEKING. And laughing.
  • Boom Boom Club: Burlesque, pyrotecnics, bombastic band, weird smells
  • Briefs: Drag circus extravaganza with a surprisingly poignant ending. Hot stuff.
  • Discover Ben Target: Sublimely uncomfortable, nuanced, interactive, unexpected comedy. Wes Anderson’s wet dream.
  • Everything is Purple – Raph Perahia: I will see you in hell, John Mayer.
  • Gallic Symbol – Marcel Lucont: England on France on England, with wine!
  • Glory Dazed – Old Vic New Voices: WAR. What is it good for?
  • Great Puppet Horn: Political satire shadow puppetry with a bipolar bear.
  • Hot Dub Time Machine: Edinburgh’s best dance party/ live show/ video challenge. Hands down.
  • Jonny and the Baptists: Raucous good times (!)
  • Love Letters to the Public Transport System – Molly Taylor: Intimately share the pain and joy of love in transit.
  • Monkey Toast: My friends make me laugh, with special guests.
  • One Man Star Wars Trilogy – Charles Ross: Nerds, UNITE! I wanted more Chewy, frankly.
  • Party in the Key of Major -Abandoman: Ireland’s answer to the Beastie Boys + ASSSSCAT.
  • The Pride – Side Pony Productions: Twisted, dark, physical comedy about family values. In lion suits.
  • Rachel Anderson: Subvertly feminist and absolutely hilarious.
  • Shaggers: There’s a time and place for it.
  • Slapdash Galaxy: Glorious storytelling told with light and shadow of everyday objects.
  • Some Rice – Oyster Eyes: The sketch show I wish I wrote.
  • The Space Race – The Beta Males : My favorite funny men with cows, aliens, swingers, and DANCE.
  • Truth – Slo Clap: If Lost was written by Monty Python…in Australia.
  • Up All Night – Guilt and Shame: That show where someone got puked on. Ick.
  • Vocal Orchestra: It’s like Glee live, but with no racial diversity!
  • Well Done You – Trodd en Bratt: Deadpan character-based sketch at its finest.
  • What Would Beyonce Do? Luisa Omielan – Girls, we run the world. And the comedy scene.
  • Without You – Anthony Rapp: That guy from RENT sings and is sad.
  • You Obviously Know What I’m Talking About – How it Ends: Whimsical story, inventive set, brilliant writing by truly lovely people.

And in case you missed the show I Assistant Directed, here’s what the Telegraph had to say about NOLA.