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48 Below Fringe Venue 146   Bar Food WiFi
Under The Phoenix, 46 Broughton Street. 0131 557 0234
Age Restrictions: 18+ only
47 Below has been a Free Festival venue since 2011 (It was previously the function room of the Phoenix so listed as that). It is located in the New Town on Broughton Street, close to the Stand, Playhouse and St Andrews square and a number of venues close to the top of Leith walk
Types of Performances possible at 48 Below
Comedy Theatre Courses Events and Tours Music Musicals and Opera Cabaret Spoken Word 

48 Below is located underneath the Phoenix Pub - it used to be the function room of the Phoenix. It is now a wine bar and performance space used through year for comedy and cabaret shows, with it's own separate entrance from Broughton Street.

The venue has had a complete refurb in the last two years, and is located in the heart of the area of Edinburgh know for LGBT venues, and as such a great venue for that audience. It is a venue that welcomes all types and genres of shows.

The Performance space is a dark and cosy basemen room, with a small stage area and benefits from shows also being able to advertise upstairs in the Phoenix. There is amble backstage area, and full dressing room with mirrors for performers.

 

Performance Space: The Basement Bar

Stage - Roughly 2m Wide & 2 m deep (corner stage) raised to 6cm. Backstage through door to stage right into dressing room area. Flat floor cab be used around raised stage area,

Seating - Capacity 40 seated, with room for 20 people standing.

Lighting - 1xPar Can to flood light the stage.

Sound - 4 Channel Mixer, Cables for MP3 Player, 2 Mics, Cables and Mic stands. Performers own sound equipment can be added easily.

Audio Visual - There is no AV in the room. Projectors can also be used easily if brought by performers, and placed on the end of the bar during performance.

Storage - There is a very small area for equipment in the venues cellar.

Bar - There is a bar in the room that can be opened or closed during performances.

 

48 Below Images:

 
Performance Space - Not set for shows (Stage is at far end of the picture, and will have theatre style seats) Stage area - Not set for shows - The stage is the area to the corner of the room where the sofa currently is.
   
The Backstage/Dressing Room Area  Outside the Bar

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