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Cabaret Shows

Have a look through our selection of Cabaret Shows! We are sure To have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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1 Dazzling Cabaret Show / Free Festival

1 Dazzling Cabaret Show / Free Festival

Cabaret

1 Dazzling Cabaret Show / Free Festival

Cabaret

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 20:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Come join Sassy school of burlesque as we return to Our 8th year at the Fringe. Come see what makes us the go to cabaret and burlesque show. Let the home grown hotties entertain you with a night of old school glamour, burlesque and show girls and comedy compères to complete this sparkly assemble. A night not to be missed and certainly won't be forgotten. Sit back, get ready for the sparkle and sass....


11 Lessons on Being Loud (from an American Opera Singer)

11 Lessons on Being Loud (from an American Opera Singer)

Cabaret

11 Lessons on Being Loud (from an American Opera Singer)

Cabaret

Home Bar / Basement
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 16:45 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Have you ever failed to stand up for yourself? Do you wonder where comedians get their confidence? Do you secretly dream of being a Manifesting Babe? Opera singer and comedian Steph DePrez returns with a show about dreams, risks, and how exactly Americans learn how to be so… loud. After a successful run of shows at EdFringe 2023, Steph’s new musical comedy cabaret explores class, confidence, and what it takes to cut through the noise. Like last year’s well-reviewed show “The Opera Comedy Show,” Steph weaves her stories in between opera arias, Gospel hymns, and jazz standards “performed with...


Accordion Ryan's Pop Bangers

Accordion Ryan's Pop Bangers

Cabaret

Accordion Ryan's Pop Bangers

Cabaret

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Covering artists from all across the pop-music spectrum, Accordion Ryan will sing and play your favourite songs like you've never heard them before! Add in a few of his own hilarious tunes and this show is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.Fresh off an appearance on Britain's Got Talent and a hit runs at the 2022 and 2023 Edinburgh Fringe, he is excited to bring his talents back this year! Join in and feel free to sing along during this night of music, laughter and overall fun! 'He's amazing...just brilliant!' (Gary: Tank Commander). 'You're funny, I like you' (Simon Cowell)....


Ask A Stripper: No Holes Barred

Ask A Stripper: No Holes Barred

Cabaret

Ask A Stripper: No Holes Barred

Cabaret

Dragonfly / Main Room
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 21:30 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

“Ask A Stripper” returns to Edinburgh Fringe once again, and this time it’s personal. Stacey Clare (author of "The Ethical Stripper" and co-founding member of East London Strippers Collective) and Gypsy Charms (the creative powerhouse behind "The Illicit Thrill") are two former strippers, who bring their razor sharp wit and ballsy feminism into the festival context, inviting audiences to ask them anything at all. Between them they have over 30 years combined experience of dealing with boozed up punters in seedy strip joints, so no heckle is too much of a challenge. Audiences are invited to...


Barbara Fernandez Singing, Sagging and Shagging

Barbara Fernandez Singing, Sagging and Shagging

Cabaret

Barbara Fernandez Singing, Sagging and Shagging

Cabaret

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

"True stories from a true crazy" A cheeky, hilarious, mellifluous romp through one singer’s colourful past of cult-loving husbands, wacky record producers, shaggable therapists and diverse pharmaceuticals, peppered with lusty vocals in what others describe as ‘bra busting style’. "Barbara Fernandez has dating wisdom for people of all ages. She’s basically a dirty-minded love guru. And she’s just ever so slightly French." – Festrogen Festival “20 minutes of musical mayhem comedy. From weird uncles to zoom therapy, suffocating exes and Liza’s cabaret like you’ve never heard, Barbara had...


Best of Fringe Comedy - In A Horse Box

Best of Fringe Comedy - In A Horse Box

Cabaret

Best of Fringe Comedy - In A Horse Box

Cabaret

The Laughing Horse Box / Horse Box
AUG 11-12 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

The very best Fringe comedians, selected from around the Fringe, hosted by award-winning comedian Masai Graham perform in a unique and exclusive Fringe venue: A Horse Box. Come along for a true Fringe experience, where you and five other audience members experience Laughing Horse comedy like nobody has before. Will there be horse puns? We can't say yay or neigh, but we do know the comedians will be hay-larious - and they'll try not make foals of themselves. Can you afford to miss this mane event of Fringe 2024?...


Cabaret of Filth

Cabaret of Filth

Cabaret

Cabaret of Filth

Cabaret

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 22:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Come inside the Cabaret of Filth and indulge in a night of pure debauchery with comedians, burlesque and drag in this comedy riot! Will contain nudity, anti-establishment rebellion and all the good swear words. Come and join in the revelry you sexy ****s! ...


Dildos and Body Parts

Dildos and Body Parts

Cabaret

Dildos and Body Parts

Cabaret

Coco Boho / Main Room
AUG 1-4, 6-8 at 21:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

Dating is hard—especially as a newly human, newly single mermaid. This original and irreverent modern day fairy-tale, straight from the clubs of Berlin, features six musical burlesque routines interwoven with comedic monologues and multimedia to tell a farcical and heart felt story of love and self discovery. A critically acclaimed and wildly funny solo show that combines the burlesque acts, dirty humor and stunning vocals of Diva D’Luscious.   A “Best of Capital Fringe 2023” award winner, the show received 5/5 stars from the DC Theater Arts, which called it “sexy and hilarious,” with “gorge...



Kiss'n'Tell with Rogers & Price

Kiss'n'Tell with Rogers & Price

Cabaret

Kiss'n'Tell with Rogers & Price

Cabaret

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 5, 12-13, 19-21 at 23:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

After the curtain falls on the evening shows, New York City’s Rogers & Price invite their dearest fans (you) into their dressing room for an intimate late night performance. Sit back as they regale you with candid stories, sing a selection of original and classic songs, and give special performances previously deemed “too hot for the mainstage”. Step into our boudoir - we’ll let you in through the back door... As seen on HBO and at Carnegie Hall, Briony is excited to return to the Edinburgh Fringe this year with her dear friend and collaborator, Blake Rogers. Blake is a fan-favorite of the...


Paddy the Irishman – How Lucky Can One Man Get

Paddy the Irishman – How Lucky Can One Man Get

Cabaret

Paddy the Irishman – How Lucky Can One Man Get

Cabaret

The Pear Tree / Main Room
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

A fully packed hour of entertainment. Comedy, magic, stories and a wee bit music. Paddy is a charmer and is a joy to watch. Intertwined in the show are stories about his life and how lucky things have been and sometimes they haven't worked out the way they should have. As you can imagine growing up in northern Ireland moving to Scotland then Australia and now married to a Thai there's lots of stories to be told. Don't miss this you will not be disappointed....


Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Book a PWYC Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Brought to you by Glasgow’s own Vaudeville Vixen, award winning international cabaret chanteuse Violet Duff presents Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. Take a trip back in time for some riotous old school vaudevillian variety. With a revolving nightly cast & featuring some of the finest international circus, variety and burlesque acts in town, from contortion to sword swallowing, anything could happen when you enter the Vault. You won’t want to miss your trip to the depths of Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. ...


Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Cabaret

Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Cabaret

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

“Yes-Ya-Yebo!” (“Yes!” in 3 different languages) The journey began in 2012 when Mervyn Stutter raised funds at a Gala to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his Pick of the Fringe. The beneficiary of these funds was The Imibala Trust. The money raised facilitated an Imibala’s Got Talent show, with participation from at least 10 schools. Winners across four categories were awarded private lessons for a year. The overall winner was a 13-year-old girl named Asemahle Sentiwe, who won for her hymn song. Over the next decade, Asemahle had two children, completed her education, taught literacy ...