Paradise in The Vault

Paradise in The Vault
11 Merchant Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2QD
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100% Cotton

Liz Cotton Brace yourself for Liz Cotton: she is a comic songwriter unlike any other. Classical guitarist with a penchant for sex and satire, she tells tales of wanton ghosts, artful arthritics and burning desires on bonfire night. 'Sharp, rude and very, very funny' (George Jeffrie,The Windsors). 'Cotton-picking lovely…

Fri 2 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

3 Rule-Abiding Rebels

Jasmin Gleeson, Laura McKenzie and Jed Kass Three comics, one hour, absolute mischief. ‘Fast and f*cking furious’ (BBC). They wanted to break the rules; it’s harder than it looks. They are 3 Rule-Abiding Rebels; aspiring non-conformists whose attempts to be "edgy" are just embarrassing. Join Jasmin Gleeson (as seen on…

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

Free / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

Free / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

Free / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

50 Words

Apropos Theatre stages this story about an autistic boy named James and his step-father living in Cromarty in the wake of his mother's death, and how the Shipping Forecast has helped them cope.

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Animal Farm (Bond)

ExADUS Theatre Company ExADUS presents Bond's adaptation of Orwell's classic as a reminder that since there have been wars and intolerance, there have been refugees. Don't let those in power fool us that some people are more equal than others. What the critics have said about ExADUS past productions. 'A great…

Mon 12 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

The Bacchae

Soma Theatre ‘You will acknowledge me. And love me because I am Dionysos. I am the Scream.’ Ritual madness has descended upon Thebes. This retelling of Euripides' The Bacchae is a radical examination of liberation and oppression. The cracks in our moral code are exposed as civilisation wars with instinct, the threat of…

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug

Beauty is Pain

PC Productions Beauty is Pain is a political performance art piece surrounding Donald Trump's support of the Miss USA pageants and treatment of women in the mainstream media. It delves into the superficial nature of the pageants and reveals the inner workings of the industry. It is a verbatim piece with Trump’s words…

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Being Frank About Sinatra

Atina Arts 'If it weren’t for music, I would've ended up in a life of crime.' Frank Sinatra was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, selling over 150 million records worldwide. With all his fame, why was Sinatra so attracted to the Mafia? Was it the power, the notoriety or was it the glamour of…

Mon 12 Aug

The Vault

£11 (£9) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Vault

£11 (£9) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Vault

£11 (£9) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Bulldogs

Lil' Sister Productions It’s the most pressing question of our time: what’s it like to be white and male in #MeToo America? Luckily for you, Kurt and Bradley have answers! Two years after high school graduation, these two ex-football players rekindle their friendship and seek to resurrect their glory days – but lies…

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£9 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£9 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£9 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

Catching Rainbows

Kerry Leigh Kerry has broken the habit of a lifetime – pleasing people. In this funny, feel-good solo show she blends stand-up, song parody and literal dance into an inspiring rainbow of comedy. After struggling with the adult world where we are taught to chase rainbows, she gives up trying to become a ninja in time…

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

Checkpoint

Startled Cat In a time of hard borders and systematic segregation, enigmatic stranger Roman arrives at Checkpoint-4 and attempts to bluff and bribe his way past two incompetent border guards. Daredevil tourist or diehard terrorist? Could the answer lie concealed in the contents of his curiously cumbersome trunk?…

Fri 2 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

Crystal Bollix presents: The Bitch Ball

Haus of Bollix Ever been called a bitch? Want to escape reality? Or simply want to have a motherf*cking good time? Welcome to the Bitch Ball. Join drag artist Crystal Bollix (and their ever-suffering pianist) as they try to discover their bitch realness in a wildly entertaining fusion of lip-sync, dance, and a lot of…

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Dangerously Dark and Somewhat Spectacular

Doncaster Little Theatre X is a prisoner confined to the walls of their cell, placed there for a crime they refuse to discuss. Once a day, X is forced to re-witness the crime via video. Should they refuse, the cell walls shrink around them. X tells it one way, the video another. Whatever the truth, whatever the lies, X…

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£7) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Early Mornings – The Musical

Joel Goodman Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show. The lead character decides to start waking up early each morning in order to find the time required to write a musical. Will he overcome his self doubts and the never-ending to-do list of creating a stage production? Early Mornings – The Musical…

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Frank Foucault: Desk

Frank Foucault and Shmuck Theatre Thump. James Corden hears a thump underneath his chat-show desk. Thump. It's the evening before the start of his American talk-show career. Thump. This is not a stand-up show. Thump. But it's written and created by my stand-up comedy persona. Thump. I understand that's confusing.

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Grandmothers Grimm

Some Kind of Theatre Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit, and murder: Marie Hassenpflug and the Brothers Grimm are trying to edit the darkness out of old stories. But as they do so, the voices of the women who created these tales are lost… What will be saved and what will be forgotten? The Grandmothers Grimm explores…

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug

The Greatest Theatrical Event… Ever!

John Hancock Productions After numerous fires and showbiz bombs, The Grand Carlysle Theatre is amazingly celebrating its 100th anniversary. Experience the historical highlights! A musical view from the iceberg's perspective in Titanic, King Kong leashed and vaudeville acrobats! From kitchen sink dramas to spectacular…

Fri 2 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Headhog

Beacon Productions A hedgehog has spontaneously appeared in Malcolm’s brain. No one knows how it got there. Malcolm just wants to know why, jeopardising his relationships with those around him in the process. With unavoidable themes including purpose, anxiety and hedgehog worship, Headhog by Tom Jensen is a dark comedy…

Mon 12 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Josh Baulf: Boy

Josh Baulf As a boy, Josh Baulf aspired to be a lad. This hilarious 45 minutes details his failings. Award-winning newcomer Baulf covers childhood, small towns and lads’ holidays. Winner, Get Up Stand-Up 2018. Finalist, Amused Moose New Comic 2018. Shortlist, BBC New Comedy Award. 'A cross between Micky Flanagan and…

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Lament of Dorothy Wordsworth

PenPal Productions Dorothy Wordsworth has finally found her place, living in domestic and literary bliss in the Lake District with her famous brother, William. They write poetry collaboratively, nurture their garden and take inspiration from the mountains they climb together. Dorothy believes they cannot get any…

Mon 12 Aug

The Vault

£3.50 (£2.50) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Vault

£3.50 (£2.50) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Liars and Nonsense

Harry T Thompson Productions Ltd Join us as we explore the ways Gilbert and Sullivan changed the world! Through their own words and music, and those of their influences and contemporaries, this fun, intimate show will present operetta in a new light.

Mon 19 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Annexe

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

The Man From Verona

The Music Firm The Man From Verona – The Trouble with Harry is that he's hanging from a Rope by the Rear Window. A Hitchcockian farce. The only problem with the love triangle between Jimmy, Blaze and Mafia Don, Harry Verona, is that Harry's mother is due for dinner and his guts are staining the carpet. Allusion to…

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

The Annexe

£5 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 21 Aug

The Musical of Musicals

Musicality In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. The basic plot: June is an ingenue who can't pay the rent and is threatened by her evil landlord.

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug

The Perfect Opera

Virtually Opera Love! Death! And a pantomime camel! After extensive audience research, we listed the 47 things people demanded in operas and shoehorned them into this show. Macbeth enters, riding a camel. Macbeth and the camel are deeply in love – but when Lady Macbeth finds out, magic, murder and a mad scene ensue.

Sat 3 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Prefer Not To Say

Riot Road 'But the terror wasn't about what I was being accused of, the terror was what I could get done for…' Through a series of verbatim monologues, Prefer Not To Say recalls the gripping testimonies of real-life people within the LGBTQ+ community. Through these first-hand accounts you are taken on a journey of…

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£7.50 (£5) / 07815 538430

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£7.50 (£5) / 07815 538430

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Vault

£7.50 (£5) / 07815 538430

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Quantum

The Nine Streets Theatre Company An original musical composed by Annie Scalmanini, an Apple engineer straight out of the Silicon Valley pressure cooker. Come follow Myrah as she chases game-changing Quantum computing in the high-stakes start-up world. Her new colleague Jacq tries everything from persuasion to sabotage…

Thu 22 Aug

The Annexe

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 23 Aug

The Annexe

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 24 Aug

The Annexe

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 25 Aug

The Annexe

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Shadow of Doubt

Time Will Tell Theatre Co Time is precious and when dementia is the villain, who is the criminal? This play is subtly powerful, sympathetic and sharp, sad and funny. A carer is brought in to help a family living with dementia only to discover that there is more than meets the eye. A father-daughter relationship is at…

Mon 12 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Sharon Stacy Statue

Bernadette Alice Cranage This is a show about letting others and experiences steal your identity and what to do to get it back. As told by Sharon Stacy Statue.

Mon 19 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

The Soundtrack of Life

KinkyFish Everyone has a soundtrack to their life – from the songs that get you up on the dance floor to the ones that get you singing in your car, the songs that get you through hard times and the songs you think you know all the words to. From Elvis to Ed and everything in between what songs make up the soundtrack to…

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Souvenirs

UCL Runaround Souvenirs presents the real stories of four young people in London who have been involved in cases of harassment and stalking. When does passion become obsession and what is the mental toll on those involved? Age category: 12+

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£10 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Subject Mater

Woven Voices Three siblings. A kitchen. A box of cassette tapes left by their mother. On them, titles for every chapter of her life. Together, the siblings engage in a ritual game of make-believe. As they uncover the reality behind their mother's veneer, an absurd dystopian world emerges where kitchen appliances become…

Fri 2 Aug

The Vault

£9 / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Vault

£14 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Vault

£14 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

These Streets

Palmtree and Pine Greenwich Village, 1961. These Streets follows the lives of four young artists immersed in the folk music scene. Age category: 12+

Mon 19 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Annexe

£10 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

To Be or Not to Be? Purgatory Is the Question

Falling Stars Theatre The scene is set, the story is well known, the outcome for most is death. It started with a son following his father’s instructions; it ended with 10 people dead in Elsinore and families torn apart. This is now the opportunity for recriminations and truth-telling. The scene is purgatory, the story…

Mon 12 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

The Annexe

£8 (£6) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Wait… Let's Have Fun!

Tim Murray Wait… Let's Have Fun! is an hour of stand-up comedy from gay, ridiculous, ultra-positive comedian and internet personality Tim Murray. Growing up a closeted gay boy in middle-of-nowhere Ohio, Tim is constantly trying to be the cool girl in school, at gay clubs in Miami, waiting tables in NYC, hanging out…

Mon 19 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Vault

£7 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Without Your Permission

Interference Dance Company 'What I had experienced had not been a full life, nor was it a full death but it was a real loss.' This performance comments on the female body being policed and manipulated through the politics of abortion. It uses strong, powerful movement to show the strength of women with the aim of…

Mon 19 Aug

The Annexe

£3 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Annexe

£3 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 23 Aug

The Annexe

£3 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 25 Aug

The Annexe

£3 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Zero Hour

Interference Dance Company This abstract contemporary dance show depicts the loss of perception of time in an abstract movement form. It uses a combination of musical scores and movement to portray this, using motivation from dementia and mental illness sufferers.

Tue 20 Aug

The Annexe

£3 (£2.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 22 Aug

The Annexe

£3 (£2.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 24 Aug

The Annexe

£3 (£2.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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