Now in in its 7th year, The Schadenfreude Cabaret’s Edinburgh Preview Season brings a selection of the finest acts to The Harrison throughout June and July.
The beautiful surroundings of The Basement Bar make the perfect environment to see this summer’s most innovative, creative and funny shows before they head up to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
As always the line up is an eclectic mix with something for everyone. From established TV regulars and award winners to this year’s hotly tipped rising stars.
The venue regularly packs out so this year you can guarantee a seat to any of our double bills for just £5 (here) or alternatively, just show up on the night and pay what you want at the end of the show.
Micky Overman: Role Model (preview)
Rising star Micky Overman presents her highly anticipated debut show. Being a nanny and raising a teenage girl, Micky figures out how to set an example when she herself has made some pretty questionable choices. She’ll try and discover the best path to become a cool and collected human woman. Expect devastating honesty, a hint of silliness, a ton of good advice and some absolute filth. Nominee: Chortle Best Newcomer 2018. Finalist: Funny Women and Leicester Square New Comedian 2016. ‘A keen comic mind’ (Steve Bennett, Chortle.co.uk). ‘Brutal and dark’ (Bruce Dessau, BeyondTheJoke.co.uk).
Garrett Millerick: Sunflower (preview)
Look, I think we can all agree that 2018 has been an absolute bloody nightmare. Join me in the basement of a pub where we can come together and collectively ignore the whole thing. I don’t care who you voted for or where you’re from, just grab a drink and lets have a laugh. I promise you’ll learn nothing, it’s just some jokes and stories.
‘A genuinely impressive stand up, with real comic brain and brawn’ CHORTLE
‘A truly great stand up but with enough shabby humanity that you don’t think he’s a prick’ Fringe Pig