The Voodoo Rooms (Venue 68) is very pleased to be an official venue of the Free Fringe 2012 and we have a full schedule of quality shows running daily in The Speakeasy, The Ballroom and French Quarter throughout The Festival 2012, many of which you can enjoy completely free of charge.
The Ballroom is a self contained function room and drinks can be purchased in the main bar accessed from the foyer. Customers are welcome to visit the main bar & restaurant before, after or during shows. Shows will be seated.
Please read on for details of our Free Fringe shows in The Ballroom, click here to see our Free Fringe 2012 schedule in The Speakeasy or visit the Free Fringe website for more details.
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 12:30 - 13:30, August 4-25
Award-winning Musical Comedians Jollyboat return from their international festival tour to bring you their best show yet. All the hits, and a few surprises.
"Best of the Free Fringe" (Independent), ***** (Informed Edinburgh), ****½ (British Comedy Guide), **** (Fringe Guru), "Brilliant" (BBC Radio Scotland). Video at www.jollyboat.co.uk.
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 13:45 - 14:30, August 18-25
Gypsy Charms & Chris JS Wilson's 'Celebrity Dance-Off 2012'
Welcome to the world's most un-PC celebrity dance-off. Hosted by Rotherham's finest, Myra DuBois, (be warned, some of you may be in for her extra-special Brucie Bonus) we bring together a host of celebs including Margaret Thatcher, David Beckham and Jesus Christ (yes, we're bringing him back!) to battle it out on the dancefloor. Starring Chris JS Wilson and Gypsy Charms it is a show with an 'end of the pier feel'.
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 15:00 - 16:00, August 4-13, 15-24
Young & Strange - The Magic, Comedy and Illusion Show [Magic]
Comedy illusionists Young & Strange, fresh from their appearance on Channel 4 (Deal or No Deal - Third Row, Seats 3B and 3C) bring a spectacular, fast paced magic show to the Fringe. One of the few Edinburgh shows that is genuinely worthy of the ticket price. Free Entry.
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 15:00 - 16:00, August 14
A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits Rocking In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves 4 [Events]
One performance early. Turn up early - sellout expected.
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 15:00 - 16:00, August 25
What a Weird and Wonderful Festival it's Been
Ballroom @ Voodoo Rooms from 16:15 - 17:15, Aug 4-25
Paul Dabek Presents Thurston Theatre
Howard Thurston was America's leading magician throughout the early 1900s, However his chequered past was far less polished than his performances. Award-winning magician and actor Paul Dabek lifts the lid on Houdini's biggest rival... Thurston a superstar of the golden age of magic.
View the Fringe schedules for our other rooms here: