Production Schedule

JANUARY TO AUGUST Write and rewrite script for show. Perform ten minute segments at new material and open mic nights to see how an audience responds to it. Eat, sleep and breathe show. JANUARY TO MARCH FIND A VENUE. Start with the participants section on edfringe.com. The Fringe guide to choosing a venue contains a…

How to Promote a Fringe show – part 2

Whilst trying to get feedback from audience members I received two really helpful emails from different sources offering their thoughts. Firstly Liz Macintosh from Festival Previews offered her thoughts on the subject of promoting a fringe show. “For me, as an ordinary person who has attended the Fringe in Edinburgh for the past 30 years…

Audience members feedback

For the past month I’ve advertised on various forums to get feedback from audience members about what has attracted them to specific shows and what has put them off seeing a show. I’ve assembled the comments so far into one article and as more feedback comes in I’ll add it to the article. The comments…

Create a comedy showcase.

One of the reasons people choose to go to the fringe is to network with other acts and agents. Every year before the fringe starts I’ve received emails and phone calls from agents and acts looking for a spot in my show “The Great Big Comedy Picnic” even though we don’t have guests spots. When…