TO&ST Award

Time Out and Soho Theatre Edinburgh Cabaret Award winner 2012: Lady Rizo

TO&ST returns to celebrate quality and brilliance in cabaret

One award will be given to the show the judges believe to be the best cabaret show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. As well as the industry recognition the winner of the award will be offered a two week run at Soho Theatre and will have a full feature about their show in Time Out.

The short-listing panel are Time Out Cabaret Editor, Ben Walters, Soho Theatre Comedy & Cabaret, Producer, Steve Lock, Artistic Director of the Glasgow Cabaret Festival, Frodo McDaniel, they see all eligible shows, they are then joined by Roundhouse Circus Producer, Leila Jones and Chief Comedy Reviewer for The Scotsman, Kate Copstick decide the overall winner of the award.

There will be a maximum of six shows shortlisted for the award; this shortlist will be announced on Monday 19 August 2013 with the winning show announced on Friday 23 August 2013.

‘Time Out has been at the forefront of championing the new wave of cabaret and we’re delighted to help build on the form’s growing recognition at the Edinburgh Fringe in partnership with the Soho Theatre.’ Tim Arthur, Editor-in-Chief Time Out

‘We are thrilled to be working with Time Out again to further highlight the truly brilliant work of cabaret artists from across the world, we are excited about discovering new talent that we can showcase here at Soho Theatre.’ Steve Marmion, Artistic Director Soho Theatre.

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For further information about the award please contact Michael Eppy

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