Catherine Cohen: The Twist...? She's Gorgeous

Comedy (cabaret, music)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Beneath
  • 22:45
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Berk's Nest
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations


A show about living, laughing, loving and losing your debit card five times in one year. Through original songs and stand-up, New York sensation Catherine (with Henry Koperski on keys) explores life as an immortal millennial who is tragically unverified on Twitter. Comics That Sum Up 2019, Guardian. 'Bringing back comedy cabaret in a big way' (Forbes). 'Cohen radiates a gee-whiz star power, Carol Kane-level charisma and enough between-song banter to make Carol Burnett blush', Five Comedians to Look Out For (Time Out NY). 'One of this year's most promising rising comedians' (W Magazine).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard. 5 steps down into space, For access via locked lift ask staff or at Box Office.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Claude Danger 150 days ago

Bing bing bong. Five stars.

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 158 days ago

“Hot mess” seems an outmoded label for fabulous chanteuse Catherine Cohen....

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 158 days ago

Gorgeously indiscreet, this New York comic is as sharp as they come. Bubbly, with a sprinkling of aggression. Cohen hails from New York, where she has a weekly slot at Alan Cumming's cabaret bar. Her show includes songs, and Henry Koperski accompanies her on keys. The act touches on pretty...

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Chortle (4.5/5 stars) 162 days ago

The illusion of glamour and the gnawing anxieties that all the sparkle in the world cannot conceal collide in Catherine Cohen’s compelling car-crash cabaret. ...

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 162 days ago

Welcome to Catherine Cohen’s insane speakeasy. The wall sparkles with the shredded tinfoil of a sleazy 70s club and Cohen shimmers as she runs onstage in a sequinned bodysuit. Already, you expect some sultry songs and flowing patter, but nothing can prepare you for The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous. In brief,...

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The Guardian (4/5 stars) 167 days ago

One of the most eye-catching newcomers at last year’s fringe was the American comic Kate Berlant, brilliantly sending up millennial self-love. Something similar is happening with her compatriot Catherine Cohen, a force-of-nature NYC cabaret star now making a stellar festival debut with her show The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous. Cohen’s personality...

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Fest (4/5 stars) 169 days ago

Catherine Cohen's cabaret is as funny as her comedic routines, while her routines retain the energy of her cabaret. There's a unity in her sequinned onstage persona, Manhattan attitude and point of view that makes The Twist... more than the sum of its parts. You remember the show more as...

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