Christina Bianco: First Impressions

Cabaret and Variety (music, solo show)

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  • Accessibility:
    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 18 months


From The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Paul O'Grady Show, and ITV's The Imitation Game, the girl with a thousand voices returns to the Fringe with a brand-new show. Through her uncanny impressions and musical mash-ups, this 'comic firecracker with a pyrotechnic voice' (Time Out) will celebrate the stars who've made lasting impressions on us all. 'A tour de force!' (New York Times). 'It's likely anyone observing this vocal obstacle course will spend many dazzled moments wondering how Bianco does it. Well, she does it with heart-stopping facility' (Huffington Post). 'She's a star' (Playbill).

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Large flight of stone steps up to the performance venue, which is on the first floor.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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The Wee Review (5/5 stars) 99 days ago

Fringe regular Christina Bianco returns to Edinburgh for another show of powerhouse vocals, cabaret and diva impressions. The New York singer -recognisable from various TV shows, UK tours, and one particularly viral YouTube video – is on fine form yet again and captivates the Assembly Checkpoint audience tonight. One of...

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Culture Fix (4/5 stars) 102 days ago

Christina Bianco has made a name for herself as the premiere female impressionist working today. In her new show Christina Bianco: First Impressions, she arrives with an array of divas up her sleeve and some inspired ways of presenting these impressions. Throughout, Bianco produces a warm, humorous show that boasts a positive message.

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Broadway Baby (5/5 stars) 104 days ago

With First Impressions, Christina Bianco further cements her reputation as the First Lady of Impersonation. This is a rollercoaster of blistering talent from start to finish, and it’s no wonder this lady goes viral time and time again. From the moment Bianco steps out on stage, the audience know they’re...

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Fest (4/5 stars) 107 days ago

Christina Bianco is who she is, she tells us — except when she’s an impressive amount of other people over the course of a packed hour. Bianco is an effortless performer, as accomplished a technical singer as she is an impressionist. She races through impression after impression, each immediately recognisable...

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Broadway World (5/5 stars) 107 days ago

Christina Bianco's first time at the Fringe, but she brings her hilarious new impressionist show, First Impressions to Assembly Checkpoint. Bianco hails from New York and is famous for her fabulous diva impressions, from Julie Andrews to Liza Minelli, some of which have gone viral on YouTube. A skilled three-piece...

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