Dominique Salerno: The Box Show

Comedy (theatre, sketch show)

  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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


In this award-winning solo show, Dominique performs 25+ characters while inside a tiny box. (Think SNL performed in a cupboard!) Each time the doors swing open, Dominique transports you to a hilarious new reality including: a lonely giantess, a drunken couple mid-fight, the entire Greek Army inside the Trojan Horse, and more! With sketch-style characters and musical numbers, The Box Show is an adrenaline-filled roller coaster ride that plunges its audience into different worlds without ever leaving The Box. 'Purely delicious…a paragon of Fringe form' (New York Times). 'Intensely creative' (Time Out).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Queue in cobbled courtyard. Access to space via locked lift, please notify venue ahead of your visit if you require use of the lift and ask at Info Shed upon arrival for access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    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

Audience Member 10 days ago

An original and clever concept, an impressive stable of characters and captivating sketches, and a well-acted performance. This show is such a delight and Dominique is mesmerizing to watch - truly!

RAL 31 days ago

Fantastic show, very different and so clever. Dominique was amazing at creating believable characters and environments within a tiny space, a small box with everything she needed for each different sketch inside the box with her. Her acting and facial expressions were brilliant and I laughed a lot throughout the show. It’s definitely one I will always remember for how different and clever it was. 5* from us.

Martha Davey 34 days ago

An utterly hilarious show you wish would never end. The performer is a brilliantly talented actor, singer and comic bringing a superb range of characters to the stage from just one box. A must see for the fringe.

Polly Akhurst 39 days ago

An absolutely ingenious show! Dominque displays a huge amount of imaginative AND physical versatility to bring to life such varying characters from "Frida Kahlo attempting to paint a smile" to an engagement ring hoping to be used... and the most imaginative depiction of a birth. Entertaining, moving and very fun!

Sonia Nam 39 days ago

Amazing, don't miss it! Her use of stage picture was brilliantly done with such a small space. Her sketches invoked a lot of feelings - some hilarious some sad and poignant. Definitely grab a ticket to experience this show!

Wendy Reakes 40 days ago

Very original, and creating an unusual concept performing in a box! A huge talent all round, singing, playing different characters, using interesting props. Recommend!

Bruce A 42 days ago

A very original concept, beautifully performed. And wow, a great voice as well! Clever does not begin to describe this show, it's so much more. Not your everyday Fringe show, well worth your time and effort!

Laura Nash 43 days ago

Very funny, very clever and very skilled. Who knew that a box could be the perfect stage set for so many uniquely imagined scenarios and characters! Dominique Salerno is hugely talented, and an absolute scream, turning on a dime to deliver genuine emotion, in the most unlikely contexts. Highly recommended.

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UK Theatre Web (4/5 stars) 33 days ago

So many different and inventive scenarios that there is always something to entertain and amuse.

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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (5/5 stars) 34 days ago

Salerno approaches her act with fearless energy and is truly a joy to watch.

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Bouquets & Brickbats (5/5 stars) 37 days ago

Grab a ticket while you can – this Fringiest of Fringe shows is one not to miss.

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ThreeWeeks (3/5 stars) 38 days ago

Smart concepts, fantastic performance, and a sprinkle of humour.

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North West End UK (3/5 stars) 40 days ago

if you’re up for Cheryl’s dance moves, upside-down dancers, and stamps singing, get yourself a ticket.

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The Telegraph (4/5 stars) 46 days ago

“You know what it’s like to wish for less of yourself?” the giantess asked, and I felt a lump in my throat.

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