Theatre (music, comedy)

  • Accessibility:
    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


Fresh-faced, Midwestern actress Lisa Verlo came to Hollywood looking for fame but found more action on casting couches than onstage. Decades later, with help from imaginary mentors Katharine Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe as well as original songs and multimedia projections, Lisa faces the truth about abandoning dreams in her humorous, heartfelt and poignant musical solo show Hollywoodn't. The world prefers to focus on stories about monstrous predators who violate young maidens. But what of the golden boys, the gentlemen predators and the women who don't know they've been screwed until much later? This is that story!

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Access to the Nightclub is via steps or lift down to Basement level then level access into the performance space. Some additional seating upstairs in the venue.
  • 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

Dai Lowe 100 days ago

I've been sleeping with Lisa Verlo for some years now. Not in the sense that Hollywood bigshots and fakeshots did or tried to, but because she gave me teeshirt for her previous gig, Sex-Rated G while flyering back in the day. It was XXXL and even I'm not that big, so it's made a great nightshirt for those chilly Scottish nights.

So it's been great to follow her progress on antisocial media since then, and wonderful to catch up with her now, when the material has matured and manages to mix a pretty dark tale with good humour and well-crafted songs. I'd recommend this to anyone interested in the underbelly of the movie industry.

Mike Lemme 104 days ago

Powerful and important story mixed perfectly with great humor. One of my favorite shows at Fringe.

MJ 105 days ago

Beautiful and funny show full of depth, honesty and an arresting performance from Lisa. Made me laugh, think, and cry.

Charlotte White 105 days ago

Raw and deeply personal, Lisa relates her Hollywood story with humour, song, and Barbies. It’s a tale as old as time…

Bonus points for absolutely nailing Marilyn Monroe’s voice! It’s not as easy as you think.

Lisa Pezik 108 days ago

Wow. This show was so eye opening. I had an idea of what the content would be based on the description but I cringed (in the appropriate way one should) in hearing what Lisa has been though. This story is so brave and I loved the creativity between the multi media, characters, and music. Lisa moves around the stage with ease and take us on the ride. An important piece of work that needs to be in the world. It’s also really funny. Just the right amount of humor injected between the important message. Daring, creative, funny!

Darren Mitchell 110 days ago

A fabulous show. Funny and great i sight into Lisa's life and trying to make it in the seedy world of hollywood a must see show

Amanda Ghosh 111 days ago

Important, relatable, inspiring!

Laser Webber 114 days ago

This show takes on the #metoo movement from the perspective of female agency. If I went into this knowing what was happening, what does that mean about me, and the system? Lisa’s story is wild - the men who are part of her story are absolutely A-list - and the stories of being a young actress in Hollywood in the 80’s will take you on a ride!!
There are also Barbies, songs, and a good deal of comedy, too. Check it out!

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One4Review (3/5 stars) 101 days ago

An amazing story

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British Theatre Guide (3/5 stars) 107 days ago

Charming and engaging.

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