The Scotsman Fringe Awards are back – featuring Janis Joplin!

Claim your free tickets now for our show on Friday 28 August

THE Edinburgh festival season’s biggest, most prestigious awards ceremony returns for its 12th year on Friday, 28 August – and tickets are still free to readers of The Scotsman.

This year’s Scotsman Fringe Awards will be in the Spiegeltent at St Andrew Square, and we are delighted to be teaming up with this vibrant new town Fringe venue for a second year – in a new time slot of 11am.

We’ll be revealing lots of guest performers in the coming weeks – watch this space for updates. Today we are delighted to announce that none other than Janis Joplin will be opening the show – as portrayed by Angie Darcy, star of Peter Arnott and Cora Bissett’s brilliant, spine-tingling, award-winning theatre show Janis Joplin Full Tilt, which is returning to the Fringe for a limited run at the Queen’s Hall from 24-30 August.

At this year’s Fringe Awards you’ll get to meet the winners of some of the biggest prizes at the festival.

These include:

• The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, which takes one winning show to New York early in 2016.
• The Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence – the winner of which will get the chance to perform at the festival next year.
• The Holden Street Theatres Award – which will take one winning show to next year’s Adelaide Fringe.
• The Scotsman’s own Fringe Firsts, the longest-running theatre awards at the festival, which recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. On the day we’ll be revealing our final week of 2015 winners – one of whom we will be inviting to perform an extract of their show.

You can claim your free tickets to the show by taking the form below to the box office at the Assembly Rooms in George Street. We look forward to seeing you on Friday,
28 August!

Your invitation to the Scotsman Fringe First Awards

The Scotsman and The Assembly Rooms are giving you the chance to attend The Scotsman Fringe Awards. Simply take the coupon in today’s copy of The Scotsman Festival Supplement to The Assembly Rooms George St to claim tickets.

BY PHONE: You can call the Assembly Rooms Box Office on 0844 6933008 quoting “Scotsman Fringe Awards”

IN PERSON: Complete the coupon and take it along to the Assembly Rooms Box Office, George Street, Edinburgh, between 11am and 5pm.

Published in The Scotsman on 8 August

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