FRINGE PREVIEW – Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club

Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club

Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club

It sounds like every 20 year old lad’s dream come true – a year running a strip club in Marbella.

“It was a nightmare!” says Brett Goldstein. “All the men involved had collectively lost their minds!”

He’s talking about the true story behind his debut solo show, Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club.

“My dad had a spectacular midlife crisis,” he laughs. “I initially went out for 3 weeks; but ended up running the place for a year.”

“No-one involved had any experience,” he recalls. “There were a lot of things to deal with – a strip club attracts a lot of bad people…”

“The show is the funniest version of the story – I could have written a really dark horrible version of it!”

Brett has been up in Edinburgh many times: first as an actor and writer, then more recently as a comedian, where he’s appeared in several group standup shows.

“This show’s different from anything I’ve done before,” he says. “It’s self-contained, a story; it could work outside traditional comedy venues.”

“And I love Edinburgh,” he continues. “It’s like some kind of weird vortex! Every year I arrive there feeling like I never left!”

Brett will be performing his show ‘Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club’ throughout the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 3rd-29th August at The Pleasance. For more information and tickets see www.edcomfest.com.

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