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Ushers Fringe Venue 442   Bar Food WiFi Air Conditioned
38 West Nicolson Street. 0131 667 7533
Age Restrictions: All ages until 6pm, then 18+ only
Ushers is located underneath the Pear Tree and Counting House, with an intimate Performance space. This venue forms a large complex with the Counting House, Ushers and Pear Tree Venues that is a real Fringe Hub moments from Fringe Central, The Gilded Balloon and the Pleasance Dome.
Types of Performances possible at Ushers
Comedy Theatre Events and Tours Music Musicals and Opera Nightclubs Cabaret Spoken Word 

Ushers is part of a complex of venues which including the Pear Tree and The Counting House, making this a hub venue with four bars, six performance spaces plus food and an outdoor courtyard.

Ushers is located underneath The Pear Tree, and is an intimate basement bar that serves craft beer and food. Being part of the hub that is the Counting House it benefits from being able to cross promote to audiences around all of the venues in the building.

The venue is in Southside and it is an area popular with people visiting nearby venues at Teviot, George Square or are en-route to and from the Pleasance Courtyard. There are numerous bars, a barbecue and plentiful food and drink to keep audiences happy between shows.

Performance Space: The Cellar

Stage - 2.5m (wide) by 2.5m (deep)  stage, raised to 0.5m. (Three steps up). There is a rail on the front of part of the stage. A small curtained area used for storage can be used as a very small off stage area.

Seating - Capacity is around 70, seated. 

Lighting - 2 x lights to flood the stage.

Sound - 4 Channel Mixer, and full PA, with 2 Mics, Cables and Mic stands and MP3 cables to plug in music.

Audio Visual - There is no screen in this room.

Storage - There is a very small area for equipment at the venue for props and equipment, shared with other groups, and also the space shared with performers in the Counting House Ballroom between Ballroom shows.

Bar - There is no bar in the room, however there is one next door in the main bar area of Ushers.

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