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Gefiltefish & Chips

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Original, Funny

About the show

A Fringe Encore: Songwriter and storyteller Daniel Cainer explores his family's Jewish-British identity in his autobiographical solo show. A hit at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  More…

A naughty Rabbi with a dark secret. A Jewess who joins a '50s Christian cult. A secret sexual liaison in a suburban laundromat. Those are just some of the offbeat story-songs you'll hear from Daniel Cainer. Through these dramatic and comedic tales of family and folklore, Cainer delves into themes both personal and universal.

February 25th, 2015
for a previous production "While it may not produce the belly laughs promised in his promo ads, it still draws chuckles, even from its gentile patrons…Cainer saves his best routine for last and uses his own father as the comedic target…You don't have to be Jewish (or British) to get a kick out of Cainer's routines, althou...
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February 19th, 2015
for a previous production "His lyrics show a sly sense of humor, and he’s never shy about letting us in on the joke…While his skills as a troubadour are to be admired, each song’s overlength is to the show’s detriment…His persona is engaging, and he’s a consummate entertainer. If there’s a hitch to the show, it’s that whi...
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February 15th, 2015
for a previous production "Cainer is presenting himself as a modern troubadour. The one downside of this style is that at times it feels like a song has gone on for too long. But then I’ll hear a cheeky bit of rhyming, and I’m sucked back in. The songs are funny and tragic and loving…It’s touching how appreciative and pas...
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