Trust Me, I'm from Essex

In Trust me, I’m from Essex, Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett will take you on a journey through life growing up in notorious Essex, England. From going to an all girls Catholic school, rejecting the “typical blonde” Essex girl stereotype, wreckage at home, and finally realizing her dream of living in Los Angeles and creating a new home of her own. Enjoy this fun filled journey with laughter, singing, dancing, and down right drama.

Themes of an adult nature. 

Adults Only
60 minutes
Solo Performance, Musical, Comedy, Theatre, Storytelling
The Lodge at Woods Boss
675 22nd St, Denver, CO 80205

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PERFORMER/WRITER: Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett

Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett grew up in Essex, moved to London and…it’s all in the show, so let’s not spoil it. Lindsay has wanted to devise and perform a solo show since the age of sixteen, finally, many years later with a whole many stories to share with you, it is here. And Lindsay is thrilled and also petrified to be performing and sharing her life in a nutshell with you all. Lindsay trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London and in Los Angeles trained and worked at The Upright Citizen Brigade for four years.

DIRECTOR: Lindsay Perry

Lindsay Perry is very proud to be directing ‘Trust Me, I’m From Essex’, and to take the audience on a ride through life. Lindsay has been directing, producing, and performing in the theater and film space for fifteen years both in LA and in New York City. She was a member of the well-known NYC sketch comedy group, Hot Buffet, from 2012-2017, and appeared in innumerable live shows, as well as in film and television, including: Showtime’s The Affair, Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5, and Red Dead Redemption II. We hope this show offers, laughter, resilience, and warmth.

MUSICAL DIRECTOR: E. Aaron Wilson is a LA based composer and producer. He is a musical director at Upright Citizen Brigade, performing in many popular shows there, including Magic To Do, Quick and Funny Musicals, and Baby Wants Candy. His work has been featured in ads for Fabletics, VH1, The History Channel, and Discovery. Teaching a Robot To Love, the musical he co-wrote with Laser Malena-Webber, premiered at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival and is nominated for eight Broadway World Awards.

I was blown away by Lindsay’s performance in this one woman show. She commands the stage in a way that her talent and work seems effortless. Between the singing, laughing and tears, I appreciated Lindsay taking us on her journey and sharing pieces of her with us. She has quite a story, and it was delivered and portrayed so lovely in her solo performance. I saw this show last year at Fringe, and didn’t think it could get better, but she somehow never ceases to amaze me.
This show was so many things…hilarious, moving, inspiring and damn right fantastic. I LOVED it!! Lindsay is so talented.
I loved this show: beautiful, nuanced, joyful, and seemingly effortless storytelling.
I loved it!
A terrific show! Very funny, engaging, and heartfelt. You will leave with a smile on your face, guaranteed.
I really liked a lot of the musical numbers. Half narrative, half musical, all comedy. I also liked how personal it became. She shared her deepest fears and tragedies in life. But isn’t that what life’s about and how we overcome it?

I had a lot of fun. It’s really a blast. I was smiling and busted out laughing a few times.
A superb show; Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett gives a one-woman masterclass; and Trust Me I’m From Essex gets a sharp, funny revival. Capably directed by Director/Actor Lindsay Perry– it’s a must-see not only because it is an accomplished show, but because it’s an astonishing masterclass in acting- a marathon of a monologue that holds us in thrall.

What is wonderful about Lucas-Bartlett’s performance is, in part, her pacing. Her exceptional relaxation on stage is never at the expense of dramatic momentum. Lindsay’s background in improv comedy shines through her comedic songs which are not only hilariously entertaining, but also engagingly heartfelt.
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The Lodge at Woods Boss

675 22nd St, Denver, CO 80205

Entrance: The main entrance for performances is on 22nd street

Parking: Street parking is available on neighboring streets and there is a large paid parking lot just across 22nd street.

Accessibility: Ramps and ADA bathrooms  

Admission: You must show your ticket confirmation or purchase a ticket at the venue; all seating is general admission, audiences will wait in a queue before entry to the show