Trust me, I'm from Essex

my friends lindsay · Ages 15+ · United States of America

one person show



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.

A one woman solo musical. 

About the crew:

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.


“Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett has the kind of slow-burn comedic style that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. She is absolutely hilarious and very, very clever. But, it’s so laid back and subtle that it almost feels as if she’s hardly working for it at all…except that’s the beauty of her…funny without even trying.” – NoHo Arts

“This is a really hilarious show” – Sam Benjamin

“I loved it so much, it was amazing. Lindsay is hilarious but it’s also really emotional, I mean what else do you want?.” – Alana Banana from the AlanaBanana Show.

“Lindsay’s a brilliant performer, she’s an award winning performer, and she should win more awards.” – Gaby Santenelli, Oscar winning coach.

“It was absolutely amazing, I’m blown away by how fantastic is was.” – Katie Amess

“Somehow Lindsay gets you to laugh and cry within the same sentence.” – Mary Nunez "


“Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett’s one-woman show is an honest, clever, and sensitive coming-of-age tale told with charisma and charm.” – Shannon Corbeil

Production Team

* Fringe Veteran