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Showstopper! the Improvised Musical

One of the most impressive displays of spontaneity, creativity and quick-thinking, the team of Showstoppers are a talented troupe to say the least. The show sees the cast take suggestions by the audience and transform them into fully-developed musicals instantaneously. From impromptu songs and dance numbers to unforeseen story plots and twists, each show is unique and engaging, and above all comical.

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Showstopper The Improvised Musical is a work of progress, have been developed and tweaked since 2008. In order to fully integrate suggestions into a lively and functioning musical that is significantly different each time, the team consistently work to update their storytelling skills and artistic capabilities. The show started as a workshop, where Dylan Emery, Adam Meggido and Ken Campbell encouraged a group of actors to perform an improv musical before a full house after only a week of training. The show was successful and marked the start of the journey to what is now a major play in London’s West End.

The performances continue to yield rave reviews each time. Time Out described the cast as ‘masters of longform improvisation’, and remarked that there was ‘more talent on stage than you can shake a stick at’. Independent on Sunday reported that the show was a ‘joyous, uproarious collaboration’ and the Scotsman used adjectives such as ‘sharp’, ‘sublime’ and ‘consistently funny’. So why not check out the play for yourself? Just be sure to have a few ideas flowing beforehand...


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Showstopper! the Improvised Musical

One of the most impressive displays of spontaneity, creativity and quick-thinking, the team of Showstoppers are a talented troupe to say the least. The show sees the cast take suggestions by the audience and transform them into fully-developed musicals instantaneously. From impromptu songs and dance numbers to unforeseen story plots and twists, each show is unique and engaging, and above all comical.

Showstopper The Improvised Musical is a work of progress, have been developed and tweaked since 2008. In order to fully integrate suggestions into a lively and functioning musical that is significantly different each time, the team consistently work to update their storytelling skills and artistic capabilities. The show started as a workshop, where Dylan Emery, Adam Meggido and Ken Campbell encouraged a group of actors to perform an improv musical before a full house after only a week of training. The show was successful and marked the start of the journey to what is now a major play in London’s West End.

The performances continue to yield rave reviews each time. Time Out described the cast as ‘masters of longform improvisation’, and remarked that there was ‘more talent on stage than you can shake a stick at’. Independent on Sunday reported that the show was a ‘joyous, uproarious collaboration’ and the Scotsman used adjectives such as ‘sharp’, ‘sublime’ and ‘consistently funny’. So why not check out the play for yourself? Just be sure to have a few ideas flowing beforehand...


Mon 24 Sep
Lyric Theatre
London
Lyric Theatre, London
7.30pm
£23 - £59
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Lyric Theatre
London
Lyric Theatre, London
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£23 - £59
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Royal and Derngate
Northampton
Royal and Derngate, Northampton
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£19.50
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Mon 26 Nov
Lyric Theatre
London
Lyric Theatre, London
7.30pm
£23 - £59
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Mon 17 Dec
Lyric Theatre
London
Lyric Theatre, London
7.30pm
£23 - £59
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