About the show

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical has been a rip-roaring success since the show started in 2008. It has had eleven sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, two West End runs, an Olivier award and a BBC Radio 4 series.

In the show, the audience meets a writer of musicals who is on a deadline – he needs their help. The audience shouts out suggestions of a setting, musical styles and the title of the show and they’re off!

The Showstopper team – cast and band – will then weave a brand new musical in front of the very eyes of the audience, complete with hilarious characters, fabulous dance routines, beautiful songs, epic story lines, all sprinkled with the pzazz of a Broadway show.

Every night is a premiere and we quite literally couldn’t do the show without you, so why not pop down and help us create the next hit musical?

Press Quotes

★★★★★
‘If this is what improv can do, you wonder why anyone bothers writing anything down.’
The Times

★★★★
‘A success story that could run and run and never repeat itself.’
Evening Standard

★★★★★
‘Incredible… so polished it defies belief.’
The Telegraph

‘Showstopper! The hit musical that’s made up every night’ The Guardian

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