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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Even before coming to the attention of the general public in the 1980s with the TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, improvisation has always been a staple in theatre. Showstopper! takes the noble art of making-it-up-as-you-go-along and offers something that would have most performers hiding in their dressing room: a full-length musical based entirely on suggestions from ...

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NEWS: The Pleasance celebrates 33 years on the Edinburgh Fringe with new venue

artists impression of venue 33 The Pleasance Edinburgh Fringe

By FRASER MACDONALD Many of the entertainment industries brightest talents have cut their teeth in Edinburgh in August at the Pleasance. This year an innovative new mobile venue joins the world’s largest arts festival. In celebration of 33 years at Venue 33, The Pleasance Theatre Trust has commissioned a brand new type of mobile venue. From an initial innovative concept created ...

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Apollo Theatre, London

Creators and Directors: Adam Meggido and Dylan Emery Reviewer: Stephen Bates     “So good you need to see it twice” reviewers were told by the producers before attending this “make your own” musical. Twice to appreciate the versatility of the performers, twice to believe that every show really is different. More than seven years after Adam Meggido and Dylan ...

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Callum Stott Improvised musicals have become a quite a big feature of the Fringe over the last few years and one of the most entertaining and successful takes on this theatrical trend is Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. Having being a sell-out show at the Fringe for seven years in a row, Showstopper defines what is meant by improvised musical ...

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Showstopper: The Improvised Musical – Lowry Theatre, Salford

Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:5] How can a cast of seven produce a brand new musical from scratch in front of a live audience in less than two hours? A question that’s been on everybody’s lips at some point and the answer can be found in Showstopper, The Improvised Musical. Taking a phone call from his imaginary producer pressing for his ...

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