Olivier Award Winning SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Performance

By: Feb. 19, 2017
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In 2015 SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created on the spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. On Monday 20th February Showstopper! The Improvised Musical celebrates a musical theatre milestone- they will be playing their 800th show.

At 6pm Nica Burns, Chief Executive of Nimax Theatres will join The Showstoppers on stage at the Lyric Theatre to celebrate this major landmark with a cake specially designed for the occasion.

Every night the cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical pull off something incredibly ambitious; they create a real musical from scratch, not just an improv night with songs, but a full story with characters you can care about, a live band of incredible musicians, and seamless choreography.

Highlights from recent shows have included: 'Crimea River' set in imperial Russia; 'Relight My Fire', set in the Great Fire of London; 'The Lyin' King' set in the Daily Mail newsroom; 'I never tyre of Georgia' set in Kwikfit in the Deep South and 'Rise' about power and politics in the world of the Great British Bake-Off. As Paul Hollywood goes to Channel 4, Mary Berry, Mel and Sue learn they will do anything to defeat their former partner...

Showstopper! was created by Adam Meggido and Dylan Emery. Duncan Walsh Atkins is Musical Director, with design by Simon Scullion, lighting by Tim Mascall and sound by Tom Lishman.

The cast includes Ruth Bratt, Justin Brett, Dylan Emery, Pippa Evans, Susan Harrison, Sean McCann, Adam Meggido, Philip Pellew, Andrew Pugsley, Lucy Trodd, and Sarah-Louise Young; with seven cast members appearing per performance plus a live on-stage band.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is presented by James Seabright, Julius Green, Keith Strachan and Ray Cooney by arrangement with SuzAnna Rosenthal for Showstopper Productions.

Tickets: From £20

Box Office: www.nimaxtheatres.com / 0330 333 4812


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