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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Tickets

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Tickets

7 Oct 2021 - 12 Dec 2022

With twelve years as an Edinburgh Festival must-see phenomenon, a critically acclaimed West End run and an Olivier Award to their name, The Showstoppers have blazed a trail in world class improvised comedy and delighted audiences across the globe. Now, with well over 1000 performances under their belts, they’re back every month at the Lyric Theatre for a residency of one-night-only musical extravaganzas.

Run time

1hr 50mins including 1 interval

Opening date

October 7th, 2021

Closing date

December 12th, 2022



Booking until

December 12th, 2022


Lyric Theatre



Our review

Showstoppers The Other Palace

Getting on stage and performing a brand new show for the first time is a daunting task for any actor. Now, add into the mix that you won't know what you will do on stage until the curtain rises and that's exactly what the Showstoppers have managed to achieve 1,000 times.Creating a new, full-length musical every night, the Showstoppers are an improvised musical theatre troupe that perform a full length improvised musical, based entirely on audience suggestions. With an Olivier Award to their...

Latest Showstopper! The Improvised Musical News & Features

Photo credit: Cast photo (Photo by Hugo Glendinning) 

The Showstoppers show no signs of stopping. After two performances at the Garrick Theatre on 27 September and 11 October, the troupe will return to the Lyric Theatre for a new residency. Performances are on selected dates from 15 November - 21 March. The Showstoppers will play five Mondays at the Lyric Theatre: 15 November 6 December, 24 January, 21 February and 21 March.The full Showstoppers cast is completed by Jonathan Ainscough, Ruth Bratt, Justin Brett, Matt Cavendish, Dylan Emery, Pippa...

Photo credit: Showstopper cast (Photo by Alex Harvey Brown)

At the moment, the Showstoppers limited run at the Garrick Theatre is currently postponed. But, to continue performing and share some theatre joy, the Showstoppers will present another improvised musical, available to watch via new livestreams on 26 - 27 March.During the production, ideas will be taken from people watching and then curated into a show. Once given song titles and character suggestions, the cast will present a 60-minute musical including a live band and choreography.Since...

Photo credit: Cast photo (Photo by Hugo Glendinning) and the cast of The Showstoppers at The Other Palace (Photo by Alex Harvey-Brown)

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical will return to the West End, with a new home at the Garrick Theatre. The company will present a limited run on selected dates from 7 June - 11 October, with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical tickets on sale now. The Showstoppers create a full-length musical from audience suggestions, all made up on the spot. Having performed together for 12 years, they've entertained audiences around the world, and won the Best Entertainment and Family category at the 2016...

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