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29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Closed July 25, 2016

These hideously talented regualrs are pushing improv in new directions - go marvel

Daily Telegraph

Why See Showstopper! The Improvised Musical?

MusicalsOff West EndOlivier WinnersOlivier NomineesComedy Theatre

an Olivier winning family comedy

Following eleven years at the Edinburgh Fringe, and a critically acclaimed West End run, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical hits The Other Palace in 2019. Watch as this brilliant company puts on a completely new and different musical at each performance with the help of you, the audience! Your suggestions will be transformed into an all-singing and dancing musical spectacle on the very spot, making each show truly a unique experience! Winner of the Olivier for Best Entertainment & Family Award.

What to expect

Creating a real musical from scratch with a new story, character, music and choreography every night is no mean feat, but these guys have had huge success in the past with their previous hits including Emotional Baggage, a first class Heathrow Airport-set romance, and Sweeney Cod, the tale of a fish shop owner with music that is somewhat reminiscent of Kander and Ebb's musicals.

This show is part of a new revolution in theatre that has seen the likes of The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong taking West End audiences by storm, as well as the hilarious Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel.

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Additional Information


Opening night: 15 February 2016


12+ this show is suited for a family audience, but please be aware that it is improvised and can occasionally feature adult content.

Run time

1 hour and 50 minutes plus one interval

And before you stop reading

Images are taken from the West End Apollo Theatre production and may not reflect current cast. 


You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

Cast and Creative


Adam Meggido
Dylan Emery
Ruth Bratt
Justin Brett
Pippa Evans
Susan Harrison
Sean McCann
Philip Pellew
Andrew Pugsley
Oliver Senton
Lucy Trodd
Sarah-Louise Young


Created by Adam Meggido and Dylan Emery


2016 Olivier Nominations and wins

Best Entertainment & Family

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