Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Part of Bury St Edmunds Comedy Festival
- Next Event
- 10th February 2024 12:00am
- Event Finishes
- 11th February 2024 12:00am
About this event
Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest - direct from the West End and now heading to Theatre
Royal Bury St Edmunds!
With fourteen years as an Edinburgh Fringe must-see phenomenon, a BBC Radio 4 series, a critically acclaimed West End run and an Olivier Award to their name, The Showstoppers have delighted audiences across the globe with their ingenious blend of comedy, musical theatre and spontaneity.
A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this award-winning show as audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into all-singing, all dancing productions with hilarious results. These incredible performers are guaranteed to impress as they create shows packed with drama, dazzling dance routines and catchy melodies - and it's all made up on the spot!
So whether you fancy Hamilton in a hospital or Sondheim in the Sahara, you suggest it and The Showstoppers will sing it!
Age Guidance: 12+
About the Venue
Theatre Royal presents a vibrant, year-round programme of drama, music, dance and comedy, featuring many of this country’s leading companies and performers.
It has built a reputation of producing quality dramas and productions including the ever popular annual pantomime. Browse what’s on at www.theatreroyal.org/upcoming.
Alongside our on-stage programme of shows, the theatre offers a wide-ranging educational and community-based programme of activities and opportunities to engage people from 5 – 105 years of age, see more about our community involvement work at www.theatreroyal.org/get-involved
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds was designed and built in 1819 by William Wilkins. With many of its original features still intact, it is a superb example of a Regency playhouse and one of the most beautiful, intimate and historic theatres in the world.
Guided Tours operate from 7 April to 27 August bookable through Theatre Royal’s Website or from the box office. If you have requests outside of these times do call us to discuss your requirements. www.theatreroyal.org/shows/theatre-tour-2022/
Theatre goers can now also enjoy pre-show dining provided by LÉA: a delicious new artisan food range from award-winning Maison Bleue.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bury St Edmunds and its Regency jewel.