Showstopper! The Improvised Musical comes to MAST Mayflower Studios
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is a fully-realised musical created live from audience
suggestions. It includes moving storylines, amazing songs, full group harmonies, dance
numbers. It’s also very funny to watch.
The Showstoppers have been working on the show since 2008, figuring out how to improvise
in increasingly esoteric styles, musical, dance, straight theatre, and film genres to name but a
In the Autumn of 2015, it became the first longform improv show to have a full run in the West
End at the Apollo Theatre. Then in April 2016, the show became the first improv show ever to
be nominated, and subsequently win, an Olivier Award (Best Entertainment & Family Show). It
has since been at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the past 12 years, had a 12-week run at
London’s Other Palace in early 2019 and continues to play monthly at the Lyric Theatre in
London’s West End.
"Has everything you want from a blockbuster musical – it just happens to be made up on the