Something for the Weekend presents

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Wed 8 May, 2024 Archive
Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest – direct from the West End and now heading to Derby Theatre!

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!

Olivier Award winners – Best Entertainment and Family Show 2016


Main House


Time: 7:30pm
Performance duration: 1 hour & 50 minutes (including interval)
Age guidance: 12+


Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Trailer