Edinburgh Fringe

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

  • Comedy (improv / musical)
  • 9:10pm (70 mins)
  • 2-14 & 16-27 Aug
  • Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
  • £18 - £20
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Tickets

Most tickets cost between £18 and £20. To book visit the official Fringe website or contact the venue:

Venue

33: Pleasance Courtyard
Room: The Grand

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The must-see, Olivier Award-winning West End hit is back! Watch the masters of musical improv create a brand-new musical comedy from scratch at every single performance of this multi award-winning show. Audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into an all-singing, all-dancing show with hilarious results. A Fringe favourite and sell-out phenomenon; your Edinburgh festival experience is simply incomplete without it! 'The top musical improvisers in the business... Compulsory Fringe viewing... Just book in time' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Achingly funny... Worth seeing again and again' ***** (Time Out). 'Had me weeping with laughter' ***** (Mail on Sunday).

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Notes

Due to the improvised nature of this show, performances may contain strong language.

Reviews

Press articles

Best-reviewed Edinburgh Fringe shows 2023

Ed Byrne was the best-reviewed stand-up comic performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023, analysis conducted by British Comedy Guide has found.

British Comedy Guide, 4th September 2023

Interview with Lauren Shearing, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical cast member

"The strangest and most wonderful things normally come from brilliant mistakes and misunderstandings in an improv show; you can come on as a background cleaner, but another cast member might think you're their long-lost twin, and suddenly you're an integral part of the scene and the wider story."

Tom Inniss, Voice Magazine, 26th July 2023

Edinburgh 2023: pick of the programme - returning favourites

Some Fringe favourites are returning for 2023!

Natalie O'Donoghue, Broadway World, 14th June 2023

Performances

Date Time Venue
2nd Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
3rd Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
4th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
5th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
6th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
7th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
8th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
9th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
10th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
11th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
12th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
13th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
14th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
16th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
17th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
18th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
19th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
20th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
21st Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
22nd Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
23rd Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
24th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
25th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
26th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)
27th Aug 21:10 Pleasance Courtyard (The Grand)

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