GIG GUIDE: MAY 2016

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SAT 1ST – MILLIONS OF VOICES, DERBY

Star Wars inspired improvised comedy show, where the residents of the doomed planet of Alderaan are completely unaware that The Empire is about to blow their planet to smithereens…

https://www.facebook.com/events/995196583879256/

TUES 3RD – INTERROBANG, DEDA DERBY

A live improvised theatre show with a fuzzy line between audience and performer. Just pop your name in the hat, wait for it to be drawn and get up on stage to do something awesome.

https://www.facebook.com/InterrobangDerby/

WEDS 4TH – FREEWHEELERS, CHERRY REDS

Free comedy improv showcase where groups, pairs and solo performers try out new games and material.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Freewheelersimprov/

SAT 7TH – THE SAME FACES, CRITERION FREE HOUSE

Monthly Leicester show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.

https://www.facebook.com/TheSameFaces/

SUN 8TH – PARIA EXCHANGE, THE MAYPOLE THEATRE

From an audience question two of the UK’s up and coming improvisers weave 60 minutes of theatre and comedy in pursuit of an answer. From the Bill Murray-esque Paria Exchange.

http://www.derbycomedyfestival.co.uk/whats-on/paria-exchange/

THURS 12TH – GORILLA BURGER, THE MALT CROSS

Regular Nottingham show where everyone is welcome to take part, simply by putting your name in a hat. 

https://missimp.co.uk/improv-shows/

THURS 12TH – MAJOR LABIA, STIRCHLEY BATHS

Comedy collective of witty women perform as part of Pilot Nights event.

https://www.facebook.com/YouPlayMore/posts/1033825103354341

FRI 13TH – CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE, FILLONGLEY VILLAGE HALL

Kevin Tomlinson stars in this completely improvised show which looks at love in all its forms – romantic love, platonic love, love for a hobby or one’s pet, the love of money or the love of God.

http://www.liveandlocal.org.uk/EventDetails.cfm?EventID=3883

FRI 13TH – WOW IMPRO, ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

Free comedy night from Coventry-based improv troupe

https://twitter.com/wowimpro

SUN 15TH – FAT PENGUIN, PAT KAVANAGH

Come and see a group of new and experienced improvisers play daft games from Whose Line is it Anyway and beyond!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/301055633289083/

MON 16TH – BOX OF FROGS, BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

All your favourite improv games, unrehearsed and improvised entirely live.  Absolutely free, with their usual cast iron guarantee – ‘laugh, or your money back!’

https://boxoffrogsimpro.wordpress.com/performances/toadally-free-shows/

WEDS 18TH – THE KNEEJERKS, THE VICTORIA

A night of improvised entertainment in central Birmingham.

https://www.facebook.com/thekneejerksUK/

CANCELLED – MINISTRY OF IMPROV, OLD JOINT STOCK

Birmingham-based non-government fictional department for improvised comedy, and includes guest performers from other local groups.

http://ministryofimprov.co.uk/

MON 30TH – WITS, WARWICK UNIVERSITY

Relaxed show in the piazza ampitheatre by the university improvised theatre society.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/621907527904072/

Keep up to date with all improvised theatre & comedy shows in the Midlands

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @midlands_improv

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