GIG GUIDE: JULY 2016

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FRI 1ST/SAT 2ND/SUN 3RD – ATTIC THEATRE

[CV37 6YY]

Impromptu Shakespeare:  Coming to Stratford-upon-Avon after critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe, the cast buckle on the Bard’s britches to bring you the plays he never wrote.

http://impromptushakes.weebly.com/

SAT 2ND – CRITERION FREE HOUSE

[LE1 5JN]

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

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

WEDS 6TH – CHERRY REDS

[B1 1BN]

Freewheelers:  Free comedy improv showcase where groups, pairs and solo performers try out new games and material in central Brum.

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

THURS 7TH-SAT 9TH – THEATRE ROYAL

[NG1 5ND]

Showstopper!  The Improvised Musical: Three nights in Nottingham of fully-realised musicals made up on the spot based on audience suggestions. Includes moving story-lines, amazing songs, full group harmonies & dance numbers.  Olivier Award winners 2016.

http://www.theshowstoppers.org/showstopper-the-improvised-musical/

FRI 8TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

[CV1 1JD]

Wow impro:  Free comedy night from Coventry-based improv troupe.

https://twitter.com/wowimpro

FRI 8TH – GLEE CLUB BIRMINGHAM

[B5 4TD]

Noise Next Door:  Sketches, songs and more from the UK’s premier comedy improv troupe.

https://www.glee.co.uk/comedy/birmingham/

SAT 9TH – MAYPOLE THEATRE 

[DE1 3PH]

Interrobang:  Derby 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, funny and unique.

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

THURS 14TH – THE MALT CROSS

[NG1 6FG]

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

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

FRI 15TH – MIDLANDS ARTS CENTRE

[B12 9QH]

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical:  A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this Olivier award-winning show. Audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into an all-singing, all-dancing production with unpredictable and hilarious results. 

http://www.theshowstoppers.org/showstopper-the-improvised-musical/

SUN 17TH – CRESCENT THEATRE 

[B16 8AE]

What the Dickens?:  Sumptuous drawing rooms, murky streets and smoky taverns – Birmingham show where we meet filthy hags, absurd snobs and plucky ne’er-do-wells along the way.

http://foghornunscripted.com/an-improvised-murder-bramall-hall/

MON 18TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE 

[B18 6AD]

Box Of Frogs:  Monthly show in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter with all your favourite improv games.  .  Absolutely free, with their usual cast iron guarantee – ‘laugh, or your money back!’

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

THURS 21ST – ISLAND BAR 

[B1 1LT]

Hilarity Ensues:  Monthly show in central Birmingham featuring stand up, sketch and improvised comedy.

https://www.facebook.com/ensueshilarity/

SAT 30TH – THE BLACK PRINCE 

[NN1 4AE]

The Same Faces:  Monthly Northampton show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.

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

SAT 30TH – MIDLANDS ARTS CENTRE

[B12 9QH]

The Noise Next Door:  A night of mind-blowing songs, jaw-dropping characters and side-splitting punchlines from the undisputed masters of off-the-cuff comedy.

https://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/noise-next-door

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

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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