GIG GUIDE: SEPTEMBER 2016

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FRI 2ND-SAT 3RD – LEICESTER CURVE

[LE1 1SB]

Showstopper!  The Improvised Musical: Three shows (two for adults, one for kids) 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/upcoming-shows/

SAT 3RD – 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 7TH – 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 8TH – 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 9TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

[CV1 1JD]

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

https://twitter.com/wowimpro

SAT 10TH – REGENT SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

[LE1 7DA]

Improv Smackdown 2016:  8 of the country’s best improvisers go head-to-head in Leicester in order to be declared the country’s greatest improviser of 2016

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

THURS 15TH – ISLAND BAR 

[B1 1LT]

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

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

THURS 15TH – ROAD HOUSE 

[B30 3DZ]

RH Comedy:  Monthly show in south Birmingham featuring an hour of comedy from Box of Frogs

http://www.theroadhousebirmingham.com/?q=node/1226

SAT 17TH – 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/

MON 19TH – 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/

WEDS 21ST – THE VICTORIA 

[B1 1BN]

The Kneejerks:  Free improvised comedy and theatre from Birmingham’s newest group.  

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

SAT 24TH – 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/

WEDS 28TH – THE PATRICK KAVANAGH 

[B13 8BX]

The Kneejerks:  Free comedy night in Moseley with a set aiming to cover both drama and comedy.  

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

WEDS 28TH – THE STAR AND GARTER 

[CV32 5LL] 

WITS:  A night of funniness in Leamington Spa from Warwick Improvised Theatre Society.  

 

https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=621907527904072

29TH – NORTHFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH

[B31 2NQ]

Box Of Frogs:  Free comedy in south Birmingham as part of the monthly Northfield Arts Forum

https://northfieldartsforum.com/whats-on/ 

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

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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