GIG GUIDE: MARCH 2017

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WEDS 1ST – OLD JOINT STOCK

[B2 5NY]

The House On The Hill:  LoveHard are excited to be bringing back their award-winning Edinburgh Fringe show to their hometown of Birmingham for ONE LAST TIME.  A great part-scripted, part-improvised show.

https://www.facebook.com/lovehardcomedy

THURS 2ND – NOTTINGHAM GLEE

[NG1 7EH]

The Noise Next Door:  Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival bring their Uproar Tour to Nottingham.

http://thenoisenextdoor.co.uk/shows/

FRI 3RD – TAMWORTH METHODIST CHURCH

[B79 7UD]

Ministry Of Improv: Entertainment from the unofficial non-government fictional department for improvised comedy.  Part of the Tamworth Literary Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/MinistryOfImprov

SAT 4TH – NOTTINGHAM ACTORS STUDIO

[NG1 1NB]

Rhymes Against Humanity: The East Midlands’ only improvised musical company interview an audience member to inform a fully improvised 45-minute piece of musical theatre.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk

SAT 4TH – 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/

SAT 4TH – THE OLD REP

[B5 4DY]

Jumprov:  Exclusive preview from Birmingham’s first BAME improv group.  Part of the Southside Showcase.  

https://www.facebook.com/Jumprov

SUN 5TH – THE PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Improv Jam:  Free show where all improvisers are invited to come up on stage and play.

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy/

SUN 5TH – WARWICK ARTS CENTRE

[CV4 7AL]

The Improv Musical: After several sold-out shows at Warwick Arts Centre and three
successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Improv Musical is back in town for another performance.

https://www.facebook.com/theimprovmusical

MON 6TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

[B15 2TU]

Improvabunga:  A murder mystery special. All old flames, new business partners, and mysterious strangers are invited to the last and greatest party.

https://www.facebook.com/WatchThisUoB

WEDS 8TH – THE PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Fat Penguin:  Free improvised comedy show in Birmingham with support by a headline act from one of the UK’s top improv troupes.  Headlining this month: Lester City

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy/

THURS 9TH – 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://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk

FRI 10TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

[CV1 1JD]

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

https://www.facebook.com/wowimprocomedy/

MON 13TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

[B15 2TU]

Improvabunga:  A cop show special.  We’re back for one last case, a case to go out on and we want you along for the ride.

https://www.facebook.com/WatchThisUoB

WEDS 15TH – THE VICTORIA 

[B1 1BN]

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

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

WEDS 15TH – ORT CAFE

[B12 9AH]

Previously On: Join some of Birmingham and London’s most exciting performers for the final episode of a television series that was never broadcast.

https://www.facebook.com/events/588582838001621/

THURS 16TH – STATION PUB

[B73 6AT]

The Noise Next Door:  Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival bring their Uproar Tour to Sutton Coldfield.

http://thenoisenextdoor.co.uk/shows/

THURS 16TH – ISLAND BAR 

[B1 1LT]

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

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

FRI 17TH – NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY

[NG7 2RD]

UON Improv: Join these intrepid performers for games and scenes the like of which have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! There may even be a seasonal surprise at the end…

https://www.facebook.com/UoNImprov/

FRI 17TH – THEATRE SEVERN

[SY3 8FT]

The Noise Next Door:  Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival bring their Uproar Tour to Shrewsbury.

http://thenoisenextdoor.co.uk/shows/

SAT 18TH – BUNKERS HILL

[NG1 1FP]

Paria Theatre: Nottinghan’s favourite two-prov is back for one night only.  Inspired by an audience question, this show mixes theatre and comedy in pursuit of an answer.

https://www.facebook.com/PariaExchange/

MON 20TH – 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://www.facebook.com/BoxofFrogsImpro/

MON 20TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

[LE3 0GA]

Uncle Armando:  A guest stand up comedian improvises monologues, based on your one-word suggestions, and our players will then improvise brilliant scenes based upon them.

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

WEDS 22ND – GUILD OF STUDENTS

[B15 2TU]

Improvabunga:  A science fiction special.  All we know is it’s the future and it’s a brave new universe and we’re going to forge this future as we go.

https://www.facebook.com/WatchThisUoB

WEDS 22ND – UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

[NG7 2QS]

Nottingham Variety Show:  The University improv group will perform as part of a showcase in aid of Mind.

https://www.facebook.com/UoNImprov/

SAT 25TH – 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 25TH – BROMSGROVE ARTRIX

[B60 1PQ]

The Noise Next Door:  Eight time sell-out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival bring their Uproar Tour to Bromsgrove.

http://thenoisenextdoor.co.uk/shows/

MON 27TH – ANGEL MICROBREWERY

[NG1 1LP]

Smash Night:  See the freshest improvised theatre in a super-fun evening, featuring new teams, new ideas, previously unperformed shows and tonnes more.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk

THURS 30TH – NORTHFIELD ARTS CAFE

[B31 1WE]

Box of Frogs:  More games, songs and silliness from the Birmingham based group.  Part of NAF Cafe, a showcase for local art.

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

Have I missed a show?  Get in touch and let me know.

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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