Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

1st Aug 2018 - 26th Aug 2018

The Grand - Pleasance Courtyard

6pm, 11:30pm

Suitable for ages 12 and above


Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Important information:

The show is improvised and therefore there can be some adult content and occasional swearing is possible.

The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show 2016) West End hit returns for its 11th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created from scratch at every performance of this multi award-winning show. Each night audience suggestions are transformed into all-singing, all-dancing productions with hilarious results. A Fringe favourite; your Edinburgh is simply incomplete without it.

'The top musical improvisers in the business... Compulsory Fringe viewing... Just book in time' ***** (

'Had me weeping with laughter' ***** (Mail on Sunday).

'Achingly funny... Worth seeing again and again' ***** (Time Out).

Extra late night show on Sunday 12th, 23:30!

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

'So polished, it defies belief.'
5 stars
Daily Telegraph
'Had me weeping with laughter... you absolutely have to go.'
5 stars
Mail on Sunday
'Achingly funny... Worth seeing again and again.'
5 stars
Time Out Critics' Choice
‘Magical, properly funny. A triumph.’
4 stars
The Times
‘Some of the superb musical pastiches they think up might make a few West End veterans blush. Brilliant.’
4 stars
Financial Times
'Spectacular... An absolute masterpiece. See it once and you'll want to see it Every. Single. Day.'
5 stars
Awe-inspiring. If you’ve seen this show once, you’ve seen it once. Come back again and again.
5 stars
The top musical improvisers in the business… compulsory Fringe viewing... With its unbelievable ensemble and West End quality singing, [Showstopper!] is silly, funny and a little bit naughty; it really has it all… Just book in time.'
5 stars
‘So polished you can see your face in it.’
‘It’s sheer genius and unmissable.’
5 stars

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