The Showstoppers http://www.theshowstoppers.org The award-winning creators of improvised musicals, comedy and drama Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:27:45 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 The Showstoppers’ Christmas Kids Show returns to Leicester Square http://www.theshowstoppers.org/2018/11/the-showstoppers-christmas-kids-show-returns-to-leicester-square/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:27:45 +0000 http://www.theshowstoppers.org/?p=6522 The Showstoppers are thrilled to be back in Leicester Square to make all your kids’ Christmas story wishes come true! Join us this festive season in our Christmas grotto where the Showstopper Elves are ready to take your kids’ ideas and suggestions, and transform them on the spot into magical, … Continue reading ]]> The Showstoppers are thrilled to be back in Leicester Square to make all your kids’ Christmas story wishes come true! Join us this festive season in our Christmas grotto where the Showstopper Elves are ready to take your kids’ ideas and suggestions, and transform them on the spot into magical, musical interactive adventures.

Batman meets Hermione Granger at the North Pole? Peppa Pig joins Father Christmas on his sleigh? Dora explores outer space with Captain Underpants and creates magical carols? Just shout it out and The Showstoppers will bring it to life in front of their eyes!

Kids (and only kids!) are in charge in the grotto, and they get to decide who our heroes are and what happens next. They can even join in!

Completely different every single time, The Showstoppers’ Christmas Kids Show! is the only family show you’ll need this Christmas.

For information on dates, times and to book, click here. 

Watch the trailer for the show here!

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The Showstoppers Conspiracy Files 4. The Clock. http://www.theshowstoppers.org/2018/11/the-showstoppers-conspiracy-files-4-the-clock/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:43:10 +0000 http://www.theshowstoppers.org/?p=6520 Check out our 4th and final video in the Showstopper conspiracy files series!

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Check out our 4th and final video in the Showstopper conspiracy files series!

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Show 984 – Drag Me to Hell – 25th October – Royal & Derngate, Northampton http://www.theshowstoppers.org/2018/10/show-984-drag-me-to-hell-25th-october-royal-derngate-northampton/ Thu, 25 Oct 2018 22:21:26 +0000 http://www.theshowstoppers.org/?p=6514 Setting: Northampton drag club
Joey Bambino had a 1-hit wonder in 1984, before disappearing into obscurity to manage the England football team. But now she’s back in the spotlight appearing as a drag king in a club at the bottom of the Northampton Lift Tower. Her biggest fan Paul … Continue reading ]]>
Setting: Northampton drag club
Joey Bambino had a 1-hit wonder in 1984, before disappearing into obscurity to manage the England football team. But now she’s back in the spotlight appearing as a drag king in a club at the bottom of the Northampton Lift Tower. Her biggest fan Paul is so in love with her that they keep almost-but-not-quite kissing – but everything is thrown into disarray when he reveals he ‘just doesn’t get this drag stuff.’

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Show 983 – Push! – 22nd October – The Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London http://www.theshowstoppers.org/2018/10/show-983-push-22nd-october-the-lyric-theatre-shaftesbury-avenue-london/ Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:34:04 +0000 http://www.theshowstoppers.org/?p=6498 Setting: Barbie’s labour ward
Barbie and Ken are having a baby – but won’t that change their perfect plastic life? Luckily Dr Spasm is on hand to help deliver some home truths about what it is to be a parent. In this musical, we really learn what it is … Continue reading ]]>
Setting: Barbie’s labour ward
Barbie and Ken are having a baby – but won’t that change their perfect plastic life? Luckily Dr Spasm is on hand to help deliver some home truths about what it is to be a parent. In this musical, we really learn what it is to be human. And Where’s Wally finally finds what we’ve all been looking for: himself.

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Show 982 – Singing Outside the Box –19th October – Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn http://www.theshowstoppers.org/2018/10/show-982-singing-outside-the-box-19th-october-corn-exchange-kings-lynn/ Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:29:23 +0000 http://www.theshowstoppers.org/?p=6496 Setting: A funeral home
The McMillan funeral home is run by Tarquin and his somewhat foolish brother Robert, both overseen by their watchful mother Fiona, and resented by their younger sister Sonia. Meanwhile the delivery boy Frank is having an affair with Fiona and all five are feeling the … Continue reading ]]>
Setting: A funeral home
The McMillan funeral home is run by Tarquin and his somewhat foolish brother Robert, both overseen by their watchful mother Fiona, and resented by their younger sister Sonia. Meanwhile the delivery boy Frank is having an affair with Fiona and all five are feeling the tensions of running a family business, when they get a call from the most important person in the area – Lord Carmichael. His family mascot, the pig Percy, has died and needs the most spectacular funeral possible – if they fail, they will be run out of the county. But with all the family tensions, can they keep it together enough to deliver?

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