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Olivier Award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical goes back online

Kitty Underwood

By Kitty Underwood Published 6 November 2020

Back in March, The Showstoppers turned what would have been their final performance at the Lyric Theatre into an impromptu live-stream, beaming their particular brand of musical comedy straight into the homes of over 100,000 people!

Now that this second national lockdown has once again forced them off the stage, The Showstoppers will be swapping out their first performances due at the Garrick Theatre for some improvised live-streams once again.

Check out their live-streamed Alternative Eurovision Song Contest below!

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With state of the art technology and rigorous social distancing in place, the Olivier Award-winning company take live suggestions from you watching at home to create brand new musical comedies on the spot and stream them direct to your sofa.

So whether you fancy Beetlejuice in Boots or some Stephen Sondheim set on a submarine, you say it and – as always – The Showstoppers will make it happen!

Each show will be available to purchase and to watch for 48 hours after the live event so if you can’t join them live, you can catch up afterwards.

When theatres are able to re-open, The Showstoppers will be right back in the Garrick Theatre for a four-month socially distanced residency.

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