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Impromptu Shakespeare

Swindon Arts Centre

Sat 16 September

Impromptu Shakespeare
SHOW INFORMATION

Impromptu Shakespeare create an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play, improvised on the spot and inspired by audience suggestions. Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, power struggles, mistaken identity, the supernatural and everything in between – this show will delight Shakespeare nerds and novices alike. Impromptu Shakespeare have their tongues firmly in their cheeks and their feet planted in the works of the Bard. Whether you know all 37 plays – or none – this is the show for you. Join us for an hour of riotous fun as the cast buckle on the Bard’s britches to bring you the plays he never wrote.

Impromptu Shakespeare strive to bring the Bard to life. Featuring a cast of leading theatrical and comedic improvisers, they’ve performed three critically-acclaimed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, and were featured on BBC radio’s The Art of Improv. Other appearances include: The Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Oxford Comedy Festival, the Gulbenkian Theatre Canterbury, ImproFest London, Bristol Improv Festival and the Edric Theatre in London.

Shakespeare from the hip. Ingenious and very funny Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor

Simply sublime, side-splittingly hilarious improvised comedy almost worthy of the Bard himself ★★★★★ Broadway Baby

Very talented ★★★★★ Plays To See

An impressive display of improv ★★★★ Three Weeks

Rare and impressive skill ★★★★ TVBomb


Making up Shakespeare! Improv Workshop with Impromptu Shakespeare


Learn how to use style, character and language improvisation techniques to create the scenes Shakespeare never wrote.
Get to grips with Shakespeare in a very different way – by making it up. Learn how to improvise using style, character and language techniques to create the scenes Shakespeare never wrote. Improvisers from the critically-acclaimed Impromptu Shakespeare will guide you using specially developed games and exercises to refine your Shakespearean improv skills.

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Tickets: £12.50
Concessions: £2.00 off
Workshop attendees: 2 for 1 - Please call Ticket Office on 01793 524481 to take advantage of this offer

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fee. Fee-free booking for Wyvern Friends; Groups of 8+ please call 01793 524481 to buy fee-free.

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