Theatre & Cabaret
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
No two nights are ever the same as The Showstoppers take audience suggestions and then spin a brand new comedy musical out of thin air – stories, characters, tunes, lyrics, dances, harmonies and all – with unpredictable and hilarious results. If you’ve thought improv looked difficult before, try doing it in time (and tune) to music!
London Musical Theatre Orchestra
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is the world’s only specialist professional orchestra dedicated to performing musical theatre repertoire. LMTO performs large scale concerts in major London venues with a full orchestra and world class soloists, while remaining true to its foundations by providing opportunities for developing musicians to perform alongside their established professional colleagues.
National Youth Music Theatre
NYMT represents the very best in work with young people through musical theatre and for over 40 years has enabled thousands of youngsters across the UK to develop both their creative and personal potential, leading Andrew Lloyd Webber to dub it “the best youth music theatre in the world”.
Jinkx Monsoon is the alter ego of Jerick Hoffer, who graduated with a degree in theatrical performance from Cornish College in Seattle. With twelve years’ experience on stage, Hoffer is a seasoned Portland-born entertainer who has captured the attention of his native northwest region.
Andrew and Darren, best known as mind reading double act DNA, took the nation by storm when they appeared on Britain’s Got Talent in 2017 with their incredible telepathic ability known as “The Gift”. Wowing the judges, live audience and viewers at home, the duo went on to reach the live finals of the hit ITV talent show. Their first audition has reached almost 10 million YouTube views alone.
Legendary song and dance man Movin’ Melvin Brown is back at the Brighton Festival Fringe in his ongoing quest to champion the best black American music.
Now 72, he grew up in an era of segregation when the records of Chuck Berry helped bring down racial barriers. A vibrant performer, his show is about enjoying fabulous music and also recognising Chuck Berry as the true king of Rock ’n’ Roll.