The Totally Improvised Musical Comes To Chorley!

We’re delighted to be bringing The Totally Improvised Musical to Chorley Theatre on Friday 27th of May. Join us for a night of completely unscripted, totally unmissable songs and laughter!

It’s opening (and closing) night for two brand new musicals inspired by your suggestions. Previous shows have featured such weird and wonderful stories as a prison break where no one wanted to escape, a tale of hobbits vs greedy land developers, and a heart warming tale of tube drivers who dream of being west-end stars!

Chorley Theatre was the home of ComedySportz in the UK and we’re delighted to be bringing our brand new show to their brand new studio theatre space. If you like musicals and comedy then you’ll love The Totally Improvised Musical! Tickets are on sale now – book here.

Can’t wait that long? You can also catch our monthly shows at The Peer Hat in Manchester. For the current list of upcoming dates (with tickets links) visit our Musicals page. We’ll be adding even more dates soon!

Feeling inspired? There are still spaces available on our One Day Musical Improv Workshop at Gorse Hill Studios on Sunday 3rd April! Rachel and Felix will show you how to make up great improvised songs in this fun and friendly workshop. You don’t need to be able to sing – though some prior improv knowledge is recommended.

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March Mayhem Match!

It’s the return of our March Mayhem Match at Waterside Arts this Saturday, 26th March! This weekend we’re giving YOU control over the whole show – you’ll pick the teams and the games they play. That’s right, you’re in charge for a night of unscripted, unpredictable and unmissable comedy action!

We’ll also be picking two audience members to act as team managers giving words of encouragement to players… or offering scathing critique like the kid that told one team “that was very funny, but your acting could be better.” So if you have a fan favourite game and want to put our teams of top improvisers to the test, you’ll want to be at this weekend’s funniest fixture. Book tickets here.

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Got kids aged 6 and under? Check out ComedySportz 4 Tots, a show that’s jam-packed with silly songs and gags to get your little ones giggling! Book tickets here.

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Improvised Musical Shows and Workshop!

The Totally Improvised Musical returns next week for more songs and laughter. And if you’re feeling inspired, we’re running a one day Musical Improv workshop in April 2022!

It might be a day late but let our cast be your funny valentines on Tuesday 15th February with the opening (and closing night) of two completely unscripted musicals. Whether you’re on a date or looking for laughs in all the wrong places you won’t want to miss this show at The Peer Hat, Manchester. We have dates for the Totally Improvised Musical booked in until the summer with more shows going on sale soon!

And if that’s hitting all the right notes for you, we’re also running a one-day Musical Improv Workshop on the 3rd April at Gorse Hill Studios. Designed for performers with experience in improv who are looking to explore their musical side., this session will also cater to experienced musical improvisers looking to expand their skills. The workshop will focus on the creation of small group and solo songs, looking at the structure of a song and methods for creating continuity and meaning within.  Join our musical director Felix Janeway and Rachel Wareing for a day of character driven songs and challenges, if a fun and supportive environment.

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North West Comedy Awards Winners

We are delighted to announce we won “Best Alternative Act” at the 2022 North West Comedy Awards last night. Thank you to everyone who voted for us and to A Rush of Laughter Comedy for organising the event. Every single act nominated in our category is phenomenal – we really weren’t expecting to win. Thank you also to everyone who made it down to a ComedySportz match live or online – without your suggestions and laughter we don’t have a show!

ComedySportz: Winne of "Best Alternative Act" at the North West Comedy Awards 2022

We hope you’ll join us for more fun and laughter with our first live show of the year at Waterside Arts on January 29th – you can book tickets here. We also have a few spaces left on our next Foundation Improv course – book a space here. You can find a full list of the North West Comedy Awards 2022 winners here.

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Musicals, Mullets and More this Month!

We’ve got lots of shows and workshops to get you laughing this October with our Halloween Spooktacular, The Improvised Musical, the return of Improv Mullet and the return of in person comedy courses (last few spaces remaining)!

ComedySportz Online Match!

We understand that not everyone can join us for our live improv shows – especially our international fans who have found us through our virtual shows – and we’ll be continuing our online ComedySportz matches on the first Saturday of every month. Subscribe to our youtube channel now to never miss a match. You can watch our September show at the link above. The stream will go live at 6.45pm BST with the fun kicking off at 7pm BST on Saturday 2nd October. Online shows are family friendly and free to watch.

Halloween Spooktacular

Our monthly Waterside Arts shows may be a bit early for Halloween but join us on Saturday October 23rd for some ghoulish gags and games because, well, we just love a theme! We’re adding a little pumpkin spice to our shows this month as our teams get the audience screaming with laughter, with spooky sketches and songs inspired by their suggestions. Don’t worry, there’s a referee on hand to issue penalties for bad jokes and bad behaviour – like trying to eat your brains!

We have two shows that day with ComedySportz 4 Tots at 3pm and ComedySportz at 6.30pm. Anyone in fancy dress gets a free treat!

Improv Comedy at The Barking Dog

Improv Mullet returns! We’re delighted to be bringing this adults only mixed format improv show to the Barking Dog, Urmston on Thursday 21st October! Why Improv Mullet? Because it’s shortform gags and games in the first half and longform scenes and sketches in the second.

There are two tickets types available – £5 entry or £13 for dinner and a show! We can attest that the food is absolutely fantastic.

Please arrive by 7.30pm to order your dinner upon arrival, showing the bar staff your ticket email. The show will start at 8pm. Dinner options are:

  • Chicken Curry Pie Steak & Ale Pie
  • Chicken & Wild Mushroom Pie
  • Cheese & Onion Pie (v)
  • Spiced Moroccan & Lentil Bake (v, vg, gf)

Each pie served with a choice of 2 sides and a gravy jug!

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Opening Night!

Improvised Musical

And finally we have our Totally Improvised Musical show. Every night is opening night as we compose a brand new musical every show! We’re ready to tread the boards, tinkle the ivories and tickle your funny bones with this brand new show.

Join us as we go from suggestion to sensation at The Peer Hat, Manchester on October 26th and November 30th 2021. Tickets cost just £6 and you can book tickets here.

Keep an eye out for announcements of even more shows! You can subscribe to our social media channels or join our mailing list to catch regular updates on upcoming events and classes. Thank you for continuing to support live and livestream comedy. We can’t wait to see you at a show soon!

Want to get up on stage some day yourself? Well, if you have to panic buy anything this week make it a space on one of our fun and friendly comedy courses – there are limit spaces remaining on each! We have limited spaces remaining on our Foundation Improv and Beginning Stand-Up courses.

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