Happily Never After

Following runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, Impromptu Shakespeare and The Maydays Happily Never After appear for one night only at the Omeara!

Impromptu Shakespeare
Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by audience suggestions, to delight Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike. Featuring a cast of leading theatrical and comedic improvisers, they’ve performed five critically acclaimed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and three at the Bristol Shakespeare Festival.

‘Side-splittingly hilarious’ ***** (BroadwayBaby.com)

‘It’s intelligent, it’s funny, it’s all of the adjectives for brilliant’ ***** (Pocketsizetheatre.com)

‘Shakespeare from the hip; ingenious and very funny’ (Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor)

Happily Never After
A twisted, gothic musical tale inspired by Tim Burton and the Brothers Grimm. Starting with your spooky suggestion, these award-winning improvisers weave a fantastical tale dripping with black comedy, gut-clenchingly playful characters and haunting live music that’s different every time. Following sell-out shows across Europe, this new deliciously dark hit marks The Maydays’ 14th year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

‘Fantastic! Improvisational theatre at its best!’ ***** (BroadwayBaby.com)

‘Certainly worthy of Burton’ (Chortle.co.uk). ‘Hilarious!’ (Colin Mochrie)

£8.50 plus booking fee

Chris is a UK-based performer and theatre-maker who teaches and coaches improvisation in London. He studied theatre at Royal Holloway College, University of London and improvisation at iO and The Annoyance Theatre in Chicago. He teaches for Hoopla Impro and serves as one of the artistic directors of The Nursery Theatre. Chris improvises with Project2...
Joe is the Director and Musical Director of The Maydays.  He is a classically trained pianist and violinist and is one of only a handful of professional improviser musicians in the world.  He has directed and played for a baffling array of improv troupes both in the UK and across Europe as well, as playing...
Jules Munns started improvising at the Guildhall School where he was a founder member of the Improsarios. After graduating, he co-founded the Nursery, where he is now Artistic Director. He performed with Music Box (5* FringeGuru and Remote Goat) and Friendly Fire before joining the Maydays in 2012. He directed the first run of Impromptu...
Jen trained at ACT Brighton and now teaches there on a regular basis. Her credits include dreamthinkspeak (Underground) and Fringe-first nominated Bite-size Plays. She has toured with The Foundry Group and played Ero in The Widow’s Tears for the Shakespeare’s Globe ‘Read Not Dead’ series. She is an actor, voiceover artist, writer and teacher, having...
Heather trained in Physical Theatre and has studied improvisation at Chicago’s I.O theatre and Annoyance. She improvises with the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The ImprovisedMusical and is one of the directors of The Maydays. Her duo improv show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has also toured extensively most recently to Texas, Montreal and Karachi. Heather’s other regular improv exploits...
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