Remaining time: 

Ode To Improvisation

Today we're bringing you an Ode To Improvisation by our very own London Theatre Direct blogger, Harriet Wilson.

If improv tickles your fancy, don't miss the incredibly talented team performing completely new, improvised musicals every single night in Showstopper! The Improvised musical at London's Apollo Theatre. Find out more about this show in Harriet's Showstopper! review here: Showstopper! You Don't Want To Be That Person Who Didn't See This Show

You've mastered the art
Of learning a part,
Now those days are gone;
You're on,
And it's all about seizing
'The Moment'.

But -
'The Moment'? Just passed.
Could you not be arsed
To get in gear,
And steer
Towards some sort of a plot?
Of course not.

The key is to rhyme;
Do it all of the time,
You see, I'm
Just fine
With pretending that no rhyme
Falls flat.

And, speaking of which,
The joke that you just pitched
Fell flat in the mud -
A dud.
They said improv. was painless.
They're brainless.



Related news

Q&A with Yasmin Paige from the West End’s Actually

Posted on | By Jade Ali |

Making its West End premiere in just over 2-weeks time is Anna Ziegler’s provocative play Actually, where stars... Read more

What's on at the Arcola Theatre for the autumn 2019 season?

Posted on | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels |

It's a season of significant milestones for the Arcola Theatre with its newly announced autumn programm... Read more

5 reasons why On Your Feet! is the show to see this summer

Posted on | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels |

It's a great time to be a jukebox musical in the West End. Just look at the smash-hit Tina Turner ... Read more

Follow us for instant updates and special offers

Sign up to our mailing list and be the first to hear about new West End shows and exclusive ticket discounts. We value your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time. But we hope you won’t!