Music Box (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Music Box

Mash-up improv troupe never hit a true stride

Maybe it was a lack of imagination on the audience’s part (a musical called Fish set in a chip shop doesn’t seem to be in keeping with the mash-up improv spirit), but this troupe never hit a true stride, going round in circles when they chance upon a half-decent line. A couple of performers threatened to stick out, but the whole endeavour was about as appetising as a soggy haddock.

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Music Box

  • 2 stars

Music Box improvise a different one-act comedy musical every show. Songs and lyrics are plucked from thin air. Stories and characters emerge from nothing. All you would want from a comedy show, combined with all you would want from a musical, made up on the spot. Join Music Box on an epic musical adventure where nothing…

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